Repeat Prescriptions If you are unable get to the practice to collect your repeat prescription as you are isolating – please contact your parish council who will arrange collection of your medication for you via the voluntary collection scheme. Please allow 72hours between ordering and collection. Easter In-line with national guidance from… Read more »
Covid-19 – Practice Update
At the very heart of what we do always revolves around your health and the care we provide. The situation we find ourselves in is truly difficult for all. As a practice we have had to make some difficult decisions around our service provision; how we can deliver care and the location of where care… Read more »
COVID -19 Coronavirus Practice Update
We like many organisations are experiencing a huge demand on our services at the present time. We are facing a high volume of telephone calls for non-urgent queries. It is necessary that we keep our telephone lines free for those patients that are: • acutely unwell • those that are elderly or • vulnerable It… Read more »
COVID-19 Coronavirus Update
As a practice and as part of your community we strongly urge you to listen and take on board the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) advice that is being shared through official government and NHS channels. Patients will be asked a few questions about their current health before a call back with a clinician will be facilitated. No… Read more »
We continue to operate ‘business as normal’ at the practice with a few adaptations within in our waiting area and appointment booking (additional telephone appointments). You will be asked some screening questions by our Patient Services Team as instructed the by GP Partners, please be patient as our staff take note of your answers and… Read more »
Eating Disorder Week
Let’s beat this 1.25 million people in the UK are living with an eating disorder right now. Yet behind every one is a network of friends and family supporting them. This adds up to 5 million people struggling to cope with eating disorders. Eating disorders are complex mental illnesses and those caring for someone with… Read more »
NHS Services – Self Refer
Did you know… You can Self Refer to all the these NHS Services: Click your preferred service for further guidance on how to self refer Physiotherapy Physiotherapists help people affected by injury, illness or disability through movement and exercise, manual therapy, education and advice. They maintain health for people of all ages, helping patients to manage pain and… Read more »
Have Your Say… Healthwatch Rutland
Will you tell us what you think about your GP surgery? We all love the NHS, but we need your feedback to help improve it. We are asking people to take part in interviews or focus groups, to tell us about how they are experiencing care from GP surgeries in Rutland. Find out more on… Read more »
A Little Trip To The Dentist
• Only around 21% of children under two in England are having their teeth checked by an NHS dentist. • Nationally a quarter of five-year olds already have tooth decay with an average of three or four teeth affected. • Around 12% of children may have decay in their teeth by the age of three…. Read more »
Services to help people quit smoking are provided by Stop Smoking Rutland; part of the new Community Wellbeing Service based at 56 High Street, Oakham, LE15 6AL. (Citizens Advice Rutland Centre). A full range of support is available, including face-to-face, telephone and online support. Call 01572 725805 or visit the Rutland Community Wellbeing Service website to make a secure electronic… Read more »
NHS Health Checks – Are you eligible?
Am I eligible for the NHS Health Check? The check is for people who are aged 40 to 74 who do not have any of the following pre-existing conditions: heart disease chronic kidney disease diabetes high blood pressure (hypertension) atrial fibrillation transient ischaemic attack inherited high cholesterol (familial hypercholesterolemia) heart failure peripheral arterial disease stroke… Read more »
Dr J Burden – Our New GP Partner at Uppingham
Dr Burden qualified from Leicester University in 2000, training as a GP in Northamptonshire and then working in Kettering and then Corby. As a GP he has helped his practices develop educational courses for student nurses, medical students and trainee GPs. After several years in this area he developed an expertise in Safeguarding Children and… Read more »
Your guide to local NHS Urgent Care Services.
Please see the map of Leicestershire Urgent Care Services. Urgent treatment centres are a facility you can go to if you need urgent medical attention, but it’s not a life-threatening situation. Usually if your GP surgery is closed and you need medical help. At the moment, the NHS offers a mix of walk-in centres, urgent… Read more »
Dr Phil Green – Our New Salaried GP at Uppingham
Dr Phil Green was been a General Practitioner partner at Syston Health Centre for 19 years before joining the practice as a salaried GP in January 2020. He qualified from Leicester University Medical School in 1996 and the Leicester GP Training Scheme in 2001. Dr Green has an interest in joint injections and minor surgery… Read more »
Uppingham Surgery are now an Armed Forces Veteran friendly accredited GP practice.
We are an Armed Forces Veteran friendly accredited GP practice. Have you served in the Armed Forces or know someone that has? Let the Patient Services Team know, so we can make sure you are getting the best possible care.
Service Personnel, Reservists, Veterans and Service Families
Healthwatch Rutland have developed an Armed Forces survey in partnership with Rutland County Council, Harborough District Council and South Kesteven District Council. The survey is now live and will run until April 2019. They are encouraging all serving members of the Armed Forces, Reservists, Veterans and extended family members to complete the survey, which will… Read more »