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.
It's time for young people in our community to be given the chance to talk openly about mental health. None of us are experts but we don't have to be to be able to talk and listen; we can be that friendly face when family, friends, school friends or college classmates need help, support and understanding, so please join us at The Suffolk Punch Trust to meet the Student Life Team and find out more; please go to www.trainingforlife.org.uk to book you place.
The PPG will do their best to make sure there is enough biscuits, cakes and a cuppa for everyone.
The Peninsula Practice Patients Participation Group (PPG) invited Student Life, if you would like to find out more about them please go to https://www.student-life.co/.
If you want to get in touch with the PPG please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Peninsula Practice Patients Participation Group
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
GP & STAFF TRAINING CLOSURE HOURS
Wednesday 11 September 2019
Thursday 10th October 2019
Wednesday 6th November 2019
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 APRIL 2019 TO JUNE 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.