The Avenues Medical Centre - News

  • 8 Aug 2022
  • 6 Jul 2022

    Dr Thompson's retirment

    We would like to inform all our patients that Dr B Thompson has now retired from the Practice. We would like to wish him all the best in his retirement and thank him for all his hard work and caring dedication to his patients over the 17 years that he has been a GP partner here at The Avenues Medical Centre. He will be greatly missed by the GP's and staff at the practice. We have managed to successfully recruit a new GP to join the Practice in September. Further details will be posted nearer the time.

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  • 28 Jun 2022

    Extended Access for Patients

    Marmot Primary Care Network (PCN) currently delivers an “extended access” service which provides evening and weekend appointments for patients who are registered with practices that belong to Marmot PCN and also patients who are registered with practices that belong to Symphonie PCN. The service currently delivers appointments after 6.30pm Monday to Friday and between 8am to 2pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Appointments are available at Bransholme Health Centre (7 days a week) and Elliott Chappell Health Centre (Wednesday and Saturdays) and are currently booked via your own GP practice. To ensure that we are meeting the needs of our patients and providing access to appointments that are convenient and accessible, we would like to gather your views in relation to our current service and how we might deliver the service in the future. *Primary Care Networks are groups of GP practices working together to deliver services to patients. Completing the Questionnaire - Taking part in this questionnaire is voluntary and anonymous. For each question please tick the box that is closest to your views or closest to your experience. You can complete the questionnaire by clicking on the link: Or, you can pop along to the surgery to pick up a paper version to complete. Many thanks

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  • 7 Jun 2022

    MonkeyPox - latest information

    The UK Health Security Agency has confirmed that cases of monkeypox have increased recently but the risk to the UK population remains low. Anyone can get monkeypox. Currently most cases have been in men who are gay, bisexual or have sex with men, so it's particularly important to be aware of the symptoms if you're in these groups. Contact a sexual health clinic if you have a rash with blisters and either: · you've been in close contact, including sexual contact, with someone who has or might have monkeypox (even if they've not been tested yet) in the past 3 weeks · you've been to west or central Africa in the past 3 weeks If you have an unexplained rash, please contact NHS111 or phone the practice to make an appointment. Further public information is available on

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  • 25 May 2022
  • 3 Nov 2021

    For Veterans of the UK Armed Forces

    Our commitment to you as a veteran of the UK Armed Forces

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  • 21 Sep 2021

    Why are GP Practices still working differently?

    GP practices worked hard to provide a service throughout lockdown and continue to do so

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  • 8 Jun 2021

    Choose whether data from your health records is shared for research and planning

    There have been posts on social media with false information about opting out of sharing your data with the NHS.

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  • 17 May 2021
  • 11 Jan 2021

    COVID-19 Vaccination information for patients

    We are delighted to be offering the COVID-19 vaccine to our patients

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