PLEASE VISIT THE NEWS SECTION OF THIS WEBSITE TO SEE LATEST INFORMATION ON THE CURRENT COVID-19 / CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY
Welcome to Claremont Surgery, part of the Claremont and Holyport Practice.
We are a six-partner practice and our aim is to offer a caring, efficient and patient-focused service, supported by the appropriate use of technology. We place particular emphasis on clinical excellence, patient access, team working and providing a quality service for patients. Clinical and admin staff work at both Claremont Surgery and Holyport Surgery to support patients.
We are an approved Training Practice and participate in the advanced training of fully qualified doctors in their chosen specialty of General Practice and adult nurse training.
We work in co-operation with our patients and welcome your suggestions at all times. If you experience any problems, our practice team will be happy to assist you.
If you would like to visit the website of Holyport Surgery please click on the link below:
General Practice Hub: evening and weekend appointments now available.
Patients who are registered at this practice can now book an appointment to see a GP or nurse on weekday evenings (after 6.30pm) or at the weekends (on Saturday and Sunday) and can be booked up to one week ahead. Appointments take place at the GP Hub, St Marks Hospital, Maidenhead although may occasionally be offered for KEVII Hospital, Windsor. Please book these appointments in the usual way through our Reception team.
The Clinicians you see will have the same access to your medical records as clinicians at Claremont & Holyport Practice.
These appointments are for routine general practice issues only and not for urgent care. If urgent care is required outside of our opening times please call 111 for advice.
Patients aged 16yrs or over can book directly for phlebotomy (blood tests) and dressings (excluding leg ulcers) by calling (03000) 240009.
This 'General Practice Hub' service is part of a national initiative to improve access to general practice.
Flu Vaccines & information
Please read the following update on the forthcoming arrangements for our 2020-21 Flu Vaccination Programme. This document will be updated periodically and this was last done on 15th October 2020.
Flu Vaccination Programme 2020-21
PLEASE SUPPORT YOUR SURGERYS’ FLU VACCINATION PROGRAME
FLU VACCINATION UPDATE 12th October 2020
Our surgery has been and is continuing to contact our “At Risk” patients via text and phone to invite them to a flu vaccination clinic.
We have two types of Flu vaccination appointments available - Drive Through & In-Surgery clinics - for which you can book by calling 01628 624469 or on-line via your GP App.
ELIGIBLE PATIENTS ON LINE BOOKING FOR DRIVE THROUGH
The “Drive Through Flu Vaccination Clinic “ is in the Magnet Leisure Centre Car Park, Maidenhead (where Super Bowl use to be). Appointments for these clinics are now on-line and are available to be booked by eligible patients only. Alternatively call the surgery to book an appointment. If you are not sure if you are eligible please click on the above link for details.
Details of “Drive Through" Clinic: We ask you to wear a mask, and loose clothing so that the nurse can easily access your arm. Marshalls will direct you to a nurse station. No need to get out of the car just put your arm out of the window to be vaccinated. It is that quick and easy !
Dates for ”Drive through Clinic” Friday 16th October 9.15 – 12.45 / Thursday 20th 1.30 -5.00 / Friday 23rd October 1.30 – 5.00
No Car ? No one to drive you? Please call the surgery to book an in-house appointment
IMPORTANT If you are a patient who received a Shielding letter then your household members are also entitled to be vaccinated.
Children 2 -3 yrs old (dob 1/9/16 – 31/8/18) – NASAL SPRAY- please call the surgery to book an appointment
Parents have been sent a text inviting them to make an appointment at their usual surgery.
Children do not have to wear a mask, and we ask that only one parent attends per child as we are limiting the number of people in the surgery at any one time.
NB children in primary school and those in year 7 at secondary school will be vaccinated by school nurses, there will also be catch up sessions arranged for those who did not attend, again at their school.
50- 64 year olds “Not at Risk” may be vaccinated later in the year. We are waiting further instructions from NHS England
If you are Not eligible for the free NHS Flu Vaccination then you can go to a Pharmacy to be vaccinated. Payments vary from £9 - £15
For All appointments at the surgery it is important that you attend on time and you will need to wear a face mask or face covering (Children are exempt).
lf you have any COVID-19 symptoms please DO NOT attend, cancel your appointment and re-arrange.
Visit to 'Drive Through' clinic by Teresa May on 9th October:
In order to provide you with the very best care, all of our doctors, nurses and staff need to keep their knowledge and skills up to date. All surgeries in Windsor Ascot and Maidenhead (WAM) have regular training sessions throughout the year and all Practices are closed during these times.
The forthcoming training days for 2020-21 are as follows:
- Thursday 22nd October 2020 - the Practice closes at 12.30 and re-opens at 8.00am the next day
- Thursday 12th November 2020 - the Practice closes at 12.30 and re-opens at 8.00am the next day
- Wednesday 13th January 2021 - the Practice closes at 12.30 and re-opens at 8.00am the next day
- Wednesday 24th February 2021 - the Practice closes at 12.30 and re-opens at 8.00am the next day
- Thursday 25th March 2021 - the Practice closes at 12.30 and re-opens at 8.00am the next day
At all times when the Practice is closed emergency advice and assistance is available by calling 111.
To meet our requirements under the General Data Protection Regulations the following two documents provide an overview of How We Share Your Information and a more detailed description of the circumstances this information is shared.
How We Share Your Information May 2018
Privacy Notice March 2019
Medicine Supply Post Brexit
The East Berkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has issued the following guidance regarding supply of medicines post-Brexit based on advice from the Dept. of Health and Social Care:
Supply of Medicines Post-Brexit
Self-Care For Life
Although originally set up to support Self-Care Week in November 2019 the link below continues to be a useful source of tips and information covering a range of subjects. Information is being kept updated by the CCG Communications Team and includes subjects as wide-ranging as:
- What is ‘normal’ blood pressure
- Information on Mental Health and Loneliness
- Where to go when unwell
- The importance of staying hydrated
- Self-Care Fact Sheets
(Site updated 15/10/2020)