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Probus Memory Café

 

A member of Cornwall Memory Café Network

 

We meet at Probus Village Hall at 2.30pm until 4.30pm on the following Wednesdays:

2017

November 8th & 22nd

December 6th

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Do you care for someone who has problems with their memory?

 

We do ..and we also care for their carers.

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For more information, contact Jill Prisk 01726 884388 or 07541319989 EmaiI: promem@btinternet.com

 

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Friends & Family Survey

To access the survey online, please look for the "have your say" column on the right side of the page and click "Friend & Family Survey". All of your feedback is greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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Advice on Travel to South Africa

Please see the Practice News section above for advice on travelling with children to South Africa.

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The Promoting Health Information Line (PHIL)

is a health promotion initiative developed by Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Primary Care Trust. This service is designed to provide advice and support to those who wish to make a positive lifestyle change concerning smoking, alcohol intake, healthy weight and physical activity.  Please visit the website at:-

 

http://www.healthpromcornwall.org/events/

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Meningitis C Booster for young adults 

Young adults aged between 17 - 25 are eligible for a free Meningitis C Booster. Please contact the surgery to make an appointment with the Practice Nurse.

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     Being referred?

 

If your GP is referring you to see a Specialist it is important that we have up to date contact details. You can do this by submitting this via the website, or coming into the Surgery to fill out a form.  Please note it is also a requirement to have your height, weight and blood pressure.

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Your Clinical Record

You can now update your clinical record online. Just click the link on the homepage and fill in the form.

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Free Weight Matters Programme

This 8 week programme covers Nutrition, Physical Activity and Behaviour Changes.

Classes are being held in St Austell, Truro & Camborne

Please ring 01209 310062 or/and visit their website www.weightmatters.org.uk.

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LEAPActive is part of the C&IOS Health Promotion Service specialising in physical activity. for more information make an appointment with your GP or visit the website www.leapactive.org

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EEFOWe are EEFO Level 2 approved - the young person friendly services in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For more information go to www.eefo.net 

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Summary Care Record

summary care recordThere is a new Central NHS Computer System called the Summary Care Record (SCR). The Summary Care Record is meant to help emergency doctors and nurses help you when you contact them when the surgery is closed. Initially, it will contain just your medications and allergies.

Later on as the central NHS computer system develops, (known as the ‘Summary Care Record’ – SCR), other staff who work in the NHS will be able to access it along with information from hospitals, out of hours services, and specialists letters that may be added as well.

Your information will be extracted from practices such as ours and held on central NHS databases.   

As with all new systems there are pros and cons to think about. When you speak to an emergency doctor you might overlook something that is important and if they have access to your medical record it might avoid mistakes or problems, although even then, you should be asked to give your consent each time a member of NHS Staff wishes to access your record, unless you are medically unable to do so.

On the other hand, you may have strong views about sharing your personal information and wish to keep your information at the level of this practice. Connecting for Health (CfH), the government agency responsible for the Summary Care Record have agreed with doctors’ leaders that new patients registering with this practice should be able to decide whether or not their information is uploaded to the Central NHS Computer System.

For existing patients it is different in that it is assumed that you want your record uploaded to the Central NHS Computer System unless you actively opt out.

For further information visit the HSCIC Website or visit www.nhs.uk/caredata

If you choose to opt out of the scheme, then you will need to complete a form and bring it along to the surgery.

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