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Latest News

 


Spring Newsletter out now

Please take a look at our Spring Newsletter for all our recent news.

Newsletter 1


Staff Training Closure Notice:

Wednesday 18th April 2018 - The Practice will be closed for staff training from 1pm.

The Practice will reopen at 8am on Thursday 19th April 2018.

Further Staff Training Closure dates :  Wednesday 23rd May 2018

                                                                Wednesday 20th June 2018

                                                                Wednesday 11th July 2018

                                                                Wednesday 12th September 2018

                                                                Wednesday 17th October 2018

                                                                Wednesday 14th November 2018

                                                                Wednesday 23rd January 2019


Staff News!!! Staff News!!! Staff News!!!Staff news!!!

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We would like to welcome Taran Gill, Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Advanced Nurse Practitioners are experienced registered Nurses with advanced level training and prescribing ability.

 Advanced Nurse Practitioners (ANP’S) can

  • Take a comprehensive patient history
  • Carry out physical examinations
  • Refer patients for investigations – blood tests, x-rays etc.
  • Make a diagnosis and provide treatment
  • Support and treat all chronic conditions such as Asthma, COPD, Chronic Heart Disease and Diabetes

They can also assess, diagnose and provide treatment for most common clinical conditions and ailments such as 

  • Chest Infections
  • Ear Infections
  • Eye Infections
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Skin Conditions e.g. Eczema, Psoriasis etc.
  • Wound Infections
  • Wound Care

ANP’s work in close collaboration with the Doctors.

 

We have introduced ANP’s here at Ashbourne Medical Practice to

provide a proactive response to the changing of the healthcare environment.

This allows the practice to offer an improved quality service for

appointments with GP’s and available time for patients with more complex medical needs and end of life conditions.

 

Our Reception Team may ask the reason for your appointment.

This will help us to triage and signpost you towards the most appropriate healthcare professional and help you to be seen in a timely manner.

We welcome your valuable feedback to ensure we continue to offer an effective, efficient and improved quality service to our patients here at Ashbourne Medical Practice.


NOW HERE - MIG - Medical Interoperability Gateway

The MIG (Medical Interoperability Gateway) is an information sharing system designed to ensure patients get the best care from health and social care professionals and it's being introduced in Derbyshire this May. It is only for the use of clinical staff so that care given to patients is consistent and safer.

Find out here what is means for you.

 


NHS Flu Campaign

Who is eligible for a free NHS Flu Vaccination?

  • Everyone aged 65 and over
  • People with certain medical conditions, including—diabetes, heart problems, people who have had a stroke, liver or kidney disease or serious difficulties in breathing etc.
  • All pregnant ladies
  • Children aged 2 and 3 (other primary school aged children, up to year 4, will receive the vaccination at school)
  • Registered Carers
  • People whose immune system is compromised

If one of the above applies to you, and you haven’t received your invitation for a free NHS Flu Vaccination, Please phone the Practice on 01335 230085 during our opening hours.


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