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Huge thank you to Pulse Charity
St George's would like to say a huge thank you to Pulse charity for purchasing the practice a new lung function assessment spirometer. Our thanks also to anyone and everyone in the Littleport community who support Pulse's superb fundraising work in any way.
The spirometer will get lots of use, not least in the new respiratory clinic we are trialling. This clinic will allow people who have lung conditions such as asthma and COPD better access to our respiratory nurse leads and, if successful, will help our work ensuring everyone has an annual review.
Check out their website HERE
Accreditation awarded - GP training practice.
We are absolutely delighted to announce that, following full inspection and staff interviews, St George's has been awarded accreditation to be a GP training practice. This means the team and the service are considered good enough to train new GPs.
Dr Zoe Hutchinson qualified last year as the lead GP trainer, and Dr Baker and Bolina will be associate trainers.
The trainees are qualified doctors, who have decided to do further training to specialise as GPs. We hope to have our first trainee doctor start with us in 2018.
New baby in the house? Remember to book their six-week baby check.
Travelling abroad on holiday this summer?...
see our Travel Immunisation page HERE for useful information about vaccinations.
Have you had you annual asthma review?
It is very important that people who have asthma get their asthma symptoms reviewed at least once a year. If you haven't had a review in the last twelve months, please contact the surgery on 01353 864100 and we will happily make you an appointment.
Remember, you can also complete the asthma review questionnaire (see further information section to the right of this page).
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if you have changed your home or mobile number.
It is very important in case a doctor needs to get in contact
with you or someone in your family.
Let us know on 01353 864100 or CAPCCG.firstname.lastname@example.org
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Cheffins Oncology Suite
Stephen Barclay MP officially opening the Cheffins Oncology Suite on Friday 2nd May 2014.
It was a very proud day for everyone involved in bringing oncology services to St George’s. The practice has formed a partnership with Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge to provide oncology services closer to home. This will mean that patients (providing they are suitable) from Littleport and the surrounding areas will no longer have to travel to Cambridge for chemotherapy.
One of the rooms on the first floor at the practice has been especially adapted to offer a quiet and comfortable area for patients to receive their regular treatments. The nurses from Addenbrooke’s Hospital will attend the surgery, initially, once a week when they hope to be able to treat up to 15 patients a day.
Our thanks goes to our sponsors (Cheffins ~ for paying for the refurbishment of the room and the running costs for the first year), volunteers and staff who have worked tirelessly to make this venture possible. (2/5/14)