Norwich flu clinics get off to a flying start

Old Catton Medical Practice got the flu vaccination season off to a flying start on Friday by vaccinating over 500 people.

Christina Easter, Assistant Practice Manager said “It’s been a really positive afternoon, not only have we given over 500 flu vaccines, we have also given pneumonia vaccines, done blood pressure readings, booked patients for their chronic disease checks, booked overdue smear tests and given patients information on how to access their overdue breast and bowel screening.” 

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Norwich GP reception staff nominated for national award

Reception staff (pictured) at Norwich’s St Stephens Gate medical practice have been nominated for a national award.
The team are in line for a nationwide award at the prestigious General Practice Awards as reception team of the year. 

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Norwich GP nominated for national award

The General Practice Awards are held every year and recognise the achievements of GPs and their teams who have gone above and beyond.

This year, in one of the most challenging years imaginable for GPs, Dr Jeanine Smirl from St Stephen’s Gate Medical Practice in Norwich has been nominated for the prestigious ‘GP of the Year’ award. Read more

Norwich pharmacy team shortlisted at the General Practice Awards

In June, amongst the bustling Covid-19 vaccine clinics Tracey Bullard the head of transformation at OneNorwich Practices was so in awe of the work she'd seen the pharmacy team doing she decided to nominate them for an award at the General Practice Awards which have been running since 2008.

Following Tracey’s nomination, the team has been shortlisted for the ‘Extended Practice Team Member of the Year Award’. Read more

We're at 100% every day

We run at one hundred percent every day”: Norwich practice manager explains new ways of working and impact of COVID-19

Medical practices are offering more appointments than ever before and the way patients contact their surgery is also changing. Although the pandemic has meant some changes, there are reasons why things will never be the same. 

Practice Manager James Foster from St Stephens Gate Medical Practice and Director of OneNorwich, explains what this means for patients. Read more

PRINCIPAL is a clinical study from the University of Oxford to find COVID-19 treatments to aid recovery at home and reduce the need for positive COVID-19 patients to attend hospital. OneNorwich is encouraging patients to put themselves forward.   

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Secretary of State praises health care staff for their efforts to roll out COVID-19 vaccinations

Primary care staff in Norwich have received a video call from Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock praising them for their hard work in rolling out COVID-19 vaccinations. 

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OneNorwich invests £450,000 to improve health services

We have put together six projects, using funds from our partners which will further improve services for our patients. 

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Training for GP Practices aims to further improve care

A new clinical training programme for staff in most of Norwich's GP practices has launched and will help to improve our services to patients. 

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Norwich Practices offer 3400 more appointments this winter

GP practices were open between Christmas and New Year 2017, with more on-the-day appointments made available. There was also extra capacity in the 111 and out of hours services and at the walk-in centre in Norwich.

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