September Newsletter Published - Flu Edition
Our latest newsletter has been published!
Click the 'Read our newsletter' button in the top right-hand corner of this page to download, or come into one of our surgeries.
FLU CLINICS NOW AVAILABLE!
Our flu appointments are now available to be booked.
If you are 65 or over, are pregnant, obese, a carer, or suffer from a chronic disease such as diabetes, COPD, heart conditions or asthma, you are eligible for a free vaccine.
Please call our appointments line on 0115 9301105 between 11am - 6pm to book!
Dr Zaklama on Maternity Leave - Dr Mogga to cover
We're excited to welcome Dr Mogga back who will be covering all of Dr Zaklama's clinics until February 2019.
Community News and Events - 3 C's with Kate Smith Designs, Creative Writing with Erewash Writers' Group & VCI Passport Scheme
There are a few exciting opportunities and events starting in September throughout Erewash:
- 3C's - Chat, Chill & Create with Kate Smith Designs - A free 7 week creative course for Adults - Please call 07950781948 to book your place.
- Creative Writing, a positive route towards good mental health and well-being - Call 0115 8498519 for more information and to book your place.
- VCI Passport Scheme - A free 5 week course to volunteers - Go to https://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/community/volunteering/volunteer-passport/volunteer-passport.aspx for more information.
Early Surgery Closure - Wednesday 12th September 2018
We will be closing early on Wednesday 12th September for staff training.
Our surgeries and phone lines will be open until 12:30PM. If you have any medical emergencies after the lines have closed, please call 111.
GDPR - Our Practice Policies have been Updated
Our practice policies have been updated in line with the recently introduced GDPR.
Please see the 'Practice Policies' tab on our website for more information.
The On Day Service - Starting from 12th April 2018 at Littlewick Medical Centre
The On Day Service is running in Ilkeston to improve access to primary care.
Patients who call our surgery for an appointment may be directed on that same day to the On Day Service where they will be able to be seen by an advanced nurse practitioner at Littlewick Medical Centre on Nottingham Road.
The On Day Service is available from 8.00am to 6.30pm on weekdays, excluding bank holidays.
Dementia Friendly Matinée Screenings
Matinée provides dementia friendly cinema screenings across Derbyshire for people living with memory challenges, their family and friends.
The screenings are as follows:
- Singin' in the Rain - Wednesday 21st February 2018
- Annie Get Your Gun - Wednesday 16th May 2018
- The King And I - Wednesday 19th September 2018
All screenings are held at St John's Church Hall, Canal Street, Long Eaton, NG10 1AR and cost £4 (including tea, coffee, biscuits and cake)
Patrons with dementia may bring one carer, family member or friend for free.
Doors open at 1pm, films start at 1:30pm and finish at 4pm.
Go Smoke Free
Visit the NHS smoke free website here.
Learn about the benefits of using e-cigarettes in comparison to smoking.
MJOG - Text Messaging appointment reminders
We have a brand new messaging service which will text you:
- An appointment confirmation when you book an appointment
- An appointment reminder the day before your appointment
You can also now cancel your appointment by texting 'CANCEL' to the phone number given in your reminder.
This should help free our appointment telephone lines up making it easier to get through to one of our staff.
Online Access - SystmOnline
You can now book/cancel appointments and order repeat medication on line.
To sign up you will need to bring photo ID to reception.
Over 75 Health Check
All patients over 75 who do not already attend the surgery for an annual review are welcome to book a health check with the health care assistant.
The health care assistant will check you blood pressure, weight, height, urine and enquire about any health needs. Please book with the receptionist if you wish to have a health check.
Friends and Family Results
Our Friends and Family results from our SMS service from July 2018 are as follows:
Our CQC inspection was on Tuesday 6th October 2015
Overall rating - GOOD
Click here to view the report in detail