Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for 1 of 4 reasons:
Important - These 4 reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Read general information such as:
Chobham SurgeryTel: 01276 857401
West End SurgeryTel: 01483 480521
For further information please follow the link to the NHS Website
We still have some vaccines available for patients aged 65 and over. If you have not yet had you seasonal Flu Immunisation please contact either reception.
EXTENDED ACCESS CLINICS
We now run an early morning clinic 07.30 - 08.00 a.m. Monday to Friday. This is only for pre-booked appointments and no other services will be available during this time.
This practice is also a member of the local GP Confederation (NICs). The federation provides early evening and weekend GP appointments at the Bedser Hub which is located in the Woking Community Hospital. These appointments are pre-bookable through either of our receptions.
NICs have also contracted with LIVI to provide video consultations, on smart phones and tablets, with an NHS GP on behalf of the practice. Download the LIVI app and follow the on screen instructions.
Patients can now book GP appointments, request repeat medication and view their medical records on line. Go to the on-line access page under the appointments tab and complete the registration form or download the NHS App from the APP store.
Contraceptive pill repeat prescriptions
and depot injections
The practice runs a range of health promotion clinics and medical services. Appointments are necessary for most clinics – check with reception staff if uncertain. The practice acknowledges both male and female sensitivities when intimate examinations are necessary.
We have well women appointments at Chobham and West End surgeries where both a female doctor and nurse are available for consultation. Male patients can request to see a male doctor when they make a routine appointment. Patients can have access to their registered GP and nurses across both surgeries.
Many minor surgical procedures are undertaken at the surgery to save long waits for hospital treatment. Consult your doctor first to discuss whether the operation is necessary and to arrange an appointment for the minor surgery clinic.
Several clinics are available for specific conditions and to help increase your awareness of good health and leading a healthy lifestyle. For details of these clinics please ask at reception. Examples of clinics available are: asthma, diabetes, blood pressure, heart disease and minor operations.
A vital test to prevent the development of cervical cancer and detect it at an early stage, we recommend all women from 25 – 50 to have a smear test every 3 years and for women 50 – 65 every 5 years. Clinics are held at both Chobham and West End surgeries. These are mostly done by the practice nurse in her surgery. If for a particular reason you prefer your own doctor to perform this test in their normal surgery, this can be arranged. Smears can also be taken in the well women clinics.
Breast self-examination is encouraged. Mammograms are performed 3 yearly from the age of 50 - 70 years old and you will receive a routine invitation from the Jarvis Centre.
It is important to keep vaccinations up to date in adults and children. Patients in ‘at risk’ groups and those over 65 years of age should consider a yearly flu immunisation and also a ‘once in a lifetime’ pneumococcal vaccination. Both are free under the NHS.
If you require any advice regarding vaccinations relating to foreign travel you will need to download, print & fill in our travel questionnaire. Please hand it in to the surgery.This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
It is important to submit this form as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel.
A Practice Nurse will then contact you, to let you know which vaccines you require. Please note that we only provide vaccinations that are free on the NHS, some travel vaccinations are dealt with on a private basis and you will have to get these from elsewhere, our Nurses can advise you on this as well.
To help us offer the appropriate advice, please download, print & fill out the online form below before coming to see the nurse.
Travel Health Questionnaire
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe a very useful booklet has been published with advice and guidance to help you get the most out of your holiday. To visit please click:- http://ec.europa.eu/publications/booklets/eu_glance/86/en.pdf (this is a large document and may take a minute or two to view)
Certain services provided by your doctor are not covered by the NHS and you may be asked to pay a fee in line with British Medical Association recommendations, e.g:
If you have any queries about fees or any other private medical services, please discuss them with reception. A copy of the current scale of fees is available Here.
The Bedser Hub provides proactive and reactive care for older people with frailty and multiple long-term conditions who are registered with a Woking GP.
The Bedser Hub is not an alternative to GP or local community services, but works in partnership with these other services to provide a coordinating point for people with frailty. People remain on the Hub caseload for life and people on the caseload can access the service, and health and care professionals can refer them for a review, without the need for re-referral.
The Bedser Hub - Woking
Risk profiling: How your NHS records are used
This practice is taking part in a new NHS service that helps your GP to spot whether you need more help to manage your health. The service is called “risk profiling”.
Using information from your health records, a secure NHS computer system will look at any recent treatments you have had in hospital or at this surgery, and any existing health conditions that you have, and alert your doctor to the likelihood of a possible future hospital admission. This may include screening service and technologies that help us search all of our patient’s records to identify our patients that would most benefit from a particular treatment, sometimes by linking the information we hold with information about you from other organisations providing your care. The clinical team at the surgery will use the information to help you get early care and treatment where it is needed.
The information will be seen only by qualified health workers involved in your care. NHS security systems will protect your health information and patient confidentiality at all times.
If you don’t want your information being used in this way, or have any other concerns, please contact the practice.
Diabetes Risk Score Questionnaire
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