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IMPORTANT PATIENT NOTICE


DUE TO THE HUGE NUMBER OF TELEPHONE QUERIES THE TELEPHONE LINES INTO THE HEALTH CENTRE ARE EXTREMELY BUSY


OUR LINES ARE NOT DOWN OR BROKEN - OUR STAFF ARE ANSWERING EVERY CALL THAT GETS THROUGH AS QUICKLY AS THEY POSSIBLY CAN


PLEASE USE OUR ONLINE SYSTEM TO ORDER PRESCRIPTIONS – MAKING SURE TO ADD YOUR CHOICE OF PHARMACY TO THE ORDER


ADDITIONAL CONTACT NUMBERS FOR CASTLE PRACTICE


07851 962 861


07851 962 863


07851 962 964


07851 963 536


PLEASE READ AND FOLLOW ALL OF THE ADVICE ON OUR HOME PAGE RE COVID-19 BEFORE RINGING THE SURGERY

Carers

CARERS

If you are a nominated Carer for a patient who is unable to contact the Practice directly, please make yourself known to a Patient Services Advisor who will provide a pro-forma for you to complete to enable us to flag your information on the said patients medical record.

This will enable us to liaise openly with yourself and provide you with access to other agencies on behalf of the patient you care for. For example, occupational and social services.

Alternatively, you can print, and complete, the form here and leave with reception.

 

***WE ARE CURRENTLY RUNNING A CARERS REVIEW CLINIC***

CARING FOR CARERS!

 DO YOU CARE FOR OR LOOK AFTER SOMEONE?

  • THE DEMANDS OF BEING A CARER CAN AFFECT A PERSON’S QUALITY OF LIFE INCLUDING THEIR HEALTH.
  • WE TRY TO IDENTIFY CARERS AND SUPPORT THEM IN THEIR ROLE BY PROVIDING AN ANNUAL HEALTH CARE REVIEW TO ENSURE THAT HEALTH NEEDS ARE BEING ADDRESSED.
  • Contact reception on 028 9331 5805 to arrange an appointment.

 

Local Support Group Carrickfergus - Contact Lyn Campbell to find out more on 028 9043 9843 or email: lyn.campbell@carersni.org

The group meets as follows:

  • Carrickfergus - 1st Tuesday of every month at 10am in the Miskimmon Suite, Old Town Hall, Antrim Street, Carrickfergus
  • The Groups meet every month except July and August.

 

USEFUL CONTACTS FOR LOCAL SUPPORT

 

Carers UK – Northern Ireland

Website: www.carersuk.org

Telephone: 028 9043 9843

Email: advice@carersuk.org

 

Young Carers – Northern Ireland

Website: www.nidirect.gov.uk/young-carers

Telephone: 028 9046 0500

 

Cross Roads – Caring for Carers Northern Ireland

Website: www.crossroadscare.co.uk/

Telephone: 028 9181 4455

Email: mail@crossroadscare.co.uk

 

Belfast Carers Centre

Website: www.carers-centre.org

Telephone: 028 9073 0173

Email: info@carers-centre.org

 

Family Support NI

Website: www.familysupportni.gov.uk

Telephone: 0845 600 6483

 

An online booklet with information for carers –

http://www.northerntrust.hscni.net/pdf/A-Z_for_carers.pdf

 

DO YOU HAVE ACCESS TO THE MEDICAL RECORDS OF THE PERSON YOU CARE FOR? WITH THEIR PERMISSION THIS IS POSSIBLE, CHECK WITH OUR RECEPTION STAFF FOR AN ACCESS TO RECORDS FORM AND RETURN IT TO THE PRACTICE.

HAVE YOU HAD A FLU VACCINE? YOU ARE ENTITLED TO THIS AS A CARER

 



 
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