News and Important Notices
Due to essential staff training on Wednesday 11 May 2022 we will dealing with urgent requests only on this date. All urgent and routine requests can be submitted to the practice as normal from Thursday 12 May 2022.
Please be aware that due to staff sickness we do not currently have any blood test appointments available for booking. If you require a blood test the Surgery can print off your blood form and you can book an appointment at Romsey Hospital by calling 023 8120 4877, you can also book blood test appoints […]
After listening to your feedback we are working on strategies to free up our phone lines so you can contact us more effectively. Now, when you call the practice you will be asked specific questions by our reception team which have been designed by our GPs to ensure you receive the best care. For new […]
Doctors at University Hospital Southampton (UHS) have launched a new self-referral service for men who have symptoms of prostate cancer or are at higher risk of developing it. It comes following a “dramatic drop” in referrals which led to a decrease of 23 per cent in men starting treatment across the region at the height […]
Although the Government has announced their ‘Living with Covid’ plans – some of which come into effect from 24 February 2022 – GP practices are still awaiting the formal guidelines for healthcare settings. We will update our patients as soon as more information is known but for now, the UK Health Security Agency’s Infection Prevention […]
GP surgeries across the country have been asked to focus on delivering the Government’s target of offering a COVID-19 booster vaccine to everyone aged 18+ before 31st December. This is due to the rapid rise in the number of infections of the new coronavirus variant called Omicron. As a result the UK has moved to […]
We are holding our final walk-in flu clinic this Saturday 20 November. If you are eligible for the free NHS flu jab ie: aged over 50, or under 50 with an underlying health condition, and registered with our surgery, then please come to our Nightingale site, Great Well Drive, Romsey, SO51 7QN between 10:00-13:00.
If you have diabetes, you will know that as part of your diabetes annual review, urine testing is really important to look for early signs of kidney damage. We do this through a test called the albumin:creatinine ratio (ACR) test, which looks for small amounts of protein in the urine. We know people struggle to […]
As mentioned previously, we have limits on our flu vaccine supply which are outside of our control, but eligible patients are being sent invites to flu clinics. Please wait to receive an invitation so we can manage our supply and ensure we have enough flu vaccines available for each clinic date. Where we have a […]
We have received a delivery of flu vaccines this week so we have begun inviting eligible patients to Saturday flu clinics. Due to limits on our vaccine supply, we have contacted eligible patients aged under 65 starting with the most vulnerable, and we will start to contact people aged over 65 next week. Where we […]
You may have seen in the news that a COVID Booster Vaccination Programme has been approved. We will be offering this service, again from the Crosfield Hall in Romsey. As it stands, we have not received any vaccines and so have not confirmed any clinic dates. Please do not contact the practices yet – we […]
Around this time, we would normally be contacting patients regarding flu vaccines, but due to issues with the vaccine supply chain, we have been informed by our vaccine supplier that our vaccine delivery will be delayed. This issue is affecting all local surgeries and we expect to have more information in the next two weeks. […]