News and important notices

Adult Flu Clinics

Initial text invites will be going out to patients shortly to book in for their annual flu vaccines. These messages will give details of how to book for your flu vaccine, our preferred method is via Patient Access or the NHS APP. Due to current issues with self-isolating & our services being unprecedentedly busy, using… Continue Reading Adult Flu Clinics

Blood tubes shortage

There is currently an international shortage of blood bottles used for taking samples and clinicians working in GP practices, hospitals, community and mental health trusts and ambulance trusts have been asked to suspend non-essential blood tests. Our clinicians and managers in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight are working together to be more efficient. We… Continue Reading Blood tubes shortage

Update: Covid vaccination – 16 years and under

You may have seen the news that the NHS is going to vaccinate children and young people in specific groups, following advice from the JCVI (Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation). Please DO NOT contact the practice to book an appointment for your child – the NHS will invite you. The NHS has worked to… Continue Reading Update: Covid vaccination – 16 years and under

New breast lump and symptom service

From the 4th of August we are fortunate enough to be part of a pilot scheme for the rapid assessment of new breast lump and symptoms service.

Covid pass for travel

We cannot supply Covid travel pass certificates. However, the NHS App Covid Pass will show vaccination status AND and positive PCR tests in the last six months.  If the patient has had a positive PCR and has completed the self isolation period they can get their COVID pass. Please see links below to further guidance… Continue Reading Covid pass for travel

We’re high risk – 19th July

To all our Patients We are aware of the planned move to lifting the remaining Covid restrictions in England from the 19th of July. Medical settings are a higher risk environment and will need to be subject to more control measures than other public facilities. We are acting very cautiously and are maintaining: • Social… Continue Reading We’re high risk – 19th July

Covid vaccination passports – Please do not contact your GP surgery

  If you’ve had both jabs and need to prove your vaccination status: Download the NHS app, or Call 119 to request a letter. Please don’t contact your GP practice about it. More information here https://www.gov.uk/guidance/demonstrating-your-covid-19-status

Choose if data from your health records is shared for research and planning

There have been posts on social media with false information about opting out of sharing your data with the NHS. Here’s what you need to know: -There is no 30 September deadline for opting out of sharing your data. -You can opt out at any time. -NHS Digital will never sell your data. -There are… Continue Reading Choose if data from your health records is shared for research and planning

We are here to help – Updated 17.5.21

We are here to help! As our patients are aware, Alresford Surgery has kept its doors open throughout most of the pandemic, and the GPs have ensured that face to face appointments, where appropriate, have been maintained. As we move forward, and the lockdown measures are eased nationally, we will continue to keep the safety… Continue Reading We are here to help – Updated 17.5.21

COVID-19 Vaccine Update 31.3.21

COVID-19 Vaccine update Nearly 29 million people in the UK have now received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and the latest data report shows that as of 25 March nearly 27 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been given in England. There will be a reduction of supply of COVID-19 vaccinations from… Continue Reading COVID-19 Vaccine Update 31.3.21

The Alresford Pigs – Thank you

We have been extremely fortunate to have been given a very generous donation from The Alresford Pigs. This donation has been gratefully received & has been used to purchase airway suction kit for emergency care and resuscitation, a surgical trolley & digital cool bags with thermometer’s which allows staff to vaccinate the housebound. The addition… Continue Reading The Alresford Pigs – Thank you

Thank you

A big thank you Thank you so much to the mysterious lady who dropped some food to feed our hungry staff in addition to this we’d like to thank ‘T at 3’ for the wonderful hamper of goodies that we all enjoyed tucking into. It has been a big boost to know that our local… Continue Reading Thank you