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**Children's nasal flu - BOOK NOW** Click on this document to see which age group the Richmond Hill Practice are doing. Click here

***BOOK YOUR FLU JAB NOW! *** - Have your flu jab with us to help us keep providing the services we offer. Our clinics start wk commencing 25.09.17 for those who are eligible. 

Please note that from 11.8.17 until 29.08.17, there will be maintenance down time regarding Patient Access. Please leave any queries until after time. Thank you for your patience. 

***Last month we had 120 doctors appointments missed AND 50 Nurses appointments missed. *** That is the equivalent to nearly 4 days worth of surgeries!!

If you do not need your appointment, please cancel it for those who may need it.

There are currently several large measles outbreaks in Europe with the worst affected countries being Romania and Italy. Within NW England a number of confirmed cases have been diagnosed in the Lancaster and East Lancashire area.Measles cases in the UK are likely to increase over the summer months due to increased travel to Europe over this period.
People who have not been vaccinated with 2 doses of MMR vaccine are more likely to catch this disease.
***It's never too late to have your MMR vaccine.***   CLICK HERE

National Diabetes Audit: Helping to improve diabetes care. Click here to find out more.

Pendle body magic - click here

Have you registered for access to your medical record via the patient.co.uk webiste? Please be aware that you can only gain access to booking one appointment. If you want further access to prescriptions, problems and investigations etc. you will need to fill out a form and produce some identification. 

National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme - CLICK HERE

Richmond Hill Practice raised £393.64 for Breast Cancer on 21st October! Thank you to everyone who donated :)

HOME VISITS - PLEASE READ

NEW PATIENT ACCESS - CLICK HERE

You MUST allow 2 working days for your prescription to be processed by the surgery.

Care Co-ordinator - free & confidential 

Friends & Family Test results - click here

On 28th January 2016 we go live with electronic prescribing - click here for more information.

COMPLETE OUR NEW & EASIER QUESTIONNAIRE https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/richmondhillpractice

Christmas Pharmacy opening times Click here

Friends & Family Test results - click here

MENTAL HEALTH HELPLINE - Click here

***DRUG ALERT*** Click here

****FLU SEASON***  BOOK NOW!

Please note that if you receive an apppointment reminder via text and want to reply to the message and cancel your appointment, you need to text back with the word CANCEL as our system won't recognise any other word and therefore your appointment won't be cancelled.

HEATWAVE! BE PREPARED! Click here

Let us know your mobile number & we can remind you of your appointments.

HOMEWISE - Free help and support for dementia - click here

Couch 2 5KM -  click here

Sponser our staff, all proceeds go towards Macmillan Cancer Support - ask at reception for more details.

Asda's PENNINE 10K - Run for all -Click here

Little Hospice Heroes - Children's sponsored walk 17th May - CLICK HERE

Need help getting to your appointment? Click here

MALE CANCER MONTH - CLICK HERE

 

**HAVE YOUR SAY!**

Fill out our Friends & Family questionnaire when you have attended your appointment. CLICK HERE

 

*CARERS MAGAZINE AVAILABLE* - CLICK HERE 

*DEPARTMENT FOR WORK & PENSIONS*

To recieve an update on the progress of your benefit payment, please add your mobile phone number and/ or email address to your fit note before you post it to us.

 
FRIENDS & FAMILY TEST - Have your say to improve your care. Please click on the link located below on the right hand side of the page. 
 
INSPIRE - You can now self-refer and receive a call back within a few days. www.inspirelancs.org.uk
 
FAO PATIENTS & CARERS - High Tea event - see further information down right hand side.
 
 FORGET ME NOT CAMPAIGN - What to do if someone goes missing. See further information down right hand side.
 
We will have stop smoking clinics available from 3rd September at the practice held every Wednesday. Please book your appointment at reception.
 
Going to University?   Click here  
    
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm  Screening
If you would like to self refer for a scan and you are 65 please click here for more information.

Would you like help to stop smoking? 

Many smokers want to quit but   aren't sure how to do it. For some handy tips and information visit please visit smokefree.nhs.net or call 0800 022 4 332

What is the CQC?

CQC stands for Care Quality Commission. Their job is to check whether hospitals, care homes and care services are meeting national standards. They may want to speak to you as a patient and ask you some questions.  To find out more please visit www.cqc.org.net

Carers Corner

If you are a carer and need someone to talk to or are in need of any informtion we now have a Care Co-ordinator called Toni Ruddy who is here to help you.

For more information please click here or telephone the surgery on 07553290232 and ask for Toni Ruddy.

Richmond Hill Practice prides itself on delivering a high standard of professional  medical care for all the family. Your physical and mental  well be ing is our priority and we aim to achieve this at all times with dignity and respect.

About the Practice

The partners in The Richmond Hill practice hold a contract with Care Commissioning Group to provide general medical services.  The practice are committed to giving you the best possible service and we believe this will best be achieved by working together.  A team of other professional and clerical staff, whose duties are also briefly explained help the Partners.

We often have trainee Gps working with us throughout their training so please give them a warm welcome.

  • Our Practice Manager Bernie Underwood will be retiring on the 28th July. We wish her a very Happy Retirement. She will be missed. Janine Goff will be the new Practice Manager.

  • Please be aware that there is a charge for non NHS private letters

  • If you need a duplicate sick note or print out of a letter, there will be a charge of a £1

  • Please ask at reception who your named Gp is if you don't already know. 

  • If you are aged 40 -47 you are entitled to a free NHS Health check. Please enquire at reception for more information.

  • Please use the checking in machine if you have an appointment. When you check in, you will be asked a few questions, please answer if you can but if not please skip them. 

  • If you are over 75 more time will be allowed for you to see the clinican of your choice at the practice. 

 

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