GREAT NEWS FROM STOUR!
We are delighted to let you know that Dr Kevin Wrigley who joined us in 2020 has recently become a GP Partner and will be working over 5 days Monday to Friday.
Alongside this, Dr Graeme Klein will be reducing his working week from 1st January 22 as he has reached retirement age (who’d have thought it!). Dr Klein will however, be staying on as a GP at Stour working across 4 days Monday to Thursday. There will therefore be a need to redistribute some of Dr Klein’s patients across to Dr Wrigley (he’s really nice!) and this will happen in early January.
Wishing you all a Happy New Year, from all at Stour Surgery.
We are now booking flu vaccination appointments!
Please telephone us on 01202 464500 to arrange your appointment.
COVID VACCINATION STATUS
People in England who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can demonstrate their vaccination status for international travel. A full course is currently two doses of any approved vaccine.
Vaccine status is available from the NHS App which you can download from app stores.
If you cannot access this online service, and you have had 2 vaccines, you can request a paper letter from the NHS by calling 119. Only call 119 if you are due to travel abroad in the near future and have had your second dose more than 5 working days ago.
It may take 7 working days for the letter to arrive. When you're planning your travel, check the latest information on demonstrating your COVID-19 status when travelling abroad on the gov.uk website. Make sure there is time to get proof of your vaccination status before you leave.
This practice is not able to provide you with a letter that shows your COVID-19 vaccination status.
It may take more than a week for your identity to be checked and verified so you can use this service.
ARMED FORCES SURVEY
Are you a member of the Armed Forces Community and receive support from a friend or relative? Or do you provide support to a friend or relative who is a member of the Armed Forces community (Veteran or currently serving)?
This includes caring for a relative, partner or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or substance misuse problems. All the care given is unpaid.
If you answer yes to either of the above questions, please complete the short survey below, it will take 5 mins of your time. The information collated through this survey will be used to create a greater understanding of carers needs within the Armed Forces community here in Dorset, and fed directly back to the NHS.
This survey is being carried out by Defence Medical Welfare Services (DMWS), as part of a project alongside PramaLife and The Veterans Hub (Weymouth & Portland). This project aims to identify and support carers from vulnerable communities, in this case the Armed Forces community.
Latest CQC Report on Stour Surgery: click here
Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.