World Health Organisation (WHO) World Immunisation Week 24th April 2017
The Bobby Moore Fund have teamed up with the England Footballers Foundation to launch the ‘Moore to Know’ health campaign. The campaign aims to :
- Increase awareness of bowel cancer
- Highlight signs and symptoms
- Help educate people, specifically men, on ways to prevent the disease
- Encourage the uptake of the NHS screening programme
Easter Chemist Opening Times
Details of the local chemist opening hours during the Easter Holidays can be found at http://www.england.nhs.uk/south/info-professional/pharm-info/ss-pharm
Save a life – give blood
Monday 10th April 2017 - 13:00 to 16:00 and 17:00 to 20:00 at the Main Hall, Rye College, The Grove, Rye. For more information visit http://www.blood.co.uk or call 0300 123 23 23
No Smoking Day
Wednesday 8th March is No Smoking Day. Do you want help and advice on stopping smoking? Quitting can be difficult, so why not make it easier? Call free on 0800 622 6968 or text 'smoke free' to 66777 or call the surgery for more information.
Singing for Better Breathing
Regular singing in a relaxed friendly group can help with managing conditions such as Asthma, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and other lung problems. Starting on 6th March (for twelve weeks) "Singing for Better Breathing" will be running free sessions in Camber, Winchelsea Beach and Rye Harbour. If you are interested in attending, or for more information, contact Di White on 01303 220870 or email@example.com. Sessions will be led by Sadie Hurley, who has run many singing groups for people affected by breathing problems in Kent and South London. No singing experience is needed. Partners and family members are welcome to come too.
Domestic or sexual abuse and violence. The Portal.
Domestic or sexual abuse and violence can affect anyone. Domestic violence and abuse is defined as any incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive or threatening behaviour. This can be psychological, physical, sexual, financial or emotional. If you have been affected by domestic or sexual abuse or violence contact The Portal for help, advice and support. Call 0300 323 9985 or go to http://theportal.org.uk
New Website for Contraception and Sexual Health advice
A new website for Contraception and Sexual Health has been launched in East Sussex. For information on contraception, emergency contraception, condoms, chlamydia, sexual health and cervical screening visit http://www.eastsussexsexualhealth.co.uk
Save a Life. Give blood.
There is a blood donation session at Rye College, The Grove, TN31 7ND on Thursday 22nd December 2016. Appointments are available between 13:30-16:00 and 17:00-20:00. To make an appointment please call 0300 123 23 23 or go on-line at http://www.blood.co.uk
Patient Participation Group AGM
The AGM will be held at the Ferry Road Health Centre on Friday 2nd December at 10:00 a.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Advanced Nurse Practitioner
The surgery now has an Advanced Nurse Practitioner holding clinics very Tuesday and Friday afternoon.
Sara Terry is a qualified nurse with extra training skills. She can assess patients' problems and health needs, prescribe, plan care and refer patients to consultants. If you have a minor ailment or infection, book in with Sara whenever possible.