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Foundry LaneBurnham-on-CrouchEssex, CM0 8SJTel: 01621 782054
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NEW COVID Vaccination Program Section
New Online booking for Blood tests for St. Peter's & Broomfield https://www.swiftqueue.co.uk/midessex.php
NEW APP TO SUPPORT PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES, ASTHMA AND COPD AVAILABLE WITH BURNHAM SURGERY
This winter, you can help your NHS provide the best possible care for everyone living in Essex. If you have an urgent medical problem that’s not life-threatening, or you’re not sure what to do, just think #NHS111First. The NHS 111 team will direct you to the service that best meets your needs
24-hour BP Monitoring
Lung Function Tests when Covid restrictions allow
New Patient Health Checks
Phlebotomy (Blood Test)
Weekly Midwife Service
Weekly IAPT Counselling
Burnham Surgery now offer an Implant Service - please contact Reception who will arrange an appointment with our Nurse Debbie to discuss this.
TRAVELLING DURING 2020 THE NEW NORMAL
Outline of issues and basic principles for travel
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
Please print from the link below and return it to the Surgery
Travel Vaccination Form
To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online and hand to reception for a nurse to asses at least 8 weeks before travel. Once form has been assessed a staff member will be in contact arrange an appointment if needed.
Travelling in Europe
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:- Advice on travelling in Europe
Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:
The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our admin staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability.
Please note the reception staff cannot book appointments for private work and all requests should be made in writing enclosing the necessary paperwork where appropriate.
For patients aged over 65.
For patients aged between 69 and 80
Caring for people with dementia or Alzheimer's can be challenging.
There's a risk they can at some point start to 'walk about'. This may only be into the garden or street for a short time, but some people can get lost and go missing.
So planning ahead to keep them safe is really important.
The Herbert Protocol is a form that carers, family or friends of a vulnerable person can fill in.
It contains a list of information to help the police if the person goes missing, including:
Keeping a completed form saves the worry of trying to recall the information during the stressful time of someone going missing. It also saves time for the police, allowing the search to start sooner.
The initiative is named after George Herbert, a war veteran of the Normandy landings, who lived with dementia. He died whilst 'missing', trying to find his childhood home.
Once a Month Alzheimer's Society run a clinic by appointment here at the Burnham Surgery.
Dementia Advisers can help you find exactly what local support is best for you. They will listen to your needs and offer tailored information and advice and link you up with local professionals and services.
Session starts from 1.30pm with hourly slots which patients/carers/family can book in advance.
If you are unable to attend please advise the surgery and every attempt will be made to arrange a home visit.
Suspended due to Covid 19
15th July 2020
16th September 2020
The Dementia Intensive Support Service (DISS) supports individuals with a diagnosis or suspected diagnosis of dementia. Health and social care professionals, carers, family members and people living with dementia can all refer to the service.
There are now Dementia Intensive Support Service bases in Braintree, Chelmsford and Maldon, at:
Cherrytrees at St Peters Hospital, Maldon
The Gables, Braintree
The Crystal Centre at Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford
Staff working from each base link up with other local NHS services including mental health, GPs, emergency services and community provision, plus care homes, social care agencies and voluntary groups including the Alzheimer’s Society.
The Dementia Intensive Support Service bases each offers:
a 24-hour helpline – 01245 515313
support and management for people in their locality with diagnosed dementia or suspected dementia
support in confirmations of dementia diagnosis, where clinically indicated, for people who are referred due to “suspected” dementia
management of those in crisis and an emergency response service which consists of an enhanced support service delivered at the person’s home
advice and guidance on the physical health needs of people living with dementia
support for individuals in care homes.
Access advice and crisis support
Call 01245 515313, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Make a referral
Call 01245 515313 Monday-Friday 09:00-19:00
Saturday and Sunday 09:00-17:00
It is normal to feel anxious when your child is ill. Sometimes their illness is obvious – they may have visible symptoms such as a runny nose. At other times it isn’t as easy to identify the problem even though you know your child best and can spot if something is wrong. Most illnesses such as sore throats and ear ache get better by themselves but it’s important that parents know what to do if their child is unwell and how to recognise the signs.
The new NHS Essex Child Health app has been designed to give parents, grandparents and carers across Essex NHS advice at their fingertips, to help look after their children’s health and recognise when they are unwell.
The app is free to download for both Android and Apple. Just search for ‘NHS Essex Child Health'
The Essex Healthy Family Team in Maldon has a dedicated team of professionals holding a range of skills and qualifications to support expectant mothers during pregnancy and after the birth up to the age of 19.
We deliver child and family health services, provide on-going additional services for vulnerable children and families and help other services in safeguarding and protecting children.
The team is made up of health visitors, school nurses, staff nurses and community health workers.
Dengie Family Hub is a warm and friendly centre for families. We welcome children, young people and their families and provide access to support and services to help children and families achieve the best start.
Our wide range of services include family health drop-in sessions with a health visitor and the family wellbeing team, and fun play activities for children aged 0-4.
We want parents and carers to have access to services and networks which will empower and help them support their family.
Please feel free to contact us or come along and meet the Barnardo’s team leading the groups and activities, for a full list, please see the timetable below.
Dengie Healthy Family Delivery Site is based in Ormistion Rivers Academy Burnham-On-Crouch and is part of Maldon Family Hub, which covers all of Maldon District.
A guide for all women of childbearing age, those currently pregnant or breastfeeding has been developed for more information about COVID-19 vaccination.
Connect Well Essex is an online self-care self-referral tool containing over 400 local activities and services. ‘Social prescribing’ links patients with appropriate, non-medical support and guidance. In the same way that a patient with a prescription can get their medication easily from a pharmacist, they will be able to access the services that will help them improve their wellbeing here on Connect Well Essex.
This site features activities that can help people make positive changes in their lives and within their communities by linking to voluntary and community groups and other non clinical services that can help them to feel more involved in the community, meet new people, make some changes to improve health and wellbeing.
Social Prescriber Leaflet
Essex Care Navigation Manual
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