Trent Meadows Medical Practice
The surgeries cover two defined localities which serve in excess of 11,700 patients. Our current clinical team is made up of 6 GPs, 4 of whom are part time, a very able and qualified Nurse Practitioner, 3 Nurses and 1 Health Care Assistant. In addition to which we have a Practice Manager, a Medical Secretarial team, a friendly and very capable receptionist team and administrative support throughout the practice at every level.
Our aim is to provide all our patients with a friendly, professional service where they and their families can expect a prompt and understanding approach, complete confidence and assistance with their needs. To be able to do this all our staff have been trained to ask specific questions so they can direct you to the appropriate clinician in a manner which best suit your needs.
We operate a full practice service, running specialist clinics for many patient needs e,g. pregnant women, childhood immunisation programmes, smoking cessation, minor injuries etc and under the General Medical Services Contract, we aim to see all our patients suffering from long term conditions at least once a year for a full check up and review.
Flu vaccinations are going to be available at the end of September. If you are eligible to receive the vaccination, please call reception to book your appointment
To find out if you are eligible for a shingles vaccinations, go to the online calculator
We now offer this service to our patients - click on the link on the right hand side of the screen for more information
GP online services allow you to access a range of services via your computer or mobile. Once you have signed up, you will be able to:
- book or cancel appointments online with a GP or nurse
- renew or order repeat prescriptions online
- view parts of your GP health record, including information about medication, allergies, vaccinations, previous illnesses and test results
The service is free. Everyone who is registered with a GP can have access to their practice's online services
If you are not yet registered with a GP practice, please ask for a form at reception. You will need to bring in 2 forms of ID, 1 photographic and 1 with your current address (no more than 3 months old).
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In response to a rapid rise in a particularly deadly type of meningitis a one-off catch-up vaccination programme with MenACWY began in August 2015 for everyone aged 14-18 years of age and first year university students under the age of 25.
The MenACWY vaccine is also given routinely to all school children at around 14 years of age.
Click on the link below to check if you are eligible.
NHS Health Checks
The NHS Health Check is a health check-up for adults in England aged 40-74. It's designed to spot early signs of stroke, kidney disease, heart disease, type 2 diabetes or dementia. As we get older, we have a higher risk of developing one of these conditions. An NHS Health Check helps find ways to lower this risk.
How do I get an NHS Health Check?
If you're in the 40-74 age group without a pre-existing condition, you can expect to receive a phone call or letter from your GP inviting you for a free NHS Health Check every five years.
How can I improve my test results?
Once you've had your NHS Health Check, your healthcare professional will discuss your results with you. You'll be given advice and support to help you lower your risk of a stroke, kidney disease, heart disease, diabetes or dementia, and maintain or improve your health.
To find out more, click on this link to go to the NHS UK website
The purpose of the Staffordshire Connects directory is to provide citizens with information about activities, groups and organisations that can help them to stay independent and well.
This includes information about home care providers, carers groups, leisure services, support groups, equipment and technology providers. There is also much, much more…
Staffordshire Connects acts as a central information resource for health and social care professionals, partner organisations and the voluntary sector. Organisations like Support Staffordshire are working with SCC to ensure the many VCSE organisations that they support are also added on.
As well as being a directory, Staffordshire Connects also provides access to:
- A health and wellbeing planner. The planner provides self-help information, advice and guidance on leading a healthier lifestyle. The short link for the health and wellbeing tool is www.staffordshireconnects.info/plan
- An equipment and technology product showroom – browse, search and compare different products that can make daily life that little bit easier
- A social care self assessment tool where by you can assess care needs and get some useful information, advice and guidance along the way
ANTIBIOTICS - Most coughs, colds and sore throats are caused by viruses and antibiotics do not work against these. There are many over the counter remedies to ease symptoms. Ask your pharmacist for advice at your local pharmacy.
NHS Summary Care Records
Summary Care Records Poster
Minor ailments scheme
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If you would like to provide feedback on your experience at the practice and the care you have received please complete the 'Friends and Family Test' at https://www.iwantgreatcare.org
Statement of Fitness for Work (fit note) data extraction
Anonymised data on the use of fit notes is being provided to the HSCIC (Health and Social Care Information Centre) on behalf of Department of Health and the Department for Work and Pensions. This will enable the Department for Work and Pensions to undertake research analysis to inform policy relating to employment and sickness absence, including evaluation of Fit for Work.
For details on how this data may be used visit:
GP Earnings 2015/2016
Income after removal of excluded items per guidance notes
Expenditure after removal of excluded items per guidance notes
Net earnings for reporting purposes
Total number of GPs party to contract for at least six months in 2015/16 *
Reportable net earnings per GP
*Including partners, salaried GPs and locum GPs
All GP practices are required to declare the mean earnings (e.g. average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice.
The average pay for GPs working in Trent Meadows Medical Practice in the last financial year was £67,548 before tax and National Insurance. This is for 3 full time GPs and 5 part time GPs who worked in the practice for more than six months.
(Site updated 17/11/2017)