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Online Services   Online services accessed via EMIS Access

Book an appointment with the GP on-line up to 6 weeks in advance Get access NOW!

Book an appointment with the GP on-line up to 6 weeks in advance  Book GP appointments

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Access your GP electronic health record - please note you must register for this service first. See the Records Access section further below and contact the practice if you want to know how to get access to your records too. This is a FREE service available to all our eligible patients in the practice.  Access your health records

Access your GP electronic health record - please note you must register for this service first. See the Records Access section further below and contact the practice if you want to know how to get access to your records too. This is a FREE service available to all our eligible patients in the practice.  FAQs / password problems

What help is available to support you in caring for yourself and your family?

The Practice website has a Self Care section which you can visit here

It really is worth reviewing the self care section and looking at the many resources that you will find. This may help you to understand how you can look after yourself better.

Practice Services is also a good place to start. This might even help you understand how to approach a problem that you already suffer with.

We have provided information on a range of conditions including hypertension (high blood pressure), heart disease, diabetes and depression; an example of something that is part of normal life (e.g. pregnancy) and also preventative measures to help you to stay well and healthy (immunisations).


The practice
We are here wherever possible to improve your health and to help you to better understand the treatment you may be receiving. All the services we offer at the Practice can be found in these web pages and if there is anything you are unsure of or would like further information on, then please contact the Practice and one of our reception staff will be able to assist you.

Out of Hours Service - GoToDoc www.gotodoc.co.uk
If you telephone the Practice when we are closed, you will get an answering machine with the telephone number for the Out-of-Hours service. The service is run by an organisation called GoToDoc and the telephone number is:

0161 785 0805 - Out of Hours

There is always a doctor or nurse available but please remember the out of hours service do NOT have access to your medical records and a full medical history may need to be taken either over the phone or should you visit the Out of Hours. You may have to read out or show them what you can see on your computer screen!


NHS Direct
You can contact NHS Direct by telephone 0845 4647 or access NHS Direct Online at www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk. On the website, you will find a wide range of information, including a health encyclopaedia, a Best Treatments website and a self-help guide. These all offer information or advice about a wide range of illnesses and conditions. There is also a local NHS information database.

Family Doctor Books
This is an independent source but Family Doctor Books are published in association with the British Medical Association and are often available in pharmacies. You can preview the books on line by clicking on Family Doctor and you can purchase individual books for a modest fee.

National Library for Health (NELH)
www.library.nhs.uk/
This is a comprehensive NHS resources

 

HealthSpace
tick Maintain important details of your own health record online - find out more

NHS Care Records Service


Blood pressure monitor available in the Practice

A blood pressure monitoring machine is available to use freely at Thornley House Medical Centre


Remember, you don't need an appointment to use some facilities at the Practice.

During surgery hours you can use the blood pressure monitor which is located in the reception area - as well. A set of weighing scales is also available.

Should you need assistance to use these faciliities, please ask at reception and someone will help you.

Please note: If, after taking your own blood pressure you have any concerns whatsoever about the readings, please speak to a member of staff who will either make an appointment for you to see a GP or Practice Nurse at the next available opportunity.


If you are interested in finding out more about managing your blood pressure please visit the Blood Pressure Association website.


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