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Please note that this practice will be closed for the Bank Holiday Mondays 2nd May and 30th May.


Online Access


The practice can now provide online access to certain aspects of your medical record as well as appointments and repeat prescriptions. Please speak to one of the receptionists if you would like to register for any of our online services. The reception team will take your details and inform you of the application process.


All our patients have been allocated a named GP to be responsible for their overall care. Please ask at reception if you wish to know your named GP. This does not prevent you from seeing any other doctor in the practice.


If you would like to be reminded of your appointment by a text to your mobile phone, please let the receptionists know and make sure that we have your up-to-date mobile phone number.


Confidentiality


As our reception area is a little public we have installed a sound-proof booth at one end of the desk. If you wish to talk about something of a confidential nature please indicate to one of the receptionists that you would like to make use of it.

NHS Choices Conditions and Treatments

See the NHS Choices Conditions and Treatments browser for an in-depth description of many common health issues.


Childrens Health

There is a good guide on the NHS website which describes various conditions affecting children.  There is advice on how to diagnose them, how to treat them and if further advice should be consulted.

NHS childhood illness slideshow


When Should I Worry?

Having an ill child can be a very scary experience for parents. If you understand more about the illness it can help you to feel more in control. This booklet is for parents (and older children) and deals with common infections in children who are normally healthy.

Download the booklet


Fevers

Most symptoms of a fever in young children can be managed at home with infant paracetamol. If the fever is very high, they may have an infection that needs treating with antibiotics.  

 


Head Lice

Head lice are insects that live on the scalp and neck. They may make your head feel itchy. Although head lice may be embarrassing and sometimes uncomfortable, they don't usually cause illness. However, they won't clear up on their own and you need to treat them promptly


Nosebleeds

Nosebleeds (also known as epistaxis) are fairly common, especially in children, and can generally be easily treated.


These links all come from trusted resources but if you are unsure about these or any other medical matters please contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice

 
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