Voyager Family Health welcome 3 new GP’s

We are pleased to announce the addition of Dr Saeed, Dr Nathu and Dr Riley to our team here at Voyager Family Health and send them a warm welcome on behalf of everyone at the Practice. Both Dr Saeed and Dr Riley have joined us as fulltime GP partners and Dr Nathu has joined us as a Salaried GP for 3 days per week. Welcome!

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Electronic Repeat Dispensing

If you get regular or repeat prescriptions, you could save time by switching to electronic
Repeat Dispensing (eRD).

eRD sends your prescriptions electronically from your GP surgery to a pharmacy of your
choice. It’s easy to use and you don’t need a computer or electronic device.
Ask your GP or pharmacist to set it up for you.

eRD allows your GP to prescribe your regular medicines for up to a year. It’s reliable, secure
and confidential. Your regular prescriptions are stored securely on the NHS database, so
they’ll be ready at the pharmacy each time you need them.

Using eRD you can:

• save time by avoiding unnecessary trips or calls to your GP every time you need to
order a repeat prescription

• order or cancel your repeat prescriptions online (if your GP practice offers this
service)

• pick up your repeat prescriptions directly from your pharmacy without having to visit
your GP

• spend less time waiting for your prescription in the pharmacy or GP practice

• save paper – you won’t need a paper prescription to collect your medicine from the
pharmacy

For more information about eRD and how it works, ask at your GP surgery or pharmacy, or
visit the NHS website: http://www.nhs.uk/eRD

Introducing the MJOG Message app

MJOG Messenger is a free app that connects patients to their doctor’s surgery for easy, secure and confidential communication.

Take control of your health; download the MJOG Message app via App Store or Google Play to get:

  • Automatic appointment reminders
  • One-click appointment cancellation
  • Tailored health information

Beware of calls claiming to be from The Cervical Screening Call and Recall service

Public Health England SQAS team have advised us of reports of a possible scam.  Some women are being contacted by text message claiming to be from the cervical screening call and recall service, to advise that they are overdue for screening.  The message asks you to call a mobile number and to provide personal details.

These messages are NOT from the NHS Cervical Screening Programme.
Please do not 
call the number and please do not give out any personal details.

The Action Fraud Line has been contacted.

Free online parenting guides

Register for free online parenting guides

Bringing up children is a lot of fun but can also have its challenges and times when receiving some advice would be helpful.
If you live in the Frimley area which covers Ascot, Bracknell, Farnham, Maidenhead, North East Hampshire, Slough, Windsor or in Surrey or South Bucks you can have free access to four online parenting guides which include top tips from childcare, education and NHS health experts.

• Understanding your pregnancy, labour, birth and your baby
• Understanding your baby
• Understanding your child 0 to 19 years
• Understanding your teenager’s brain

The online guides contain advice relevant to expectant parents, parents, grandparents and carers of children of all ages including those with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). The guides are also available in different languages.

Access to the guides is unlimited with no expiry date, so you can return as and when you need and want to. Each guide has between 5 to 11 sessions which last roughly 20 minutes each, there are also activities that can be carried out between courses.

How to register for the guides?

Registration is quick and easy:-

Register for our online guides – click here

 Or go to www.inourplace.co.uk 

Apply the access code ‘PARENTING’ (or if you live in Surrey it is ACORN).

(Access codes are not case sensitive) 

These guides are provided by the Solihull Approach and brought to you by Frimley Local Maternity System which is part of Frimley Health and Care Integrated Care System (ICS), a partnership of NHS, health services, local authorities, voluntary sector and local people working to improve health and care services.