DR LYON & PARTNERS NEWSLETTER
SOMETHING FOR THE PATIENT! Patient Partner
Expert Patients Programme!!
Patients are already benefiting
The expert patient programme is a free 6-week course run for from Patient Partner, the new
anyone living with a long-term health condition such as depression, ‘around the clock’ fully automated
COPD, Lupus, back pain or any one or more long term health telephone appointment booking
condition. service available at the practice.
This improves patient access and
It aims to help patients take more control of their own health by reduces call congestion.
learning new skills to manage their condition better on a daily basis.
The course looks at various topics such as: - This system enables you to book
your appointments with the GP’s
Dealing with pain and extreme tiredness even when the surgery is closed
Coping with feelings of depression i.e. between 6:30pm - 8:00am and
Relaxation techniques & exercise weekends, even in the middle of
Healthy eating, planning for the future the night!
The next course will commence on Friday 8th July 2011 at 1:30 – This service is available around
4:00pm and will run for 6 weeks. The course will be held at the clock, 7 days a week, 365 days
Breightmet Health Centre, Ground Floor, Room 62. Full dates and a year!
times of the course are as follows:
08/07/2011 – 1:30 –4:00pm
15/07/2011 - 1:30 –4:00pm
22/07/2011 - 1:30 –4:00pm
29/07/2011 - 1:30 –4:00pm
05/08/2011 - 1:30 –4:00pm
Please visit the website below to
12/08/2011 - 1:30 –4:00pm view the latest patient survey
If you are interested in attending the expert patient programme results for our practice from
please contact: - April 2010 to March 2011
Judith Brown Expert Patient patient.co.uk/results/results/factsheets/se
Co-ordinator, Waters Meeting Health Centre, Waters arch/?code=P82012
A link to the patient survey
Meeting Road, Bolton. BL1 8TU results is also available via the
Telephone : 463009 practice website
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.boltondoctors.co.uk
Thinking of booking your next holiday abroad?
Speak to one of the Practice Nurses about holiday vaccinations for the country you will be
visiting. Holiday vaccinations are the first thing you should think about after booking
Vaccinations should be taken 8 weeks prior to travel but if you book a last minute holiday
it is still important to have you vaccinations as you will still have some cover. The surgery
Free Travel Consultation
All Travel Vaccines Below are held in stock at the surgery
Hepatitis A (travel clinics Charge - £45) – FREE TO OUR PATIENTS
Hepatitis B (travel clinics Charge - £35) – FREE TO OUR PATIENTS
Typhoid (travel clinics Charge - £25) – FREE TO OUR PATIENTS
Diphtheria/Tetanus/Polio (travel clinics Charge - £30) – FREE TO OUR PATIENTS
Stay Healthy at Hajj
Patients visiting Saudi Arabia from the UK will require vaccinations to maintain their
health and attain a visa*. The surgery provides a full health risk assessment for your
trip including the necessary vaccinations.
The vaccinations required are*:
Influenza (with swine flu strain)
*by Saudi Arabian Embassy
Please book an appointment with one of the Practice Nurses.
BE SAFE BE VACCINATED!
Why not visit the Fit for Travel Website: www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk
OUT OF HOURS SERVICE: 386655 NHS DIRECT: 0845 46 47
LEVER CHAMBERS WALK-IN-CENTRE: 462787
USEFUL NUMBER: CITIZEN’S ADVICE BUREAU: 900248