Nelson Surgery - News

  • 20 Oct 2021

    Stamping down on verbal abuse

    STAMPING DOWN ON VERBAL ABUSE Over the last couple of weeks, we have seen an increase in verbal abuse from patients. Mainly with regards to seeing a GP. Unfortunately inaccurate stories in the press and on the news about GP surgeries being ...

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  • 15 Oct 2021

    Flu Vaccines 2021/2022 season

    As previous years, there are two types of flu vaccinations. One for under 65 patients and one for over 65 patients. The first stock of flu vaccines we received was for those patients under 65. Unfortunately we were informed in September, that ...

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  • 23 Aug 2021

    URGENT Staff sickness due to Covid 19 - PLEASE READ

    Unfortunately a valued and important member of our GP team has tested positive to Covid 19 after being advised to isolate due to a household contact testing positive last week.  We are already short staffed due to another GP being on annual ...

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  • 16 Jul 2021

    eConsult unavailable from 16/07/21 - 25/07/21

    Due to staff shortages, eConsult will temporarily be unavailable from 16th July - 25th July. For minor ailments, please visit the local pharmacy. For urgent issues that cannot wait, please contact the surgery between 8:00-10:00 Monday- ...

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  • 12 Apr 2021

    Oxford AstraZeneca 11 Week Inter-dosing interval

    ESTIMATED TIMELINE OF 2ND DOSES. SUBJECT TO CHANGES WITH STOCK AND DELIVERIES COVID OAZ Vaccine   Dose 1     Dose 2   From  ...

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  • 24 Mar 2021

    Second Doses of Covid Vaccine Explanation - Difference between Pfizer and Astra Zeneca

    Timing of second doses (difference of Oxford AstraZeneca & Pfizer) The Mass Vaccination Programme has started the rollout of Pfizer second doses, where supply is adequate we are looking to bring the interval forward from 11-12 weeks. We are ...

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  • 25 Jan 2021

    Covid Vaccinations Update 25/01/21

    25/01/2021 COVID 19 VACCINATION UPDATE We have nearly completed vaccinating our over 80+ age group with only a few remaining patients to contact. Our supply of 100 doses has been depleted today and we are thrilled to report we had no unattended ...

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  • 20 Jan 2021

    Covid-19 Vaccinations

    The people most at risk of COVID-19 will be prioritised first. If you are eligible for the vaccine, please wait to be contacted. The priority list for having the Coronavirus vaccine is: residents and staff in a care home for older adults all ...

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  • 16 Dec 2020

    Flu jabs

    We are now vaccinating our patients against the seasonal flu that are aged between 50-64 (as of 31st March 2021) as advised by the Welsh Government. Please contact the surgery if you would like an appointment. We also have stock left for ...

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  • 25 Sep 2020

    Over 65 Flu Jabs available

    Flu jabs for our patients aged 65 and over have arrived. Our clinics will be prioritised for those that were asked to shield and considered high risk by the Welsh government first. We are having deliveries all throughout October so please be ...

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