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New Barn Close SurgeryStation RoadBroadway, Worcestershire, WR12 7DETel: 01386 853651
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New Barn Close Surgery will be closed on the following days:
Friday 15th April and Monday 18th April
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We are delivering Covid Vaccinations in line with UK Government and NHS England guidelines.
As part of the Vale of Evesham Primary Care Network, we have been giving Covid vaccines for almost 12 months.
It is a never ending task !
We are currently giving booster doses as well as primary and secondary doses to appropriate patients.
It is important for you to understand that we have a limited supply and we are doing the vaccines on top of all the other work that we do. The vaccination programme on its own is a full time job.
We are currently only getting supplied with the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine. This is the only vaccine that is being routinely offered for a booster.
If you cannot have the Pfizer vaccine because of a history of anaphylaxis to one of its ingredients, then we can refer you to Riverside surgery in Evesham for an Astra Zeneca vaccine - but the supply is very limited.
If you want to know more about whether you can have the Pfizer vaccine please look at pages 29-31 of the "Green Book". See here
Because of supply issues, we will not be able to vaccinate all our patients.
Therefore, when you are invited for a vaccine, if at all possible, please book an appointment at one of the NHS "Mass Sites". See here
Before booking your appointment please read the information leaflets here:
Covid-19 Vaccination - a guide for adults
Covid-19 Vaccination guide for women of child bearing age, pregnant or breast feeding
Attending your appointment
IF YOU ARE ACUTELY UNWELL OR FEVERISH, OR ARE ISOLATING DUE TO A POSITIVE COVID SWAB OR BECAUSE OF A CONTACT – PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND YOUR APPOINTMENT
For all vaccination sites:
To help us offer the appropriate advice, please download the Travel - Risk Assessment Form or collect the form from reception and make an appointment to see a practice nurse in our travel clinic who will be able to advise you on what vaccinations you require for your trip. Please make sure you give as much time as possible before your trip to see us, as some vaccinations have to be given several weeks before departure date. Thank you.
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
We are also a certified YELLOW FEVER CENTRE.
Please make an appointment by filling out a "Travel Form" that can be collected from reception.
It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as a second appointment will be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations. These vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.
Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.
If you are travelling to Europe a very useful booklet has been published with advice and guidance to help you get the most out of your holiday. To visit please click:- http://ec.europa.eu/publications/booklets/eu_glance/86/en.pdf (this is a large document and may take a minute or two to view)
See below for a full list of nursing care available.
If you require advice on contraception including coil insertion or removal, Implanon insertion and HRT. Please make an appointment to see your GP via reception.
We perform cryotherapy for warts and other appropriate lesions twice a month. Please see your doctor, and then make an appointment through reception.
Larger problems can also be dealt with in our dedicated minor surgery sessions which take place monthly. We have a modern, well-equipped facility and experienced staff who will make you feel very at ease. We deal with a large variety of problems and have access to histo-pathology services at Cheltenham General.
We have a strict policy on consent for minor surgery, and any patient under the age of 16yrs needs to be accompanied by an adult.
For conditions we can deal with, see below
WEF 1st January 2018
Driving Licence Photo / Photo Verification
Certificate of fact
Private Sick Note
Fitness to Travel (no exam)
Freedom from Infection Certificate
Firearm/Shotgun Licence Verification
Firearm/Shotgun Licence Application
Medical Report without Examination
Claim form for Medical Insurance
School Fees Insurance Claim Form
Holiday Cancellation Form
Sickness or Accident Benefit Examination & Claim
Employers Report & Opinion without Examination
Power of Attorney Report
Blue Badge Form (Worcester Only)
Witnessing Lasting PoA
Elderly Driver Fitness to drive
Medicals for third parties
HGV/PSV/Taxi/Racing Driver Medical
Fitness to Travel Exam & Cert
Seat Belt Exemption Exam & Cert
PRIVATE PATIENT FEES
Private Prescription Overseas only
GP Consultation Overseas visitors (up to 10min)
£50 (£25 per additional 10min to max of 30min total consultation time)
Home Visit - Overseas visitors
GP Telephone Consultation - Overseas visitors
Nurse Consultation - Overseas visitors
VAT of 20% is included when required
With effect from 1st January 2018
The criteria for treatment of patients using the services of the UK National Health Service (NHS) for overseas visitors at Barn Close Surgery are as follows:
If treatment is urgently required this will be provided free of charge regardless of the patient’s usual home country. In an EMERGENCY dial 999
The diagnosis of “Emergency” or “Immediately Necessary” treatment is the responsibility of the Doctors at Barn Close Surgery, who can admit patients to hospital if required.
Between the hours of 6.30pm and 8.00am, at weekends and on Bank Holidays patients should contact the out of hours service on 111
In the circumstances where, in the opinion of the Doctors at Barn Close Surgery, the patient’s condition or problem is such that medication or treatment is required before the patient returns to their usual home country, then medication or treatment which the Doctor feels is appropriate will be provided.
A fee to cover the cost of any medication prescribed will always be payable.
If the patient is usually resident in one of the countries listed on the NHS Website as being part of the European Economic Area (EEA) AND
The patient is able to produce their European Health Insurance card (EHIC) or E111
The patient is unable to produce their European Health Insurance card (EHIC) or E111
OR where the patient is usually resident in a country which is not regarded as being part of the European Economic Area (EEA) as listed on the NHS Website
Where the Doctors at Barn Close Surgery regard medical treatment as being CHARGEABLE, then the following scale of charges will apply:
GP Consultation (up to 10min)
GP Telephone Consultation
24 Hour ECG
24 Hour BP Monitor
DNA Blood Tests
Other Blood tests
Cancellations <24 hours will be charged
We have always managed patients with Chronic diseases such as diabetes, asthma, COPD, Stroke and Heart disease within the practice.
During the Covid Pandemic, strict rules were put in place about what services we could offer.
However, as of April 2022, we are moving back to our "old" system of disease management and recall which has served our patients well for many years.
We will contact you annually in your month of birth.
You will be invited to attend for annual blood tests, medication review and clinical "check-up" with a practice nurse or GP.
If your "month of birth" has passed and we have missed you, then please contact the surgery to book an appointment.
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