We are now taking booking appointments for the 17-18 Flu vaccine season for patients who are in any of the categories below - please contact reception
65 Years of age or older
Or if you suffer from one of the following conditions;
- Diabetes, - Coronary Heart Disease, - COPD,- Asthma – and taking a steroid inhaler,
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) - Chronic Liver Disease,- Immuno Suppressed, Asplenia (no spleen) or dysfunction of the spleen. I F YOU’RE NOT SURE PLEASE ASK THE CLINICIAN DURING YOUR APPOINTMENT
Last year the flu vaccine nasal spray reduced the risk of vaccinated children getting flu by 65.8% (Public Health England).
Children who can be vaccinated for free at the practice:
Children aged 6 months to under 2 years old ‘At-risk’ - Asthma or other respiratory diseases, liver, kidney and neurological conditions including learning disabilities.
Children aged 2 and 3 years old on 31 August 2017 (but not 4 years)
Children in reception class and school years 1, 2, 3 and 4 are eligible for flu vaccination in school.
Same-day Saturday GP Access?
If you wake up with a chest infection, tonsillitis or thinking you need to see a GP that day, Portsmouth Primary Care Alliance are running a same-day access GP service on Saturdays. Simply call 111 from any phone. One of our doctors will call you back and if you need to be seen, they'll book you an appointment.
Please Click here to view the Complaints Procedure.
The Eastney Practice is planning to merge with Trafalgar Medical Group Practice (Based in Osborne Road and Eastney Health Centre) in April 2018
Together we will form a bigger, stronger Practice better able to provide services you need for the forseeable future.
Please read more about this in our merger FAQ's available from the Reception and our website from the links below or under the further information section on the right hand side. Please let us know your comments by writing to the Practice Manager at either surgery.
Patient Letter re: merger
Patients can now register with The EASTNEY PRACTICE to access our clinical system online services. Book or cancel appointments. Order your repeat prescriptions. Access your summary record. Ask the receptionist for details.
THE PRACTICE WAS RATED AS GOOD OVERALL FOLLOWING OUR CQC INSPECTION IN APRIL. WE HAVE BEEN RATED AS OUTSTANDING FOR THE CARE WE GIVE OUR VULNERABLE PATIENTS. PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK TO YOUR RIGHT TO VIEW THE REPORT.
All of the practice team are dementia friends
Named Accountable GP for all patients
All our patients now have a named accountable GP. The named accountable GP is responsible for patients’ overall care at the practice. If you would like to know who that GP is please contact the surgery. If you have a preference as to which GP you would like as your named GP, the practice will make every effort to accommodate this request.
This surgery will be closed on the following afternoons from 1pm so our doctors, nurses and staff can attend training events.
Wednesday 27th September 2017
Wednesday 25th October 2017
Wednesday 22nd November 2017
Wednesday 24th January 2018
Wednesday 28th February 2018
Wednesday 28th March 2018
JOIN OUR PATIENT PARTICIPATION GROUP For information on The Eastney practice Patient Reference Group/Patient Survey Group, look under the section Further Information and click the Patient Group heading. This can be found on the right hand side of our webpage. Alternatively, ask the receptionist on your next visit to the surgery.