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DATE FOR YOUR DIARY - SATURDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER - FLU CLINIC

We are now taking bookings for our flu clinic which is being held on Saturday 23rd September.

We are also holding a shingles/flu clinic for those of you who are eligible for both vaccines on 23rd September.

Please contact reception on 01271 329004 to check whether you are eligible and to make an appointment.

NATIONAL PATIENT SURVEY - RESULTS

Thank you to our patients who completed the national patient survey for Brannam Medical Centre. We have now received the results and would like to share these with you. Please click here to view the results.

MJOG

We use a messaging system called MJOG which allows us to contact our patients by text and voice message. We have been using this to invite our patients in for their seasonal flu vaccinations, chronic disease recalls and also for appointment reminders.

We would like to make our patients aware that if you receive a voice message starting 'This is a message from Brannam Medical Centre' it is a genuine message from us and please listen to the message all the way through and you will be able to respond.

If you do not wish to receive messages in this way, please contact the reception team.

National Diabetes Audit (NDA): Helping to improve diabetes care

Brannam Medical Centre is taking part in an important national project about diabetes care and treatment in the NHS. Please click here for more information.

BLOOD PRESSURE APPOINTMENTS

Please remember to arrive at least 5 minutes before your appointment to give your heart rate a chance to steady. Please wear loose clothing and refrain from Caffeine and Nicotine for at least 30 minutes prior to your Blood Pressure appointment.

Job Vacancies

Barnstaple Alliance Primary Care Network Care Co-ordinator for the Older Persons Integrated Care (OPIC) Team

To act as the single point of administrative and coordination support for the Older Persons Integrated Care (OPIC) Team within the Barnstaple Alliance Primary Care Network. The OPIC Team consists of the Care Home Team and a new Paramedic Visiting Team for housebound older people. The care co-ordinator role will be pivotal in ensuring all patients receive the best possible care and service through coordinating and supporting the delivery of all key activities of the OPIC Team including access to services, advice and information, ensuring a patient centred approach with timely and effective care planning and organisation. The role will involve co-ordination of home visits for housebound and care home patients. The role will also include supporting digital initiatives and coordinating focused work around the delivery of the DES specifications to include Enhanced Health in Care Homes (EHCH) and Structured Medication Reviews (SMRs).

For a full job description please click here.

Closing Date: TBA



 
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