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FLU DAY  

Saturday 21st September,  8.30am to 12.00 noon

No Appointment Required

 

Additional flu surgeries will be held for those patients unable to make the Saturday session: You will need to

make appointments for these surgeries, please phone or speak one of our reception team after 21st September who will be happy to assist you.

We will have a Book and Cake stall - any of these are welcome either on the day or beforehand. All donations go directly to our chosen charity this year, Essex and Herts air ambulance.

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Please note do not have the vaccination, if you have an infection, if you are taking antibiotics or you are allergic to eggs.

 

Shingles vaccination

If you are 70,71,72,73,74,75,78 or 79 you are eligible for a Shingles vaccine. (Aged 76 born after 1st September 1942 you are eligible, born before 2/9/1942 you are not eligible. Aged 77 you are not eligible).

 

We will do this at the same time as the flu vaccine or you can have this vaccine solely if you do not wish to have the flu vaccine.

 


Surgery will be Closed:

Following a CCG directive Tiptree and other surgeries within NEE, will be closed on the following dates for staff training:

Wednesday 25th September 2019 from 12 noon

Thursday 17th October 2019 from 12 noon

Thursday 14th November 2019 from 12 noon

Wednesday 22nd January 2020 from 12 noon

Wednesday 12th February 2020 from 12 noon 

Thursday 26th March 2020 from 12 noon

The surgery will reopen again the following day at 8am.

In an emergency call 999

If you need advice or need to be seen Call 111 or attend the Walk in Centre at Turner Road Colchester.

Having difficulty getting through?

Please accept our sincere apologies we were experiencing problems with our phone system, the telephone company have now fixed the fault today.  If you do experience any further problems please let one of our receptionists know.

 

Welcome to Tiptree Medical Centre (part of the Colte Partnership)  -  Our Mission statement:

Dr Turner and partners are determined to offer the best healthcare for our patients. We will do this by putting patients at the heart of everything we do. We pledge to:

  • Treat you with respect and courtesy at all times

  • Help you make decisions about your health by listening to your needs and opinions

  • Nurture a culture which responds and adapts to the changing face of general practice

  • Keeps up to date with developments in health care by continuing to learn

  • Promote best practice through utilising specialist expertise within the practice team and externally and encouraging the continuous professional development of all members of the practice team

  • Work within the framework of NHS Primary Care Services to provide professional medical, nursing and other services which meet the identified needs of patients

  • Maintain a health promoting environment

  • Strive to improve the health of our population and encourage self-care. Encourage patients to use both the practice resources and those of the wider NHS responsibly.

 

What has recently changed at your surgery?

1. We are now are registered Parkrun practice: if you are interested in increasing your weekly exercise, ask our staff about this initiative by the RCGP.

2. We listened to your concerns and have increased the number of face to face appointments available

3. Dr Dirk Pilat has joined the surgery as a salaried GP, extending the number regular GPs. 

We appreciate your time in learning more about the developments at Tiptree Medical Centre and welcome any comments. Please make these directly to the surgery which we are more easily able to respond to than social media. Thankyou

 

Contacting us

We receive over 800 phone calls every day. Please help us reduce the demand on the telephone by contacting us via this website.  Our Website offers you a convenient way for you to access services, view information on the practice and links you to sites that can offer health advice and support. You can manage your appointments by booking, changing and cancelling appointments. You can order medication, view your summary care record and contact us for advice when a face to face consultation is not needed. The 'contact us' link provides you with all available options.

Calls may be recorded for training purposes.

Get Well, Keep Well

Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.

 

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