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The FISH Volunteer Centre are looking for good listeners - please see Practice News for more details.  15.01.18

 


We have gone live with electronic prescribing (EPS). EPS makes it possible for your prescription to be sent electronically to the pharmacy or dispenser of your choice.  Please click on the EPS link on the right hand side for more information.


FLU VACCINATION

Please make an appointment for a flu vaccination if you are in any of these categories:

Children aged 2 and 3 years;     Over 65s;     Pregnant women;    

Registered carers;     Care home residents;    

Aged 6 months to under 65 years and in a clinical risk group

Please click on our 2017-18 flu clinic page on the right hand side of the screen for further information.


UPDATED 11.12.17

No Hepatitis A and limited combined Hepatitis A and Typhoid, Tetanus vaccines

We have limited supplies of Tetanus, combined Hepatitis A and Typhoid and no Hepatitis A. Please check on the availability of these vaccines with Reception in plenty of time before travelling. Patients may need to obtain these vaccines privately at the MASTA Travel Clinic in Reading or at a large Boots store if we do not have the vaccines in stock.


Chlamydia

Patients can access a free online chlamydia testing service at https://chlamydia.sexualhealthoxfordshire.nhs.uk/


Please telephone the surgery on (0118) 972 2188 after 5 working days for your test results to come back from the hospital, unless your doctor has stated otherwise.  If you can, please phone outside our core hours, ideally between 10.30am - 1.00pm and 2.00pm - 5.30pm.

The average wait times for test results:  

Blood test1 week
Stool test1 week
Urine test5 working days
X-ray's2 weeks

However, do be aware that we cannot always give full results over the phone.  Our preference is to give results over the telephone for confidentiality reasons and we can only give results to the person who has had the test. We cannot give your results to family members without your written consent.  Results for patients under the age of 18 will be given to their parents, unless we receive instruction not to.  If the result is complicated, or if the doctor wants to see you about the result, we will offer you an appointment. 

 

 
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