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If there are any patients over the age of 50 who have not had a flu vaccine it's not too late.  Please call the Practice on 02920522350 to book an appointment.

Patients between the ages of 65-69 will be invited to attend the Practice for their COVID vaccine in the coming weeks, starting with the oldest first.  Please do not call us as we know who you are and will be in touch. 

If you are over 75 and have not yet had your COVID-19 vaccine and you are able to attend the Practice please ring to book an appointment on 029 20522355.

Cardiff and Vale Health Board have announced that you can ring the booking centre on 029 21841234 If you are:

  •  70-74
  •  74 and under and are clinically vulnerable (shielding)
  •  70 or over and are housebound 

To find out which priority group you are in please follow the link 

Due to high levels of call volumes we may take a little longer to answer your telehone call please use eConsult below or email our enquires team at enquiries.w97028@wales.nhs.uk We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

If you haven't had your flu vaccine yet please let us know it's not too late to have it. 

We do not accept prescription requests over the telephone.  Please contact your local pharmacy who can arrange to order your repeat medication on your behalf.  Alternatively you can either email your request to prescription.w97028@wales.nhs.uk or register to use My Health Online  For further information on Prescriptions follow the link

 https://gov.wales/test-trace-protect-multilingual-information-about-coronavirus

Stress Control Online

Stress Control online

Stress is a normal reaction to the rapidly changing and uncertain times we are all living in at the moment. If you are feeling a bit more stressed than usual and would like to learn some great ways, free-of-charge, to deal with common problems like anxiety, depression, panicky feelings, poor sleep and poor wellbeing then come along to our online Stress Control class.

‘Stress Control’ is a six-session cognitive-behavioural therapy class used extensively in community-settings by the NHS (UK) and HSE (Ireland) and across the world. You can find out more here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDVRme6oWZT2hsCYaSergGw    

As you can’t come to a regular Stress Control class due to the current circumstances, Stress Control will come to you and live stream the sessions.  Each session will play twice a day (at 2pm and repeated at 8.30 pm) on Mondays and Thursdays beginning on the 13th April (Session 1 will also repeat on Tuesday 14th). The sessions will be led by Dr Jim White, consultant clinical psychologist, who created the class and who has taught most of the NHS (UK) and HSE (Ireland) trainers who would normally be running classes across the country.

To take part:

  • Go to http://stresscontrol.org  where you can learn more about the class and get the dates. Everything you need to successfully complete the class – the booklets, self-assessment, relaxation and mindfulness - can be found in the ‘Free zone’. If you can, please read, and start working on, the booklets in the ‘Preparing for the course’ section before Session 1.

 

  • On the homepage, click on the ‘Stress Control 2020’ link to access our YouTube channel where the classes will be available to view at the scheduled times. If you click the ‘Subscribe’ button on our YouTube page (free), you will receive notifications when a new session is available. You can also follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_BKErJ_jlSQHKFtHPCRmEctDtcNCCowB

 

  • The session will begin exactly on time, so make sure you are there from the start. Sessions run for about 90 minutes and there will be a 10-minute break in the middle.

 

  • Each session is one piece of the jigsaw in tackling your Stress. By coming to each class, the jigsaw will form, and the big picture can emerge, making you better able to handle your stress. This is cognitive-behavioural therapy so it is crucial you practice the skills you will learn between sessions.

Life is very hard for us just now and there are no easy solutions or magic cures, but, with hard work and determination, we can boost our resilience to cope with these difficult times and come out the other end stronger. Please pass this on to anyone who you think might benefit from the class.

 

 

 

 



 
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