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Paediatric First Aid for Parents

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If you have difficulty getting to a doctor or nurse appointment during our core opening hours of 8.00am-6.30pm, ask Reception to make an appointment for you at one of the additional clinics at other nearby surgeries known as GPAH (General Practice Additional Hours) which may be more suitable.

Cervical Cancer Awareness Week

21st to 27th January 2019

Loxwood Medical Practice is supporting Cervical Cancer Awareness Week.  Please visit Jo's Trust for more information about this important work. 

Loxwood Village Fete and Dog Show 2018

On Saturday 9th June 2018 staff from Loxwood Medical Practice once again participated in the Loxwood Village Fete and Dog show. We were on hand to attend as First Aiders in case of any medical emergency.  As ‘Your partner for a healthier future’ our doctors and nurses provided information about healthy eating, diet and exercise. Some delicious home made 'healthy' popcorn and summer fruit pots were available to taste. Our Nurses also had information on overseas travel and sun safety handing out samples of sun screen.

Health and Wellbeing Fayre 2018

On Friday 14th September Loxwood Medical Practice opened its doors for its second Health and Wellbeing Fayre following on from its successful inaugural event in 2016.  The practice mission statement ‘Your partner for a healthier future’ reflected the ethos of the afternoon.

The event brought together health care professionals from local NHS and private services and community volunteer groups including Billingshurst Lions who directed traffic and offered patients their Message in a Bottle and Message in a Wallet service. Age UK Horsham and Carers Support West Sussex were there to advise patients. Cranleigh Leisure Centre attended along with a range of practitioners offering physiotherapy, mindfulness workshops, mental health counselling, Indian head massage, reiki, art therapy and hypnotherapy.

The car park was turned into an exercise arena with demonstrations of yoga and Clubercise.  Staff and visitors splashed some paint using their hands to produce a large and colourful canvas painting to be proudly displayed in the surgery. The Fayre also gave staff and exhibitors the opportunity to network and share ideas to support patients in living healthier lives.  This was an ideal opportunity to introduce the new Rural North Chichester Social Prescribing team who are able to support patients in dealing with non-medical problems such as debt, employment and housing.  The practice nurses offered advice on travel and immunisations, stopping smoking, alcohol unit awareness and weight management.  The highlight of the afternoon was a ‘healthy cake’ sale with donations going to support Macmillan Midhurst and a poetry competition, celebrating 70 years of the NHS.

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