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Welcome to The Leiston Surgery

BOOK YOUR FLU JAB TODAY!

The Flu vaccination is free on the NHS for anyone over the age of 65 or in an 'at risk' group*.

Ring the surgery to book an appointment on 01728 830526. 

By appointment only on: 

Saturday 19th October

Saturday 26th October

Saturday 16th November 

Saturday 23rd November 

If you are unable to attend Saturday Clinics, mini appointments will be available. 

*an 'at risk' group includes anyone with conditions affecting the; lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, immune system, brain or nervous system, pregnant women, those with diabetes, with a BMI over 40 and carers. If you require further information leaflets are available at reception. 

For more information on who is eligible for a free flu vaccine click here

New Salaried Dr

We would like to welcome Dr Fiona Hobday who has joined the clinical team. Dr Hobday will be working on a Wednesday, Thursday PM and Fridays.

New Clinical Pharmacist

We would like to welcome Lucy Beer, who has joined the team as a our new Clinical Pharmacist. Lucy is an independant prescriber and will being seeing patients with minor illnesses. 

North East Coastal Primary Care Network

We have joined a Primary Care Network to help us deliver better services. For more information, click HERE

Try the new NHS App

If you’re a patient at our practice you can now use the new NHS App, a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet.

You can use the NHS App to check your symptoms and get instant advice, book appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view your GP medical record and more.

If you already use our online service you can continue to use it. You can use the NHS App as well.

For more information go to: www.nhs.uk/nhsapp

New Healthcare Assistant 

We are pleased to welcome Lola Jarvis to our team. Lola previously worked as a Phlebotomist for Leiston Surgery, and has now joined the team as a Healthcare Assistant. 

Self Service Launch Event

The Leiston Surgery has a the new BMI and Blood Pressure Machines which will provide self monitoring service for patients. Please come along during our open hours to use either of the new self-services machines, full instructions and guidance is available on how to process your results.

New Registrar

We are pleased to announce we have a new Registrar Dr Julia Payne joining us for a 6 month placement.

New Physician's Associate

We would like to welcome Aine Begley, who is joining the team as our full-time Physician's Associate. Please read What is a Physician's Associate? for more information on this role. 

NHS 70th Birthday Celebrations Tea Party

Read about our NHS 70th Birthday Celebrations Tea Party here.

Increase in Prescription Charges

NHS Prescription charge increase from 1st April 2019. The government has announced an increase to the NHS prescription charge of 20 pence to £9.00 per prescription item.


Shingles Vaccinations

Shingles Vaccinations are available for Patients aged 70, 71, 72,73,74, 78 or 79.

Patient Online Service

Sign up for Patient Online Service, you are able to book appointments/request repeat medication, and test results.

Patient Participation Group 

Be the voice of the patients and join our Patient Participant Group. 

 

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