Welcome to The Elms Practice

The Elms Practice on Hayling Island provides the highest quality healthcare to patients in the area. Our doctors, nurses and all our practice staff are dedicated to offering a professional service and this surgery website will help us to keep all our patients up to date with news and information about our practice.As well as a source of information about our practice, the staff and the services we provide, we hope you will use this website as a useful resource for other health-related information.

Please have a look around and do send us some feedback if you like. We can use your ideas to improve our online services and further develop the content of this site.

 

eConsult and Quick GP Message

Did you know that we can provide e-consultations? You can also send us a quick message. Click the relevant button below for details of these new and exciting patient access systems:

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FLU Vaccinations:

The Practice is making appointments for patients to have the flu vaccine - Please call the Reception team to make an appointment.

Every year, flu kills thousands of people. The flu vaccine is the best protection we have against this infection which is why it is offered to those most at risk from the effects of flu and to children to reduce transmission of the virus.

We have some of the best flu vaccine uptake rates in Europe, although there is always more to be done to improve uptake especially for those in at risk groups. We have a pioneering programme for children and are delighted that for the first time in England, all primary school aged children will be offered flu vaccination this autumn.

This year there is also a wider range of more effective flu vaccines available, offering better protection to the population.

The annual flu vaccination programme saves thousands of lives every year, and reduces GP consultations, hospital admissions and pressure on A&E. We thank you for your support.

WHO IS ELIGABLE FOR A FLU VACCINE:

  • Over 65's or will be 65 before the 31st March 2020.
  • 2-17 yr old patients have a long term condition like asthma/diabetes etc then they will be given a vaccine (jab) instead of the nasal.
  • 2 and 3 yr olds but not 4 will be invited for a Nasal flu immunisation - oletters will be sent out towards the second and third week in October 2019.
  • The criteria for under 65's are - If you
  • Are Pregnant
  • Are the main carer of an older or disabled person.
  • A frontline worker or social care worker
  • Or have a long term condition such as:
  • A heart/cardiac diagnosis
  • A chest complaint or breathing difficulties, including bronchitis, emphysema or severe asthma (using a steroid inhaler)
  • kidney disease
  • lowered immunity due to disease or treatment (such as steroid medication or cancer treatment)
  • Liver disease
  • Had a stroke or a transient iscaemic attack (TIA)
  • Diabetes
  • A neurological condition, eg multiple sclerosis (MS), cerebral palsy or learning dissability.
  • A problem with your spleen, eg sickle cell disease or if you have had your spleen removed.
  • Are overweight (BMI of 40 and above)

 

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Patient Participation Group

Did you know we have a Patient Participation Group?

The purpose of the Patient Participation Group is to help us access and use your ideas for new projects, and gaining your views as to how the practice can improve and develop.

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