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Northgate SurgeryCarters SquareUttoxeterStaffordshire, ST14 7FNTel: 01889 562010
All practices across East Staffordshire are participating in this extended access. For further information please contact the surgery reception.
Further information on how our Clinical Commissioning Group are working towards extending access for patients can be found via the link below:
For information on children's vaccination schedule click here.
Flu is a highly infectious illness that can spread rapidly from person to person. Because it is a virus, antibiotics cannot treat it and it can lead to complications in vulnerable individuals. Therefore, it is very important to protect yourself against flu by simply having the vaccination.
You will soon be asked to ring reception to book your appointment if you have any of the following, or you usually have the vaccination.
Children aged 2 & 3 are offered a nasal flu vaccine as part of a UK wide comprehensive vaccination programme.
This is not an exhaustive list - patients may receive vaccination at their GP's discretion.
Please call our receptionists on 01889 562010 to book your flu vaccination.
There may also be the opportunity for you to have the Shingles Vaccination if eligible.
The purpose of the Shingles vaccination programme is to reduce the incidence and severity of shingles disease in older people. Shingles is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox.
Shingles is a common disease that can cause long-lasting, severe pain. It can cause permanent disability, and it occurs more frequently in those over 70 years old, who are also more likely to have worse symptoms.
You only have to have the shingles vaccination once. Click here to see if your age makes you eligible for the shingles vaccination.
This clinic is run by the midwives on Tuesdays.
These clinics are run on Mondays and Fridays, we will send immunisation appointments by post. The health visitors clinic is held in the community clinic at Balance Street Health Centre.
Minor operations can be done in our treatment room. Please discuss this with your doctor who will then arrange for you to be given an appointment.
We offer a full range of contraceptive services including coil fittings. These appointments are within the normal surgery times. Smear appointments are on a Monday, Tuesday and Friday afternoon - if you are unable to attend at these times please speak to one of our receptionists.
Led by our nursing team, this clinic offers advice and general health check-ups to patients diagnosed with these conditions.
We offer advice and vaccinations for travel. Please ask at reception for a travel health questionnaire and once completed you will be contacted by our practice nurse to discuss your requirements. The cost of some travel vaccinations do have to be borne by the patient.
We offer a minor injuries service. Injuries will be assessed by a doctor or practice nurse and if appropriate, treated at the surgery. More complex injuries will be referred to the accident and emergency department of a local hospital.
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to complete a Travel Health Questionnaire. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required. There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
It is important to submit the Travel Health Questionnaire to us as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel.
Some vaccines used for travel purposes are supplied by the NHS for public health reasons. These are administered free of charge to patients.
Other travel vaccines have to be ordered on a private basis and incur a charge to the patient as they are not provided by the NHS. These vaccines usually have to be ordered in as they are not stock items.
Travel Health Questionnaire
To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form before coming to see the nurse. She will then contact you with recommendations.
CHARGES FOR VACCINES
April 2019 – March 2020
Course 3 vaccines
(1 dose £60)
Course 2 vaccines
(1 dose £89.00)
(1 dose £65.00)
Hepatitis B (adult)
(1 dose £40.00)
Please see below some contact information for services that provide support for you and your wellbeing.
Helps people with depression, anxiety and panic, low mood, stress and worry, phobia, trauma, OCD and long term health conditions.
Telephone: 01283 536645
Email: BUWellbeing@sssft.mhs.uk .
Their self referral line is open Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm. After this time if you need help, DO NOT leave a message, instead ring 0300 5555 001 selecting option 2 to speak with the Crisis Team.
Telephone: 0800 800 2234
Text: 07860 022821
7pm - 2am weekdays and 2pm - 2am weekends
Mental Health and Well-being charity based in Uttoxeter
Telephone: 01889 567756
YESS: Further support information leaflet.
A charity based in Burton on Trent. Mental health support via counselling & support sessions.
TEF mental health and wellbeing information sheet
TEF Anger management resource sheet
Bereavement service with resources and contact details on where to find the support you need when you have lost someone.
Reducing feelings of isolation and disconnection that can lead to suicide.
Telephone: 116 123
A 24-hour service available every day of the year.
If you prefer to write down how you're feeling, or if you’re worried about being overheard on the phone...
Post: Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK, PO Box 9090, STIRLING, FK8 2SA
or www.samaritans.org/branches to find your nearest branch.
A helpline is for men who are down or have hit a wall for any reason, who need to talk or find information and support.
Telephone: 0800 58 58 58
They're open 5pm to midnight, 365 days a year.
runs a helpline for children and young people in the UK. Calls are free and the number won’t show up on your phone bill.
Telephone: 0800 1111
A voluntary organisation supporting teenagers and young adults who are feeling suicidal.
Telephone: 0800 068 41 41
A website for both children and adults affected by bullying.
Telephone: 0808 800 2222
Open 9am – 9pm, Monday to Friday and 10am – 3pm Saturday and Sunday.
A charity for people with depression. It doesn’t have a helpline, but offers a wide range of useful resources and links to other relevant information.
A website for students who are depressed, have a low mood or are having suicidal thoughts.
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