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Measles Update

Measles – get protected, get in touch today We are seeing whole families coming forward to get vaccinated because of the current outbreak. If your

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NHS App

Have you had a test at the surgery? Get your results simply and quickly on the NHS App. Do you know you can see the

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vPPG

Thank you for your patience with regards to the results of the previous survey conducted in September regarding access to the GP services and the

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World Immunisation Week

Maternal whooping cough vaccine 2022 data shows the average vaccine uptake across England has dropped to 61.5%, its lowest level since 2016. The whooping cough

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Breast Screening

Dear Patient We support the national breast screening programme The NHS Breast Screening Programme invites all women aged between 50 and 70 for screening every three years. This means

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Birthday Bloods

Dear Patient ‘Birthday Bloods’: a simple rule about medication and other reviews at the surgery. At Ridgacre, we try to sort out your medical reviews

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Patient Feedback Survey

We are pleased to share the results of our national, independent survey from 2022. This shows that, despite the well-publicised pressure on the NHS Generally,

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Record Access

The NHS wants to give people better ways to see their personal health information online. We know that people want to be able to access

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Facemask

If you have new symptoms of cough, fever or sore throat you are required to wear a mask when at the surgery, for the protection

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Polio

The UK Heath Security Agency (UKHSA), working with the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), has found polio in sewage samples collected from the

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Green Impact

Climate Change is already happening, but how bad will we let it get?  The NHS is responsible for 5% of the UK’s carbon footprint. We need

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Update: 15 January 2021

We are humbled by the continued thoughtfulness, and tolerance of our patients in the crisis. We are very stretched by workload (coronavirus and other illnesses),

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Coronavirus Vaccine Update

Update: Coronavirus vaccine We enter 2021 with mixed emotions: the current wave of coronavirus continues to grow, but also the good news that a second

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Practice Information

As winter is approaching, please can we ask patients to attend for appointments at the given time, and not arrive too early. We have limited

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Coronavirus Update 2

First things first: Keep safe. A week into ‘Lockdown 2’, there are significant developments. Coronavirus levels in Birmingham are high, so the need for all

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Coronavirus Update

We want to reassure patients about our service during ‘Lockdown 2’during November. Although some things will feel similar to the lockdown in March, we are

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Flu Campaign 2020/21

Flu Campaign 2020/21 Flu occurs every year, usually in the winter, which is why it’s sometimes called seasonal flu. It is caused by influenza viruses

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Flu Session 2020

We would like to confirm that we will be offering flu vaccinations to patients who are eligible. The vaccinations will be available from late September

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Happy Mental Health Awareness Week. Mental health is as important as physical health. St John’s ambulance has shared some great mental health resources, including a mental

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Dementia Support

Coronavirus is impacting people affected by dementia. If you are a carer, family member or living with dementia and need personalised dementia support and advice,

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Coronavirus (2019-COVID)

CORONAVIRUS SERVICE Coronavirus Service advice is constantly being updated. Click on the buttons below to get the appropriate information. NHS 111 Service NHS information &

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