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THIS SURGERY WILL BE CLOSED FOR HALF A DAY

ON Thursday 8th November FROM 12.00PM

TO ALLOW ALL PRACTICE STAFF TO TAKE PART IN A PROTECTED LEARNING TIME TRAINING SESSION

 

All surgeries with the Shrewsbury and Atcham Area of Shropshire will be closed on this afternoon for training.

 

This is in line with the Government’s Directive to improve training and education within the NHS and to give all practice staff the chance to participate.

 

If you require medical treatment whilst the surgery is closed this afternoon, please call NHS111.

 

The surgery will re-open as usual on Friday 9th November at 8.30am

FLU VACCINATION CLINICS

Saturday 27th October

Saturday 17th November

8.30am - 2.00pm

No appointment necessary

 

Practice Vision Statement:

“Working Together To Support a Healthy Community”

 

Pontesbury Compassionate Communities - ‘COCO’ VOLUNTEERS WANTED

Can you help? Would you like to get involved?

Do you have a couple of hours once a week or fortnight to support someone in their own home to stay healthy and socially connected?

Would you be interested in:

  • Visiting and befriending;
  • Playing cards / games with someone;
  • Doing the crossword or reading to someone;
  • Helping with errands;
  • Helping someone with social activities.

Then COCO befriending may be for you.

Initial training is provided at Severn Hospice, Shrewsbury

Ongoing support is provided throughout your time as a volunteer.

For further information on COCO volunteering, please contact Helen Tazewell at Pontesbury Medical practice on 01743 790325 or h.tazewell@nhs.net.

We would love to hear from you.

GP Online Services

If you haven’t yet signed up for GP Online Services simply call into the practice with two forms of photo ID and proof of address. We can sign you up there and then. GP Online Services makes it easy to book appointments online, request repeat prescriptions and view some of your medical records. Find out more about this on www.nhs.uk/GPonlineservices.

If you are not able to attend an appointment you have booked, for whatever reason, please let us know. We can then offer that appointment to someone else that needs it.

Named GP

All patients at Pontesbury Medical Practice have a named accountable doctor who is responsible for your care. Your named doctor will be allocated to you by the practice. You can still talk to or make appointments to see any of our doctors or nurses, not just your named GP. If you have a preference and would like to request a particular doctor at the practice to be your named GP please talk to one of our receptionists.

 

 

 

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