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NHS COVID Care and Bereavement Booklet

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Cornwall Bereavement Network

A new website with a list of charities and services available to offer support to those bereaved, from any cause and of any age.

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Sticker Memory Café 

RESTARTING 7th September 2021

 

We meet at St Marks Church Hall, Sticker at 2pm until 4pm every 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month 

A safe, friendly place where folk with memory loss and their carers  can come together, make friends and get support.  Activities will include singing, gentle exercise, word games to jog memories and refreshments.  There will be no charge and parking in the village car park is free.

For further information:
E mail Jean at  jean.oswald@btopenworld.com

or ring Jean on 01726 75964

 

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‘What’s On’

Healthy Cornwall are part of Cornwall Council’s Wellbeing and Public Health Directorate.   We work with all age ranges to help people lead a happy healthier life and support them with weight management, healthy eating and physical activity.

Whats On

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Friends & Family Survey

To access the survey online, please look for the "have your say" column on the right side of the page and click "Friend & Family Survey". All of your feedback is greatly appreciated. Thank you.

 

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Meningitis C Booster for young adults 

Young adults aged between 17 - 25 are eligible for a free Meningitis C Booster. Please contact the surgery to make an appointment with the Practice Nurse.

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     Being referred?

 

If your GP is referring you to see a Specialist it is important that we have up to date contact details. You can do this by submitting this via the website, or coming into the Surgery to fill out a form.  Please note it is also a requirement to have your height, weight and blood pressure.

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Healthy Cornwall

If you wish to have support for stopping smoking, healthy weight for children and adults, healthy pregnancy or physical activity please call 01209 615600 or visit: www.healthycornwall.org.uk

out of hours

When We Are Closed  

All patients can access medical advice between the hours of 6.30pm and 8am, Mondays to Fridays and all day and night Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays by ringing 111 for the NHS111 service. 

Please do not ask to see a doctor out of hours unless you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.

Between the hours of 8.00am - 8.30am and 18.00pm - 18.30pm Monday to Friday and on Tuesday's between 13.00pm - 14.00pm our telephones are monitored by Kernow Message Handling. If you need to speak to a GP urgently during these times you can ring 01209 311502 and they will take a message and contact us to request we ring you.

Information regarding the NHS 111 service

NHS 111 is a service that has been introduced to make it easier for you to access local NHS healthcare services in England. You can call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency. NHS 111 is a fast and easy way to get the right help, whatever the time.

NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.

How does it work?

The NHS 111 service is staffed by a team of fully trained advisers, supported by experienced nurses and paramedics. They will ask you questions to assess your symptoms, then give you the healthcare advice you need or direct you straightaway to the local service that can help you best. That could be A&E, an out-of-hours doctor, an urgent care centre or a walk-in centre, a community nurse, an emergency dentist or a late-opening chemist.

Where possible, the NHS 111 team will book you an appointment or transfer you directly to the people you need to speak to.

If NHS 111 advisers think you need an ambulance, they will immediately arrange for one to be sent to you.

Calls to 111 are recorded. All calls and the records created are maintained securely, and will only be shared with others directly involved with your care.

Only Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.


NEW SERVICE: See a GP by video with Livi. Even at the weekend. 

Patients of Probus Surgery can now see an NHS GP by video using Livi. Get medical advice, prescriptions and referrals on the same day – both on weekdays, out of hours between 18.30pm - 22.00pm,  and at weekends between 8.00am - 16.00pm.  The service is provided free on the NHS.

You can download the Livi app to your mobile phone or tablet, from the App Store or Google Play. Or visit livi.co.uk for more information.

Livi GPs are all GMC-registered NHS GPS, who (with your consent) will be able to access your medical records and give you a considered, in-depth diagnosis based on your medical history.

Get the Livi  app here: https://bit.ly/35YeCsK

To be able to access the Livi App Service patients will need to give permission to share their medical record with Third Parties. This is different than data sharing with NHS Digital. You may be asked for consent when you call the Reception team.

 
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