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Strep A and Scarlet Fever

We know that our children and young people are at risk this winter from suffering with viral and bacterial illnesses and this may be worrying for you as parents and carers. 

https://what0-18.nhs.uk/ is a good website and app to download and use. It gives general health advice for all common conditions and helps direct you to the most appropriate services if your child needs further care and support. There is a specific link if worried about Strep A/Scarlet Fever  https://what0-18.nhs.uk/parentscarers/worried-your-child-unwell/scarlet-fever

Post-Dated Prescription Requests

From 1st March 2023 we will no longer be able to accept post-dated repeat medication requests.

Stroke Awareness 

If you see these symptoms in yourself or someone else it's time to act FAST:

Facial weakness - Arm weakness - Speech problems - Time to call 999

Young People and Health Appointments

The Royal College of Paediatric & Child Health has advice for young people attending health appointments. 

https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/sites/default/files/2022-05/2022%20Health%20Appointments%20Young%20People.pdf

Out-of-Hours Palliative Care

Saint Catherine's Hospice is now offering out-of-hours palliative care advice and information (Palcall). Patients and carers can speak to a nurse for advice and support on the telephone. Palcall is available only when the GP surgery is closed, including bank holidays and weekends. The number is 01723 354506.  

You can now follow us on Twitter (@AmpleforthGP) and Instagram (@AmpleforthSurgery).

 

Care Quality Commission Inspection Report

We were inspected on 3rd November 2014, click here to read the report.

We were reinspected on 22nd January 2016, click here to read the report.

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