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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:-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ef4QHUS5760

http://antibioticguardian.com/

 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

Glenfield Hospital

Merlyn Vaz Health Centre

Westcotes Health Centre

Braunstone Health Centre

Rushey Mead

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?

 

http://www.westleicestershireccg.nhs.uk/content/your-health

 

CQC Report

 

Silverdale Medical Centre

Ratings

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.

CQC Report Silverdale Medical Centre

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 1

Changes to gluten free products 2

Read our latest Patient Group Reports

Practice Appraisal

Our last practice appraisal took place on 5th November 2015 - view the report here.

 

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