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MORE BOOKABLE APPOINTMENTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE WHEN WE ARE CLOSED

6:30pm-9:30pm weekdays, 9:00am-5:00pm weekends

There are now more bookable GP appointments in Northampton, making it easier for you to get an appointment at a time that suits you including evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays.

The Northampton GP Extended Access Service is an extension of our usual GP practice, it is not a walk-in-service, you need to make an appointment through our Reception.

The service is located on the ground floor of Highfield Clinical Care Centre, Cliftonville Rd., Northampton NN1 5BD. 

For more information please visit: www.northantsgpalliance.com/services-we-offer/gpea

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Flu clinics are now open for eligible patients. Please speak to our Receptionists to book an appointment.

Stay well This Winter

FAIR PROCESSING NOTICE FOR PATIENTS

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Your Information, Your Rights

 

Our Fair Processing Notice explains why we collect information about you and how that information may be used to deliver your direct care and manage the local health and social care system.  

 

The notice reflects:

 

  • What information we collect about you
  • How and why we use that information
  • How we retain your information and keep it secure
  • Who we share your information with and why we do thisThe notice also explains your rights in relation to consent to use your information, the right to control who can see your data and how to seek advice and support if you feel that your information has not been used appropriately. A full copy of the Fair Processing Notice is available from Reception or via our website: www.kers.org.uk

                                                    FIRST for well-being

We now have a Well Being Advisor in surgery on Friday mornings.  They can help with:

Weight Management - Smoking - Emotional Wellbeing - Alcohol - Financial Support - Housing Support - Social Inclusion - Employment and Adult Learning

Please ask at Reception for further information and to book an appointment.

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Does your GP know you look after someone?

If you help a family member or friend because of their physical, mental ill health, frailty, disability or substance misuse…….then you are a carer!

For more details please ask at Reception.

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TabletDid you know you can now order repeat medication on-line with the practice.  You are now able to order your repeat medication on-line, direct to the practice over an encrypted, secure link.  There is still a need to allow a maximum of 48 hours before you collect the prescription from the surgery or you could save time by nominating a pharmacy to receive electronically. There is still a need to allow a week for ordering your prescription and for it to be ready to collect from your chosen pharmacy.  For more details please ask at Reception about this service and for registration.

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Are you a Veteran of the Armed Forces?

Please let our Reception team know.

We seek to offer the full range of NHS General Practice services. If you require a specific service please feel free to ask if it is one that is commissioned or provided privately e.g. medical reports.

Our clinics provide longer appointments with an opportunity to discuss preventative care, treatment and disease management.

inhalerASTHMA CLINIC 
Our Nursing Team can assess your asthma, offer advice on management of your condition and answer any queries. They will also see asthmatic patients at other times by request.

CERVICAL SMEARS 
Our practice nurses are trained to carry out cervical smears. It is recommended that all ladies from the ages of 25 to 64 have a cervical smear on a regular basis as advised by the DoH.

CHILD HEALTH SURVEILLANCE
All child development checks are carried out by our team of Health Visitors. Appointments are sent by the Health Visitors support staff.

CORONARY HEART DISEASE CLINIC 
Health checks and lifestyle advice are given to patients who have coronary heart disease, primarily by the Nursing Team. The practice runs its own electrocardiography (E.C.G) service.

DIABETIC CLINIC (Nurse Karen)
This clinic is run by the diabetic specialist nurses to help patients manage their diabetes. Regular follow-ups and annual screening are important for the prevention, early detection and treatment of the complications of diabetes. Advice is given on all aspects of diabetic care including eye problems, foot care and dietary advice, as well as drug and injection treatments.

pregnantFAMILY PLANNING 
All our nurses can give general advice about all matters of contraception and perform coil checks, however Tracey and Denise can issue repeat prescriptions for the pill. Emergency contraception can be offered up to 72 hours after unprotected sexual intercourse. Please telephone for advice if required.

Our doctors fit coils & implanons, after the appropriate review. 

FLU CLINICS
Vaccination against influenza is available every year from mid September to December by appointment. We encourage all patients over 65 and all patients with diabetes, chronic chest conditions, (including heart disease), asthma, renal (kidney) disease, residents of nursing and residential homes and the elderly, to take advantage of this service, although others can be vaccinated on request.

immuniseCHILDHOOD IMMUNISATIONS

The immunisation clinic is held every Wednesday morning by a Practice Nurse. We recommend the following vaccinations:

  • At 2, 3 & 4 months of age: The new 5 in 1 injection which contains Diptheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Hib and IPV (Polio) plus Meningitis C
  • During the 2nd year of life: Measles, Mumps & Rubella at 13 months.
  • Pre-school entry: Diptheria, Tetanus booster, Pertussis and IPV combined and the MMR booster
  • At senior school (year 9): BCG
  • At school leaving age: Diptheria, Tetanus booster and IPV combined.

There are a variety of immunisations available for adults including influenza vaccine (tetanus and polio vaccinations given every 10 years or when necessary), rubella and travel immunisations.

MATERNITY MEDICAL SERVICES
All the partners in the practice are able to provide antenatal and postnatal care, although we recommend that the midwife carries this out whenever possible.

MINOR SURGERY
Dr Kausar, Dr Sahni and Dr James all undertake minor surgery on the premises.

TRAVEL CLINIC 

Our practice nurses are able to give travel advice. Please refer to the Travel Vaccination tab above for further details.

We are a registered Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre.

 
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