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Latest News

Welcome to The Leiston Surgery

North East Coastal Primary Care Network

We have joined a Primary Care Network to help us deliver better services. For more information, click HERE

Try the new NHS App

If you’re a patient at our practice you can now use the new NHS App, a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet.

You can use the NHS App to check your symptoms and get instant advice, book appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view your GP medical record and more.

If you already use our online service you can continue to use it. You can use the NHS App as well.

For more information go to:

New Healthcare Assistant 

We are pleased to welcome Lola Jarvis to our team. Lola previously worked as a phlebotomist for Leiston surgery, and has now joined the team as a healthcare assistant. 

Self Service Launch Event

The Leiston Surgery has a the new BMI and Blood Pressure machines which will provide self monitoring service for patients. Please come along during our open hours to use either of the new self-services machines, full instructions and guidance is available on how to process your results.

New Registrar

We are pleased to announce we have a new registrar Dr Idorenyin Etuk joining us for a 12 month placement, Dr Etuk will be joining us on Thursday 7th February 2019.

New Healthcare Assistant

We would like to welcome Beth Batho, who has joined the team as a our new healthcare assistant. 

New Physician's Associate
We would like to welcome Aine Begley, who is joining the team as our full-time Physician's Associate. Please read What is a Physician's Associate? for more information on this role. 

You should expect to receive your flu vaccination invitation via text message or via letter (if we do not have a mobile number recorded on your notes) if you are eligible. 

NHS 70th Birthday Celebrations Tea Party
Read about our NHS 70th Birthday Celebrations Tea Party here.

Increase in Prescription Charges
NHS Prescription charge increase from 1st April 2019. The government has announced an increase to the NHS prescription charge of 20 pence to £9.00 per prescription item.

Shingles Vaccinations
Shingles Vaccinations are available for Patients aged 70, 71, 72,73,74, 78 or 79.

Patient Online Service
Sign up for Patient Online Service, you are able to book appointments/request repeat medication, and test results.

Patient Participation Group 
Be the voice of the patients and join our Patient Participant Group. 


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