News about Sue Kavanagh
Sue Kavanagh, our Practice Manager, will retire from Woodstock Surgery at the end of August 2019.
The partners, staff and patients wish her well and look forward to welcoming her replacement, Fiona Jefferies, who starts at the beginning of September.
Blandford Fly Bites
It's that time of year again.....
They are out and about, take care and follow the advice below.
Follow the advise attached:
Blandford Fly Bites
Kirtlington Good Neighbour Scheme (KGNS) - 07925 108011
The Kirtlington Good Neighbour scheme, in cooperation with Kirtlington Care, has been running for a few years now and offers those in need a place to ask for help.
If you need help or know of any resident of Kirtlington who does, let them know and call the above number. All the volunteers are DBS checked and available to help when they can.
- Occasional transport
- Popping in for a chat
- Collection of prescriptions
- Carrying out little errands (eg. re-tuning televisions, odd items of shopping)
- Help with other unforeseen problems which may occur
If you haven’t signed up as a volunteer and would like to offer occasional help, please email KirtGNS@googlemail.com and you will be added to the list.
Medication recommended by hospitals
Medication following an outpatient appointment or hospital discharge (NHS patients):
If you have a hospital letter that recommends new medication OR a change in medication
You have been seen at a hospital and they are sending your GP a request for a prescription
You may have to wait up to 14 days for your new medication to be prepared.
If the hospital requires you to change your medication immediately, then you will be issued with medication by the hospital until we are able to provide the required medication.
Thank you for your cooperation.
Patient Online Access
Have you signed up for Patient Online Access yet?
When you do, you will be able to:
- order your repeat medication
- book an appointment with your usual GP, or a HCA for a blood test
- view your medical record, including your results
If not listen to Ingrid’s story to see how GP online services has helped her take greater control of her health.
- Ingrid's Story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eehLG9z4gsg
Sign up today!
Complete our Medical Records Online Registration form, bring one photographic form of ID into the surgery and speak to the receptionist who will be able to activate your account for you.
For more information please contact reception on 01993 811452 or have a look at the NHS Choices website: