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Isle of Wight GP Practice Boundary Review

Following a recent review by the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Integrated Care Board (ICB), some Isle of Wight practice boundaries have been changed slightly, to correspond better with the practice vision and to the geographical spread of their registered practice population. The ICB review also ensured that practice patient numbers are realistic and sustainable…

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Medina Healthcare Training

We are a newly Registered Training Centre, approved by Qualsafe Awards. This means that we can now deliver a variety of First Aid and Emergency Care Courses for businesses and the public, either at your venue or one of ours. For more information please visit our Training Page on our website. medinahealthcaresurgery.nhs.uk/training/ All courses offered…

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Online Access to Patients Records

Online Access to Patient Records In line with the NHS Long Term Plan and ‘Data Saves Lives’ Data Strategy, the NHS is working to make it easier for patients to digitally access their future health information in their general practice records. In April 2020 NHS England introduced an obligation for practices to give patients access…

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NHS Community Pharmacy Blood Pressure Check Service

The NHS Community Pharmacy Blood Pressure Check Service supports risk identification and prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD).   This service will: identify people over the age of 40 who have previously not been diagnosed with hypertension (high blood pressure), and to refer those with suspected hypertension for appropriate management.   promote healthy behaviours to service…

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Household Support Fund

The DWP Household Support Fund was issued to unitary Councils in October 2021 to assist vulnerable households, with and without children, with food and fuel costs over the Winter months.  One strand of the Isle of Wight project was to issue a £25 food voucher to Island residents in receipt of Local Council Tax Support.…

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NEW Healthier Together App

The NHS Healthier Together app has been designed to allow you to access care for your child much more easily. If your child is unwell and needs to be seen by a healthcare professional, instead of having to call your GP surgery, you will be able to use the app to directly inform your GP…

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Flu Vaccination Timings

Please note that, if you are aged between 50 and 64 and not in a clinical at risk group, the earliest you will be offered a flu vaccination is November, providing there is sufficient vaccine.  No appointments will be offered for people in this age group until then. This is to ensure that those who…

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Face Covering Advice

Patients are required to wear a clean face covering whilst in the surgery. • It is our expectation that patients arrive for a planned appointment with a clean suitable face covering. • Wash your hands or use hand sanitiser before putting it on and after taking it off. • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or…

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Coronavirus

Coronavirus Information is available at gov.uk/coronavirus and www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19 Stay at home to stop coronavirus spreading Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.  This includes people of all ages – even if you do not have any symptoms or other health conditions. You can only leave your home: to shop for basic essentials –…

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Phone numbers and contact details for support for Island residents

Contact details for support for Island residents 30th October 2023