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Training Days – Protected learning time

Please note that we will be closed for staff training on the following days: The surgery will be closed from 1:30PM onwards. The out of hours number should be used in an emergency.  Protected Learning Time Protected learning time (PLT) for GP surgeries has been available for a number of years, nationally. For many practices

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Hertfordshire and West Essex Healthier Together

Improving the health of babies, children and young people throughout Hertfordshire and West Essex Healthier Together – a community initiative The Healthier Together programme relies upon patients and healthcare professionals working together to improve how local healthcare is delivered. The website provides advice for parents, young people and pregnant women, and clinical resources to support

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Mental Health Awareness Webinar

The Herts and West Essex ICB Patient Engagement Forum has organised this session where you can hear from a panel who have both experience of living with mental health issues or caring for others. Find out what you can do to feel better and where to get help.

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Think pharmacy first

Going to your local pharmacy offers an easy and convenient way to get clinical advice on minor health concerns, and now community pharmacies can offer treatment for seven common conditions without patients needing to see a GP.

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Book an appointment for a blood test

– To book an appointment at The Elms, please call the practice and book a routine blood test appointment with our Phlebotomist. – To book an appointment at the hospital, you can register online and book appointments from 14th December 2023. This will save you waiting time particularly during busy periods. For patients unable to book

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NHS winter flu and covid vaccine

The adult covid and flu vaccination programmes had been due to start in October to maximise protection over the winter months, but now those most at risk including adult care home residents will be vaccinated from 11 September.

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MMR and Measles

Measles is an infection that spreads very easily and can cause serious problems in some people. Having the MMR vaccine is the best way to prevent it.

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Better Health: Every Mind Matters

Looking after your mental health. There are little things we can all do to help look after our mental health. Having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more.

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Help us help you — Just think 111 first

When you think you need A&E, contact NHS 111 by phone or online. NHS 111 is free and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You answer questions about your symptoms on the website, or by speaking to a fully trained adviser on the phone.

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COVID-19 Spring Vaccination Programme

In February, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) advised a spring dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as a precaution to those at extremely high risk, most of whom received their first booster around 6 months ago.

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Do we have your up to date mobile number?

Register for the Text Reminder Service You can now register to receive information by text message on your phone regarding appointments and health care.  To register for this service please complete our communication consent form. No identification is required for this service. If more than one person shares the use of the mobile phone number given

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