Brook Health Centre & Silverstone Surgery - News

  • 14 Jan 2021

    Covid Vaccinations Update

    We are please to say most our patients aged 78 and above have been offered the Covid vaccination and had it given at Brackley Medical Centre. There are a few more to give in that age bracket who for various reasons could not receive it first time round. We are in the process of contacting them with new dates. We also have vaccinated the patients who were well enough to have it, in the Care Homes that we look after. Also the care home staff. We are hoping to receive small quantities of the Astra Zeneca vaccine in the near future, which we are hopeful will enable us to vaccinate our patients at the Brook Health Centre. We are at the mercy of the supply chain, so cannot say when that will be. Our next group of patients to be called for their vaccination when all of the existing cohort are done, will be 75+. Please be assured, when we receive deliveries or Brackley MC receive the vaccine, we will be contacting patients to offer appointments.

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  • 4 Jan 2021

    Covid 19 Vaccinations

    Covid vaccinations have now started throughout the country. The program is being rolled out gradually as vaccines become available. At the moment the BHC will not be a site to administer the vaccine as it will only be delivered to one central large practice. Brackley Medical Centre will be our dedicated site. The first batch of Covid vaccines were given last week 29-31st December for those in the age bracket 84 yrs +. We are planning to send some of our nurses to help administer the vaccine. Our PCN group of practices (Towcester MC , Brook HC, Springfield and Brackley) are phase 4 and the PCN is hoping to get another delivery of 975 vaccines to Brackley Medical Centre this week to enable vaccination clinics 7-9th January. It can however change according to deliveries. Some invites will be done by text message asking for you to book via a link. Those without a mobile phone will be called by us to arrange an appointment. Unfortunately, these appointments will always be with short notice, but it is out of our control as we can only book as we are informed of delivery. We are hoping that the newly approved Oxford vaccine will soon be available to us and we will be able to administer the vaccine at the Brook Health Centre. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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  • 17 Dec 2020

    Corona Virus Update

    Now that we are in another lockdown for at least a month, we have locked our doors again for the safety of patients and staff. PLEASE BE ASSURED WE ARE NOT CLOSED. There is a bell to ring and a receptionist will open the door, take your temperature and check all is well with you before you enter the building. We would ask that the minimum number of people come into the surgery, so please come alone for your appointment if possible. Carers and parents excepted of course. The present system will continue and all patients will be screened by a telephone call and if needed a video call arranged or face to face appointment. Please continue to bring your mask with you. Many thanks.

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  • 14 Dec 2020

    Flu vaccines for at risk under 65 year olds and 50-64 year olds

    We are now giving the FLU vaccination to everyone in the 50-64 year old age bracket. We have finished our flu clinics but will continue to vaccinate anyone who is eligible for the flu vaccine. Please ring the surgery and we will be very happy to give you an appointment.

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  • 16 Oct 2020

    Silverstone Surgery Prescriptions

    Dispensing Patients: Please note we will no longer be able to leave prescriptions at Croft's Convenience Store in Silverstone. This was previously done as a special favour, but we will not be able to carry this out from today 16/10/20.

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  • 2 Sep 2020

    Dr Victoria West, Maternity Leave

    Dr West will be going on maternity leave from the end of September 2020. We wish her lost of luck and happiness enjoying her new baby. Dr Perera and Dr Llewellyn will be covering her maternity leave .

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  • 24 Aug 2020

    Flu Vaccines.


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  • 14 Aug 2020

    Flu Clinics

    FLU CLINCS will commence early October as soon as our supply of vaccines arrive. Initially the clinics will be for over 65s, carers and those at risk. You may have heard that the flu vaccine will also be offered to the new age group 50-65 yrs. This will not happen until later in the Autumn around November and December. We will publicise that when the extra vaccines become available. You will be able to book flu clinics from the end of August. Dates for the first round of clinics will be as follows: Saturday 3rd and 24th October 8am to 12md Monday 5th and 19th October 5-7pm Wednesday 7th and 21st October 5-7pm PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR MASK TO WEAR WHEN YOU ATTEND THE CLINIC. Please note to keep social distance, only the patient will be able to come in for their appointment unless accompanied by a carer.

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  • 8 Jul 2020

    Silverstone Surgery

    From MONDAY 13th July, Silverstone Surgery will be open at normal opening times. 8.00-1.00 pm and 2.00 - 6.00pm. Prescriptions can then be collected during those times. Phone lines at Silverstone will also be open during the same opening times. Whilst the Covid 19 Pandemic continues, patients will still have an initial telephone consultation with a clinician, and if required will be seen at The Brook Health Centre. The new building at the BHC enables us to be able to comply with safe social distancing and keeping patients and staff safe. As soon as the Covid 19 situation improves and we are able to restart services at Silverstone Surgery, we will of course do so.

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  • 17 Mar 2020
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