New Shielding Advice

In reference to the queries raised with regards to a recent letter that some people may have received related to the Government’s Shielding, this has come directly from NHS England and not from Beacon Medical Group.   As a country we are...

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Ear Syringing Suspended

We know that many patients derive benefit from ear syringing for ear wax removal, however we have been advised to suspend this service. Ear wax removal is not considered an essential service to perform during this pandemic, and additionally it has...

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Glenside Appointment Changes

Please be aware that due to the Covid-19 vaccination clinics being held at our Glenside Medical Centre, we may have to inform our patients that their appointment has been changed. Where possible, you will be made aware of the change via a text message...

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COVID19 Vaccination Appointments

As soon as Beacon Medical Group receive the coronavirus vaccine we will invite patients to start attending vaccination appointments. The order in which people will be invited is based on the  JCVI (Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation)...

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Patient Notice – COVID Vaccination

You may have heard through national media reports that GPs will start COVID-19 vaccination of priority groups (over 80s) from Dec 14. Please note NHS staff will contact patients who have been identified as priority to be offered the vaccine first....

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Patient Notice – Flu Letters

Beacon Medical Group has been made aware that patients have been receiving a letter from NHS England advising them that they are eligible for the flu vaccination. We would like to advise that this has been issued without reconciling lists against...

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NHS Immunisation Management Service

The NHS Immunisation Management Service has informed the practice that the National Call and Recall Service are making approximately 1.3 million follow-up telephone calls. These calls are to eligible individuals, reminding them to book a flu vaccination,...

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Ordering Medication

Please note that we are not able to accept requests over the telephone unless this via our 24 hour phone system, Patient Partner. If you are not able to use our on line services, you can post your written prescription requests in the post box outside...

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