Willow News

  • Spring Covid Boosters
    This year’s Covid Vaccine Spring Boosters will be again provided through the local community pharmacies. Willow Group is working with the local Covid Referral Team to advise of our eligible housebound patients for visits to be scheduled. All other eligible patients, should use the National Booking System or the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Covid… Read more: Spring Covid Boosters
  • Visit Your Pharmacy First!
    Most pharmacies are now able to help you with seven common conditions without having to see a GP first. If you have sinusitis, a sore throat, earache, an infected insect bite, impetigo, shingles, or a urinary infection, ask your pharmacist in your local high street.
  • Pelvic Health Clinic
    Our First Contact Practitioners are now hosting new pelvic health clinics for women aged 18 to 60 at all Gosport practices on Fridays based at Waterside Medical Centre. If you are interested, please submit an online consultation to your own practice to arrange.
  • Digital Access Help
    Andrew, our IT Manager is running a clinic on Wednesday 13th December at Stoke Road Medical Centre, to support our patients with digital access to their medical records (Patient Access / NHS App). Patients can book a 15 minute, one to one meeting with Andrew to understand more about, and how to use, the NHS… Read more: Digital Access Help
  • World Antimicrobial Awareness Week
    Fighting infections is natural to us. It may take us a few days, but we get over them without using antibiotics. Using them for viruses like colds and flu will not work because they only work on bacteria. Unnecessary use of antibiotics increases the chance of the bugs becoming resistant. Here’s a short video to… Read more: World Antimicrobial Awareness Week
  • Booking Transport for Outpatient Appointments
    We have received the following information from South Central Ambulance Service. The booking of transport to hospital outpatient appointments is changing from 1 November 2023 to patient self-booking. Intitially done by telephone but all subsequent appointments can be booked online.
  • Willow Welly & Wellbeing Group
    We are sending invitations for eligible patients to book their flu vaccinations. You will receive a text with a link to book your appointment. We will be inviting patients in the below cohorts: If your child is at school in years reception to year 11 they will receive their vaccinations at school. If you are… Read more: FLU VACCINATIONS
    From 18th September, the NHS will start to invite people in priority order of risk and those eligible will be able to book an appointment on the National Booking Service. These appointments can be booked by calling 119 or using the link below. https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-services/covid-19-services/covid-19-vaccination-services/book-covid-19-vaccination/ **The Willow Group will still be inviting patients for their flu… Read more: COVID VACCINATIONS