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COVID-19 Booster Vaccines and Influenza

In order to protect our population and to ensure no disruption in vaccine supply, we are co-delivering influenza and COVID-19 vaccinations in a joint effort with our neighbouring colleagues across Shrewsbury and the surrounding areas. The clinics will be run centrally...

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Combined flu and COVID booster appointments

Patients over 50 and in the at risk groups for a combined flu and covid booster appointment will be contacted shortly - in line with recommendations for patients to have the two vaccines together where possible. If you can’t have both vaccines together there needs to...

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Covid booster and Flu Vaccinations

We are just finding out information about the covid booster campaign at the same time as the public are, and do not yet have all the details. We are anticipating deliveries of covid booster vaccines to Shrewsbury in early October and will soon start inviting patients...

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16-17 Year old Covid vaccines

Age 16 or 17?  You can now have your Covid vaccination.  You can do this by attending a walk in clinic, details below: https://stwics.org.uk/our-priorities/covid-19-vaccination-programme/walk-in-clinic-times Please do not try and book through the practice,...

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August Bank Holiday

Pontesbury & Worthen Medical Practice will be closed on Monday 30th August and will re-open on Tuesday 31st August. If you require a Doctor during the Bank Holiday please ring NHS111 (dial 111) For Medical Emergencies please ring 999

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COVID restriction update

Throughout the pandemic we have strived to make the surgery as safe as possible for all our patients and staff. We will continue to do so going forward. From the 19th July nothing will change at the surgery - patients will need to still wear a mask, socially distance...

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Dispensary

As of 5th July the dispensary at the Pontesbury Site will temporarily have altered opening times as follows - Open 8:45 - 12:30 CLOSED 12:30 - 14:30 Open 14:30 - 18:30 Monday - Friday Many thanks for your cooperation

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National data use opt out

Please click on the following link for more information on Summary Care Record and how you can opt out if you don't want your identifiable patient data to be shared for purposes except for your own care. https://www.pontesburyworthenmp.co.uk/summary-care-record/

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Patient access

As a practice we are aware of the communication from NHSE and media regarding the opening up of GP receptions and appointments as of Monday 17th May. As a practice we are reviewing how we can maximise patient access, whilst maintaining safety for patients and staff...

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Appointment System

As we approach coming out of lockdown the appointment system will be changing at the surgery over the forthcoming weeks. There will be more choice with reintroducing both pre bookable face to face and telephone appointments with same day appointments remaining...

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Update on merger

Pontesbury Medical Practice and Worthen Medical Practice formally merged to form the new Pontesbury and Worthen Medical Practice on 1st April 2021. There has been a huge amount of "behind the scenes" work by our management teams and GPs to make this merger a success,...

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Welcome to Pontesbury & Worthen Medical Practice

Our vision is to provide our patients with outstanding Primary Care Services and to ensure our access and service standards exceed all expectations. We will provide services on both sites throughout the week and with our combined strengths will offer a broader range...

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