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Smoking, advice and helping you quit

clock2 Smokefree
The NHS have produced "Smokefree", a dedicated service to inform everyone of the dangers of smoking, the benefits to giving up and how they can help you kick the habit.

QUIT
QUIT is the independent charity whose aim is to save lives by helping smokers to stop. Smokers wanting to QUIT should call 0800 00 22 00 or email stopsmoking@quit.org.uk for free, individual, same-day advice from trained counsellors

Stop Smoking Widget
This tool gives you daily messages, and keeps track of how much you're saving and how many days it's been since your last cigarette. Great motivators for staying smokefree.


Eating Well & Exercise - helping you maintain a healthy body

We're bombarded with scare stories about weight, from size zero to the obesity 'epidemic'. But a healthy body is determined by different factors for each of us.

Eating well on a budget


NHS - Good Food Guide
Information on a healthy diet and ways to make it work for you

BBC Healthy Living - Nutrition
A good diet is central to overall good health, but which are the best foods to include in your meals, and which ones are best avoided? This section looks at the facts, to help you make realistic, informed choices


Sebastian Coe: Get active

Maintaining a 'keep fit' lifestyle doesn't have to mean slogging it out in a sweaty gym. Just boosting your levels of general daily activity will reap big rewards in improved health and energy.  

 

NHS - Why be active?
Even a little bit of exercise will make you feel better about yourself, boost your confidence and cut your risk of developing a serious illness.

BBC Healthy Living - Improve your levels of activity
Information and help for young and old about the benefits of increased physical activity & how to go about it!


These links all come from trusted resources but if you are unsure about these or any other medical matters please contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.

Noticeboard

NEW PRESCRIPTION LINE OPENING HOURS:

From Monday 24th February the prescription line will be open during the following hours:

9am - 12pm

2pm - 4.00pm

We would like to encourage patients to sign up to online prescription ordering.  Please see information on how you can do this under 'Prescriptions' heading on our home page.

UP-COMING HOLIDAY CLOSURES:

Please note the practice will be closed on the following dates:

Mon  17.03.14

Mon  21.04.14

Tues 22.04.14

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

MISSED APPOINTMENTS

Please make sure that you attend all booked appointments with the GP.  Missed appointments cause unnecessary delays for other patients who need to see a doctor.  It will only take 2 minutes of your time to cancel your appointment if you don't need it.  This can be done on the telephone or via this website.  Cancelling unwanted appointments will help us provide a better service for all our patients!

UP-COMING TRAINING DAY CLOSURES (SALT)

2014

The practice will be closed at 12pm on the following dates:

Wed  12.03.14

 
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