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The NHS is here for you this bank holiday Monday

Monday 19 September has been designated a bank holiday following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, meaning some healthcare services such as GP practices will close and pharmacies may change…

16 Sep 2022
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Local NHS urges public stay safe during heatwave

NHS Cheshire and Merseyside is urging the public to stay safe and take precautions during the warmer weather.

11 Aug 2022
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Monkeypox update

The UKHSA has advised that pre-exposure vaccination against monkeypox should now be offered to those at greatest risk of infection to help control the recent outbreak of the virus. If you are eligible…

9 Aug 2022
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Reliable health apps for people in Sefton

People in Sefton can now help themselves to live healthier, happier lives using accredited health applications included on sefton.orcha.co.uk.

2 Aug 2022
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Exemption letters for patients wearing masks in public

Once again the government has asked the public to start wearing face coverings in public places and so we have found that we are experiencing an increase in requests from patients for letters of exemp…

9 Dec 2021
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Security for patient access

We have been informed by Patient Access that they have received reports from patients of emails they have received regarding Covid passports purporting to be from Patient Access. Patient access have a…

9 Dec 2021
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Life Rooms is open

Life rooms in Southport, Bootle & Walton has re-opened. Please click here for more information.

9 Dec 2021
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If I Die Campaign

“If I die, it will be your fault,” is just one of the many abusive comments heard by GP reception staff throughout the UK. The survey of 571 PMs, revealed more than 75% of staff suffer daily abuse fro…

9 Dec 2021
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Southport Foodbank Opening Times

Please see here for the latest locations and opening times for Southport food bank.

9 Dec 2021
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Continued COVID-19 precautions following 19th July

The LMC have issued a statement which outlines for patients the continuing guidance and the  need to ‘mask up’ and distance when attending the Surgery. Additionally,  open ‘walk in' access to practice…

9 Dec 2021
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General Practice Data for Planning & Research Scheme

For advice regarding data sharing, Sefton Local Medical Committee has provided us with some information to share with you.

9 Dec 2021
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Proof of your Covid vaccine record

Below is a guide to the different ways that you can view your COVID vaccine status: NHS App Patients who are registered for the NHS app can now use it to view their COVID-19 vaccine status. (You don't…

9 Dec 2021
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Cervical Screening Doesn't Stop For Covid-19

Appointments available now If you have received a letter asking you to book an appointment they are available to book at the surgery now. Please call reception on 01704 878661 to book your s…

9 Dec 2021
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Covid-19 & Summary Care Record

In light of the current emergency, the Department of Health and Social Care has removed the requirement for a patient’s prior explicit consent to share Additional Information as part of the Summary Ca…

9 Dec 2021
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Missed Appointments

In the last 12 months a total of 1,126 appointment slots were not utilised at our practice due to patient non-attendance.  In June 2019 we had 132 non-attendances with 9 persons not attending on multi…

9 Dec 2021
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E-Consult

E-Consult allows you to consult electronically with your GP. To find out how, click here

9 Dec 2021
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