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All of our patients have an accountable named GP who is responsible for overall care. If you are unsure who this is please ask next time you visit the practice. If you have a preference to which GP that is please contact the practice.

 

Furzton Medical centre will introduce a new role of a nurse practitioner from April 2016 , if you have a minor illness we would recommend first you speak to your local pharmacy and if required book an appointment with our nurse practitioner there are a number of conditions she is able to prescribe for please check with reception upon booking.

Do we have your upto date contact details ? please ensure you provide the practice with any changes

Self Care and medicines

 

Our services and the NHS are under High demand , we ask that where patients can self care they do so .There is a range of guidance and availability other healthcare professionals who can support you .

Your local Pharmacist is highly skilled on Medicines and self care

https://www.nhs.uk/Service-Search/Pharmacy/LocationSearch/10?nobeta=true

111 offers medical advice for emergency and non emergency situations https://111.nhs.uk/

NHS online  offers a range of advice regarding conditions https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/

as well as advice for living well https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/ and care and support services

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/social-care-and-support-guide/

Not all medicines can be supplied on NHS prescription

For minor illness appointments please ensure you have spoken to your local pharmacist and used Self care first . NHS Choices offers advice on various conditions and how long your illness will be expected to last . Please think SELF CARE prior to booking with a clinician

Self Care Information

Self care is important you can access all kinds of advice through the links below including how long common illnesses should be expected to last until you start to feel an improvement

https://www.nhs.uk/pages/home.aspx

http://www.miltonkeynesccg.nhs.uk/choosewell_selfcare/

https://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Pages/hub.aspx

If you are generally healthy and suffering from cold / flu / sickness please speak to your pharmacist or 111 before coming into the surgery to minimise the spread of viruses.



 
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