Swanage Medical Practice - News

  • 31 May 2024

    Over The Counter Medication

    In line with NHS England recommendations, NHS Dorset has asked GP teams to stop prescribing medicine and treatment for 35 minor conditions listed on this page. This allows GPs to focus on caring for people who have more complex needs.

  • 29 Apr 2024

    Covid Vaccines

    Dear Patient, the spring covid vaccines are now available to the following group of patients: -Aged 75 or older - Resident in a care home for older adults - Aged six months or above and have a severely weakened immune system You can book an ...

  • 20 Apr 2024

    Poole/Bournemouth Wait times

    Dear Patient, below is a link to the outpatient waiting times for the University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust (UHD), which is Poole, Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospitals.  This link is taken from their website which they keep up ...

  • 12 Apr 2024

    New Campaign!!!

    New Campaign Alert!! The Institute of General Practice Management (IGPM) have launched a new campaign called "Right Care First Time" Here is a link to their video which explains more.. Right Care First Time #RightCareFirstTime ...

  • 4 Mar 2024

    Changes to recall system

    Dear Patient, we are in the process of changing how we recall patients for their medication reviews and long term condition reviews such as Diabetes.  We are setting patients medication and long term condition reviews in line with their month ...

  • 22 Jan 2024

    Diabetes Care Update

    Swanage Medical Practice are working with Dorset County Hospital to ensure that patients with Type 1 diabetes are receiving appropriate offers of education and support to manage their condition.

  • 18 Dec 2023

    Using NHS Services In Winter

    Using NHS services wisely over the winter, can help you get the right treatment, in the right place, at the right time – first time.