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Welcome to The Village Surgery

With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need about both of our practices (located at Amenbury Lane in Harpenden and Marford Road in Wheathampsted).

As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.

 

Surgery Leaflet

Please download the surgery leaflet by clicking here:

Surgery Leaflet

Patient Access Trouble Shooting

If you are experiencing problems logging in to Patient Access there is a support website to get help.  Please log on to www.support.patientaccess.com and you can log your problems directly.

Measles outbreak

There are currently measles outbreaks in our area.  Measles is a highly infectious viral illness that can be very unpleasant and sometimes lead to serious complications. Please call us to check your child/teenager has had the 2 injections they require for complete vaccination. We can provide any missing vaccinations.

For more info, and for what to look out for, see leaflet and link below:

Measles Leaflet

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/measles/

Epipen update

There is a national shortage of Epipens for young people. If you are normally prescribed an Epipen, please see advice below from the NHS. We would also advice that, if you received a device that you are not familiar with, that you ask the pharmacist for a demonstration of how to use it.

Epipen information

Data protection

To help us ensure we are keeping your information safe, we will now need your name, DOB and address before you can collect any document or prescription from the surgery.

Please also make sure we have your up-to-date contact details

Local data sharing scheme " My Care Record"

My Care Record allows health and care professionals working directly with you to access your medical and social care information. By making your information available across the health and care system, your GP practice, hospital team or community nurse will be able to see the most up-to-date, accurate information about you.  For more information on this, including information on how to opt out, please see tab below Summary Care Record/My Care Record.

Food banks and Hygiene bank

We are now pleased to be collecting donations to pass onto local food banks. We would be grateful for any non-perishable food donations you can make.  Large Foodbank collection baskets are in both reception areas.

Our Wheathampstead surgery is now also a collection point for The Hygiene bank. This aims to help those in hygiene poverty -  donations of shower products, deodorant, toothbrushes and pastes, sanitary products, laundry products etc would all be welcomed. For Harpenden collection points, please see this link: https://www.thehygienebank.com/hertfordshire

 

Hasty

Hasty is a local service delivered from our surgery, for young people aged 5-19 years suffering with stress, anxiety or low mood. If you would like to know more please speak to your GP- demand has been high for this pilot scheme (running from 26/2/19 to 26/7/19) and appointment availability is now extremely limited.

(Site updated 21/05/2019)
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