Our Library has a range of useful information about a number of healthcare topics. Simply click on the blue title to download the information you would like to read.
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Please click on the titles below to read the following useful pieces of information:
A Practical Guide to Healthy Ageing
NHS England, in partnership with Age UK, has published this leaflet. It is aimed at people of any age, but it is particularly relevant for people aged around 70 years or older who are beginning to find that everyday tasks now take them longer to do and may be suffering from mild frailty. The guide helps people to stay physically and mentally well by providing “hints and tips” on how to keep fit and independent.
Blood in Pee Leaflet
Information leaflet on the “blood in pee” campaign.
Bowel Screening – General Information
Bowel Screening information.
Care in the Home Leaflet – British Red Cross
Information from the British Red Cross on the Care in the Home Service and becoming a volunteer.
Common Childhood Illnesses and Well-Being – A Parent’s Guide
As well as general well-being, this booklet will help you to understand when is the right time to call NHS 111, visit your GP, chat to your Health Visitor or take a visit to your local pharmacy.
Information on how to make a complaint and patient complaint forms.
Information leaflet for patients on our complaints procedure.
Consent to use Patient Access online – medical records access
Information for patients on accessing your medical records online.
Directory of Voluntary and Third Sector Organisations
A useful guide to a wide variety of both local and national services.
Emergency Dental Care Leaflet
Information on accessing urgent dental appointments for urgent treatment, advice and support.
EPS Patient Summary Leaflet
Information regarding the Electronic Prescription Service.
Getting the most out of your consultation
The BMAs Doctor Patient Partnership offers the following advice to help you use this time effectively.
Health Visitor booklet
Information on the services provided by the Health Visitors.
How often should I visit the surgery
A guide for patients who have long standing medical conditions or who are taking regular medication.
It’s Your Practice
It’s Your Practice: A patient guide to GP services has been compiled by The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP). The RCGP is a membership body of family doctors committed to delivering excellence in general practice and patient care, in the UK and overseas.
Maternity Services Leaflet
Pregnancy advice and information
Newsletter Winter 2017/18
Latest of our patient newsletters
Newsletter Summer 2017
Patient Newsletter Summer 2017
Newsletter Spring 2017
Patient newsletter Spring 2017
NHS Call to Action
This publication sets out the challenges facing the NHS.
Opt Out Form HSIC
Please complete this form if you wish to request that your clinical information is withheld from the Health & Social Care Information Centre (HSIC). Please read the following first:
- Health & Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) leaflet – Information about you and how the care you receive is shared within the NHS. Please read this leaflet for more information.
- Health & Social Care Information Centre FAQs for patients – Frequently asked questions for patients regarding The Health & Social Care Information Centre (HSIC) and the sharing of your medical information within the NHS.
Patient Access Leaflet
Information leaflet regarding viewing your electronic medical records through Patient Access.
Planning for your Future Care – A Guide
This booklet provides a simple explanation about advance care planning and the different options open to you. Please also see the document below:
- Preferred Priorities for Care document (PPC) – This document gives you the opportunity to think about, talk about and write down your preferences and priorities for end of life care. You do not need to do this unless you want to.
Our Practice leaflet which is given to all new patients registering with us. It contains important and useful information.
Information for patients regarding the procedure for making a private appointment to see a specialist.
Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) – SC2 Form
SC2 Form for periods of less than 7 days sickness.
Summary Care Record
Information letter regarding the summary care record.
- Summary Care Record Opt-Out Form – Opt-out form.
Teaching Role of the Practice
This practice has a long standing tradition of teaching both medical students and young doctors. This role is currently increasing and we thought it might be interesting for you to know exactly what our involvement in teaching means.
The NHS Constitution for England
This Constitution establishes the principles and values of the NHS in England. It sets out rights to which patients, public and staff are entitled, and pledges which the NHS is committed to achieve, together with responsibilities, which the public, patients and staff owe to one another to ensure that the NHS operates fairly and effectively.
What is the Cheshire Health Record
Information on the Cheshire Health Record
Winter Wrapped Up Age UK
A guide to keeping well and staying warm in winter.
Worried About Your Memory Leaflet
Leaflet from the Alzheimer’s Society, designed to help you understand more about memory loss, so if you are worried – either about your own or someone else’s memory – you can seek advice and, if necessary, get treatment.