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Littlebourne Surgery Temporary Closure

Unfortunately, do due to staff shortages and social distancing during these uncertain times we have had temporarily close Littlebourne Surgery to our patients. 

Please note: Repeat prescription requests can still be posted through the letter box for processing the usual way. However, please highlight from the list below how you prefer to collect your prescription when it is ready for collection by writing a note detailing your preferred option on the prescription request:

  1. Collect from a Nominated Pharmacy (our preferred option)
  2. Collect in person from Littlebourne Surgery
  3. Posted to your home address via first class post

If you have a health issue and need to speak to a clinician please telephone the surgery on 01227 721515, you will be triaged by a clinician and invited to attend one of our other two sites (Bridge Health Centre or London Road) if a face to face appointment is deemed neccessary.


 Cossington House Surgery Temporary Closure

Unfortunately, do due to staff shortages during these uncertain times we have had temporarily close Cossington House Surgery to our patients. 

Please note: Repeat prescription requests can still be posted through the letter box for processing the usual way. However, please highlight from the list below how you prefer to collect your prescription when it is ready for collection by writing a note detailing your preferred option on the prescription request:

  1. Collect from a Nominated Pharmacy
  2. Collect in person from London Road Surgery
  3. Posted to your home address via first class post

If you have a health issue and need to speak to a clinician please telephone the surgery on 01227 763377, you will be triaged by a clinician and invited to attend one of our other two sites (London Road or Bridge Health Centre) if a face to face appointment is deemed neccessary.

 Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience this temporary arrangement may cause you

On behalf of the Partners thank you for your co-operation - Canterbury Medical Practice


COVID 19 - Medication Information 

As a practice, we recognise that supply of medication is crucial at this difficult time and that it is natural to feel anxious about any disruption. We are assured that no significant shortages are expected, and there are plans in place to maintain supplies. It's important that patients only order what they need at the usual time. There is no need to stockpile or order earlier than usual. This will help limit the pressure on our reception staff, dispensary and community pharmacies. If you are self-isolating, another adult can collect medication on your behalf - it doesn't need to be a relative. We will update patients as soon as possible if there any changes to prescription systems. Thank you for your co-operation

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Littlebourne Surgery Temporary Closure

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Unfortunately, do due to staff shortages and social distancing during these uncertain times we have had temporarily close Littlebourne Surgery to our patients. 

Please note: Repeat prescription requests can still be posted through the letter box for processing the usual way. However, please highlight from the list below how you prefer to collect your prescription when it is ready for collection by writing a note detailing your preferred option on the prescription request:

  1. Collect from a Nominated Pharmacy (our preferred option)
  2. Collect in person from Littlebourne Surgery
  3. Posted to your home address via first class post

If you have a health issue and need to speak to a clinician please telephone the surgery on 01227 721515, you will be triaged by a clinician and invited to attend one of our other two sites (Bridge Health Centre or London Road) if a face to face appointment is deemed neccessary.

 Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience this temporary arrangement may cause you

On behalf of the Partners thank you for your co-operation - Canterbury Medical Practice

COVID 19 - Medication Information 

As a practice, we recognise that supply of medication is crucial at this difficult time and that it is natural to feel anxious about any disruption. We are assured that no significant shortages are expected, and there are plans in place to maintain supplies. It's important that patients only order what they need at the usual time. There is no need to stockpile or order earlier than usual. This will help limit the pressure on our reception staff, dispensary and community pharmacies. If you are self-isolating, another adult can collect medication on your behalf - it doesn't need to be a relative. We will update patients as soon as possible if there any changes to prescription systems. Thank you for your co-operation

Cossington House Surgery Temporary Closure

IMPORTANT PLEASE READ

Unfortunately, do due to staff shortages during these uncertain times we have had temporarily close Cossington House Surgery to our patients. 

Please note: Repeat prescription requests can still be posted through the letter box for processing the usual way. However, please highlight from the list below how you prefer to collect your prescription when it is ready for collection by writing a note detailing your preferred option on the prescription request:

  1. Collect from a Nominated Pharmacy
  2. Collect in person from London Road Surgery
  3. Posted to your home address via first class post

If you have a health issue and need to speak to a clinician please telephone the surgery on 01227 763377, you will be triaged by a clinician and invited to attend one of our other two sites (London Road or Bridge Health Centre) if a face to face appointment is deemed neccessary.

 Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience this temporary arrangement may cause you

On behalf of the Partners thank you for your co-operation - Canterbury Medical Practice

NHS App

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 Patient Access you can continue to use it. You can use the NHS App as well.

For more information go to www.nhs.uk/nhsapp

Coronavirus at Feb 2020

Coronavirus update 26-02-20

Coronavirus Advice at Feb 2020

MOONWALK 16th MAY 2020

Canterbury Medical Practice are participating in the moonwalk which will be the full moon - 26.2 miles! The team will be participating in this event on 16th May 2020 to raise essential funds for Walk the Walk (charity number SC201169).

If you would like to donate to this fantastic charity please visit:

 https://moonwalklondon2020.everydayhero.com/uk/canterbury-medical-practice

Any donation is greatly appreciated.

Together we will beat breast cancer! 

FLU Clinics

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NEW Littlebourne Premises

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NEW Feature to Patient Access. 

For more information click here

Improved Access to Appointments

As part of a national initiative, from October 2018 the practice will be able to provide additional access to Nurse, GP and other clinicians in collaboration with other local practices. This will mean that you could be offered appointments at other practices between 6.30 and 8pm as well as appointments on Saturdays and Sundays. The reception team at your practice will be able to let you know what additional appointments may be available and book them for you.

Calling all patients with psoriasis

Canterbury Medical Practice is taking part in a new research study to find out how patients deal with and manage their psoriasis treatment. Would you be happy to complete at least 4 online surveys about how you manage your psoriasis?

If you are: over 18; diagnosed with psoriasis vulgaris; receiving a new treatment prescription or changing your normal treatment and you might be interested click here for more information or contact Dr Julian Thompson at Cossington House Surgery.

Named GP

As part of a govenment initiative all patients are required to have a named GP. The role of the Named GP is to be responsible for the overall co-ordination of your care. This might be the doctor you usually see or, more likely, to be one of the other doctors at Canterbury Medical Practice. You can still see whichever GP you prefer regardless of who your Named GP is. If you wish to know your named GP, please ask or telephone one of the receptionists.

Take our Friends and Family Test

Click on the link to let us know how we did - it only takes 2 minutes

Click here to take the survey

Health Help Now

Health Help Now is a free website or mobile app that you can use to find the most appropriate local health service for common symptoms, and advice for people of all ages. Visit www.healthhelpnow-nhs.net or search “Health Help Now” in your app store.

Online services

  • Book face-to-face or remote appointments with your GP, nurse or clinician without having to call your practice.
  • Request repeat medication at your convenience, with automated delivery of your prescription to your preferred pharmacy.
  • Have a question for your GP? Message them directly from within Patient Access at home or on the move.
  • Keep track of your medical record, including problems, test results, immunisations and allergies.
  • Securely share your information with healthcare professionals outside your practice.

To go to the patient access website and see more information on the updates please click here.

Text reminder service

New text service notice - have we got your correct mobile number?

National Diabetes Audit

This GP practice is taking part in an important national project about people at risk of diabetes and diabetes care and treatment in the NHS. The Project is called the National Diabetes Audit (NDA)

Click on the link below for more information.

National Diabetes Audit

Update your mobile number!

Do we have your up to date mobile number? Please contact us to change this today if not.

Afternoons we are closed for training

  • Tuesday 21st April
  • Tuesday 19th May
  • Tuesday 15th September
  • Tuesday 20th October
  • Tuesday 17th November

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