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