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Latest News

Bookings for FLU VACCINATIONS are now available!  Please ask at Reception for more information

Discontinuation of Fax Machines in the NHS

12th December 2018

We have unfortunately had a fault on our fax line for some time.  We made the decision to decommission the fax machine as this was now old technology which isn't considered secure anymore.  This is in line with the publication from the Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock, who declared a ban on fax machine in all NHS organisations by 2020.  Read the full story here.

Mains power cut

27th September 2018

We have had a mains power cut affecting our telephones and computers. This has been reported to Northern Grid who are dealing with this as high priority. Patients who attend the surgery will be seen as appropriate. Please bare with us. Apologies for any inconvenience. 

Advice for patients or parents with faith concerns

1st August 2018

The nasal spray flu vaccine contains a highly processed form of gelatine (porcine derived from pigs), which is used globally in many essential medicines.  Some faith groups accept the use of porcine gelatine in medical products - the decision is of course up to you.  For further information about porcine gelatine and the nasal flu vaccine, see

Age UK - a one day special event

Monday 1st October from 9.30-12noon.  Drop by and join us to ask any questions relating to:

  • health and well being
  • making new friends
  • income and benefits
  • enabling independence
  • home care guidance
  • loneliness

Love later life!  This event is organised by the Maybush Patient Participation Group.

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