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It is with regret that after many happy years, we have said goodbye to Dr Piccaver.  Dr Piccaver has moved on to pastures new and we wish him all the best.

We are aware that there are issues with the telephone lines and patients having long waits to get through to Reception.  We are working to get the telephone system updated, but these things take time.                              Please bear with us. 

COVID-19 VACCINATION

Due to the huge task of vaccinating so many people nationwide, the vaccine is going to be delivered in various ways, by mass vaccination hubs, smaller hubs and some GP Surgeries. We are working with 27 other practices and the Suffolk GP Federation to deliver the vaccination programme via a mass vaccination hub.  

When you are invited you will receive a text from NHS-Noreply or a letter with a unique booking code and web link. 

All Patients will be invited for their vaccine when they are eligible.  Please be patient, you will be contacted when you are eligible.

  

Information is available on the government website

(https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-vaccination-why-you-are-being-asked-to-wait/why-you-have-to-wait-for-your-covid-19-vaccine)

We understand your anxiety but would like to assure you that as soon as is possible, you will be contacted and invited for your vaccination.

Suffolk and North East Essex System have launched a Covid-19 Vaccine website which gives a range of information about the vaccination roll out, links to local networks and organisations and a detailed set of FAQs.  There is also information about the vaccination centres and sites across Suffolk and North East Essex with local case studies and sites, including maps highlighting their location.  SNEE NHS COVID-19 Vaccination Service (sneevaccine.org.uk)

IMPORTANT ADVICE FOR OUR PATIENTS AND CARERS

The most important symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of any of the following:

  • a new continuous cough
  • a high temperature
  • a loss of, or change in, your normal sense of taste or smell (anosmia)

PLEASE DO NOT VISIT THE SURGERY IF YOU HAVE ANY OF THE SYMPTOMS ABOVE, STAY AT HOME AND ARRANGE TO HAVE A TEST ON WWW.GOV.UK.

For most people, COVID-19 will be a mild illness. However, if you have any of the symptoms above, stay at home and isolate for 10 days.  You should arrange to have a test - visit www.gov.uk.

 

New Patient Registration

We are happy to accept new patients. Please take time to register when you move into the area (map opposite), preferably in advance of your first appointment.

We invite all newly registered patients to complete relevant paperwork, which will be followed by an appointment with a nurse. It is often very useful to keep a repeat slip from your previous surgery, as it can take a few weeks before we get your medical records. 

In order to ensure we have all of the relevant information  to register you as a new patient, please take a few moments to complete the forms below - thank you.  Please note there are different forms for adult and child registrations.

Adults

GMS1 Registration Form - this is your registration form and must be completed.

Adult New Patient Questionnaire - this will help us to ensure we have all of your current medical information before we receive copies of your medical history from your previous GP.

Information Sharing Consent form - this is a very important form to ensure patients are aware of their options when considering who to share health information with.

New Patient Alcohol Screening - this is a short questionnaire designed to understand current alcohol intake.

Children

GMS1 Registration Form - to be completed by parent/guardian/carer of child to be registered.

Child New Patient Questionnaire - to be completed by parent/guardian/carer of child to be registered.

Information Sharing Consent Form - to be completed by parent/guardian/carer of child to be registered.

Guide to GP Services

The Royal College of General Practitioners has produced a useful guide for patients about the services on offer at GP Surgeries and how to access them.  You can download the guide below.

pdf A Patient Guide to GP Services

 
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