What to do if you feel unwell this Christmas

We wish you a safe, healthy and happy Christmas break this year!

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We are pleased to share that our practice will be open from 0800-2000 every day, including Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years’ day. You can access appointments by calling 111 who can also give you advice if you feel unwell. There is map of how to get to the practice below, however public transport may be limited over the holiday period.

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Choose the right place for help that you may need this winter. 

If you have a mental health problem, you can call 030 0123 4244. This line is open for advice and links to mental health services 24 hours a day.

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Online resources

There is also a lot of great health information on the NHS website 

If you have a minor ailment – eg. cough, sore throat, back pain – there is a lot that you can do for yourself. This website is a good resource for information Self Care

Local Pharmacies

There are pharmacies that are open during the bank holiday period at different times. They can offer you medical advice and medication. Here is a list for Hounslow.

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Accident & Emergency

In a life-threatening emergency Always call 999 if someone is seriously ill or injured, and their life is at risk.

Examples of medical emergencies include (but are not limited to):

  • chest pain
  • difficulty in breathing
  • unconsciousness
  • severe loss of blood
  • severe burns or scalds
  • choking
  • fitting or concussion
  • drowning
  • severe allergic reactions.

 

 

Is your child under 5 and at risk of being overweight?

Do you have a child under 5?

Do you or anyone else have concerns that your child is at risk of becoming overweight?

Would you like to:

• reduce mealtime stress?

• enjoy being active as a family more often?

• encourage your child away from the screens and TV?

• see your child eat more fruit and vegetables?

Free sessions at Hounslow Children Centres

Alf Kings (Feltham) 020 8583 3922

Bedfont 020 8583 5581

Brentford 020 8583 5760

Chiswick 020 8583 5603

Cranford 020 8583 5590

“I would recommend this course to anyone with young children. It has become a vital tool in my life!”

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Building Great West Road Locality Hounslow.

Here is a summary of the meeting that we had which involved GPs, Practice nurses, managers, district nurses, community matrons, care navigator and mental health. It was a lively afternoon with some challenging and thought provoking issues.

The key take home messages

  1. We have some amazing people in our locality.
  2. We need to get on at least try things for ourselves, rather than waiting for others.
  3. Develop leadership and key areas for development.
  4. Engage staff (clinical and non clinical) and patients.

We have identified some of the key areas and will develop them in the next few weeks.

Here is a summary of what was discussed. This will help us not only to deliver the evening and weekend working but also have the building blocking for more collaborative working. Building GWR Locality