Covid Vaccination Programme 12 – 15 year olds and Boosters

Following the announcements made we would like to advise our practice population that the Surgery will not be involved in the delivery of these vaccines. We have not been given any details yet, but we believe that eligible patients will be invited to one of the local vaccination centres. If you are unable to attend or miss your appointment PLEASE contact the health board/telephone number on your invite letter. Our telephone lines/reception team are already dealing with general day to day queries and will be unable to help you with any Covid vaccination…Read more

Flu vaccine update 16.9.2021

We are still not in a position to offer any 'Flu vaccination appointments. Please contact the Practice at the beginning of October for an update or keep an eye on this post. Practice Manager 16.9.2021 Please spread the word......due to unforeseen road freight challenges Over 65 vaccination We have been advised by our supplier that there is currently a TWO week delay with our supply arriving at the Practice.  We were hoping to have our first delivery w/c 27th September and our second delivery w/c 11th October but this is no longer the…Read more

Blood Tests – 27.8.2021

There is currently a supply issue with products used for blood collection, you may have seen this reported in the press this week. In order to preserve supplies for people that urgently need blood tests the NHS is reducing the number of non-clinically urgent tests and are delaying routine tests where it is safe to do so. Therefore we are unable to currently carry out any routine blood tests at The Practice. This is a national problem and is out of our control.Read more

PLEASE BEAR WITH US

Due to school summer holidays we have planned reduced GP and Nurse capacity due to annual leave. HOWEVER... A rise in local COVID-19 cases has meant that several members of the practice team have been identified as close contacts of positive cases in the community and are not able to attend for work as usual. This is in line with Government guidance for people who work in the Health and Social Care Sector in order to protect other team members and vulnerable patients. Our reception team are working hard to answer your calls,…Read more

Monday Doctor Appointments 5.8.2021

Changes to GP Appointment system on a Monday from 9th August 2021. We will only be dealing with urgent medical problems on a Monday morning and afternoon. At this moment in time patients will no longer be able to request to speak to a specific Doctor on a Monday as the Doctors working that day will be working off ONE list. If the Doctor feels that you need a face to face consultation they will book you an appointment a the surgeryRead more

Ordering Medication 24.6.2021

We have always had a policy in place where all medication needs to be ordered in writing or via your nominated Pharmacy (please see practice website). From Thursday 1st July 2021 if you contact the surgery to order medication over the telephone your request will not be accepted. Under the instructions of the GP Partners, for your safety we are no longer able to accept requests over the telephone, so please ensure you do not run out of any of your regular repeat medication. If the item you are requesting is on your…Read more

Update on Llanharry Surgery

Llanharry Surgery telephone lines remain closed and you will need to contact Pontyclun Surgery on 01443 222567 We have no plans to re-open the Surgery doors.  If you have a pre-booked appointment at this surgery, when you arrive, please knock the window/front door to let us know you are here.  You will be asked to wait outside.  If this is a problem for you, please speak to the receptionist. All Prescriptions requests must be in writing and you can either request a prescription via your nominated Chemist or my popping a note into…Read more

Covid Vaccination Update 24.5.2021

We are pleased to announce that all patients vaccinated at the surgery will receive their 2nd dose of the Covid vaccination by Friday 18th June. The final batch of invite letters are being sent out this week. If you are unable to attend the appointment we have offered you please let us know by emailing practice.manager.w95025@wales.nhs.uk We still have to work to the 11 week recommendation set by the Health Board which means we are currently unable to bring appointments forward unless we have a cancellation a few days before your vaccine is…Read more

Bank Holiday – Monday 3rd May

The surgery will be closed on Monday 3rd May 2021.  If you require urgent medical assistance/care please contact the Out of Hours team by telephoning 111. All our on the day appointments on Tuesday 4th May will be for medical emergencies onlyRead more