Primary Care Networks (PCNs) are a key part of the NHS Long Term Plan, with all general practices being required to be in a network by June 2019. Nettlebed Surgery … [continue] Primary Care Networks (PCNs)
In June we are saying goodbye to Dr Clitherow who is leaving the area. She has been consulting here, first as a locum, and then as a Salaried Doctor for … [continue] Goodbye to Dr Clitherow
We are offering a free information session on the Management of Osteoarthritis of the knee with Victoria Dunne – Chartered Physiotherapist on Thursday 28th March- 10.30am at the Nettlebed Surgery. … [continue] Free information session – 28 March at 10.30am
Antibiotics are essential to treat serious bacterial infections, but they are frequently being used to treat illnesses such as coughs, earache and sore throats that can get better by themselves. … [continue] Use antibiotics on your doctor’s advice
Have you thought about your winter plan? People are encouraged to have a personal winter plan so they are well prepared when the weather takes a turn for the worse … [continue] Your Winter Plan
We have a new private Physiotherapist, Victoria Dunne, starting at the surgery on Monday 28th January 2019. She will be working in the surgery on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Victoria … [continue] New Physiotherapist starts
A flu vaccine is available for free on the NHS for the following: •People aged 65 years and over •Patients aged from six months to 65 years in clinical ‘at … [continue] Get your free NHS flu jab now!
Antibiotics are essential to treat serious bacterial infections, but they are frequently being used to treat illnesses such as coughs, earache and sore throats that can get better by themselves. … [continue] Antibiotic Use
People are encouraged to have a personal winter plan so they are well prepared when the weather takes a turn for the worse and the season for flu, coughs and … [continue] Patients Winter Plan
We have been advised that all GP referrals to the Royal Berks Dermatology Dept have been suspended for the foreseeable future due to an inability to recruit consultants. Their Cancer … [continue] Dermatology waits
Please see the link here for the results of the NHS national patient survey.
Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (OCCG) has made the decision to suspend GP referrals into the Oxfordshire Vasectomy Service with effect from 1 August 2018. The following message has been received … [continue] Vasectomies provided by NHS
More appointments available for Nettlebed Surgery patients Our patients now have better access to a doctor at the weekends and in the evenings. Neighbouring practices and Nettlebed Surgery, working together, … [continue] More Appointments Available
Summer brings its own dangers. Keep your children safe this summer, watch this short video here • Children safety video clip – https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5_LTEfun_oNV0c1ZEptdndrUVU
This event is to support patients living with and beyond cancer diagnosis. It takes place on 13 May 2017 at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DU from 9.30 – 14.15. … [continue] Health & Wellbeing Event, Oxford
Summary Health service providers are increasingly finding that people are using social and professional websites to comment about specific providers and staff members. NHS Choices is one such website, which … [continue] Dealing with unfair comments on websites
As part of the government’s pledge to provide a 7 day NHS they have proposed a pilot scheme which will provide additional access to patients during evenings and at weekends. … [continue] New GP appointments in Oxfordshire
The doctors and staff raised £73.45 for Save the Children by donating to dress up on Wednesday 21 December. It made for a very merry surgery!
We are holding our Carer Aware day on Thursday 22 September. Fiona from Carers Oxfordshire will be here from 10.00 to 12.00 to answer questions. You will find her seated … [continue] Carer Aware Day 2016
The results for the January 2016 National GP Survey are out. See how well we did here http://results.gp-patient.co.uk/report/10/ResultOptions.aspx
Circle Reading hospital and Nettlebed Surgery are pleased to offer a new satellite clinic at the Surgery from Monday 1 February 2016. The new clinic will offer both Physiotherapy and … [continue] Circle Reading, Physio Team come to Nettlebed
Christmas holiday: The surgery will close on Thursday 24th December at 18.30, and reopen on Tuesday 29th December at 8.00. Closed 25th, 26th, 27th & 28th. New Year holiday: The surgery … [continue] Christmas & New Year Opening Times
Did you know that a local registered charity exists to benefit Nettlebed Surgery patients by funding items that the NHS doesn’t pay for? This means the surgery is better equipped … [continue] Your Chance To support Nettlebed Surgery
We have 2 additional flu clinics this year: Children’s flu clinic, Friday 6 November 3.30 – 6.00 Adult flu clinic, Friday 30 October 4.00 – 6.00 Please ring 01491 641204 … [continue] Extra flu clinics!
New contractual requirements came into force from 1 April 2015 requiring that GP practices should make available a statement of intent in relation to the following IT developments:- Referral Management … [continue] Electronic Records Statement of Intent 2015/16
We have 2 drop-in flu clinics this year, no appointment necessary. Just visit the surgery from 8.30am to 12.00 midday on Saturday 19th or Saturday 26th September. If you’re unable … [continue] Drop-in Flu Clinics – dates for 2015
Patients should be aware that our GPs no longer act as a referee and sign Shotgun Licences (and renewals) and counter-sign Passport Applications. For further information on Shotgun Licences see … [continue] Shotgun Licences and Passports
We are having another Carer Awareness Day at the Surgery on Thursday 17th September. Fiona from Carer’s Oxfordshire will be in our lobby from 10.00 to 12.00 with lots of … [continue] Carer Awareness Day Sept 2015
All our patients are now entitled to have a named GP at the surgery. Generally this is the GP you usually see. If you would like to know who your … [continue] Named GP for all our patients
Some BMA GP Survey results have been published. The first results show only too clearly that GPs feel that consultation times are wholly inadequate, and that their workload pressures are … [continue] BMA GP Survey