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Opening Hours

Find out when our practice is open, what the GP consulting times are and what to do if you need help when the practice is closed. Find out more

Repeat Prescriptions

Do you need to re-order your medication? Visit our prescriptions page and complete the online form. Find out more

Like To Register?

New to the area and would like to join our practice? We would be happy to help you. Fill in our registration forms and come see us. Find out more

Disabled Access

Both practices are designed for easy access by disabled patients.  A wheelchair is available and there are 2 tarmac parking spaces designated for disabled drivers and emergency vehicles.


SOCIAL MEDIA

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Elmham and Swanton Morley Surgeries have now launched their own Facebook Page!
The page contains information from numerous NHS, charity and government organisations offering general advice, support and guidance.

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You can also follow us on Twitter.


HEAT WAVE

We are currently experiencing high temperatures and the Met Office are forecasting the weather to stay hot until 6pm on Thursday.

Please remember to drink plenty of cool drinks, wear sunscreen to avoid sunburn and wear light-weight clothing.

At home close curtains to help keep rooms cool.

Try to stay out of the sun in the middle of the day.

This site offers some good advice:

http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Summerhealth/Pages/Heatwave.aspx  


 

Breckland Care at Home is a Community Interest Company based in North Elmham which provides high quality home care services, advocacy, advice and support to individuals or groups in the local community. More information can be found here

 


CLAIMING FREE PRESCRIPTIONS

The way in which fraudulent claims for free prescriptions are checked has recently changed. A new centralised unit has now launched to be more pro-active in fraudulent claims of free prescriptions.
If you are sure that the NHS covers the cost of your prescriptions, please show proof of your entitlement to the dispensary staff before signing the patient declaration every time you collect your medication.
If you claim free NHS prescriptions that you are not entitled to, you could face a penalty charge of up to £100, as well as the original prescription charge(s). An additional charge of up to £50 may apply if you do not pay within the required timescale.
If you are not sure whether you qualify, please pay for your prescriptions and ask for an NHS receipt, you may be able to claim a refund later.

YOUR CERTIFICATE IS YOUR PROOF - It must be in date when your prescription is dispensed and you should always show your certificate. Please always have it with you when you visit us in the future. Thank you.


 

HEALTH TRAINER

We have a Health Trainer called Cheryl at Elmham Surgery every Friday.  She can help you to improve your health by discussing your diet, exercise, alcohol and smoking. Together you can work out a plan and Cheryl will guide you through the changes you decide to make. You will need to be seen by a clinician first who can then refer you to Cheryl. Please contact Reception for more information.

 


The New Norfolk Register of Disabled Children and Young People
Please follow the link for further information

http://time-for-me.org.uk 


EBOLA GUIDANCE FROM NHS ENGLAND

The Facts:

  • The risk of encountering patients with Ebola in the UK is very low
  • People with early signs of disease present a very low risk to staff
  • However, patients with Ebloa can be infectious if they are suffering from diarrhoea, vomiting or bleeding.
  • For more information visit www.gov.uk/phe or www.nhs.uk/ebola

NOTICE TO ALL PATIENTS - PATIENT ACCESS 

From November 2013 we launched Patient Access. This is a new site which allows you to view, book and cancel your own appointments as well as view and request your repeat medicaton online, which currently is under review.

You will need to register with the surgery to obtain log in authorisation. Please speak to reception who will be happy to help you further.

Please see the link below which takes you to the Patient Access webpage.

Patient Access - Click to book or cancel appointments     https://patient.emisaccess.co.uk

 

(Site updated 19/07/2016)
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