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Howard Street Medical Practice

Welcome to Howard Medical Practice

CQC

With patient’s needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.


FLU Vaccinations 2018/2019

This year we will be offering the Fluad vaccination to all patients aged 65 years and over (on or before 31st March 2019) as this has shown to be the most effective vaccine for this age group.

For all patients who are not in this age group but are eligible for a flu vaccination, we will be offering the Quadrivalent influenza vaccination which offers protection from four different strains of influenza and is based on the WHO (World Health Organisation) recommendations for the 2018/2019 flu season.

Our first vaccines arrive on 6 SEPTEMBER and we will be offering flu clinics throughout the next few months.

PLEASE CALL INTO THE SURGERY FOR WALK-IN CLINIC DATES OR BOOK AN APPOINTMENT FOR YOUR VACCINATION

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Childhood Intranasal Flu Vaccinations will arrive some time in October and we aim to arrange our walk-in clinic day during half term holidays - Please keep an eye on our website or facebook page for further updates

We are aware that following a 'Patient Access Update' patients are experiencing lots of problems with being able to login into their accounts.

Should you have any problems please follow instructions on the link below .. unfortunately practice staff are unable able to help with these issues.

https://support.patientaccess.com/signing-in/trouble-signing-in 

 

Online Appointment Booking and Viewing Medical Records

When you have registered with the surgery to book appointments online you will have received a registration identification sheet and pin number. When you have registered for medical record viewing you will have given the surgery a password to activate your account. Please click the link below to access appointment booking and medical record access. You will need your pin number and medical record password.

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PHARMACY

                           Minor Ailments      

   Your local pharmacy can issue NHS prescriptions for certain minor ailments. 

Below is a list of the conditions:-

 

Sore throat                                  Hay Fever                                    UTI - Urinary Tract Infection

Cough & cold                              Head lice Nasal                          Congestion

                   Fever                                            Thread worm                             Athlete’s foot

                   Headache                                    Vaginal thrush                           Conjunctivitis

 

They can be issued on prescription without having to see your GP and your usual prescription payment method will apply. 

This service is available from the following Pharmacies:-

                     Boots Pharmacy, Glossop (not UTI)   .   Well Pharmacy (Co-op), Glossop   .   Mews Pharmacy, Gamesley   .   Moorlands Pharmacy, Simmondley

                                                                                                                                 Cohen’s Chemist, Glossop (not UTI) 

Save a GP Appointment

….and use your local Pharmacy where possible


Get Well, Keep Well

Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.


Join In

We hope you enjoy having a look around the site and familiarising yourself with some of the online features such as ordering a

repeat prescription. Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know via our feedback function. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.


Access

We have wheelchair access to the patient waiting area, consulting/treatment rooms and provide disabled toilet facilities.


NHS Meningococcal ACWY Vaccination - 2017 School Leaver Cohort


There has been high media intereset in the very sad death of Lauren Sandell.  Lauren was in the vaccine eligible cohort that left school last year and was at University for less than 2 weeks before falling ill with MenW disease.  She had not been immunised before leaving for University and sadly her case highlights the need to vaccinate this age group with the MenACWY before they begin higher education.  All patients at this practice within this age group will be sent a letter to invite them to have the vaccination here at the surgery.

Please take advantage of this vaccination whilst eligible ..... It could save your life!!!

National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme ......


  

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Follow the link below to complete the HEART AGE Test

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/be-healthier/check-your-health/heart-age-test

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(Site updated 01/10/2018)
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