Westfield Medical Centre Patient Dashboard
Wednesday 8th March 2023
From here on in we will be providing you all with monthly updates on Practice Activity. Attached are the figures from February 2023.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION - PRESCTIPTIONS
Friday 25th November 2022
Please be advised that we will no longer email prescriptions to pharmacies. This was put in place as an interim measure during the COVID-19 pandemic to help maintain social distancing. Copies of prescriptions are not legally valid and there are potential issues around confidentiality, data protection and clinical error which can occur as a result of sending prescriptions in this way. Therefore, to minimise the risks, we will no longer do this routinely. If you have been issued a prescription as part of a telephone consultation you will need to either collect it from the surgery in person, or it can be collected by your nominated pharmacy the next working day. Please be reminded we do not take prescription…
Free Sanitary Products
Wednesday 9th November 2022
Please see the attached poster with information regarding free sanitary products. Welsh Government and Newport City Council support the right for every person who menstruates to have access to period products when they need them.
Frequently Asked Questions
Wednesday 24th August 2022
Please see the attached document which contains Frequently Asked Questions that we receive often regarding GP services.
Monday 1st August 2022
Please note the surgery will be closed from 1pm until 5pm on Thursday 4th August for mandatory training. The phones will be covered by a receptionist who will advise the best route for you to take. Please only call for emergencies, normal service will resume Friday 5th August.
Torfaen Memory Assessment Services
Wednesday 27th April 2022
Please find attached leaflet for patients who are experiencing memory problems. The leaflet provides information on what to expect when being referred to our services.
Cancer - Thriving and Surviving
Wednesday 27th April 2022
These Courses are really helpful for Patients. They are run by Tutors who have or have had Cancer and are truly an amazing resource. The last course was attended by Patients who were starting, having and completed treatment and all did extremely well and the support was amazing. Topics covered include: ways to deal with problems such as fatigue, frustration, pain, isolation, poor sleep and living with uncertainty exercise for staying healthy, flexible and strong making decisions about treatment and complimentary therapies ways to talk about cancer with family, friends and health professionals healthy eating setting goals relationships
Positive Feedback :)
Friday 17th September 2021
So nice to receive some positive feedback, perfect end to the week :) "I just wanted to give some positive feedback to Lucy the practice nurse. Lucy is always very kind professional and knowledgeable. Lucy takes the time to explore health needs and I always feel listened to and helped. She was fantastic with my sons vaccinations also. Thank you. Thank you to the practice the team for your help and support."
Monday 9th August 2021
Westfield would like to give a big welcome ro Dr Thomas O'Sullivan and ANP Louise Lidbury.
Tuesday 16th March 2021
Our final planned Covid-19 vaccination clinic for FIRST doses will take place this Friday 19th March. We will shortly be inviting patients for their SECOND dose of the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine - you can expect to receive this 12 weeks after your first. Please note this is different to those that have received the Pfizer vaccine, whose two doses may be closer together. If you have not received your FIRST dose, wish to be vaccinated and are in one of the following groups, please contact the surgery after 10am, as soon as possible: • Aged over 80 years (date of birth before 1st April 1941) • Aged 70 or 71 years (date of birth after 1st April 1951 and 1st April 1949) • You have received a…
Surgery Afternoon Closure TODAY Friday 12th February
Friday 12th February 2021
The surgery has been granted closure for the afternoon today to carry out a COVID Vaccination Clinic. The building will be closed to all patients other than those invited for the vaccination. Therefore any prescriptions to be collected would need to be collected before 11.30am. The surgery lines will be diverted, if you have a medical emergency that cannot wait please ring the surgery number and you will be triaged appropriately. We will not be dealing with any prescriptions queries. Thank you
Surgery Afternoon Closure Friday 12th February
Wednesday 10th February 2021
The surgery has been granted closure for the afternoon on Friday 12th February to carry out a COVID Vaccination Clinic. The building will be closed to all patients other than those invited for the vaccination. Therefore any prescriptions to be collected would need to be collected before 11.30am. The surgery lines will be diverted, if you have a medical emergency that cannot wait please ring the surgery number and you will be triaged appropriately. We will not be dealing with any prescriptions queries. Thank you