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NEW GP OUT OF HOURS CONTACT NUMBER

As of Tuesday 13th August 2019, the contact numbers for both the GP Out of Hours Service and NHS Wales Direct have changed to: 111 Frequently Asked Questions Q. What is 111 and why are you introducing it now? The

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INTRODUCING CARE NAVIGATORS

Feeling Poorly? There are lots of ways for you to get the medical advice and treatment you need without seeing your GP. Frontline Staff in GP Surgeries across Gwent have been trained as Care Navigators. What does this mean? With

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BANK HOLIDAY CLOSURE 26 AUGUST 2019

Due to the August Bank Holiday, this surgery will be closed on the above date. PATIENTS WHO REQUIRE REPEAT MEDICATION OVER THIS PERIOD MUST PUT THEIR REQUEST INTO RECEPTION NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY 21st AUGUST 2019. If you require medical assistance during

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My Health Online (MHOL)

MY HEALTH ONLINE (MHOL) My Health Online (MHOL) is a new online service brought to you from NHS Wales. MHOL Offers patients the convenience to book appointments using the internet. Abersychan Group practice also gives the patients the option to

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GWENT OUT OF HOURS CONTACT NUMBER

WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT, THE CONTACT NUMBER FOR GWENT OUT OF HOURS IS NOW: 01633 744 285 NHS WALES DIRECT REMAINS THE SAME: 0845 46 47 PLEASE ADD THIS NEW NUMBER TO YOUR MOBILE PHONE CONTACT LIST / TELEPHONE DIRECTORY etc.

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REPEAT PRESCRIBING

Due to Patient Safety issues, we employ a Prescribing Clerk. This person is the only person in the practice who will be dealing with all aspects of repeat prescriptions apart from our GPs. No other member of staff has the

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YELLOW FEVER VACCINES

With immediate effect, this surgery is no longer a designated Yellow Fever (YF) vaccination centre. This means that although we can still administer travel vaccinations, we are no longer allowed to administer the YF vaccine. Our Practice Nurses can still

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Garndiffaith Branch Site “Same Day” Appointments

Following complaints from a number of Garndiffaith based patients, the way to book an appointment at Garndiffaith is as follows: If you require a Same Day appointment (both morning and afternoon) at our Garndiffaith site, you will need to call

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Repeat Prescriptions

Please be aware that under the General Medical Services (GMS) Agreement 2004, we have 48 hours (two days) in which to prepare a repeat medication request. This means that for example, if you request a prescription in a Tuesday, it WILL NOT

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Practice Closures

From time to time, the Practice may have to close. This will depend on whether it is for Staff Training, which is normally for 1 hour over lunch or if a GP Network Meeting is being held. Staff Training is

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