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Global IT Outage — 19th July 2024

The NHS are experiencing nationwide IT issues with some practices unable to access clinical systems and manage appointments, clinical records, prescriptions etc. This means some NHS services will be slower to respond than usual. If your Practice is affected: Appointments: Patients should attend appointments unless told otherwise. If you have urgent health needs visit 111.nhs.uk … Read more

Whooping cough cases continue to rise

If you’re pregnant getting vaccinated gives your child the best protection against whooping cough. Getting vaccinated is quick and easy. Speak to your midwife or contact your GP practice.

Think pharmacy first

Going to your local pharmacy offers an easy and convenient way to get clinical advice on minor health concerns, and now community pharmacies can offer treatment for seven common conditions without patients needing to see a GP.

The NHS App found in 22.6 million pockets across England

The NHS App is a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services and information on your smartphone or tablet. Millions of people are already using the NHS App to manage their health the easy way from the comfort of their homes.

NHS winter flu and covid vaccine

The adult covid and flu vaccination programmes had been due to start in October to maximise protection over the winter months, but now those most at risk including adult care home residents will be vaccinated from 11 September.

MMR and Measles

Measles is an infection that spreads very easily and can cause serious problems in some people. Having the MMR vaccine is the best way to prevent it.