IMPORTANT Information about the coronavirus (COVID-19)- During this uncertain time we have put in the following measures:
PLEASE REMEMBER TO WEAR A FACE MASK COVERING WHEN COMING INTO THE SURGERY FOR APPOINTMENTS
Please only contact the surgery if your matter is urgent
If you require repeat Medication and have access to the internet please where possible order via SystmOnline or the NHS app.
If you or anyone you know does not have access to an email account, we can take your request over the telephone.
Please do not request your medication until 2 week before it runs out in all cases.
All our appointment will be done via the telephone. Please do not enter the surgery unless you have been triaged by a clinician.
What to do if you have Coronavirus symptoms
Continue to stay at home if you have either:
- a high temperature
- new, continuous cough
To protect others, do not come to the surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service if:
- you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home
- your condition gets worse
- your symptoms do not get better after 7 days
Use the 111 online coronavirus service
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
For information on:
KEEP ANTIBIOTICS WORKING
Taking antibiotics when you don't need them puts you and your family at risk - please take the time to watch the youtube clip on the link below:-
DIABETIC EYE SCREENING PROGRAMME - All people with diabetes aged 12 and over should receive regular eye screening as one of their essential free NHS checks and services and aims to reduce the risk of sight loss by the early detection and treatment. Patients will be invited to telephone the booking centre (not Silverdale Medical Centre) to make an appointment at a fixed site location of their choice, please see below.
Leicester General Hospital
Leicester Royal Infirmary
Merlyn Vaz Health Centre
Westcotes Health Centre
Braunstone Health Centre
New Parks Health Centre
Belgrave Health Centre
Pasley Road Health Centre
Please note that if you have had your annual diabetes annual eye examination within the last 6 months, please do not make a further appointment but please let the screening department know so that your records can be updated.
Help Yourself! There are many ways you can control yours and your family's health at home or by a range of local services.
Ask yourselves these simple questions below and watch the video for a guide to keeping your family healthy.
Do you have all the medicines you need in your medicine cabinet/first aid kit?
Do you use your local pharmacy as much as you could?
Do you know when you can expect to feel better?
Do you know how to care for common illnesses at home?
Do you take your medication properly?
Do you know who to call or where to go for further advice?
Silverdale Medical Centre
Date of Inspection Visit: 13th July 2016
Overall rating for this service Good
Are services safe? Good
Are services effective? Good
Are services caring? Good
Are services responsive to people’s needs? Good
Are services well-led? Good
Please click on link below for full report.
Changes in Gluten Free and Paracetamol Prescribing - PLEASE READ
Please note that we are asked by the NHS to inform you of changes to the way in which Gluten Free Products and Paracetamol are prescribed. Please read the attached links for further information.
Changes to Paracetamol products 1
Receiving Paracetamol on Prescription
Changes to gluten free products 2
Our last practice appraisal took place on 5th November 2015 - view the report here.