Breast Cancer Awareness

Know your lemons! Please use the link below for more information on signs and symptoms on breast cancer. Know Your

Whooping cough cases continue to rise

If you’re pregnant getting vaccinated gives your child the best protection against whooping cough. Getting vaccinated is quick and easy. Speak to your midwife or contact your GP practice.

Outpatient Waiting Times

Are you waiting for a hospital appointment following a referral? Please see below image for a guidance on the imaging

Think pharmacy first

Going to your local pharmacy offers an easy and convenient way to get clinical advice on minor health concerns, and now community pharmacies can offer treatment for seven common conditions without patients needing to see a GP.

The NHS App found in 22.6 million pockets across England

The NHS App is a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services and information on your smartphone or tablet. Millions of people are already using the NHS App to manage their health the easy way from the comfort of their homes.

NHS winter flu and covid vaccine

The adult covid and flu vaccination programmes had been due to start in October to maximise protection over the winter months, but now those most at risk including adult care home residents will be vaccinated from 11 September.

MMR and Measles

Measles is an infection that spreads very easily and can cause serious problems in some people. Having the MMR vaccine is the best way to prevent it.

Measles: Are you protected?

Parents are being asked to check children are fully up to date with their measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccinations by checking their vaccine record in their red book.

Stay Safe This Summer

The alphabet of checking your moles; Noticing any of these changes does not mean that there is any cause for

Local Community Lounge

A weekly opportunity to meet new people, gain free advice and support for various issues from health to employment

Dr Guindy Retirement

Dr Guindy retired from Orchard Surgery on 31st March 2023 after 25 years.  All patients have now been registered to

Get to the help you need — use 111 online

The NHS 111 online service can assess and direct people to the most appropriate local service, including urgent treatment centres, GP practices, and consultations with a pharmacist.

Self Care Medications

Following the recent decision made by NHS England regarding OTC medicines, we write to inform you that a range of

Better Health: Every Mind Matters

Looking after your mental health. There are little things we can all do to help look after our mental health. Having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more.