Headstone Lane Medical Centre

Phone lines open 8.00am to 6.30pm

Newsletter – March 2023

This is a patient newsletter that will be published on our practice website and sent out via text message to all patients with a mobile number recorded at the surgery. The aim of the newsletter is to update our patients on changes to how the surgery is operating and the current situation in the NHS.

Opening Hours

From Monday 13th February 2023, the practice opening hours will change to 8am-6.30pm Monday-Friday. Please be aware that although the telephone lines will open at 8am, appointments will start at 9am.

Bank Holidays

Please be aware that the surgery is closed during bank holidays. Upcoming bank holiday dates are as follows:

Friday 7th April 2023
Monday 10th April 2023

Carers Health Check

We have sent text message invitations to patients registered as carers on our clinical system for a Carer Health Check. This is open to all patients who identify as being a carer for a general check-up and to raise any medical concerns you may have. Please contact the surgery to book an appointment.

If you are a carer and have not informed the surgery, please let us know. All carers are identified on our clinical system and allows us to identify patients that are eligible for extra help such as annual carer health checks and flu vaccines.

If you received the text message invitation and are no longer a carer, please inform the surgery and we will update your records.

Diabetes Foot Care Workshop

On 15th January 2023, we held a diabetes foot care education workshop at the surgery. It was a 1 hour session where eligible patients were given information they can use to support their condition and ask questions. We would like to thank all the patients who attended and are grateful for any feedback regarding the session. We would like to know from all patients if there is an interest in hosting different workshops for patients at the surgery.