PPG AGM Notice - For Further Details Click here.
Please order your medication in good time to allow the prescription to be processed. From the 01/04/19 the minimum notice required to produce a repeat prescription will be changed from 2 to 3 working days.
A reminder for patients who are prescribed the contraceptive pill or have depo injections – please phone to make an appointment with practice nurse 2 or 3 weeks before next prescription or injection is due.
We would advise that Levonelle (morning after pill) can be given for free at Lloyds Pharmacy between the age of 16 - 25ys
Improved Access available for patients - Click here for more information
If you notice blood in your pee even if it's 'just the once' tell your doctor
NHS England changes to what can be prescribed by the surgery
Please click here to see a letter explaining the changes by NHS England to what the surgery can prescribe for patients with a minor condition that will get better within a few weeks. We can no longer prescribe medicines that patients could by themselves from the pharmacy.
Nasal Flu in schools vaccination programme - Reception to year 5
The Gloucestershire Immunisation Service will be delivering the nasal flu vaccination programme to all children in reception through to year five in schools across Gloucestershire. For those children who either missed their vaccination in school or do not attend school, there will be community clinics at different venues across the county.
The full schedule for School clinics is available here
Please note this vaccination programme ends mid-January 2019.
Should you wish to vaccinate your child prior to their scheduled school session, please contact the team on 0300 421 8140 and book an appointment via one of our community clinics
Community clinic dates are available here.
For further advice please check the NHS Choices website
Marie Curie Charity
We were really pleased that representatives for Marie Curie attended both Rosebank and Severnvale Surgeries recently informing patients of their excellent services helping people living with any terminal illness, and their families. Please see their website for further information https://www.mariecurie.org.uk/
During their time spent at Rosebank and Severnvale Surgery, they managed to raise a fantastic amount totalling £2031.21, which is equivalent to 102 Nursing hours and they have written to us to thank staff and patients. We will continue to support Marie Curie as they will be returning later in the year.
We are no longer able to issue repeat fit notes in urgent care for ongoing problems. Please book an appointment in advance to renew your fit note. You can cancel this on 01452 505 256 if you no longer need the appointment.
Electronic Repeat Dispensing Prescriptions
Our practice is collaborating with NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) who is providing NHS numbers for those patients that maybe suitable for electronic repeat dispensing prescriptions. The information is obtained from NHS prescriptions submitted to the NHSBSA. A member of our clinical team will contact these patients soon to explain the benefits of this service.
Kingsway Surgery - Build Underway
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Building work for the new Kingsway Surgery is underway. An official turf cutting ceremony was held on 2nd November which was attended by a small gathering of representatives from Rosebank Health, the Patient Participation Group, NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, EG Carters (prime contractor)and property advisers and architects GVA as well as local councillors.
It is anticipated that the new state of the art health building will take around 12 months to complete and open in autumn 2018
Non-emergency Hospital Transport
For more information on the way non-emergency hospital transport is arranged please click here
If you are ill or injured and are not sure where to turn, you can download the ASAP mobile phone App (ASAP Glos NHS) from the App store or search the ASAP website. Alternatively, call NHS 111.