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Cornwall Sexual Health Services

From Monday 2 December 2019, Brook will be delivering all age sexual health services in Cornwall.

Residents will be able to access the same full range of sexual health and contraception services including sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment, HIV testing, chlamydia screening, community contraceptive services, Long Acting Reversible Contraception, emergency contraception, pregnancy testing and psychosexual services. Brook will be offering more clinics across the county with longer opening hours including Saturday.

In partnership with SH:24, Brook will also be offering new online digital services so that residents over 18 can order home testing kits online.

Sexual Health Cornwall will operate from clinics in Truro, St Austell, Bodmin, Bude, Launceston, Redruth, Liskeard, Falmouth, Penzance and Newquay. Full details and opening times will be available from Monday 2 December.

You can book an appointment from Monday 2 Dec by calling 03003030714.

Until Sexual Health Cornwall launches, please continue to use existing sexual health services in Cornwall.


Learning Disability Accessible Healthy Weight Course

To start off the new year we have two accessible healthy weight course planned for Camborne and Truro. These will start in March with taster sessions in January. Other courses will run in other places in Cornwall later in the year:

Camborne

The Camborne accessible healthy weight course is now starting in March. In January there will be two taster sessions to find out more about the course. 

This is for people with a learning disability and / or Autism. It is a 12 week course to learn about healthy eating and to promote being physically active. The course is easy to understand and fun with lots of support. We encourage participants, where possible, to come to all 12 sessions. Carers/support workers are welcome too.

More details about the venue and times will be sent out on What's on LD nearer the time. To book a place please call Healthy Cornwall 01209 615 600 or email 
healthy.cornwall@cornwall.gov.uk 

Truro

The Truro accessible healthy weight course will also start in March. In January there will be two taster sessions to find out more about the course. 

More details about the venue and times will be sent out on What's on LD nearer the time. To book a place please call Healthy Cornwall 01209 615 600 or email 
healthy.cornwall@cornwall.gov.uk 


Nature's Way - Diabetic & Cardiac Walking Group

The Practice are happy to be supporting this local social prescribing programme.

A range of walking groups at the Eden Project and around Cornwall (in Truro, Falmouth and Perranporth) for individuals diagnosed with diabetes, prediabetes and cardiac conditions.

Details of this programme will be sent to patients who are on our diabetic register via text message. We would be grateful if you could share this information with anyone who you feel may benefit.  Click on the photo below for further information.

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NHS app 

NHS App is a new, simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet.   
All EMIS and TPP practices are connected (Microtest practices will join soon). The NHS app will not replace existing GP system online services and you can download from app stores, search for NHS Digital, NHS App
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Flu vaccinations are still available - please contact the surgery to book an appointment.

Now available!

NHS Kernow Clinical Commissioning Group -  Video Library, Free resources for everyone

Click >>DIABETES VIDEO<< to access the free resources for help with diabetes.


Wellbeing Project - Community Connect Feock

The Council has committed funding in its 2018/19 and 2019/20 budget to help fund a Project Co-ordinator and
Community Navigator to work on a social prescribing project in conjunction with Kernow Clinical Commissioning Group, local surgeries and organisations.

Community Navigator, Sharon Nettleton started in the role on Monday 26th November 2018.

You can contact Sharon by email Sharon.nettleton1@nhs.net or phone 07747 750962.

https://www.feockpc.com/wellbeing


Prescription charges will increase from 1st April 2019.  A single prescription item will cost £9.00.


EXPERT PATIENT PROGRAMME

The Expert Patient Programme is a Free Course now available for anyone living with a long-term health condition in Cornwall.  This course is an opportunity for patients to understand pain and fatigue and to learn how to manage these symptoms.  Please click below for further information.  The Expert Patient Programme website contains a copy of the booking form should you wish to take part in this programme.  If you have any queries please contact Elaine Curno, 01579 373 500 or 07824 598 626.

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SHINGLES VACCINATIONS

Are you eligible for a shingles vaccination? On the 1st September will you be aged 70, 71, 72, 78 or 79?? If so, please contact the surgery to book your appointment.  If you are aged 73 to 77 you will be invited during the next season for the catch up programme.


TEXT MESSAGING

The Practice is offering a free text messaging service.  If you wish to receive appointment reminders, please make sure we have your mobile number.


FRIENDS & FAMILY TEST

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HEALTH PROMOTION UPDATES

We update your health promotion information annually.  You can let us know this information by clicking on the photo below and completing the attached form.  Should you wish to check your blood pressure, please either make an appointment with one of the Phlebotomists or alternatively you can use the blood pressure machine which can be found in the main waiting room by reception.

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PATIENT PARTICIPATION GROUP

We are very lucky here at Lander to have a group of patients who have come together to form this representative group.  Their aim is to develop a really positive and constructive relationship between patients, our Practice and the community it serves.  Click on the tab on the right to see who they are and what they are doing.  Applications to join the Group are most welcome.

Updated: November 2019

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