Elbury Moor Medical CentreFairfield CloseWorcester, WR4 9TXTel: 01905 723441
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as a second appointment will be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations. These vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.Before your travel appointment you must fill in a form and return it to the surgery a week before your appointment. This will enable the Nurse to check your vaccination status and arrange to have any vaccinations you need ready for your appointment. You can download the form from this website and print it out. Please fill in the relevant information and return it to Reception.
Most test results, (including blood and urine), take between 5 to 7 working days to come back to the Practice from the hospital laboratory.
Some x-ray results take between 2 to 3 weeks to be processed.
Please telephone 01905 723441 (using option 3) between 12.00 noon and 2.00pm - to check if your results are back. If no-one answers during this time, please try again a few moments later as it means the administrator is helping another caller with their results.
The administrator will only give you your result after the Doctor has seen it. Sometimes the Doctor will suggest that you make an appointment to be given the result or that they need to speak to you directly. The administrator will advise you if this is necessary.
Results can also be given out by receptionists at the front desk during normal working hours.
PLEASE NOTE : for reasons of confidentiality, results can only be given to the patient themselves or their legal carer.
A new service to make it easier for you (patients) to access advice and treatment as quickly as possible for minor and acute problems
Nurse Practitioners (NP) are experienced nurses who, through further education and specialist training, have developed their skills and knowledge in order to offer extended services to patients. While not being a replacement for Doctors, they can provide nursing services that incorporate some aspects of care previously provided by Doctors.
Take a history of your health problem and perform a physical examination. Diagnose and treat minor illnesses and common health problems. Prescribe a wide range of medications. Manage long term illnesses such as asthma and coronary heart disease, offering support and education about the condition. Offer telephone advice about minor illnesses, health problems and medication. Treat minor injuries.
This service will be available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in the morning and in the afternoon.
Patients requesting same-day appointments will be offered an appointment with the N/P if the problem is one the N/P can deal with.
Minor illness -
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