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Join a COVID-19 clinical trial:

The PRINCIPLE trial aims to find treatments that reduce hospital admission and improve symptoms for people with COVID-19.

You could be eligible to join if:

• You have had these symptoms for fewer than 15 days:
a continuous new or worsening cough
a high temperature

• You are aged 50 to 64 years with a pre-existing illness

• You are aged 65 years and above

To find out more go to: www.principletrial.org

Electronic Prescription Service (EPS)

  Prescriptions can now be signed and sent electronically to a pharmacy of your choice. 

Patients will be given a scannable prescription (TOKEN with barcode instead of a signed paper prescription) 

This TOKEN can be taken to any chemist of your choice, who will be able to scan and download the prescription details and dispense the prescription.

Opening Hours:

We open from 8.00am to 6.30pm every weekday. We also have an early surgery from 7.15 am each day in the ground floor consulting rooms.

Improved Access appointments are available at the Chipping Surgery on Thursday evenings from 4.30 pm till 7.45 pm each week, we also offer our patients additional Improved Access appointments at other surgeries in the area available Monday to Friday evenings and Saturday mornings.

If you would like an improved access appointment please ask the receptionist. 

NHS prescription charge change from 1st April 2020 now £9.15 per item

Parkrun

We are now a parkrun practice! This is an initiative supported by The Royal College of General practitioners and we will collaborate closely with our local parkrun which is held every Saturday morning at KLB School (GL12 8RB behind the astro turf pitches) at 9am.
We hope to:
Improve the health and wellbeing of practice staff; improve the health and wellbeing of patients; Reduce the need for lifelong medication.
Help develop a local community and environment centered on wellness; Support a UK wide movement to scale up social prescribing activities.
It is important to understand parkrun can mean Walking or Running (or even a mixture!)  There is always a tail walker so you can never be too slow or last!
There are also opportunities to help out or volunteer to marshall the events.

Please see the links below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HW6Sa4uk7oE&feature=youtube

http://loveparkrun.com/#One

http://www.parkrun.org.uk

 

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