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COVID - Telephone contact - Due to the reduced access to practice sites telephone contacts have increased and we are experiencing periods of high volumes of calls. Staff are monitoring waiting times for calls throughout the day and reporting issues where there are excessive wait times and we continuing to work to reduce waiting where possible. Apologies if you have been affected by long waits and thank you for your patience.

 

Physiotherapy Self Referal

Our physiotherapist is at the Crown Surgery twice a week, on a Wednesday and a Friday.
Theres no need to make an appointment with the GP to be referred for physiotherapy, you can now self refer by downloading the form below, or picking one up from the reception desk, and bringing into surgery when you make your physio appointment. 

Physiotherapy Self Referral Form

Stop Smoking

Unfortunately we can no longer offer smoking sensation appointments in surgery. However you can now self refer for this service via the Your Health, Your way Website.

https://yourhealthnotts.co.uk/


Weight Management

If you would like help losing weight, you can self refer by clicking on the link below

https://yourhealthnotts.co.uk/


Insight Healthcare

Insight Healthcare provides talking therapies nationwide, predominantly commissioned by the NHS and local authorities, as part of the IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) programme. Currently providing 14 free-to-access talking therapy services throughout the country, we are the largest not-for-profit provider in the country.

We also provide Wellbeing at Work employee assistance programmes, which enable employers to provide their staff with access to wellbeing support through a 24-hour counselling and advice helpline, a range of resources, and a web portal.

https://www.insighthealthcare.org/about-us/


 Fit For Work

Fit for Work referrals now available for all GPs in England and Wales

As of 22 July 2015, all GPs across England and Wales can refer their employed patients for a free and independent occupational health assessment if they have been, or are likely to be, off work for four weeks or more due to illness.

Referral to Fit for Work is voluntary, and is suitable for any employed person who has a realistic prospect of returning to work and for whom returning to work will not adversely affect their health. The assessment culminates in a personalised Return to Work Plan providing a schedule for a person’s return to work along with signposting to helpful services based around their needs. 

GPs will continue to make decisions on day-to-day health care matters. When a GP makes a referral, Fit for Work will not have access to GPs’ notes, but only to any existing fit notes and any further information considered by GPs to be relevant to the absence or current treatment. Employers remain responsible for decisions on managing absence and paying statutory sick pay, and will now have access to better independent information when doing so. By autumn 2015, employers will be able to refer their eligible employees to Fit for Work themselves without the need to go via GPs.

To find out more, visit the Fit for Work website where you can sign up for updates.



 

SMART Recovery

SMART Recover runs mutual support meetings where through open and confidential discussion, they help themselves and eachother recover from any kind of addictive behaviour.

The local SMART Recovery meetings are held on Fridays, 10am until 12pm at New Directions, Unit 2&3, Sherwood Street, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 1ER

 

 
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