Update on Covid Vaccination Programme 19.2.2021

Covid Vaccination Clarification post 19.2.2021 The vaccination programme is an additional service and for the Practice to be able to hold regular clinics we need to be able to release the Doctors and Nurses from their day to day work.  We also need the support of our management and administrative team to co-ordinate clinics and contact patients. Every Practice in Cwm Taf works differently, so you may hear of a member of your family or friend having their vaccine before you. By the end of February patients in Groups 1-4 will have been…Read more

Covid Vaccination Programme update – ADDITIONAL GROUPS 11.2.2021

PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT US, our telephone lines are busy dealing with day to day queries.  LETTERS WILL BE SENT TO ELIGIBLE PATIENTS IN DUE COURSE. We have been advised by our Local Health Board that we will now be vaccinating priority groups 5 & 6 (group 5 patients aged 65-69) (group 6 patients aged 18-64 and in an “at risk” category, similar to the flu vaccination programme and those who are identified as being a primary carer). We have approximately 2,000 patients who will fall into these groups. The number of vaccine…Read more

Covid Vaccination Programme update 9.2.2021

We have now invited all our patients aged 75 and above into one of our clinics.  If we do not hold a correct telephone number for you on our database, we have sent you a letter asking you to contact us to book an appointment. For patients who are currently in hospital or have advised us they are housebound you will remain on our list until we have spoken to you. The next cohort of patients to be vaccinated by the Practice are the patients on the Public Health Wales Shielding list.  Some…Read more

Covid Vaccination Programme update 29.1.2021

We are holding another clinic on Saturday 30th January and by the end of this clinic we will have vaccinated all our over 80 year olds including our housebound patients  in this age group.   We will also have vaccinated all our 79 year olds and have started to invite some of our 78 year olds to this clinic. There will be a few patients that we have not been able to vaccinate but we will keep in contact with you over the next few weeks. We are expecting 480 doses at the end…Read more

Covid Vaccination Programme update 21.1.2021

Covid Vaccination Update 21.1.2021 Following a conversation with the Health Board yesterday we can confirm the following: As a Practice we will be vaccinating all our patients aged 75 and above BUT we need to offer all our over 80 year old patients a vaccination BEFORE we can start offering the 75-79 year old population. We are half way through our current cohort of patients and we hope to finish vaccinating these patients by the middle of February, sooner if we can. PLEASE WAIT FOR US TO CONTACT YOU BY TELEPHONE If you…Read more

Covid Vaccination Programme update 11.1.2021

We will be receiving our first 200 doses this week and have already started to contact patients aged 80 and above.  We are contacting patients by age, starting at 100 years and working our way down to 80 years old. PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT US, our telephone lines are extremely busy with day to day queries. We have a total of 602 patients in this eligible group and it is going to take us a little longer than planned to vaccinate everyone. If you are housebound and NOT under the care of the…Read more

Covid-19 Vaccination Programme 5.1.2021

It has been confirmed that we will be offering the vaccination to our OVER 80 year old patients.   We will be able to place an order for the vaccine from Monday 11th January but we are still unsure as to how many we can order at a time and when they will be delivered.  This is because the stock is being centrally supplied by the Health Board and not purchased by the Practice. You will receive TWO vaccinations at 11 weeks apart PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT US TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT - we will contact…Read more

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR

The Surgery will be closed from 6.30pm Thursday 24th December and will reopen at 8am on Tuesday 29th December (emergency line between 8am - 8.15am).  If you have a medical issue that cannot wait until we reopen please contact Out of Hours on 111 (this is the new number for the out of hours service). We will be closed again from 6.30pm Thursday 31st December until Monday 4th January 2021. It has been a very difficult year for everyone this year and we have been just as busy but working differently. We will…Read more

50-64 Flu Vaccines update 2.12.2020

Please wait for us to send you an invitation to contact us to book your 'flu vaccine.  We will be holding a clinic on Monday 14th December from 1.45 - 5pm in Llanharry Surgery. If you have already received a 'flu vaccine from a local chemist or through your place of work we would to know about this, as the information will be added to your medical record.  Read more

Change to Out of Hours telephone number from 24.11.2020

From 6.30pm Tuesday 24th November if you have a life threatening emergency, please dial 999.  If you need care that cannot wait until the surgery is open, please ring 111.  The number is free-to-call and you will not be charged for the call.  If you have difficulty accessing the 111 service, please ring 0345 4647. You can also ring 111 between 8am - 6.30pm Monday to Friday if you need health information and advice.Read more