Welcome to The Caxton Surgery Online
The Caxton Surgery in Oswestry provides the highest quality healthcare to patients. Our doctors, nurses and all our other staff are dedicated to offering a professional service and this surgery website will help us to keep all our patients up to date with news and information about our practice.
As well as a source of information about our practice, the staff and the services we provide, we hope you will use this website as a useful resource for other health-related information. Please have a look around and do send us some feedback if you like. We can use your ideas to improve our online services and further develop the content of this site.
We have had some issues with our phone lines this morning (Monday 23rd November), the problem has now been sorted. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
From 6.00pm on 13th October the Shropdoc out of hours service number is changing to 0333 222 66 55. The old number will continue to work for the time being.
THINK PHARMACY FIRST
If you are suffering with a common ailment such as a bite, constipation, diarrhoea, earache, sore throat, warts, thrush etc then a new scheme means that you can get free advice and treatment from a pharmacist without needing to see a GP or nurse.
Please follow the link for more information: http://www.thinkpharmacyfirst.org/
THINK PHARMACY FIRST!
Please remember to get your flu jab this year if you are 65 and over or in one of the at risk groups which include Asthma, COPD, Stroke, Heart Disease, Diabetes and if you are a carer for someone. If you are unsure whether you are eligible or not please ask.
Our next flu clinic will be on:
Saturday 17th October 2015, 8.05am - 10.55am
We will announce more dates in the next few weeks.
The nasal flu vaccines for children aged 2,3 and 4 are now available and special clinics have been set up, letters to all parents of children in this age group are being sent out. For more info follow the link below:
DEMENTIA ACTION ALLIANCE
The practice has become a member of the national Dementia Action Alliance which is a movement with one simple aim: to bring about a society-wide response to dementia. It encourages and supports communities and organisations across England to take practical actions to enable people to live well with dementia and reduce the risk of costly crisis intervention.
By working alongside our Patient Participation Group we have created an action plan to try to meet the above aim, please follow the link below to see our plan:
As part of our ongoing drive to reduce DNA rates to help improve patient access to our services we have created a dedicated number that people can text to cancel an appointment.
The number is: 07931 642975
It can be found on your appointments card and all you need to do is send a text message with your date of birth and details of the appointment you would like to cancel.
Please note this number is for text message cancellations only and calls or other queries will not be answered.
FRIENDS AND FAMILY TEST
From 1st December 2014 practices will need to collect and publish feedback from their patients in the form of the NHS Friends and Family Test. To leave your feedback please click on the 'Friends and Family Survey' on the right hand side of the screen.
Your feedback is greatly appreciated.
Results so far: (up to end of August 15)
The responses to the question: 'How likely are you to recommend our service to friends and family if they needed similar care or treatment?'
Extremely likely 58%
Neither likely or unlikely 1%
Extremely unlikely 4%
Don't know 1%
Sign up now to be able to make appointments, order repeat prescriptions, and amend your contact details. For further details ask at reception or select 'Appointments' - 'Online Booking' on the menu above.
Once you have your registration details click on the link below to get started:
or to order a repeat prescription without being signed up for the online services click below:
Click here to access the online repeat prescription form
*PLEASE NOTE URGENT SAMEDAY APPOINTMENTS WITH A GP FOR MEDICAL EMERGENCIES ARE NOT AVAILABLE ONLINE AND YOU WILL NEED TO CALL THE APPOINTMENT LINE ON 01691 653600.
From 1st March 2015 you will be able to sign up to be able to view your medical records online, please ask at reception or email the practice for more details.
PATIENT PARTICIPATION GROUP
A report regarding the work that has been done alongside the practice's Patient Participation Group is available on the website if you click on the 'Survey Report' tab above.
(Site updated 23/11/2015)