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Covid-19 Booster Update December 2021

Across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight the NHS and its partners are working extremely hard to roll out the COVID-19 booster vaccination programme to our communities.

 You can book your booster from three months after your second vaccine, and you can access the National Booking System to book the appointment from two months.

We are working at pace to increase the availability of appointments so that there are plenty of options for people on the National Booking System. Some local vaccination services will also contact patients directly.New appointments are being added every day across our vaccination services. We will be working with all of our sites to take further steps to increase what they can offer again, including opening later and on more days.

All of these appointments will be added to the National Booking System and so we encourage everyone who is aged 18 and over, is yet to have their booster and who is approaching 3 months from your second vaccine to use the National Booking System to arrange your appointment when you are able to do so.

 If you are yet to have your first or second dose of the vaccination then please do come forward and have these.

 In terms of any planned appointments with <insert name of the GP practice>, there are no changes at the current time and everyone should attend your planned appointments as normal. If we need to make any changes, we will contact you directly.

 We urge you keep our phone lines free for patients to call with non-vaccination healthcare needs. The NHS will share details on other ways to access booster appointments across our communities as soon as possible.


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IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ALL PATIENTS : WE HAVE MOVED TO

38 Highfield Road

Southampton

Hampshire

SO17 1PJ


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THE PRACTICE PHONE NUMBER HAS CHANGED TO: 02380010048 



Target Training Days 2021

On these days the practice will close at 13:00 

Should you require medical assistance during this time, which cannot wait until the surgery re-opens, please call 111.


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Request For Letter

If you require a letter for special considerations, please complete this form and bring it into reception. If the Doctor needs to see you regarding this, he/she will contact you accordingly. There is a £20 charge for these letters, which is payable at the time of handing in the request form. Please not that we only take payment via cash or cheque, payable to Highfield Health, as we do not have a card machine

Free Weight Watchers For Eligible Patients 

To be eligible patients should: (click the link for more information)

  • Be aged 18 years or over
  • Have a BMI of over 30kg/m2
  • Have a BMI over 25kg/m2 for BAME groups or with other risk factors (comorbidities such as type 2 diabetes, Coronary Heart Disease, high blood pressure)
  • Not be pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Not have an eating disorder or underlying medical cause for obesity that would benefit from clinical weight management.
  • Have not previously attended self-funded and funded sessions (with a multi-component weight management provider) in the last 6 months prior to referral


Immunisations for Life

Vaccines work to help protect health and wellbeing for all. This practice supports the national immunisation programme and we follow the national schedule for immunisation. Further information can be found on NHS Choices vaccination website.
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/?tabname=nhs-vaccination-schedule


Vaccination planner
Get a personalised, downloadable planner of your child's vaccinations, based on their date of birth. https://www.nhs.uk/Tools/Pages/NHSvaccinationplanner.aspx


Every missed vaccine is a missed opportunity to protect against vaccine preventable diseases. It is never too late to immunise. If you think you or your child may have missed a vaccination please contact the surgery.

 


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