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Welcome to the
Bredon Hill Surgery

Dr Kim Tribley, Dr Jeremy Pawley, Dr Simon Hill & Dr Kim Purvis

Main Road
Bredon
Tewkesbury
GL20 7QN

01684 773444


 Please be advised we will be discontinuing the use of the fax machine.

Please forward all correspondence to sowoccg.bredonhillsurgery@nhs.net

Please be advised as from January 2019 prescriptions dispensed will only be held for 10 days from the date of ordering

GP Survey Results 2018 ( posted on Nov 5, 2018 )

A GP survey was carried out in February 2018 looking at various criteria including appointments and GP services.  The results also look at the local CCG (Worcestershire) GP practices and national results.

 

There was a 52% completion rate from Bredon Hill Surgery patients

 

Here are some of the results:

 

What Bredon Hill Surgery does best:

  • 90% of respondents find it easy to get through to the practice by phone
  • 93% of respondents say they have had enough support in the last 12 months to help manage their long term health conditions. The national average is 79%
  • 83% of respondents were satisfied with the type of appointment they were offered. The local CCG average was 79%

Other results:

  • 94% find the receptionists helpful at Bredon Hill Surgery
  • 76% described their experience of making an appintment as good. The local CCG average was 73%

Based on the respodents last general appoinment:

  • 55% waited 15 minutes or less after their appointment time
  • 93% say the healthcare professional they saw or spoke to gave enough time with 94% saying the healthcare professional was good at listening to them. The national average was 89%

 

 

IMPORTANT MESSAGE - Collection of documents (excluding prescriptions) ( posted on Nov 1, 2018 )

Please be advised to ensure confidentiality when collecting documents from reception you will be asked to provide photo ID - passport or driving licence 

 

If you wish to send a representative please advise reception (excluding prescriptions):

Please advise your representative they will be required to provide their details and photo ID (driving licence or passport) at reception before paperwork will be released.

Phamacy2u - leaflet/letter ( posted on Oct 29, 2018 )

We have recently been made aware that patients have been recieving letters/leaflets to advertise a pharmacy delivery service.

Please be advised this is not dealt with by the surgery in anyway.

Please find attached some information we would like you to read and consider.

Please click here for further details

Bereavement Advice Centre ( posted on Oct 22, 2018 )

There are many practical issues to manage when somene dies. Bereavement Advice Centre can offer you support and advice on what you need to do next.

 

The service can provide help with 

  • what to do first when someone dies
  • how to register a death
  • finding a funeral director
  • probate and other legal procedures
  • money and tax issues
  • finding support

Call freephone 0800 082 1215 or visit www.bereavementadvice.org

 

The service can also provide help with probate, tax and benefits

 

Probate

  • What is probate?
  • Do I need probate?
  • What choices do I have and how much will it cost?

Tax

  • Do I need to pay tax?
  • What type of tax?
  • Who do I contact?

Benefits

  • What types of bereavement benefits are available?
  • Am I eligable for these benefits?

 

A practical guide leaflet from the Bereavement Advice Service is available in the surgery

Advice - do you have a urinary Tract Infection (UTI)? ( posted on Aug 10, 2018 )

Please click here to find out when you should contact a doctor and for further details of the treatment

Counselling Directory Service ( posted on Aug 10, 2018 )

Counselling Directory is a confidential service that encourages those in need to seek help. People can visit our website, enter their postcode and find a qualified counsellor or psychotherapist nearby who specialises in the area of need. Our site also serves as an information hub for people to read mental health-related articles and news, as well as to find local events.



Counselling Directory
e: melissa@counselling-directory.org.uk
w: www.counselling-directory.org.uk
t: 0844 803 0252

fb: www.facebook.com/CounsellingDirectory
tw: www.twitter.com/Counselling_UK

 

Macmillan - Move More Worcestershire ( posted on Jun 15, 2018 )

Move More Worcestershire

 

Over the past eighteen months Macmillan Move More has been working with Macmillan to support people living with and beyond cancer to become more active.  So far, Move More Worcestershire has engaged with over 100 patients and supported them in their physical activity journey.

 

The programme provides specialised, individual support starting with a one to one consultation with the Physical Activity Co-ordinator at a time and location to suit the individual.  The meeting will:

 

-          look at what becoming more active could mean for quality of life

-          help overcome some of the concerns around getting active

-          help identify goals and barriers

-          help identify activities the individual would enjoy that are appropriate to   their capabilities and lifestyle

-          Sign post them to local activity opportunities.

 

Ongoing support is provided for 12 months, as required.  This could be in the form of further face-to-face meetings, telephone calls or texts.

 

This programme will be funded until October 2019

 

If you would like to talk to us about how we can support you, or you would like any more information about the service, please contact Diana Fox, Move More Physical Activity Co-ordinator, on 01905 855 498 or email movemoreworcestershire@worc.ac.uk.

 

Diane is level 4 Cancer Rehabilitation qualified and has personal experience of using exercise as a way to help with a cancer diagnosis.

 

Patients often feel more confident in getting in touch with our service when recommended by someone in a health setting and if you wish you can discuss this with your doctor. 

 

 

 

 

 

Immunisations for foreign travel ( posted on Mar 20, 2018 )

Please be advised that from 1st April 2018 only NHS travel vaccinations (Tetnus, Diptheria, Polio, Hepatitus A, Thyroid) will be given at the surgery. If your travel intinary requires you to have other vaccinations and advice AND/OR you are travelling within the next 6 weeks then you may be advised to go to a travel clinic.

 

If you are travelling abroad:

 

Please complete a travel form available from reception (1 per person) or on this website (surgery newsletters and downloadable forms section)

 

Return the completed form to the surgery - this needs to be at least 6 weeks before your travel date, so that any vaccinations required can be given in time.

 

On returning the form to the surgery you will be asked to make a telephone appointment with a practice nurse. The nurse will ring you and discuss your vaccinations and if necessary advise if you need to use the services of a local travel clinic.

 

To find the nearest travel clinic please go to the website www.bewareofthe bugs.com

 

We can provide a print out of any previous vaccinations you may have had at your request - please contact reception

Stroke Association information ( posted on Dec 19, 2017 )

Please click here for details re stroke recovery and act F A S T

Physiotherapy (SELF REFERRAL) - Evesham Community Hospital ( posted on Dec 13, 2017 )

If you wish to be seen by a physiotherapist please go to the ’ Move to Improve website’. There is a self referral form to complete and your request will go straight to the hospital for review.

 

The Musculoskeletal self-referral form is only for MSK conditions, not Women’s Health, Neuro physio domiciliary etc. Please ask your GP for advice if you are unsure

 

http://www.hacw.nhs.uk/our-services/physiotherapy/move-to-improve/

 

 

Headspace - Give the gift of 5 minutes today ( posted on Nov 21, 2017 )

The British Medical Association (BMA) has launched a campaign to highlight the importance of looking after yourself while working under winter pressures.

 

Helping yourself remain mentally healthy and fit it vital. With the help of free mindfulness and meditation previews from Headspace, always try to give yourself five minutes during your break.

 

If you ever find yourself struggling to cope, or just need to talk to someone, contact BMA counselling or the Doctors Advisor Service on 0330 123 1245

 

For more information, including two month's free access to the mindfulness app Headspace, as well as links to the BMA's counselling and Doctor advice service, more details are available at www.BMA.org.uk/advice/work-life-support

Health Visitor and children's drop in clinics ( posted on Nov 14, 2017 )

Susan Ricketts has recently taken over the role. She is based at Pershore Health Centre and can be contacted on 01386 502068 between 8.30-4.30pm

 

Other heath visitors : Breda Coffey and Caroline Carey

 

Please pick up a guide for parents to be and those with children up to school age from the surgery

 

You can also access advice on the Health Vistors telephone advice line 0300 123 9551 

Monday-Friday 8.00am - 16.00

 

Pershore/Evesham Health Visiting Clinics - Drop In

 

Tuesday 10.00 - 12.00pm Pershore Medical Centre Pracetice, Community Meeting room, Queen Elizabeth Road, Pershore, WR10 1PX

 

Evesham Christian Vale Centre (Merstow Green) Tuesday 10.00 - 11.15am

 

Evesham Adventure Playground (Woodend by Morrison's)

Wednesday 10.00 - 11.30am

 

Tewkesbury/Gloucestershire Health Visting Clinics

 

Noah's Ark Children's Centre, York Road, Tewkesbury GL20 5HU

Thursday 1 - 2pm (every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month)

 

Northway/Ashchurch Children's Centre, Virgina Road, Tewkesbury, GL20 8PT

Monday 10.00-11.00AM (1st and 3rd Monday of every month)

Changes to contraceptive services for the over 25's ( posted on Oct 17, 2017 )

 

There is no longer funding for patients aged over 25 to be seen for contraceptive services at Tewkesbury Hospital, The Milsom Centre Cheltenham, nor Gloucester Hope House.

 

"If you are over 25 years old and require routine contraception, the Specialist Service may direct you to your GP. This includes requests for the contraceptive pill, injections, and the fitting and removal of coils and implants. All GP practices have nurses and doctors trained to provide contraception.

If you are seeing your GP for the contraceptive pill, please take your current pill packet with you so they know which brand you are using.

Remember to plan ahead and contact your GP to make an appointment before your prescription is due. If you are using the contraceptive pill, and are unable to get an appointment with your GP, a pharmacy can provide you with a month’s supply to tide you over. Please take a strip of your current pill with you."

 

For further information: NHS Choices http://www.nhs.uk/chq/Pages/1011.aspx?CategoryID=73

 

You will require a referral from your GP to still be seen at the clinics and for coil/implant fittings.

 

If you require further detaials of the GP Practices offering the services or require a referral please contact reception

Dr Tribley can remove a coil  but cannot replace them _________________________________________________________________________________

 

If you are under 25 these services are offered by the practice within normal surgery hours.  Please make an appointment at reception. Also family Planning consultations may be available at Cheltenham General Hospital or Tewkesbury Hospital, you can contact them directly.


Please telephone 0300 422 2374 to arrange an appointment


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