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Fownhope Medical Centre
Common Hill Lane, Fownhope, Hereford, HR1 4PZ

email: fownhope.medicalcentre@nhs.net

Telephone: 01432 860 235  
Prescriptions: 01432 860 241

Providing lifelong care that is: safe, effective & dependable - for all of our community.

 

***IF YOU ARE A PAID HEALTH OR SOCIAL CARE WORKER, PLEASE CONTACT THE SURGERY SO THAT WE CAN BOOK YOU IN FOR YOUR COVID VACCINATION***

 

 

February 2021 - In order to keep our patients safe, the surgery is continuing to operate a triage model of care.  Once your care needs have been assessed by a clinician - either by phone or by reviewing your online consultation - please be assured that you will be offered a face-to-face appointment if the clinician feels that your care cannot be handled over the phone. 

 

 

COVID-19 Vaccine - We are joining with our colleagues in S&W Herefordshire to deliver the COVID-19 vaccines from a central location in Ross-on-Wye.  Patients will be contacted directly to attend the clinics in the order determined by NHS England, starting with the staff and residents of care homes.  Be assured that as soon as you are entitled to receive the vaccine, you will be contacted.  Please note that in order to staff the clinics, we are having to reduce the number of routine appointments at the surgery.  Please be patient with our reception team if you are not able to book an appointment for the day of your choice.


Please use Online Consult - This is a new service for all NHS GP Practices and our reception team can walk you through how to use it.

 

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Health Care at the Surgery

 

In addition to the GP team we can offer

 

The Practice Nurse Team 

If you suffer from an illness such as; Diabetes, Hypertension, Heart Failure, COPD, Asthma or other long term conditions our nurses will regularly monitor you and provide support to manage your health and medication.

 

The practice nurse role also includes;

  • Dressings
  • Family planning
  • Childhood immunisations

Health Care Assistant

Our qualified Health Care Assistant can offer;

 

  • New patient registration checks
  • Cardio Vascular Health Checks
  • Hypertension management
  • Immunisation
  • Dressings

Community Nursing Team – District Nurses

The Community Nursing Team is available to offer advice and home nursing care for the acute and chronically sick, including the provision of various nursing aids.

 

 To speak to the District Nurse please ring: 01989 769081

 

In addition to our Community Nurses, Fownhope is part of a wider multi-disciplinary team which supports patients with long term conditions. The team includes; social workers, occupational therapists and physiotherapists.

 

Physiotherapy

Fownhope Medical Centre has an in-house Physiotherapist who can see patients on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Our GPs can refer patients directly to the Physiotherapist for help with musculo-skeletal problems. Talk to your GP initially who will be able to advise on the service available.

 

Community Midwife

The Community Midwife is the primary carer during pregnancy and will advise on all the routine tests and services offered. Routine appointments are based at the surgery and the midwife will liaise directly with your doctor if necessary. Once your baby is born, you will both continue to be cared for by a Community Midwife until your baby is 10 days old.

 

 

 

 

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