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BIG CHANGES AT WILSON STREET!

Unfortunately, two of our doctors are moving on to new chapters of their lives – Dr Burton left Wilson Street at the start of September, and Dr Nkwam leaves us at the end of October. Replacing two doctors has not been easy, and we have taken the decision to employ three Advanced Clinical Practitioners, or ACPs for short. In the best spirit of our vision to train new clinicians, our own practice nurse Angela Parker has been in training to start in this new role, and we are also training Faisal Hussain, a prescribing pharmacist, who will be starting to see patients as an ACP in around six months. At the moment, you might see Faisal doing health checks for some chronic problems. We have also taken on experienced ACP Kelly Elliott. The ACPs are trained to see and treat minor ailments, freeing up GP appointments

BUT WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR ME?

From the 1st October you will hear a new message when you call for an appointment, informing you that our reception staff will ask you to briefly describe your problem. This aides us in booking you with the most appropriate member of staff. A comprehensive list of the problems that the ACPs can help with is below:

  • Allergies (e.g. hay fever/ allergic reactions)
  • Asthma, COPD
  • Back, leg and joint pains
  • Breast problems
  • Constipation
  • Coughs & colds, chest infections
  • Cystitis or urinary tract (water) infections
  • Dizziness
  • Eye problems such as conjunctivitis
  • Earache and ear infections
  • Contraception, including Emergency contraception
  • Headaches
  • Indigestion or acid reflux
  • Incontinence
  • Low mood, anxiety problems
  • Men’s Health
  • Minor Injuries, including wounds, burns and scalds
  • Skin problems such as rashes, eczema, psoriasis, ulcers, and insect bites
  • Sore throats
  • Tiredness, fatigue
  • Vaginal discharge and sexual health
  • Vomiting & Diarrhoea

Because of their level of training, the ACPs are unable to treat pregnant women, Kelly cannot see children under 1, and at present Angela cannot see children under 14.

The ACPs will also be available to treat emergency problems.

The bottom line is that we will be offering more appointments and a more efficient service for everyone!

A NEW GP AS WELL?!

In addition to the changes above, we have also employed a new GP, Dr Ghandi. We are very much looking forward to her starting on the 8th of October.

2018 Flu Clinics

Drop In clinics for patients that usually have a Flu Jab have taken place but don't worry, we have appointments available for your Flu jab with the Nurses. Just give us a call to book your appointment.

Dates For Your Diary

The Surgery will be CLOSED from 12noon for staff Training on the following dates:-

Wednesday 7 November 2018

Wednesday 30 January 2019

Wednesday 20 March 2019

 

 

Phlebotomy Services


Clinic F (1 & 2)


London Road Community Hospital ,


Tel: 01332 265500


Drop-in service (no appointment necessary)


Monday to Friday 7.30am–4.15pm


 


Coleman Health Centre


Coleman Street , Alvaston


Tel: 01332 861170


Drop-in service (no appointment necessary)


Monday to Friday 8:30am-1:00pm


 


Derby Urgent Care Centre 


Entrance C, LondonRoadCommunityHospital,


London Road


Tel:  01332 224700


Adults


Wed and Thurs 4pm–7pm


Fridays 4pm -7pm 


Saturdays 8am-12noon


Sundays 8am-12noon


Drop-in service (no appointment necessary)


Children (Not available for under 2s) 


Monday 1pm-7pm


Tues 8am-12.30pm


An appointment is required for


Children’s blood testing.

Tel 0300 1000 438. 


Peartree Clinic


Peartree Road ,


Tel: 01332 888030


Monday to Wednesday 9:00am-12.00noon Thursday 9.00am-11:45am


Drop-in service (no appointment necessary)


 


Royal Derby Hospital


Uttoxeter Road


Tel:  01332 785310


Drop-in service (no appointment necessary)


Monday to Friday 8.00am–4.15pm


 


 


Revive Healthy Living Centre


Roe Farm Lane, Chaddesden


Tel: 01332 288740


Drop-in service (no appointment necessary)


Monday 9:00am-12:00noon


Thursday 9.00am-2.00pm


Friday 9:00am-2:00pm


 


Village Medical Centre


Browning Street ,


Tel: 01332 777080


Drop-in service (no appointment necessary)


Tuesday to Thursday, 9.00am-1:00pm


 


 


 

1     Glucose tolerance testing available

2     Parathyroid Hormone Testing (PTH) available

 

All clinic sessions, with the exception of the Walk In Centre, are available for adults only.

Young people aged 14 yrs and over can access adult sessions, but must be accompanied by an adult over 18 years of age.

 

 
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