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Practice Merger Statement

For those unable to attend our Patient Engagement Event on Wednesday 13th February 2019 at The Memorial Hall in New Milton, we have uploaded a video of the presentation for you to watch on our Facebook Page

Please read the Practice Merger Statement, released on the 15/11/18, regarding how we will be working together with other practices in the local area.

Data Protection law has changed and we want to keep you up to date with the steps New Milton Health Centre is taking.

On the 25th May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation, known as GDPR, came into effect. GDPR imposes additional obligations on organisations and gives you extra rights around how your data is used.

We want you to know that we respect the information we hold on you and that we take the security of your information very seriously.

We have published a new Privacy Notice to give you more information on the data we hold on you, what we do with that data, who we share your data with and your new rights under GDPR.

Medical Receptionist

We are looking for a committed Medical Receptionist to join our busy, friendly team at New Milton Health Centre. This part-time role involves working approx. 15-20 hours a week plus additional hours for holidays and sickness cover. We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and self-motivated person, being able to operate in a team environment.  Previous medical reception experience is desirable, but not essential. Applicants must be flexible, computer literate and have the ability to learn new tasks quickly. For an application form and job description email louise.hancock4@nhs.net  or call into the surgery in Spencer Road, BH25 6EN to collect.  Closing date:- Friday 8th February 2019.

hArt (Hampshire Art for Recreation and Therapy)

hArt is a charity that helps to change the lives of adults and children with mental health and wider social issues. Through creative therapy and a range of professionally structured activities, they can help people feel better, build their confidence and allow their self-expression to shine through. For more details visit http://www.hart.works/

New Milton Town Council is working to set up a men’s shed. 

The New Milton Town Council is working to set up a men’s shed. This is a great project for older men which helps beat loneliness. If you’ve never heard of a Men’s Shed you can find out more here: https://menssheds.org.uk/ 

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Calling all ladies! Are you due a Smear test? 

Are you due a Smear test? Or perhaps you would like to learn more about Smears, HPV vaccines and Cervical Cancer? Please come in and see our Cervical Screening display . There are lots of leaflets you can take away with you!

Complete our Friends and Family Test online

Please tell us what you think about your care by completing our Friends and Family Test https://www.leavemyfeedback.com/4565. (Please only leave feedback if you have had recently visited our GP practice and used our services).

Type 2 Diabetes Prevention

Type 2 diabetes can lead to stroke, blindness, heart disease, kidney failure, limb amputation and early death. Find out if you are at risk by visiting diabetes risk score . Certain groups are at high-risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. You can help to prevent it by eating healthily, being more active & losing weight. Ask your GP practice about the NHS Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Programme.

Take time to Exercise for your health!

Exercise is the miracle cure we’ve always had, but for too long people have neglected to take the recommended dose. 

There is strong scientific evidence that being physically active can help you lead a healthier happier life. Find out how you could benefit from being more physically active here.

Dementia Adviser Service.

If you have Dementia or are a Carer of a person with Demetia you can now book an appointment with a Dementia Adviser from the Alzheimer’s Society. They visit us at the health centre once a month. Please call us to book an appointment

Would you like to volunteer at the community cafe based at the New Milton Health Centre?

The cafe is run once a month on a Wednesday Morning. If you are interested or would like to know more please text Sue Wiffien on 07884300641.Dementia Friendly News

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Do you know the signs of a stroke?

Knowing what to look out for could save someone's life, or even your own. Learn to Act F.A.S.T. If you think you or someone else is having a stroke call 999 as you need to get to hospital quickly. Please do not delay treatment by calling us first.

 

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