News and Important Notices

Flu vaccine update – 8 Oct 2021

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 […]

Flu Clinics – Update (30 Sept 2021)

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 […]

COVID Booster vaccinations

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 […]

Delayed Flu Clinics

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. […]

Bank Holiday – Pharmacy Opening Times

Please be aware of local pharmacy opening times this Bank Holiday Monday the 30th August: Boots the Chemist, Romsey – Open 10:00 -16:00 Romsey Pharmacy – Closed Superdrug – Closed Pharmacy Direct – Closed    

*PATIENT NOTICE* Blood Tube Shortage

There is currently an international shortage of blood bottles used for taking samples and clinicians working in GP practices, hospitals, community and mental health trusts and ambulance trusts have been asked to suspend non-essential blood tests. The shortage is outside of our control, and is affecting all health services across the whole of Hampshire and […]

Abbeywell Surgery’s Design-a-Sticker Competition

Calling all little artists and budding designers!  Do you have a creative streak? Would you like to bring a smile to another child’s face? Then we need YOU to support Abbeywell Surgery’s children’s flu campaign! The challenge: Design an original sticker for Abbeywell Surgery’s children’s flu vaccination programme this year. The winner will have their […]

Flu Clinic Update 2021

We are planning on holding walk-in flu vaccine clinics for our patients starting w/c 20 Sept. Clinics will be held at our Nightingale site on nominated Saturdays. We will shortly be sending out invitations via text, email and post to those patients who are eligible for their free flu jab with more information so please […]

Launch of Community Pharmacy Consultation Service

From Wednesday 18 August 2021, when you call the practice, you will be asked about your symptoms. If this indicates that you could be helped by a pharmacist, you will be given a same day referral for a booked consultation with a community pharmacist at your local choice of pharmacy. Pharmacists are qualified healthcare professionals […]

Lifting Restrictions – 19 July 2021

Social distancing measures will be relaxed from 19th July 2021 but things will largely look and feel the same for people visiting and contacting the surgery after this date. We are awaiting specific national guidance for us as a healthcare setting, but with the rise in the number of infections, to keep everyone safe we […]

COVID Vaccination Walk-In Clinics

We may have stopped vaccinating at Crosfield Hall but there are an increasing number of local walk-in clinics becoming available for those requiring their COVID vaccination – particularly for those who have yet to book their first dose. As a reminder, anyone aged over 18 can book their COVID vaccination by calling 119 or booking […]

SMS Appointment reminders

Please be aware we are currently experiencing an issue with our Text Appointment reminders. We have had reports of patients receiving reminders for  appointments they have already attended, this seems to be an issue with the delivery system having delays in sending the message out. We are looking into this matter currently, we apologise for […]