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Dr Bell is sadly retiring from the Practice at the end of July 2019. He will be sadly missed by us all. We are collating a book of messages for him. You are welcome to come to the surgery to collect a plain piece of card that you can write your own personal message, alternatively you could send an email to edlesborough.admin@nhs.net and we will make sure that your message is included in the book.

WE WOULD LIKE TO LET YOU KNOW THAT OUR CAR PARK AT THE EDLESBOROUGH SITE IS BEING EXTENDED. WORK STARTS ON TUESDAY 18TH JUNE - THERE INEVITABLY WILL BE SOME DISRUPTION IN THE SHORT TERM. PLEASE LEAVE EXTRA TIME TO PARK AND IF YOU ABLE WALK TO THE SURGERY INSTEAD OF BRINGING THE CAR. THANK YOU

Please see links below that may help you decide if you need to book an appointment

When should I worry about my child's symptoms?

NHS Choices Health A to Z Conditions and Treatments

Hay-Fever advice leaflet

Training Practice

The practice is approved for training of general practitioners. Fully qualified doctors spend up to a year with us to complete their training. By the time they come to us they have already spent several years in hospital medicine.

In our practice, we accomodate the following levels of Doctors in Training:

  • ST3: Fully qualified doctor in their final year of GP training.
  • F2: Fully qualified doctor with at least one year experience of working in hospital.
  • ST1: Fully qualified doctor in their first year of GP training.

Occasionally you may be asked if you are willing to have your consultation videotaped. This is used to help doctors to assess and improve their consultation skills and their ability to talk to patients. No intimate examinations will be recorded and the camera will be turned off immediately if you are unhappy at any stage.

If you agree to the recording of your consultation you will be asked to sign a consent form before and after you have seen the doctor. The videotape is subject to the same degree of confidentiality as patient records. The tape will be used for teaching consultation techniques and for examining training doctors in communications skills. If the tape is to be viewed by other doctors outside the practice the viewers will be asked to give a written undertaking to maintain confidentiality.

 

Nurses

Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.
Gill Hammond

Gill has been with the surgery since 1988 and a nurse practitioner since 2000. She had previously been a Sister in A&E and trained as a district nurse. She is our diabetes specialist nurse. Gill holds daily acute illness clinics.

Amanda Mead

Amanda qualified in 1992 at Hertfordshire College of Healthcare Studies, based at theAmanda

Lister Hospital Stevenage. Her background is in both Surgical Nursing and specialisingin Plastics and Wound Care.

She joined our practice in 2017 and will be working Tuesday to Friday at both Edlesborough and Pitstone

Healthcare Assistants

Sheena Tomlins

Chronic Disease Monitoring Co-ordinator

Phlebotomists

A daily clinic is held for patient’s requiring blood tests. Please book through reception. Enquire if you are unsure whether or not your doctor wants you to fast.
Sue Pratt
Sian Mather
 
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