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PRESCRIPTION REQUESTS

PLEASE DO NOT ORDER YOUR PRESCRIPTIONS EARLY - THEY WILL NOT BE ISSUED AND DUE TO CURRENT PRESSURE WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO CONTACT YOU IN RELATION TO THIS

 

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Carers Health Check 

If you are a 'carer' (i.e. you have an unpaid role looking after someone in the community) for someone we can offer you a health check. 

This will involve an enquiry about any health problems / complaints and a review of any current medication which you may be on.  We can also provide information for organisations which may be able to help you in your role as a carer.

Please telephone our reception and ask for an appointment with our Practice Nurse for 'A Carers Health Check'

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BOWEL SCREENING

A new video has been released giving information on the Bowel Screening Testing

which is currently underway for eligible patients in Northern Ireland. 

If you have to take the test please follow the link below - you may find it of use!

http://www.cancerscreening.hscni.net/2188.htm

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Meningitis Vaccination 

The practice are offering patients an additional vaccination to protect them against meningitis which will cover the ACW+Y strains of the illness. 

You are eligible if you are a patient:

* Aged 18 (born between 2/7/1996 - 1/7/1996)

* If you are born between 2/7/1997 - 1/7/1999

* If you are aged up to 25 going to University for the first time

* If you are 16 or 17 going to Agricultural College for the 1st time

Please telephone reception if you fall into one of the categories and wish to avail of this vaccine.

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PRESCRIPTION REQUESTS

PLEASE NOTE AS FROM THE 25 MAY 2018 WE WILL NO LONGER BE FAXING PRESCRIPTIONS TO CHEMISTS

 

Carers Direct

Content Supplied by NHS Choices

Are You a Carer?

If you are please let us know - we may be able to help you

There is a wealth of information on the NHS website about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.

Contact Carers Direct

Telephone
0808 802 0202
Helpline Information
http://www.nhs.uk/carersdirect/carerslives/updates/pages/carersdirecthelpline.aspx
Email
CarersDirect@nhschoices.nhs.uk
Office Hours
Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.

Finance and Law

Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.

  • Benefits for carers

    Directing carers to the benefits that can help them in their caring role

  • Benefits for the under-65s

    Advice and information on helping the person you look after get the benefits that they are entitled to.

    Benefits for the over-65s

    Advice and information on financial support for older people with a disability or illness.

  • Carer's Assement

    How your benefits maybe affected after the death of the person you look after and what happens to their benefits

  • Other benefits

    Advice for carers and the people they are looking after on claiming a whole host of other benefits unrelated to their disability or caring



 
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