Welcome to Stoke Road Surgery
CHRISTMAS OPENING HOURS During the festive period we will ONLY be closed 3 DAYS: Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year's Day. On behalf of everyone at Stoke Road Surgery, we would like to wish all our patients a Merry Christmas and prosperous New Year.
Care Data : please see the item "Care Data" in the further information list on the right side of this page for imformation about NHS England's data sharing.
Warning! NHS England has been alerted to a recent incident where a patient was contacted by someone claiming to work at Bradford on Avon Health Centre in Wiltshire. The caller stated that the patient/s prescription was ready for collection and could be delivered if debit / credit card payment details were provided. The patient was further advised that he needed to pay an additional cost following a change that had been made to the prescription.
If patients experience any similar requests for payment or have any concerns that they may have been targeted, please contact the police via Action Fraud on telephone number 0300 123 2040 or text phone 0300 123 2050. For further details on Action Fraud, please visit www.actionfraud.police.uk
Care Quality Commission Report : we have now had our first inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Click <this link> to read a copy of the report.
SMS Text Messaging Service : our computer system can now send you appointment confirmations and reminders to your mobile phone, as well as information about when certain clinincs are running. We believe that this will help significantly in the way we are able to communictae with our patients. If you would like to sign up for this new service, please read <this information leaflet> and then download <this consent form> , complete it and send it to us at the surgery. We will confirm the information contained on the form with you before registering you for this service.
Flu Vaccinations : please contact reception to arrange an appointment. Everyone over the age of 65 is eligible, as well as anyone under the age of 65 who suffers with heart, lung, liver, kidney or neurological disease or has diabetes, a weak immune system or is pregnant.
Whooping Cough Vaccine : (for pregnant women) we are still able to offer the Whooping Cough Vaccine to women who are between 28 and 38 weeks into their pregnancy. Please contact the surgery for more details.
Shingles Vaccine : you may be aware that there is a national shortage of the Shingles Vaccine in the UK. We are monitoring the situation closely and as soon as the vaccine becomes available again, we will contact those patients who are in the target group (those aged 70 or 79 years on the 1st September 2013).
Quarterly Newsletter - 'The Practice', is available at the surgery (or click the link for "Latest News" under the Further Information list to the right and then "Download Newsletter"). You can sign up to receive future newsletters by e-mail. Click the "Sign Up For Email Newsletter" below.
Please note the website is currently under-going some updates which may result in page/s appearing blank, this is just until new information has been added.
(Site updated 06/12/2013)