Infection Control Annual Statement
Please see the link below for the practice's annual infection control statement:
Guide from the RCGP (Royal College of General Practitioners) for patients on the Autistic Spectrum regarding GP appointments
Please see the following link for guidance on how to make it easier to access your GP if you, or someone your care for has autism:
Targeting crime and antisocial behaviour
The following website provides information on the various aspects of crime and antisocial behaviour, including advice on crime prevention and where help/support is available.
Where do I go for clinical or disease information?
Information is researched from the British Medical Journal and displayed in an easy to understand format.
Designed by GPs and EMIS and is a useful source of Patient information Leaflets amongst other things.
Attempts to break the language barrier between doctors and patients regarding disease and illnesses.
QRISK is a new calculator which works out your risk of getting heart disease. It has been developed by doctors and academics working in the UK National Health Service
Information on Healthier Living
Fast, free independent information from the Men"s Health Forum.
Women"s Health Concern is a charitable organisation which aims to help educate and support women with their healthcare by providing unbiased, accurate information.
NHS and Local Government Sites
Aiming to personalise healthcare and provide information that will ‘allow patients to make meaningful choices about when and where to receive their treatment.’
Publications regarding Adult Services
Free information service provided by Cancer Research UK about cancer and cancer care for people with cancer and their families. Information is formatted in such a way that makes understanding the website an easy process
Macmillan provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care.
largest charity in the UK devoted to the care and treatment of people with diabetes in order to improve the quality of life for people with the condition
This website has been revamped to meet the needs of the thousands of people with asthma who visit the site each day, either to find important information about asthma and how to control it
Comprehensive information for people with all forms of dementia.
Tips on evaluating the reliability of online medical information
- Use sites from reputable organisations you have heard of.
- Double check the information by looking for other sources.
- Check there are contact details for any organisation or people responsible for the information not just an email address.
- Look at the advertising - does it seem to unduly influence the site content?
- All articles should quote references that you can look up.
- Watch out for claims about the superiority of any particular treatment over another
- Is this information supplied with a date to make sure it has not been superseded by other research.
- Check the sites confidentiality policy.
- Beware of sites claiming to be the definitive source.
- Beware of sites that criticise others.