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The surgery is closed on Bank Holiday Monday 25th May 2020. 

NEWS - We are in the process of updating our telephone system, please bear with us during this time.

Click on this link for more information on Covid advice for Parents with children under 12 years

Additionally, we are still operating normal opening hours, however, access to entering the building is limited at this moment in time?

To reduce your need to visit the surgery: -

  • Check your symptoms online via 111.nhs.uk/ to direct you to the right place before contacting us.
  • If you or a family member living with you have any symptoms of the Coronavirus, stay at home and self-isolate as directed. Ring 111 if your symptoms get worse.
  • Call into a pharmacy for any minor aliments for them to assess and direct you – please use this link for more information on minor ailments.
  • Order your repeat medication on-line  via patientaccess.com or SMCCG.MaplesMedical@nhs.net 
  • Ask a friend or family member to become a proxy through Patient Access to order your medication for you, or see if they will post your request.
  • Send any general questions to the SMCCG.MaplesMedical@nhs.net mailbox.
  • Post your prescription requests outside in the surgery post box rather than coming in.
  • Send us an email or drop us a note asking us to contact you if you don’t know what medication it is that you need to order, and we will contact you back asap.
  • Ask the Drs medical questions via On-Line Consult - https://www.online-consult.co.uk/org/maples-medical-centre
  • Make sure that you give us plenty of notice when ordering your medication (don’t leave it to the last minute).
  • We are sending prescriptions electronically to your Pharmacist, so please check with them first to see if they have received it before contacting the surgery.
  • Ring for a telephone consultation, or an enquiry.

Clinics & Services asthma_inhaler4

Contraception

Initially contraception must be discussed at an appointment with the doctor and any follow up appointments are made with the nurse. A full range of contraceptive services are available including the pill, injection and morning-after (emergency) contraception.

Health Promotion / Chronic Disease management

Screening of our practice population, offering health promotion advice and disease prevention are a vital part of our service to you. We offer regular monitoring for our patients with chronic diseases such as heart disease, circulatory problems, diabetes and asthma etc.

Cervical Smears

Wherever possible please book an appointment with the nurse.

Baby Clinics

Development and health checks, general advice and immunisations are given by the practice nurse/doctor

  • Thursdays:    9.15am - 10.30am    Routine injections (no appointment necessary).
  • Thursday:    10.30am - 11am         For 8wk checks.

 
Child_bellyMaternity Services

Antenatal Clinics (by appointment) are on Tuesdays from 13:30.

During the antenatal examination there is a monitor available for you to hear your baby’s heartbeat.

Once discharged from hospital after the birth of your baby you will be contacted by the surgery. Please remember to register your baby at the surgery. Post-natal checks are done six weeks after delivery – please make an appointment with the doctor.

Other Services Available

Health Checks, Well Woman & Well Man Advice, Healthy Travel Advice, Bloods Pressure Checks, Diet Advice, Family Planning, HRT and Smoking Cessation.

Blood tests

You can have your blood taken at the following places (TBC)

NB This arrangement is now by appointment only, please ring 0800 0924020.

 

 
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