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Practice is closed for staff training

College Green Medical Practice is closed on Thursday afternoon from 1pm to 6.30pm for staff training. We will reopen on Friday 12th November at 8.30am. If your call cannot wait until tomorrow please use the livi app or call l 0121 766 2100 for out of hours support.

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Flu Campaign 2021/22

Flu Campaign 2021/22 Flu occurs every year, usually in the winter, which is why it’s sometimes called seasonal flu. It is caused by influenza viruses that infect the windpipe and lungs, and because it’s caused by viruses and not bacteria, antibiotics won’t treat it. Flu can affect anyone but if you have a long-term health condition the effects of flu can make it worse even if the condition is well managed and you normally feel well. Eligible for NHS influenza vaccination in 2021 to 2022 are: all children aged 2 to 15 (but not 16 years or older) on

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Improved access for patients to GP appointments

Did you know…? We are participating in a new approach to improve access for patients to GP appointments. The aim is to direct patients to the most appropriate healthcare professional, which may be a GP or a pharmacist. From 5/10/2021  if your symptoms could be resolved by a booked consultation with the pharmacist instead of the GP, you will be given a same-day referral to a pharmacy of your choice. We think this is a good thing. Once you see how great your local pharmacist is – they are highly trained and skilled clinicians experienced in treating minor illnesses

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National blood bottle shortage

The Practice is affected by the current national shortage of blood tubes and is taking urgent steps alongside our hospitals to prioritise their use for people with the greatest clinical need. This includes testing for serious conditions such as cancer.   We are following national guidance which has been issued in response to the shortage. As a result, delay a number of patient appointments for blood tests deemed routine or non-urgent. (Routine and Non urgent includes; Vitamin D tests, Routine Wellness Screening, Pre Diabetes, Dyslipidaemia, Allergy testing, Routine infertility tests unless over 35). Please be assured that appointments will be

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