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Flu Vaccinations

Flu

Appointments are available for eligible patients for the flu vaccination

To book an appointment please ring the surgery on 01226 729860

The Child Flu Vaccination Explained

 

Are you a man turning or over 65

Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening is a way of checking if there's a bulge or swelling in the aorta, the main blood vessel that runs from your heart down through your tummy.

This bulge or swelling is called an abdominal aortic aneurysm, or AAA.

It can be serious if it's not spotted early on because it could get bigger and eventually burst (rupture).

Who's screened for AAA

In England, screening for AAA is offered to men during the year they turn 65.

Men aged 65 or over are most at risk of AAAs. Screening can help spot a swelling in the aorta early on when it can be treated.

Screening for AAA is not routinely offered to:

women

men under 65

people who have already been treated for an AAA

This is because the risk of an AAA is much smaller in these groups.

How to get screened for AAA

If you're a man and you're registered with a GP, you'll get a screening invitation in the post when you're 64 or soon after your 65th birthday. You can then arrange an appointment that suits you.

If you are over 65 and have not been screened, please contact the screening programme on 01709 649100

Information on the screening process can be found here

Summer Bank Holiday Closing Dates 2019

Bank Holidays 2019

Practice Training Closure Dates

The practice will be closed on the following dates in 2019 for training:Thursday 12th September from 1pm

Wednesday 18th September from 12pm

Thursday 10th October from 1pm

Thursday 14th November from 1pm

Wednesday 20th November from 12pm

Thursday 12th December from 1pm

  

Extended Out of Hours Appointments with GP's or Advanced Nurse Practitioners

I- Heart Barnsley 365

More choice to access evening and weekend appointments with GP's and ANP's.

This is a free NHS service and you do not need to register, and is available to anyone who is registered with a GP practice in Barnsley. 

Please click on I Heart opening times below for details of how to book an appointment

Telephone 01226 242419

IHEART Opening times

 

Attending Appointments

If you cannot attend your appointment for any reason, please let us know as soon as possible, giving at least 24 hours notice. We can then offer the appointment to some-one else.

The practice has implemented the following Did Not Attend Policy (DNA) DNA Policy 

Our dedicated team are here to treat those minor ailments that occur as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions and clinics covering a wide range of healthcare issues. The technology also means you can now do a lot of things from the comfort of your home such as order a repeat prescription or cancel an appointment.

(Site updated 13/11/2019)
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