WE are experiencing problems with our phone lines if you get a continuous ringing please try again , TWO of our lines are not connecting into the telephone system but the other 5 are working. Sorry for the inconvience we have telephone engineers working on the problem 11.9.14 NEW SERVICE STARTING
IN SEPTEMBER 2014
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9.00am - 12.00am
This service is designed to help you access medical
advice quickly and easily for a range of minor illnesses.
Appointments will be released at 8.30 for on the day booking.
The clinics will be run by a nurse specialist who can offer advice
and prescribe treatment where appropriate.
The following conditions can be seen in the clinic:
Coughs, colds, fever, flu-like symptoms, sore throat, sinusitis, tonsillitis, earache, hayfever, asthma exacerbations, COPD.
Minor injuries, back pain, sprains.
Thrush, vaginal discharge, emergency
contraception,mastitis, heavy menstrual bleeding.
Urine infection, balanitis (sore penis).
Eczema, skin rash, impetigo/skin infection, sunburn, insect bites and stings, boils, nappy rash, in-growing toenail, head lice, acne.
Diarrhoea/vomiting, constipation, haemorrhoids, thread worms.
Eye Conditions including conjunctivitis, stye.
There are some urgent conditions which are excluded from the Minor Illness Clinic as they will require a doctor's opinion:
Children under 1 year of age
Chest pain or difficulty breathing
Coughing / vomiting blood
Sudden loss of sight
Bleeding profusely from any orifice
Patients requiring Sick notes
Patients who only want to see the Doctor
Women who are pregnant
Problems that are not the first episode
APPOINTMENT SYSTEM CHANGE
FROM 22 SEPTEMBER
WE WILL NO LONGER BE TELEPHONE TRIAGING REQUESTS FOR URGENT MEDICAL PROBLEMS
WE WILL BE REVERTING TO URGENT ON THE DAY BOOKED APPOINTMENTS.
· PATIENTS WILL NEED TO TELEPHONE FROM 8.30AM TO BOOK THESE APPOINTMENTS.
· THEY ARE STRICTLY FOR PATIENTS THAT REQUIRE URGENT MEDICAL ATTENTION ON THE DAY.
TO TRY AND MAKE IT EASIER TO BOOK APPOINTMENTS IN A SHORT TIME SCALE WE ARE ALSO CHANGING THE WAY THAT ROUTINE APPOINTMENTS ARE AVAILABLE.
· 30 PERCENT OF THE ROUTINE APPOINTMENTS WILL BE ABLE TO BE BOOKED UP TO 4 WEEKS IN ADVANCE
· 35 PER CENT OF THE ROUTINE APPOINTMENTS WILL BE ABLE TO BE BOOKED 2 DAYS IN ADVANCE
· THE REMAINING 35 PER CENT OF ROUTINE APPOINTMENTS WILL BE BEING RELEASED TO BOOK 5 DAYS IN ADVANCE.
THESE CHANGES ARE BEING IMPLEMENTED FOLLOWING PATIENT COMPLIANTS AND THE PATIENT SURVEY RESULTS REGARDING ACCESS TO APPOINTMENTS WITH DOCTORS
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Purbeck doctors' surgery in Stantonbury provides the highest quality healthcare to patients in the Milton Keynes area. Our doctors, nurses and all our other staff are dedicated to offering a professional service and this surgery website will help us to keep all our patients up to date with news and information about our practice. We will keep it current with any developments or other details that we feel are relevant to you. .
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THE SURGERY WILL BE CLOSED ON THE FOLLOWING DAYS BETWEEN
12 and 1pm for Staff Training
THURSDAY 18 SEPTEMBER
12 AND 4.30PM FOR STAFF TRAINING
THURSDAY 25 SEPTEMBER
TUESDAY 21 OCTOBER
WEDNESDAY 26 NOVEMBER
THURSDAY 22 JANUARY
TUESDAY 24 FEBRUARY
WEDNESDAY 25 MARCH
(Site updated 15/09/2014)