We have a new telephone system – its now even easier to order your prescription

We are pleased to share with you that our new telephone system launched on 12th November 2018.

You will have new options to enable you to get directly through to the right team member as quickly and easily as possible, this includes being able to order your prescription 24 hours a day by choosing option 1 and then 1 again for our automated service.

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e consult is here!

No need to shift your day around

 

Begin an online consultation with your GP  or ask a question at a time that suits you.  You might not even need to visit the practice.

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Medical advice at your fingertips for parents

Parents and carers can now find NHS advice at their fingertips to help them look after your children’s health.

The app gives easy to understand guidance on childhood illnesses, recognising when your child is unwell, and advice on when and where to seek further treatment.

The app, which is also available as a 115-page booklet, has been created by healthcare professionals across the region as part of the North East Urgent and Emergency Care Network.

The booklet and app contains everything from oral health, upset tummies and diarrhoea to advice on bumps and bruises.

Download the app now, available on Google Play and the App Store by searching for NHS child health or view the booklet online at

http://www.necsu.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/NHS-LAYCH-ONLINE.compressed-1.pdf

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Helping you to be healthy – how GP online services can help!

It’s important to look after yourself, particularly children, the elderly and for people with long-term health conditions such as diabetes or heart diseases. There are lots of things you can do to keep you and your family well.

GP online services are available at Marsden Road Health Centre to help people better manage their health. These services enable patients to book appointments and request repeat prescriptions via their computer, smartphone or tablet at a time that suits them, anywhere, anytime – 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Patients who require repeat prescriptions can request these from the comfort of their own home, rather than venturing out to drop their request off at the practice. You will also be able to review which medication you should be taking, the dosage and when it should be taken – helping to improve your understanding of your medication.

To register for GP online services, drop in and ask us!

 

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Find out which local pharmacies and GP practices are open over the Christmas and New Year.

http://www.urgentoremergency.co.uk/gp-opening-times

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