Parkrun - June 1st
Join the Forest of Dean surgeries at the Five Acres Parkrun on Saturday, 1st June at 09:00. Parkrun is for everyone, not just runners - you can walk or run or just cheer as people cross the finish line. More information about the run and other runs in the area can be found at www.parkrun.org.uk
New Medical Centre Confirmed!
The partners at Dockham Road Surgery are delighted to announce that contracts have been exchanged with the developer for the new medical centre on Valley Road. Building work is expected to start in the coming months with the surgery move planned for Summer 2020. More information can be found in the attached link: New Medical Centre Press Release
Good Results from the GP Patient Survey
The August results from the National GP Patient Survey have been published, and 91% of 235 Dockham Road respondents said they had a good overall experience of their GP surgery (compared with 84% nationally).
Changes to Over-the-Counter Prescribing
NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has confirmed a change relating to NHS prescribing of a range of medicines, vitamins and minerals that are available to buy over the counter from pharmacies and supermarkets. Full details of the new directive can be found here: OTC medicines letter to patients