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UPDATE: Adelaide on Saturday 7th December

Unfortunately our Adelaide site will be closing at 6pm on Saturday 7th December due to staff availability. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.

Recycling your inhalers?

Do you have inhalers at home? Some inhalers release gasses called hydroflurocarbons into the atmosphere and account for nearly 4% of the entire NHS greenhouse gas footprint. You can recycle your inhalers and help to mitigate the environmental impact of inhalers.

Visit https://pharmacyfinder.completethecycle.eu/index to find your local pharmacy that is participating in recycling inhalers.

Changes to prescribing for minor conditions

"Why can't I get a prescription for paracetamol?"

The guidance on prescribing medications for conditions that can be treated with over the counter medications has changed. Many of these medications can be bought easily at the pharmacy or your local supermarket. For more information see this handy leaflet

Occupational Therapy Clinics

We have started occupational therapy clinics at the surgery. If you're struggling at work with health problems or are currently off sick from work then this might be for you. For more information and a leaflet, please click here.

Physio self-referral

At an earlier Patient Participation Group, we were really pleased to have a presentation from Solent NHS Trust's Physio team. Did you know that you can self refer to the physios for ongoing joint or muscular pain?

Click HERE to get access to the self-referral site or to download the form. There's also access to other places that you can self-refer on our website. Click HERE for more.

Are you eligible for a shingles vaccination?

People in their 70's born on or after 2nd September 1942 and those aged 78 or 79 are eligible for shingles vaccination.  Click the link below to launch the calculator and check if you are eligible.

Shingles Vaccine eligibility calculator

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