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Managing Type 2 diabetes just got a bit easier:
Topcliffe Surgery is pleased to announce a new local service for patients with Type 2 diabetes.
It’s called Diabetes Today and it’s a short course designed to help you beat the myths, learn great tips and discover how to manage your condition, both now and in the future, with our specialist nurses and dietitians.
The course is delivered by South Tees Hospitals NHSFT and Heartbeat Alliance and sessions are available on weekdays and weekends across Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby.
To book a place or to find out more, just ask at Reception when you next pop in to the practice or visit www.diabetestoday.org.uk
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Self care forum
Helping people take care of themselves. Find out more about this by clicking on the link below:
What is Self Care?
CERVICAL CANCER PREVENTION
The theme for the Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 2018 is “Reduce your risk”
Cervical cancer can be prevented. With your help we can ensure every woman knows how they can reduce their risk of the disease and the steps they can take to look after their health.
2 Women lose their lives to the disease every day
9 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer every day
75% of cervical cancers can be prevented by cervical screening (smear tests)
Attending cervical screening when invited
Knowing the symptoms of cervical cancer and seeking medical advice if experiencing any
Taking up the HPV vaccination if aged 11-18
Talking to friends and family to ensure they know how they can reduce their risk
Knowing where to find support and further information
Saturday morning appointments
Patients registered at Topcliffe Surgery are now able to pre-book a routine appointment between 8.30am and 12 noon on Saturday as part of the Heartbeat Alliance Better Access Service.
The venue for this service is: The Doctors Surgery, Chapel Street, Thirsk YO7 1LG.
Appointments are available with a physiotherapist, pharmacist and GP although please note that not all clinicians will be available every Saturday.
In order to be seen by a health professional in the Better Access Service, patients must provide consent to enable access to their Topcliffe Surgery medical record before consultation.
To book an appointment or to find out more about eligibility for this service, please contact Topcliffe Surgery reception on 01845 577297. A receptionist will be able to give advice including which clinicians are available on which dates.
Heartbeat Alliance is a federation of GP practices in the Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby area.
For our latest newsletter please click here:
Topcliffe Surgery newsletter Summer 2018
Topcliffe Surgery newsletter Spring 2018
Topcliffe Surgery newsletter Autumn 2017
Topcliffe Surgery newsletter summer 2017
Patient Summary Care Record (SCR)
The surgery went live with the upload of patient SCR data on 12 November 2014.
The SCR contains only key demographic information about you and the medicines you are taking, allergies suffered from and any adverse reactions to medicines that you have had in the past. It is not a full upload of your GP medical record.
The SCR means that the summary information will be available to authorised healthcare professionals in places like Accident and Emergency Departments and GP Out of Hours services. Healthcare professionals will ask your permission before they look at your record.
You are able to "opt-out" of the SCR by completing and returning a form which is available from reception. You are free to change your mind at any time by informing us. Children under the age of 16 will automatically have a SCR created for them unless their parent or guardian chooses to opt them out by completing the form.
If you have not completed an "opt-out" form then your SCR will have been uploaded and will be kept up to date going forward.