No doubt you will be aware that the UK entered a new phase of lockdown on Tuesday 5th January 2021. This is to stop the rapid spread of the new … [continue] Find out what you can and can’t do in the lockdown announced on Monday
We hope all of our patients are coping ok given last night’s announcement. We’re all working hard to ensure you have access to all the medical services you need now … [continue] Patients due to receive second Covid vaccine dose this week to receive vaccine as scheduled
We are now in Covid-19 Tier 3 (Very High Alert). For details of how this affects what we can and can’t do please click here to go the government website.
It’s wonderful news that the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine has now been approved. Over the coming weeks and months, this will be being offered to patients as per the government’s vaccination schedule … [continue] Patients to be contacted once the vaccination is available to them
Social care workers can now get the free, MHRA approved vaccine. Don’t forget, you need two doses to be protected against Covid-19, so you can keep caring for others. Find … [continue] Social care workers now being offered the Covid vaccine
Healthcare workers will get the free, MHRA approved vaccine. Don’t forget, you need two doses to be protected against Covid-19, so you can keep caring for others. Find out about … [continue] Healthcare workers being offered the Covid vaccine
The free NHS app is available to download to your smartphone now and allows you to instantly access tools that make keeping yourself and your family healthy more convenient than … [continue] Get the NHS at your fingertips
Care home workers can now get the free, MHRA approved vaccine. Don’t forget, you need two doses to be protected against Covid-19, so you can keep caring for others. Find … [continue] Covid vaccine now being offered to care home workers
We are currently experiencing a high number of occurrences of patients not answering the phone for their booked telephone appointments. We would like to inform patients that although we are … [continue] Stand by for… your telephone appointment
You may have heard through national media reports that GPs will start COVID-19 vaccination of priority groups (over 80s) from Dec 14. Please note NHS staff will contact patients who … [continue] Patients eligible for the Covid vaccine to be contacted
With Christmas around the corner we wanted to take this opportunity to wish each and every one of our wonderful patients a very merry Christmas and a happy new year. … [continue] Cranbrook Medical Practice Christmas opening hours
We’re in Tier 2: High alert This means you must: Not mix with other households indoors Only meet people outdoors in groups of up to six Work from home if … [continue] Cranbrook is in Coronavirus Tier 2: High Alert
We are now offering this year’s seasonal flu vaccine to all patients over 50 years of age. If you are in this category we invite you to attend an open … [continue] Flu vaccine clinic for the over 50s
The pandemic is affecting us all. If you are struggling to cope with anxiety and depression, NHS talking therapies can help. They’re effective, and confidential. Your GP can refer you … [continue] Speak up about mental health
On Thursday 5th November England is entering into a second lockdown phase, in order to deal with the increasing numbers of Covid cases. You can read the latest guidelines here. … [continue] We’re here for you despite Covid
Famous faces, including TV chefs Gordon Ramsay, Nadiya Hussein, and actress Emma Thompson are backing a major new campaign urging anyone concerned about cancer to get checked and to keep … [continue] Celebs and lockdown heroes urge public to get cancer symptoms checked and attend routine appointments
FLU JABS!! Please book in for your Flu Vaccination of you are eligible. We still have spaces left on Saturday 24th October!! Age 65 years and over – In clinical … [continue] Flu clinics
This month we’re asking all patients who currently smoke to consider taking part in this year’s Stoptober campaign. Stoptober is an annual Public Health England that helps smokers quit. Stoptober … [continue] Take part in Stoptober with Cranbrook Medical Centre
Please let us know which Pharmacy you would like your prescriptions sent to. Prescriptions will be sent to your nominated pharmacy electronically. Thank you.
Any further problems please use eConsult or email – thank you
The phone lines are down at present, it is a national problem and we do not know when they will be up and running again. If you need an appointment … [continue] PHONE LINES ARE DOWN – NATIONAL PROBLEM
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The government is now advising the public to wear a face covering in some circumstances, such as closed spaces when social distancing is not possible!
In line with national requirements we are encouraging patients to switch to repeat electronic dispensing, especially the shielding patients. Also, in future, if possible, only a repeat prescription for one … [continue] Repeat Dispensing of Medicines
There has been lots of confusion on shielding and the extremely vulnerable patient group. Some patients have received letters from the government and others have not. If you think you … [continue] Guidance on shielding
On Good Morning Britain (26/03/2020) incorrect information was shared suggesting that the immunisation programme was suspended. This is not correct, it is very important to maintain good coverage of immunisations, particularly … [continue] Incorrect information given on Good Morning Britain – 26/03/20 regarding the stopping of childhood immunisations