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Patients, please be aware- doctors often send you messages on the back of your prescription slips so please check for notes.

Please be aware that you cannot request prescriptions through the MJOG Appointment Reminder Texts system. If you wish to order a prescription, please email or write to the practice.

 

Patient Information

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Care and Health Information Exchange

Click here to find out more information about CHIE and what it does

Winter Wellness

Click here to view tips on how to stay well this winter

Measles

Click to view instructions if you think you might have measles

Action for Carers

Click here to view the latest Action for Carers Newsletter

Practice Newsletter

Click here to view the latest edition of the Practice Newsletter

Learning Disability Friendly Practice 

Learning Disability Friendly Logo

River Wey Medical Practice has been awarded the status of 'Learning Disability Friendly Practice'. Click below to view our certificate.

Learning Disability Friendly Practice Certificate

Extended Access

The five Farnham practices continue to work together and will be offering routine appointments to their registered patients through NHS England’s new Patient Extended Access. Routine GP appointments are now available on Saturday mornings in Farnham and Sunday mornings at Frimley Park Hospital. Routine Practice Nurse and Healthcare Assistant appointments will be available Monday-Friday evenings and Saturday mornings in Farnham.

Four of the five Farnham practices are already established in seeing patients for their same day appointments in the Farnham Integrated Care Centre. The Extended Access appointments will give patients from all five practices the opportunity to see a doctor, nurse or health care assistant for a routine appointment outside the core hours of their GP practice. The appointments are all booked through the patient’s home practice reception team. However, the appointment will take place at the Farnham Integrated Care Centre based in Farnham Centre for Health.

The Sunday morning appointments at Frimley are also Patients are also able to book routine GP appointments on a Sunday morning through their home practice. These appointments will take place at Frimley Park Hospital, Out-Patient 1.

Winter Wellness

Click here to find lots of useful advice on staying well throughout the winter months

Stop the Spread of Norovirus

Click here to view tips on how to stop the spread of norovirus this winter

Happy, Healthy, At Home Newsletter- October 2017

Click here to view the October edition of the Happy, Healthy, At Home Newsletter

Health and Social Care Information for Farnham

Click here for useful tips and contact details for the Farnham area

Hearing Aid Drop-in Clinics- Sept-Dec 2017

Click here to view the dates and locations of the Sept-Dec Hearing Aid Drop-in Clinics

NHS Healthcare for Veterans

Click here to view more information about healthcare for veterans

Practice Newsletter

Click here to view the latest Practice Newsletter- July 2017

Improving Local Healthcare

Click here to view a video about what your CCG is doing to improve local care

Healthwatch Surrey

Click here to find out about the work Healthwatch Surrey does to improve patient experience

Carers' Afternoon Tea

Click here to find out more about the upcoming Carers' Afternoon Tea and Evensong

Shingles Vaccination 2017

Click here to view a leaflet about the Shingles vaccination

2017 Annual General Meeting

Click here to find out more about the upcoming Annual General Meeting

HIV Testing

Click here to find out about HIV testing clinics in your area

Men ACWY Awareness

Don't ignore the signs- click here to find out more about Men ACWY symptoms

Men ACWY Signs and Symptoms for School Leavers

Cervical Cancer Awareness

View these links to find out more about cervical cancer, screening, support and further information. 

Cervical Screening- Description in Brief

Cervical Screening- programme overview

NHS England- Cervical Cancer Awareness Week

Informed Choice about Cancer Screening

Cervical Cancer Screening- Information Leaflets

Cancer Research Website

Jo's Trust website

Health Talk Website

Carers

Healthwatch Hampshire- Support for Carers

Farnham Integrated Care Centre

Click here to view information about the new Farnham Integrated Care Services Centre (FICS)

Childhood Vaccinations

Childhood Vaccinations

 

Friends and Family Survey Certificate of Excellence

Click here to view our Certificate of Excellence!

Why does the receptionist need to ask what's wrong with me?

Click here to find out why.

New NHS Veteran's Mental Health Service

Last year, via a questionnaire, NHS Veteran's Mental Health Services heard from over 1,200 people, including veterans, their families, serving personnel and military charities. These views have helped shape NHS England to develop new veterans' mental health services, which launches in 1 April 2017. 

The new service, called the 'NHS Veterans' Mental Health, Transition, Intervention and Liaison Service' seeks to provide increased access to local care and treatment across England in a more uniformed manner. This includes recognising the early signs of mental health problems and providing access to early treatment and support, as well as therapeutic treatment for complex mental health difficulties and psychological trauma. Patients will also be provided with help, where appropriate, with employment, reduction in alcohol consumption, housing and support. 

A significant benefit of the new service is that armed forces personnel approaching discharge can now access NHS care and treatment for mental health conditions and thereafter into civilian life regardless of when they leave the military. 

To access the service, patients can self-refer or request referral via a health care professional or service charity, such as Combat Stress, the Royal British Legion and Help for Heroes. 

To find out more, follow this link.

Surrey Coalition Of Disabled People

Click here to view the April edition of the Surrey Coalition Newsletter

Changes to Blue Disabled Badges

Important information regarding disabled parking in Waverley Borough Council car parks

From 3 April 2017 disabled motorists will no longer automatically receive free parking with a Blue Badge.

Even if you have a Blue Badge, you will need to pay to park in the disabled bays in Waverley's car parks, using the parking machines or RingGo. Motorists parking in a disabled bay should still display their Blue Badge.

The maximum stay for a disabled bay is three hours.

Waverley Borough Council offers a free parking permit for disabled residents on income related benefit.  The permit will have the same life span as the Blue Badge and entitles the motorist to park in Waverley's car parks for free when displaying both their Blue Badge and permit, face up in the front windscreen.

Motorists with both a Blue Badge and disabled parking permit may park in any disabled bay free of charge for a maximum of three hours.

The motorist can also park in a general bay that is not reserved for any other person or permit holder. The general bays are free of charge for a unrestricted amount of time when displaying both the permit and Blue Badge.

If you receive income related benefits and have a blue badge, please apply for a permit using the following link:

http://www.waverley.gov.uk/info/478/car_parks/879/blue_badge_parking

If you have any other queries please contact Waverley’s Parking Team on 01483 523408 or email parking@waverley.gov.uk

Carers

Carer Support Enquiries

Messages On Prescriptions

Patients- please be aware: the practice is sending you messages on your prescriptions. Please check the white section on the back of your prescription to see if you have a note from your doctor.

Practice Newsletter

Click here to view the latest practice newsletter

Get Active 50+

Click on the link for more information on physical activity groups in your area. Get Active 50+

Be 'Food Smart'

Do you know how much sugar, saturated fat and salt is in the food and drink you buy? With the new NHS 'Change4Life' app you can scan product barcodes and view the figures. Download the free app from your app store or view details on the website. Be Food Smart- Change4Life

Smoking Cessation Advice

Quit 51- Smoking Cessation Service

Friends of Farnham Hospital

Friends of Farnham Hospital Autumn 2016 Newsletter

North East Hampshire and Farnham Clinical Commissioning Group

Click here to view the latest 'Happy, Healthy At Home' Newsletter

GP Survey Results

Click here to view the results from our latest GP Survey

Multiple Sclerosis Society

Click here to find out about the Alton & Petersfield Group of the MS Society, including meetings and contact details

Dementia Friendly Practice

We are now a 'Dementia Friendly' Practice. Click here to view our certificate.

Winter Wellness

Browse this document for tips on staying well during the winter period

Dementia Services

Click on the links below to find out about online and local resources and support groups.

The Alzheimer's Society

Age UK Information Guides and Factsheets (including Dementia)

Dementia UK (Phone 0800 888 6678)

NHS Choices

Driving and Dementia

Local Services

Sunflower Café- Brightwells Gostrey Centre, Farnham. Monday 10am- 12.30pm excluding bank holidays.

Singing for the Mind- Farnham Maltings. Monday 1.30-3.00pm

Farnham Maltings Arts and Elders Season- Thursday 10.30am- 2.30pm

Antibiotic Awareness

Follow this link to find out about the correct use of antibiotics

Cancer Rehabilitation Exercise Classes

Click here to find out more about Cancer Rehabilitation Exercise Classes

CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services)

Click here to find about the next 'Parent and Carers' Event

Charities 

Chiks is a charity that builds homes for orphaned children in the Kerala state of India.

Click here to view the website for local charity 'Chiks'

Click here to view ways to donate to Chiks Charity

Veterans' Charity Information

Combat Stress- the Veterans' Mental Health Charity



 
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