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Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 21st January- 27th January

Broomhill Practice will be having a drop-in smear taking day on Thursday 24th January 19. If you are overdue your smear test why don’t you pop in between 8am and 5:30pm and see Sister Stewart. If you have never had a smear and wish to talk it over with Sister Stewart you can also drop in on Thursday 24th January. See Latest News for more information.

Pharmacy First

Pharmacy First is a new service in which your local pharmacy can provide assessment, advice, treatment and referrals for uncomplicated urinary tract infection in women aged 16-65 yrs and impetigo for patient over 2 years old.

You may not be eligible if you fulfil the following criteria, in which case you should see your GP as normal:

Urinary tract infection service exclusion criteria:

  • Male
  • Women under 16 yrs or over 65 years
  • Patients on prophylactic antibiotics for urinary tract infections
  • Patients who are severely unwell e.g. back pain, fever
  • Patients with more than three urinary tract infections in the last 12 months
  • Patients who are confused
  • Patients who are dehydrated
  • Patients with a catheter
  • Patients who are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Patients with vaginal discharge
  • Patients with blood in the urine
  • Diabetic patients

Impetigo service Exclusion Criteria:

  • Children under 2 years old
  • Patients with more than one site of infection
  • Patients who have been infected more than once in 3 months
  • Patients with other skin conditions at the site of the infection

Speak to your local pharmacist for more information.



 
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