Welcome to Park and St Francis Surgery
Welcome to our website which we hope you will find both useful and informative.
With patient’s needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to help you find the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful resources on support organisations or you can visit the self help page where you can even make your own referals directly to some specialist services.
Flu Vaccination Update - September 2020
Patients in the "high clinical risk" groups who are eligible for flu vaccination should have received a letter, e-mail or text from the surgery, inviting them to book an appointment at one of our dedicated flu clinics. If you are in a priority category and have not received a communication, please contact the surgery.
For patients aged 50-65 years, who are not in the "high clinical risk" group, the earliest we will be offering flu vaccinations is November - the precise date depends on when we receive our second wave of vaccine stock from the manufacturers. No appointments will be offered in this lower risk group until there is sufficent vaccine availible and the "higher risk" patients have received their vaccinations.
IMPORTANT COVID-19 RESEARCH UPDATE 24th April 2020
Message from the Park and St Francis Research Team: "We need your help - please consider enrolling in this study"
'Park and St Francis Surgery is supporting vital COVID 19 research. As part of this, we are helping to carry out a national priority research study called PRINCIPLE. If you have symptoms of COVID 19, are aged 65 or over, OR are aged 50-64 and have an existing health condition, you may be eligible to join this important study. If you'd like to discuss taking part in PRINCIPLE, please contact us.
Please see the Primary Care Clinical Trials Unit website for full details of this study.
If you'd like to know more about COVID 19 research and how you can contribute, please visit the Be Part of Research site, which is run by the National Institute for Health Research.'
COVID-19 OPERATIONAL CHANGES FROM 30th March 2020
To reduce potential spread of COVID-19 within the surgery we have made the following immediate changes
Making an appointment
We do anticipate some staff shortages due to sickness and self isolation but we are commited to giving you the best possible care at this difficult time.
Before making an appointment, please consider whether you can manage the symptoms yourself - see our self help tools section for advice and guidance on a range of medical conditions.
See the Hampshire County Council Coronavirus Resource Page, for useful links and information to assist older and vulnerable Hampshire residents during the current pandemic.
You can access urgent medical advice from NHS 111 online. You can also use eConsult to request clinical advice from the practice online. We aim to respond to any eConsult requests before the end of the following working day, either by telephone or e-mail, to resolve your enquiry.
For administrative enquiries, or to request prescriptions, you can e-mail the practice at: WHCCG.ParkSurgeryemail@example.com
We aim to respond to any e-mail enquiries within 3 working days.
If you cannot keep your appointment, please let us know so that we can offer it to another patient.
Our GP practice has now moved to a "total triage" system - each request will be passed to a clinician who will try to resolve your issue remotely, wherever possible.
Please ensure that we have your current telephone number, mobile numbers and e-mail address. You may also find it useful to consent to receive text messages so that we can easily make contact and remind you about future appointments.
Attending your appointment
We kindly ask that you do not enter the surgery unless you have been given a face to face appointment.
Please can you ensure that you wear a face mask, or face covering, before you enter the building.
Only the patient is to come into the building (one adult is permitted to accompany a child or vulnerable person).
If you have symptoms of COVID-19, a high temperature, a new continuous cough or a change/loss to your sense of smell or taste, use the NHS 111 coronavirus service. Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
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