This website uses cookies to function correctly.
You may delete cookies at any time but doing so may result in some parts of the site not working correctly.
 

Noticeboard


Repeat Prescriptions

Don't forget to leave enough time to order your repeat prescriptions before your holidays and MOST IMPORTANTLY, take your medications on holiday with you!

______________________

 YOUR APPOINTMENT -

KEEP IT, CANCEL IT, BUT PLEASE DON'T WASTE IT!!!

______________________

Out of Hours

If you need a doctor out of normal working hours, ring 01527 575 800 and our answering machine will tell you how to contact the out-of-hours emergency service. 

_______________________

Cancelling your Appointment

To find out how to cancel your appointment

Click Here

_______________________

Having problems logging in to Patient Access?

Forgotten your password?

If so, please contact the surgery for assistance.

_______________________

Lost Property

If you believe you have left something behind, please ask at reception.

 

 

 

Long Term Conditions

Asthma

Asthma

asthmaAsthma is a common condition that causes coughing, wheezing, tightness of the chest and breathlessness. Most people with asthma who take the appropriate treatment can live normal lives, but left untreated, asthma can cause permanent damage to the airways

Symptoms of asthma

The usual symptoms of asthma are

  • coughing
  • wheezing
  • shortness of breath
  • tightness in the chest.

Not everyone will get all of these symptoms. Some people experience them from time to time; a few people may experience these symptoms all the time.

Treatment of asthma

There isn't a cure for asthma. However, treatments are available to help manage your symptoms. Your treatment plan will be individual to you, combining medicines and asthma management in a way that works best for you

Living with asthma

Medicines are only part of your treatment for asthma. You will also need to deal with the things that make it worse. Keep a diary to record anything that triggers your asthma - this can help you to discover a pattern. Using a peak flow meter to monitor your lung function can also help. If you have repeatedly low readings in a certain situation (for example, at the end of a working day, after exercise or after contact with an animal) this may indicate the trigger.


Useful Links

Asthma UK Asthma UK
This website has been revamped to meet the needs of the thousands of people with asthma who visit the site each day, either to find important information about asthma and how to control it

Asthma
An excellent resource with useful video, audio, images and references relating to asthma.

NHS Choices - Asthma
Further information about symptoms, treatment, causes and prevention of Asthma.


These links all come from trusted resources but if you are unsure about these or any other medical matters please contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.


Cancer

Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)

COPD

Diabetes

Mental Health

Osteoarthritis

Pain

Stroke

 
Call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergencyNHS ChoicesThis site is brought to you by My Surgery Website