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The surgery is closed this afternoon for mandatory staff training. If you need medical help/advice this afternoon that cannot wait until tomorrow you can call NHS 111 or use NHS 111 online: https://111.nhs.uk/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=PPC&utm_campaign=NHS_111&utm_term=LP6&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIlfqdsfGM_AIVytLtCh3y3wf0EAAYASABEgLULPD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds

 

The surgery will reopen as usual tomorrow Friday 21/06/24 at 08:30am 

Welcome To Paxton Medical Group

PMG covers three sites, Claughton Medical Centre, Fender Way Health Centre and Townfield Health Centre. All 3 surgeries are purpose built with car parking facilities and disabled access. There are 20 doctors, 5 Advanced Nurse Practitioners, 7 Practice Nurses working across all 3 sites. 

The Practice is fully computerised to improve our efficiency and service to our patients. We constantly review the services available and aim to provide a high standard of patient care to all our patients. Many of our services are designed to encourage our patients to achieve a healthier lifestyle and we invite you to make use of them. 

Practice Call Volumes 

Last month (December) across Claughton Medical Centre, Fender Way Health Centre and Townfield Health Centre our Reception staff answered a total 16781 inbound calls. 

The average wait time over the month was 3 minutes 41 seconds. The longest wait time was 49 minutes.

The busiest day was Monday 18th, a total of 1603 inbound calls came into the practice. 

During the month of September we also received 1212 Patches/eConsultations. 

 

 

Latest Important information for patients

 

Please click here for more information relating to the merge between Townfield Health Centre & Paxton Medical Group 

 

Fever in Children Under 5 

Fever in children under 5 years :: Healthier Together (what0-18.nhs.uk)

 

 MMR 

 

NHS England urges those unprotected against measles to come forward for their vaccinations

Measles cases are continuing to rise across England, with a number of unvaccinated children and adults requiring hospital as infections take hold. 

This month, millions of parents and carers in England are being contacted by the NHS to book their children in for their missed measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine as part of a major new campaign to protect children from becoming seriously unwell.

NHS figures show almost 3 million children under the age of 16 years are either unprotected or not fully protected and at risk of catching these serious and completely preventable diseases.

Measles is not just a childhood disease and can be serious at any age. If caught during pregnancy it can be very serious causing stillbirth, miscarriage and low birth weight and NHS bosses are also urging young adults to catch up on any missed doses before thinking about starting a family.

Two doses of the safe and effective MMR vaccine are needed for maximum life-long protection, with the first dose given around the child’s first birthday, and the second dose given at around three years and four months old.

However, anyone can catch up at any age on any missed doses and it’s never too late to protect yourself.

If you or your child have not had both dose of the MMR vaccine contact the GP surgery to book an appointment as soon as possible and catch up.

 

Please click here for information on the National Obesity Audit Data Provision Notice

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