STREPTOCOCCAL A INFECTION - URGENT INFORMATION
Please click on the link below for information with regards to Streptococcal A Infection
Streptococcal-A Information for Parents
From the 1st April 2023 we are increasing our pre-bookable appointments to consult with a GP.
The Orchard Medical Practice
We are a General Medical Practice with six part-time Partners, and two part-time Salaried GP’s (five female and three male) serving the population of Broughton Astley and the surrounding villages. We also have three Advanced Nurse Practitioners. We have two purpose built surgeries for the benefit of patients. The Broughton Astley Surgery was built in 1985 and substantially extended in 1994. The Ullesthorpe Surgery was built in 1991. Both Surgeries provide disabled access
Get Well, Keep Well
Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of Healthcare Professionals and Administrative Staff offer a number of Clinics and Services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your needs.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION - National Data Opt Out
Flu/Covid Vaccination Clinics 2023
The Orchard Medical Practice will be running our annual Flu/Covid Vaccinations with effect from the end of September 2023 . Patients will be sent a text message asking them to click on a link to enable appointments to be booked directly. If you cannot access the link please contact the Surgery to book your appointment.
If we are unable to send you a text due an incorrect contact details we will get in touch via alternative means to book your appointments.
COVID-19 Changes to Guidelines - 2023
We appreciate that many of our Patients will be anxious about the changes in guidelines with effect from 19th July 2021. As a Practice we are committed to continue to safeguard our Staff and Patients at all times. It is a patient's choice if they wish to wear a face mask. If you wish the Clinical member of staff that you are consulting with to wear a face mask please advise Reception.
As always 'Thanks you' in advance for all your support during these difficult times.
Key Message for Patients
- if you have symptoms of coronavirus infection (COVID-19), however mild, stay at home and do not leave your house for 7 days from when your symptoms started.
- this action will help protect others in the community whilst you are infectious
- plan ahead and ask others for help to ensure that you can successfully stay at home
- ask your employer, friends and family to help you to get the things that you need to stay at home
- stay at least 2 metres (about 3 steps) away from other people in your home whenever possible
- sleep alone, if that is possible
- wash your hands regularly for 20 seconds, each time using soap and water
- stay away from vulnerable individuals such as the elderly and those with underlying health conditions as much as possible
- you do not need to call NHS111 to go into self-isolation. If you symptoms worsen during home isolation or are no better after 7 days contact NHS 111 on-line. If you have no internet access, you should call NHS 111. For a medical emergency dial 999.
COLLECTION OF PRESCRIPTIONS
Patients are requested not to enter the Surgery to collect their prescriptions. All prescriptions must be collected from the reception window which is situated at the rear of the building via the Practice car park. There is a sign on the window stating where to collect.
Please click on the link below to review the Practice Supplementary Privacy Notice issued in response to COVID-19
Supplementary LLR Privacy Notice
CORONAVIRUS INFECTION (CLICK ON LINK FOR IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
Mental Health Wellbeing - Click on the link below for information received from Public Health in relation to Mental Health Wellbeing
Public Health Mental Health Wellbeing Guide
CQC Inspection Report
(Site updated 10/11/2023)