Our New Normal: The Nursing Team

We all know what a strange year it’s been, and how many parts of our daily lives have changed.

CArol Cullen

Health Care Assistant

For those of you who haven’t been to the practice recently, we thought it might be useful to show you what a visit to JHP is like at the moment.

Yes, a lot has changed – the masks and regular hand sanitising we’re all now used to. But the core of what we do is the same. From the Reception and Admin teams to the Nurses and Doctors, we’re here to help and give you the care you need.

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New Flu Update: Vaccines for 50 – 64-year-olds

Susan Mensforth

PRACTICE NURSE TEAM LEAD

You might have seen that more people than ever before are able to get a free NHS flu vaccination this year. The expanded eligibility is designed to reduce the strain the NHS will face over the winter months when the traditional flu season combines with the ongoing pandemic.

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New: Temporary change to blood tests

Susan Mensforth

PRACTICE NURSE TEAM LEAD

A quick update on an enforced change in our blood tests policy.

For the next three weeks we will only be able to carry out urgent blood tests, with no capacity for routine tests.

This is due to problem with a national NHS supplier and a shortage of chemicals that are needed to process blood tests. The supplier and the NHS are working to resolve this problem as soon as possible.

We appreciate this is inconvenient to patients with routine tests scheduled, and we will aim to rebook these as soon as possible.

Thanks for your understanding.