From next Friday (1 October) we will be forming a partnership with Mendip Vale Medical Group. There will be no changes to you, our patients, you will continue to receive … [continue] Exciting news for Coniston Medical Practice!
Why GP’s need to work differently
To my patients in the community of Patchway and surrounding areas It has been an honour and a privilege to serve you for the last fifteen years. I have appreciated … [continue] Message from Dr Andrea Priestley
All GP practices are affected by the current national shortage of blood tubes and are taking urgent steps alongside our hospitals to prioritise their use for people with the greatest clinical need. … [continue] Important changes to routine and non-urgent blood test appointments
There will be a walk-in clinic held at Concord Medical Centre on Monday 23rd August 8am to 6pm- please feel free to attend.
Stroke services in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire could be set to change as part of a consultation on proposed improvements. Stroke can affect anyone, at any age, at … [continue] Help shape the future of stroke services
Looking after our patients is our top priority at Coniston Medical Practice. We are extremely busy at the moment but we are fully committed to delivering high quality healthcare services … [continue] Update on services
Please find below an important update on surge testing in our area:
Around 2.3 million people, aged 16 and over, who are registered with a GP practice in England will receive an invitation to take part in Europe’s biggest patient experience survey … [continue] GP Patient Survey
We would like to wish all our patients, colleagues and friends a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
We are very pleased that one of the COVID vaccines has been approved by the regulator. How these vaccines will be delivered and when is still in the planning stages, … [continue] COVID vaccines
We are letting you know about a very useful website called Germ Defence which was created by a team of doctors and scientists to give you advice that has been … [continue] Germ defence
As announced by the Prime Minister on 31 October 2020, there will be a new national lockdown commencing from Thursday 5 November in response to a rise in cases of … [continue] New national lockdown announced: advice and information on accessing support
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, how you contact your GP surgery will be different at the moment. This is to limit face-face contact where possible and help stop the spread … [continue] Access to your GP
Whilst we’ve received information that all 50-64 year olds may be eligible for a free flu vaccination as part of plans to protect more people against seasonal flu, these free … [continue] 50-64 year olds requesting a flu vaccination in 20/21
For any collections from the surgery, for example prescriptions, please attend between 2-3pm.
Social prescribing is a national NHS England programme, and is a way for local agencies to refer people to a link worker. Link workers give people time, focusing on ‘what … [continue] Social Prescribing
New NHS rules stop us from prescribing for some ailments where suitable medication is available from pharmacies. For more information, visit: Over the counter medicines leaflet
Press release – CENTRE FOR PHARMACY POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION Coniston Medical Practice is supporting a new training pathway for pharmacists in general practice A recent survey found that almost a third … [continue] Pharmacists in General Practice