In response to concerns about the NEW APPOINTMENT SYSTEM COMMENCING MONDAY 4TH NOVEMBER the surgery has produced a Frequently Asked Question sheet. Please click on link above to access it.
For the latest information regarding sharing your medical records please click on to the above link.
Please click on to the above link to find out more about a information regarding a reported Flu Scam.
Everybody 65 YEARS OR OVER is eligible for a Flu Vaccination.
Only those UNDER THE AGE OF 65 who have received an invitation letter or text from the surgery are eligible for a Flu Vaccination.
Please contact reception to book a Flu Vaccination appointment.
New Appointment System Starting Monday 4th November 2019
Suffolk Family Carers Orford Surgery Monthly Clinic
The Peninsula Practice and Church Farm Surgery Merger Update
After our successful consultation meetings the proposal for merging the two surgeries will be sent to the Care Commissioning Group Mid September. We expect to hear a decision by the end of October.
Please click on link below to read the Question and Answers from our consultation meetings.
The Peninsula Practice Needs to Grow
Booking Online Appointments
Are you aware that you can book GP, Nurse Practitioner, Practice Nurse & Blood Appointments online via
Please note only bloods can be taken when you book a blood appointment + the blood test MUST be at the request of a member of the Clinical Team.
We have joined a Primary Care Network to help us deliver better services, for more information please click HERE
Autumn 2019 Newsletter
The Peninsula Practice Newsletter Autumn 2019
If you’re a patient at our practice you can now use the new NHS App, a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet.
You can use the NHS App to check your symptoms and get instant advice, book appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view your GP medical record and more.
If you already use [insert name of GP online service available at practice] you can continue to use it. You can use the NHS App as well.
For more information go to www.nhs.uk/nhsapp'
(You might also need to review existing website content to make sure it covers the different options patients have to connect with online services.)
eConsult is now available at The Peninsula Practice
eConsult service allows you to:
Request advice and treatment from The Peninsula Practice online
Get self-help advice for hundreds of common conditions
Please watch the video below to find out more about Econsult
Citizens Advice Monthly Appointments at Alderton
GP & STAFF TRAINING CLOSURE HOURS
Wednesday 11th December 2019
The surgery will be closed from 13.00 until the following morning.
All calls will automatically be redirected to NHS 111
IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT ALL STAFF ATTEND REGULAR TRAINING UPDATES FOR THE BENEFIT
OF PATIENT CARE
BREAK DOWN OF PATIENTS WHO DID NOT ATTEND APPOINTS AT THE PENINSULA PRACTICE FROM JULY 2019 TO SEPTEMBER 2019
NUMBER APPOINTMENTS MISSED
HEALTH CARE ASSISTANT
IF FOR ANY REASON YOU CANNOT ATTEND AN APPOINTMENT PLEASE CONTACT RECEPTION SO THAT WE CAN OFFER THE APPOINTMENT TO ANOTHER PATIENT
NHS Go is the new way to get 24/7 instant access to information that can help you take control of your health.
The App is anonymous, confidential and can be downloaded for iOS and Android or you can take a look online
HOW TO MANAGE YOUR CONDITIONS AND HELP FROM THE NHS
CLICK HER FOR MORE INFORMATION
Your first point of call for coping with coughs, colds, sore throat and flu - get the answers you need 24/7.
Dr Matthew Piccaver may be able to answer some of your questions about coughs, colds, sore throats and the flu. That way, you can manage your symptoms more effectively and can understand when you should book an appointment with your GP.
It is available on your mobile, on your tablet or on your PC so wherever you are when you have a question, that question can be answered.