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Our dispensary is closed between 1pm - 3pm from Monday to Friday.

NHS Prescription Charges

The NHS prescription charge, in England, will increase to £9.35 per prescription item from 1st April 2021. The price of a three-month prepayment certificate (PPC) will become £30.25 (an increase of 60 pence) and a 12-month PPC will be £108.10 (an increase of £2.20)

Patients who fail to cancel their appointment or do not turn up for their appointment has a detrimental affect on waiting times.  Please remember to let the staff know if you no longer need your appointment so that they can offer than time to another patient.

We are receiving a lot of enquiries to join our Practice from patients living out of our practice area. To save disappointment please use our postcode checker which is located in the New Patient section of our website, this will clearly tell you whether you reside within our area.  We do not take patients who are not in our area.  If you wish to ring the surgery to enquire then please ring after 10:00am.

Appointments can be booked by telephone (calls may be recorded), on-line or face to face.  If you cannot attend your appointment then please let us know.  Appointment text reminders are being used for those patients who provide a mobile number.  If you do not wish to receive these reminders then please inform us. 

Remove labelling prior to disposal of empty medicine bottles/boxes

Identity theft can have serious and lasting consequences for victims, so it is important for individuals to take proper steps to protect themselves wherever possible. By managing your personal information carefully and understanding its importance, you can reduce the likelihood of it impacting you.

  • Remove all personal and surgery labelling from medicines packets and bottles prior to disposal
  • Shred or destroy your personal information
  • Help the environment by recycling your bottles and cardboard packets

Prostate Cancer

Its the most common cancer in men but most men with early prostate cancer don't have symptoms.

Use our online risk checker to help men understand their risk of prostate cancer. We hope this useful tool will encourage men to have conversations with their GP about their risk of prostate cancer.

Online Risk Checker

East Cornwall PCN’s Menopause Service

 This is a locally commissioned, NHS service, provided by Bia Care.  Bia Care’s menopause service is a remote Primary Care service, for people who require support and treatment for menopause.  The service is delivered by a menopause specialist doctor, with administrative support from one of Bia Care’s health coaches.

Bia Care was formed by a group of NHS clinicians, with the aim of improving the access to excellent menopause care in the NHS. As part of the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme, and with an academic partnership with Imperial College London, we are working across the NHS to bring evidence-based digital innovation to menopause care.

Within this service, menopause specialist doctor delivers virtual group consultations, with up to six women in an hour-long consultation.  Group consultations are known to improve patient outcomes, and Bia Care has published research showing these benefits extend into menopause care.

https://portal.bia.care/patients/referral/self/b476d841-94e6-49ba-ac8a-08f07d87e672

Menopause Service Information Leaflet

Targeted Lung Health Checks

Patients aged between 55 and under 75 years old, who have ever smoked, will be invited by our provider InHealth to be screened for a lung health check.  See link below for further information on the service:

https://eastcornwallpcn.co.uk/targeted-lung-health-check/?fbclid=IwAR0vTAtVqUWJRh8C12zu3eYzFf7VJT8Z1ZQHeEuo8DZjkrZYhESm5iJ3oWI

Breast Feeding Peer Support Group

What’s new?

  • Liskeard group is back: Mondays, 10-11.30am
  • Wadebridge group is on Fridays, 10.30-12pm

Families are still encouraged to book using the breastfeeding@cornwall.gov.uk email in case of any last minute changes due to volunteer illness etc as COVID infection cases remain high across the county, however we are seeing an increase in families dropping in to the groups without booking first for social interaction as well as infant feeding support which is also fine.

Please note that our groups run during term time only. During these periods families can still obtain breastfeeding peer support via our team inbox and through the Facebook group: Breastfeeding Peer Support in Cornwall | Facebook

 
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