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If you are due for your Annual Asthma Review please click on 'Asthma Review' under 'Further Information' and complete the questionnaire.

Please note that from 31st July 2017 the opening hours for the Dispensary at John Tasker House will be Monday to Friday 08.30-12.30 and 14.00-18.00.

HUB appointments - To cancel a weekend or evening appointment at the Dunmow Clinic please call 0300 303 7300 not the surgery.

The NHS PRESCRIPTION FEE has increased to £8.60 per item from the 1st April 2017.

EVENING APPOINTMENTS are available, Monday & Thursday 6.30 to 7.30pm at John Tasker House for both JTH and Felsted patients.

For EMERGENCIES OUT OF HOURS please telephone 111 (6.30pm-8.00am)

We are in the process of moving our online ordering of repeat prescriptions to a new system. Patients will need to attend the surgery with photographic ID (Photo Driving Licence, Passport etc.,) to register for the new service.  When they have registered for the new service patients will also be able to book appointments on-line and view their medication, allergies and immunisations. When you have received your registration details from the surgery please click on the Patient Access button below to access the service.  

Order your repeat prescriptions online...visit our prescriptions page

Preventative Care

We are keen to promote healthy living and disease prevention at John Tasker House and Felsted Surgeries, our practice nurses and Health Care Assistant offer a wide range of services available to all patients.

Please make an appointment with our Health Care Assistant forasthma_inhaler_5

  • Blood Pressure Checks
  • Blood Tests
  • ECGs
  • Spirometry
  • New Patient checks
  • Smoking cessation

Please make an appointment with the practice nurse for 

  • Audiology checks (John Tasker House only) 
  • Cervical Screening
  • Dressings and Stitch Removal 
  • Flu Vaccination
  • Pneumonia Vaccination
  • Ear Syringing
  • Minor Injuries  

Blood Pressure Checks bp_at_home

Blood Pressure checks are available to patients who have been advised by their GP to have their Blood Pressure checked regularly.

Cervical Screening

All women between the ages of 25 and 64 are strongly advised to have regular Cervical Screening.

Flu Vaccination

Flu vaccinations are available annually to all patients over 65 years of age or those patients in specific at risk groups. Vaccinations are usually available from October to January.

 

Pneumonia Vaccination

Pneumonia Vaccinations are available to all patients over 65 years of age or those patients in specific at risk groups. This vaccination is available at any time and is only given once.

Smoking Cessation Clinics

Should you wish to give up smoking, help and advice is available in our Smoking Cessation Clinics.  

Family Planning

All GPs and practice nurses at both surgeries offer routine contraception services and advice on all aspects of Family Planning. These include pill checks, coil fittings/checks, cap fittings/checks, implants, condoms and emergency contraception. The GPs also give advice on sterilisation and vasectomies.

The surgeries also offers two specialist services: pregnant8

  • Family Planning Clinic (John Tasker House Surgery only) - available to anyone requiring contraception services or family planning.
  • Essex C-Card Scheme Outlet - designed to provide easy access to condoms for young people under the age of 20 free of charge.

You do not need to be a registered patient at either of the surgeries to make use of the above services.

Maternity

The surgeries offer a shared care package with the midwives and consultants at four local hospitals, Princess Alexandra Harlow, St. Johns Chelmsford, The Rosie Cambridge and William Julian Courtauld Braintree.

If you think you are pregnant and have carried out a home pregnancy test, please make an appointment with your GP at approximately 8 to 10 weeks. If you have any problems please contact the surgery sooner.

Child Healthgirl_with_open_mouth

  • 6 week checks  - both surgeries offer routine 6 week checks for new babies.  Please ring your surgery for an appropriate appointment.
  • Immunisations - both surgeries also offer childhood immunisation programmes as recommended by the Department of Health.

 

When to immunise

What is given

Two months old

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio and HIB

 

Pneumonia

 

Rotovirus

 

Meningitis B

Three months old

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio and HIB

 

Meningitis C

 

Rotovirus

Four months old

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio and HIB

 

Pneumonia

 

Meningitis B

Around 12 months old

HIB and Meningitis C

 

Meningitis B

Around 13 months old

Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR)

 

Pneumonia

Three years four months to five years old

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis and Polio

 

Measles, Mumps and Rubella booster (MMR)

Thirteen to eighteen years old

Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio

 

Meningitis B 

 
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