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Welcome to Abbots Cross Medical Practice

docsteth1The practice covers a five-mile radius from the surgery.

We aim to provide a comprehensive service, in a homely setting.

We run many clinics for chronic disease care and offer a wide variety of other medical services such as antenatal and postnatal care, minor surgery, childhood vaccinations and well-person check-ups.

In addition to everything you need to know about the practice you will also find a wealth of health-related information in the menu on the right hand side. Please have a look around and do send us some feedback if you like.

The practice does not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender, social-class, age, religion, sexual orientation, appearance, disability or medical condition. Verbally abusive or violent patients will not be tolerated by the practice under any circumstances.

All personal health information (held under the data protection act) is strictly confidential.

THE PRACTICE IS NOW OPERATING A NEW TELEPHONE SYSTEM: 26TH MAY 2016

New Phone Service

The Practice is now operating a text messaging service. 

Please update your mobile telephone number with reception

Thank you

FLU CAMPAIGN 2017 - 2018

INFLUENZA VACCINATION AVAILABLE OCTOBER 2017

Please make an appointment if you are in one or more of the high risk groups listed below then we can offer you a free Flu Jab.

The high risk groups are:

65 years or over

heart disease including angina, heart attack, congenital heart disease and valve problems (uncomplicated hypertension is excluded)

chest disease including asthma, bronchitis and COPD

Diabetes

Kidney disease

liver disease

suppression of the immune system e.g. splenectomy, some cancers or certain treatments such as steroids

pregnant women

chronic neurological disease including MS and Parkinson’s Disease

learning disability

carers'

front line health and social care staff (contact your occupational health unit)


CHILDREN

Influenza Vaccine is now offered to all children aged from 2 to 11 years old. The vaccine is for all children in this age group regardless of whether they are healthy or have underlying illnesses. The vaccine is called Fluenz. It is very effective in preventing influenza and in preventing transmission of influenza in children to adults. The vaccine is given by spraying a tiny amount of liquid into each nostril. No injection is necessary. The School Health Service will arrange for the flu vaccine to be administered during school term (age 4 to 11yrs).

Pre–school children aged 2 to 4 years will be vaccinated in GP surgeries.

If your school age child misses the vaccine in school we can arrange for it to be done in the Surgery

(Site updated 08/11/2017)
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