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The Reception Team have been instructed by the GP Partners to ask their patients a couple of non intrusive questions for them to be able to give you access to the most appropriate clinician on the day.

Our did not attend policy has been amended from 1 April 2016, for further details see appointments tab.

Chickenpox and Measles

 

 

Chickenpox Important Information

 

  • Don't

    • use Ibuprofen unless advised to do so by your doctor, as it may cause serious skin infections
    • give Aspirin to children under 16
    • be around pregnant women, newborn babies and people with a weakened immune system, as it can be dangerous for them

     

    Do

    • drink plenty of fluid (try ice lollies if your child isn't drinking) to avoid dehydration
    • take Paracetamol to help with pain and discomfort
    • put socks on your child's hands at night to stop scratching
    • cut your child's nails
    • use cooling creams or gels from your pharmacy
    • speak to your pharmacist about using antihistamine medicine to help itching
    • bathe in cool water and pat the skin dry (don't rub)
    • dress in loose clothes
    • check with your airline if you're going on holiday – many airlines won't allow you to fly with chickenpox

 

 

 

Measles Outbreak

 

 

Are you aged 20yrs or under and have not had 2 MMR vaccinations?

 

If the answer is yes please contact the surgery to book an appointment to have your vaccination.

 

For more information regarding the Measles Outbreak  Please Click Here

 

 

 

 

 



 
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