Winter Resilience 2018-2019
Winter weather can be bad for your health. Increased levels of illness lead to increased demand on medical services.
The Village Surgery is helping to address the extra demand for our services during coming Winter months, including on-the-day and soon appointments by:
- employing a community pharmacist
-employing a paramedic
- funding extra GP sessions.
We now also have appointments that can be booked directly by 111
Help us to help you Stay Well this Winter:
-keep warm, keep well.
-get a flu jab in you are eligible
- wash your hands
- drink fluids, eat well
- keep your prescription medicines up to date
- look out for others
- ask advice from your pharmacist if you start to feel unwell
- call your GP or 111 if you need ore help
- for life threatening emergencies, call 999 (as at any other time of year).
We are now pleased to be collecting donations to pass onto local food banks. We would be grateful for any donations you can make. Large Foodbank collection baskets are in both reception areas.
Herts 10k run
We are delighted that a team from the surgery successfully completed the Herts 10K run together in Oct 2018. We have managed to raised money for Rennie grove hospice through our efforts! Thank you to all of those who supported us and donated to this excellent charity.
GDPR - Data Protection
In line with changes to data protection regulations, we are updating our procedures.
WE WILL NOW NEED YOUR NAME, DOB AND ADDRESS BEFORE YOU CAN COLLECT ANY DOCUMENT OR PRESCRIPTION FROM THE SURGERY
Update re faxes
Since March 2018 we have not been sending or accepting faxes. Please call the surgery for any enquiries. Or email the surgery on firstname.lastname@example.org
We are very pleased that Dr Sujana Datta, who has worked at the surgery for some time, has taken over Dr Harding's patients and joined us a a part-time partner.
We are also delighted that Dr Farah Dass has been able to stay on at the surgery long term; she has now joined us as a full-time partner.
You can now follow us on twitter @TVS_GP