What is PLZ afternoons?

Patients will notice that once a month Larksfield Surgery shuts for the afternoon for training purposes. This is called a PLZ afternoon. PLZ stands for Protected Learning Zone and is commissioned by Bedfordshire CCG. It is mandatory that every surgery in the Ivel Valley area is required to take part. This ensures that all staff […]

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PPG Survey Report

Back in September when we had our first two flu clinics, the PPG members came to the clinic to gain feedback from patients about the surgery. A total of 282 completed survey forms were received back by the end of the second session. All surveys were completed anonymously. Please see below the findings.

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Extended Hours

We current offer extended hours clinics for both our practice nurses and our doctors. These are on Wednesdays and Thursdays between 7am-8am and they must be booked in advance. Anyone booking an “extended hours” appointment, will have to use the touchscreen to let the clinician know you have arrived, as the reception desk will not […]

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Calling all 17 and 18 year olds – MenACWY

Since 2009 there has been a large increase in group W meningococcal (MenW) disease in England, resulting in several deaths in teenagers.  Older teenagers and young adults who are not vaccinated are at risk of getting MenW disease, so you need to get vaccinated to protect yourself.  Vaccination helps protect you and others around you.  […]

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Converting prescriptions given elsewhere

Please do not ask to have a prescription given to you by a consultant (either private or NHS) to a prescription from your GP at Larksfield. Your consultant takes responsibility for your initial prescription; if your consultant wishes your GP at Larksfield to continue prescribing the medication, s/he will write and ask for this to […]

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IF YOU NEED A HOME VISIT

If you are too ill to come to an appointment at the surgery, you can request a home visit. You will be asked to give the receptionist details of your symptoms for the doctor to assess and you will also need to provide a telephone number, as the doctor may wish to ring you to […]

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WHEN WE ARE CLOSED

If you need medical advice when we are closed (after 6.30pm Monday-Friday, weekends and bank holidays), please ring NHS111 by dialling 111. You should only go to the A & E Department if you have had an accident or have a genuine medical emergency. 2017 Bank holidays are: Friday 14 April (Good Friday) Monday 17 […]

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