Newsletter – June 2016

willingham_surgeryfrom Sharon Unwin – Practice Manager
Travel Vaccinations
If you are travelling abroad this summer please remember to check if you need any travel vaccinations.  You can book an appointment with one of our nurses who will be happy to check for you.


Out of hours cover
Please remember to phone Urgent Care Cambridge on 111 if you require medical attention when the surgery is closed. Please remember that Accident & Emergency is intended for life threatening conditions or if you are likely to need an X-ray.

Repeat Prescriptions
Help the NHS to reduce waste by only ticking the repeat items that you actually need.

Are You Having Too Much Sugar?
Take a look at “Sugar Smart” on the NHS Choices website where you can download the sugar smart app for free.

Carers Support Meetings
Our next meeting is being held on Wednesday 8th June.  As it is carer’s week the theme is “pampering”.  Sue from the Cambridge Care Trust will be offering free taster sessions in Indian head massage and neck and shoulder massage and Karen from the Surgery has volunteered to paint finger nails.  Please feel free to pop along and get some free support and advice along with a large dose of “pampering” this month.

Cambridgeshire Hearing Clinics
The next hearing Aid Clinics will be held at Willingham Surgery on Wed 15th June, Wed 20th July and Wed 17th August. No appointment necessary, just pop in for your free NHS hearing aid batteries and for help and advice regarding hearing loss.

The Foot Care Clinic at Willingham Surgery run by Mrs Casey Javed is now every Monday and some Wednesday mornings.  For appointments and queries please call 01480 301337 or 07807 505534 or visit www.stiveschiropody.co.uk.

Olivia Auty-Mercer Qualified Physiotherapist
Olivia is at Willingham Surgery on Wednesday evenings between 5-7pm.  Olivia offers a hands on approach, with a combination of deep connective tissue massage, orthopaedic massage and joint manipulation treating a wide variety of complaints.  Olivia specialises in sports injuries, nerve pain and stroke rehabilitation.  If you would like to book an appointment please tel 07913 887672 or 01954 781651.

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