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Upcoming road closure

ROAD CLOSURE – ADVANCED WARNING We have been informed that roadworks will be commencing on Monday 8th January for approximately 20 days on Carisbrooke Road, between the junctions of Cedar Hill and the High Street. The road will be closed and diversions will be in place. Please give yourself extra time to get to the…

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Let’s talk about… Self care for children and young people

Join us for our next “Let’s talk about…” webinar on Wednesday 15th November. This session will be focusing on self care for children and young people. Tickets are FREE from our Eventcube page: https://newport-health-centre.eventcube.io/ If you would like to submit a question, please email hiowicb-hsi.newporthealthcentre@nhs.net and our team of experts will answer it for you…

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Let’s talk about… Staying well during cold & flu season

Join us for our next “Let’s talk about…” webinar on Tuesday 19th September. This session will be focusing on ‘Staying well during cold & flu season’. Tickets are FREE from our Eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lets-talk-about-staying-well-during-cold-flu-season-tickets-719135883787?aff=oddtdtcreator If you would like to submit a question, please email hiowicb-hsi.newporthealthcentre@nhs.net and our team of experts will answer it for you…

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Let’s Talk About… A Healthy You

Join us for our next “Let’s talk about…” webinar on Tuesday 15th August. This session will be focusing on ‘A Healthy You’. Tickets are FREE from our Eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/…/lets-talk-abouta-healthy… If you would like to submit a question, please email hiowicb-hsi.newporthealthcentre@nhs.net and our team of experts will answer it for you live on the day!

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Blood tests at St Mary’s

Blood tests at St Mary’s hospital are now by appointment only. Please follow the link below for more information and how to book: https://www.iow.nhs.uk/our-services/acute-care-services/pathology/blood-tests.htm

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Let’s talk about…

Join us for our first “Let’s talk about…” webinar on Tuesday 6th June. This session will be focusing on the problem of constipation in children. Tickets are FREE from our Eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/…/constipation-in-children… If you would like to submit a question, please email iwccg.newporthealthcentre@nhs.net and our team of experts will answer it for you live…

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Scarlet fever

On top of our usual high demand for appointments at this time of year, we are seeing a growing number of phone calls, mainly related to concerns around strep A infection/scarlet fever, following reports that there has been an increase of cases. While most children will only have a mild illness, some may become seriously…

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Staff Sickness Today

We are really sorry, but today there will be an extended wait for us to answer your call due due to the number of staff that we have off at the moment with COVID. Please accept our apologies, we are all working as hard as we can. If your call is not urgent, please can…

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Autumn Covid Boosters and Flu Vaccinations

Eligible patients can have a free NHS Covid vaccination and a free NHS flu vaccination here at Newport Health Centre, with our experienced clinical team.   Our vaccination clinics are being held from the end of September and are expected to run to the end of the year. We are scheduling a series of Saturday clinics…

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E-consult – temporary issues

We are currently experiencing an issue with the eConsult system. This has been reported to the software company and they are working hard to sort this as quickly as possible. We have received the majority of our eConsult requests, but we are aware that some are still waiting to be resolved. If you haven’t received…

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Staff sickness

Unfortunately, we have quite a few members of staff off sick at the moment so you may experience delays when trying to contact us. Please accept our apologies for this and we thank you for bearing with us during this pressured time. Government guidance for health settings requires people to wear masks in the practice…

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Covid-19 Vaccination for children aged 5-11yrs

All children aged 5-11 yrs will be now be offered the first dose of the Pfizer/ BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine. The COVID-19 vaccination will reduce the chance of your child suffering from COVID-19 disease. It may take a few weeks for their body to build up some protection from the vaccine. You can find information about…

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Computer system restored

The computer system at Dower House is up and running again. If your appointment was moved to Carisbrooke that will remain the same. If you have recently booked an appointment you will be advised which site you will need to attend for your appointment.  Thank you for your patience.  

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Face coverings in practice

As a GP practice, we care for some of the most vulnerable people in our communities. To help keep us all safe when you visit us, please continue to: •    Wear a mask or face covering •    Wash your hands or use hand gel provided at the practice •    Keep a safe distance from others…

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Latest Coronavirus advice and information

You can find up to date information about testing, vaccinations, symptoms and other advice on the main NHS website at https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ Symptoms Find out the main symptoms of Covid-19 and what to do if you are your child has them: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/symptoms/  Testing Get a test to find out if you have Covid-19, find out what…

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Covid Booster

Dear Patient The practice is currently inundated with phone calls from patients trying to book an appointment for a covid booster. The booster can only be offered at least 6 months after your last dose. You will be contacted by either the practice or receive correspondence directly from the government when you are due. We…

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