Tips to help your GP

TmGp Tips Poster     Booking the appointment   1. Trust the receptionist. 2. Book to see the right health professional. 3. Is your problem on-going? If so try and see the same doctor about it. 4. Before booking another appointment, have you tried everything your doctor suggested last time? 5. Cancel and rearrange appointments […]

How can I help my GP?

How can I help my GP? TmGp Tips Poster As doctors we believe there is only one variable in the doctor-patient relationship which we can alter. That is the role of the doctor. But perhaps we have spent so long thinking about what it is we do as doctors, we have forgotten that there is […]

Sleep

  Sleep is something we should be very good at. After all, we do it every day. Some are so good at it, they can do it more than once a day. And some are more sloth than human, and can do it indefinitely for hours on end. But for a small proportion of us, […]

Vomiting and Diarrhoea

In a nutshell: These common symptoms rarely have a significant underlying cause. Most will get better from rest and plenty of fluids. What is Gastroenteritis? This is a fancy way of saying your stomach (gastro-) and bowels (-enter-) are inflamed (-itis). What can you expect? Vomiting Feeling sick Mild abdominal pains that come and go […]

Influenza quick guide

Influenza quick guide Treating Influenza   Symptoms     Coping with the symptoms Have plenty of rest. Drink plenty of fluids. Paracetamol and Ibuprofen will settle temperature and treat aches and pains. Cold baths and stripping children to cope with fever IS NOT RECOMMENDED. BUT Taking off some layers of clothes or placing cool flannels […]

Medical Conditions Relevant to Influenza

Medical Conditions Relevant to Influenza If you suffer with one of the following, please consult your GP surgery about receiving the influenza vaccination. Respiratory disease Asthma Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Bronchiectasis Cystic fibrosis Interstitial lung disease Pneumoconiosis Bronchiolitis Viral induced wheeze Heart disease Congenital heart disease Heart failure Ischaemic heart disease Kidney Disease Renal […]