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EXTRA BABY CLINIC

Due to baby clinic being cancelled Christmas Day and New Years Day we are holding an extra baby clinic on New Years Eve 10.30am - 12pm. There will be a doctor, nurse and health visitor present.


This year we have joined forces with Metro Radio to support Mission Christmas which is a fantastic charity supporting children who are living in poverty all over the North East. The Grove Medical Group is an official drop off point for this years campaign, collecting toys and gifts for children aged 0-18. These gifts must be unopened and not in wrapping paper. Donations are being accepted until 13th December.


FLU SEASON!

If you have missed our clinics and need an appointment, please call the surgery to book an appointment with one of our nurses.


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The Surgery will be closed from 12pm on the following afternoons for staff training

Tuesday 10th March 2020 


Cancellation of Baby Clinics

There will be no baby clinic on Wednesday 20th November 2019 and Wednesday 20th March 2020 due to staff training.


For medical assistance when the surgery is closed please dial 111 or visit your local pharmacy. For Urgent medical attention dial 999


 

Carers

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Are You a Carer?

If you are we may be able to help you

This is our Carer Champion Stacey who works in Reception, she is here to help all Carers with any problems or concerns they may have but most of all help with their general wellbeing.

Stacey

Complete this online form by clicking on the underlined title  Carer form  or collect and complete a ‘Do you care for someone?’ leaflet from reception and we will register you as a Carer. You will then be provided with a Carers Information pack that contains information to help you support your own health and wellbeing. Your information will remain confidential within your GP records.

Are you a Young Carer?

Do you look after someone? Do you have no time for friends and study? Are you feeling under pressure and worried? We can support you in your caring role. Come and tell us you are a carer, we will make a note on your medical record as this may entitle you to more services and benefits.

If you live in Newcastle you can also contact Newcastle Young Carers on 0191 2714615 or Email NYC@barnardos.org.uk

Information for Carers

There is a wealth of information on NHS Choices about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.

  • Caring for a parent

    Watch this video on: caring for a parent at home

  • Telling people

    Caring responsibilities can make it difficult to maintain friendships or develop new ones. Telling your friends you're a carer is important so they understand and can support you.

  • Taking a break

    Caring for someone can be a full-time job, but it's essential that you take time out for yourself too. Read our guide to accessing breaks and respite.

  • Housing and carers

    Do you know your tenancy rights as a carer? Are you aware of all your care at home options? Do you need tips on moving someone around the home?

Contact Carers Direct

Telephone
0808 802 0202
Helpline Information
http://www.nhs.uk/carersdirect/carerslives/updates/pages/carersdirecthelpline.aspx
Email
CarersDirect@nhschoices.nhs.uk
Office Hours
Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.

Carers support groups

Finance and Law

Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.



 
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