X-ray & scan requests
If your GP refers you for an X-ray you do not need an appointment to attend for this however if it is a scan that you have been referred for then an appointment is necessary and will be sent out to you in the post.
More information and a list of places you can attend for your x-ray can be found by clicking here.
Please click the link below to access easy to read information, advice and videos from the stroke Association, explaining everything you need to know after a stroke.
New Data Protection Regulations from May 2018 (GDPR)
Under the new data protection regulations introduced from 25th May 2018, we will continue to contact patients via text messages regarding the delivery of care if they have provided consent to do so.
If Practices are sending messages about recommended treatment for the management of a specific health issue, then this is defined as providing appropiate care for patients, not marketing purposes.
If you would like to opt out of any future contact via test messaging, then please complete the form below and indicate in the marked section.
Communication consent form
If you would like to view our Patient Privacy Notice then please click on the link below.
Patient Privacy Notice
If you would like to view our Privacy Notice for Children then please click the links below:
GP Privacy notice for children.
GP Privacy notice for children.
To View our Data security protection policy or Access to Health records Policy & Disclosure of Personal Data Procedure, please click the links below:
Data Security Protection Policy
Access to Health Records Policy & Disclosure of Personal Data Procedure
CATCH (Common Approach to Children’s Health) is a free health app for parents and carers of children aged 0-5.
The aim of CATCH is to ease the sense of information overlaod, particularly regarding pregnancy and children’s health. With the number of resources available. It can be difficult to know who to trust. CATCH provides local NHS approved information with your best interests at heart, so you won’t need to look elsewhere.
Once you download the app, you can create profiles for your children, using their name, gender and date of birth or due date. CATCH will then provide you with a list of health articles most relevant to your child's age, tailored to suit them as they grow. You can 'favourite' articles too, to keep the ones of interest to you close at hand once you download the app, you can create profiles for your children, using their name, gender and date of birth or due date.
To learn more about this resource please visit : http://www.catchapp.co.uk/
New online support site for people with Type 1 diabetes
A new online resource for people with a new diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes is now live.
It can be hard for those newly diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes to know which websites to trust, so NHS England has made it easier by collecting all the useful NHS-trusted links in one place. The new pages will help people with Type 1 diabetes to gain the knowledge and confidence to manage their condition.
The site provides links to practical help on injecting insulin and checking blood glucose levels – as well as useful advice around living with the condition. Healthcare professionals are being encouraged to refer newly diagnosed patients, their parents and carers to the site as a one stop shop for Type 1 diabetes support. See the new pages at https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/type-1-diabetes/.
St Helens Mind
St Helens mind aims to promote and preserve good mental health and to assist those experiencing mental health distress to regain their full potential. Please click the link below for more information:
The aim of the happy hearts website is to help people to reduce their risk of stroke and heart attack by giving lots of information and tips on keeping their hearts healthy. The website can be found via the link below