Health Charities

Macmillan Cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support
One in three of us will get cancer and it’s the toughest thing most of us will ever face. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, or a loved one has, you’ll want a team of people in your corner supporting you every step of the way. Macmillan provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care.

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Marie Curie Cancer Care is a UK charity dedicated to the care of people with terminal cancer and other illnesses. Over the financial year 2010/11, we reached a total of 31,799 patients

Youth Health Talk

Youthhealthtalk enables young people, their family and friends, and professionals such as doctors and teachers to understand young people's experiences of health, illness and life in general. The website feature real-life accounts of issues such as effect on work and education, social life and relationships, consulting health professionals and treatment

When you contact us about an appointment, you may be asked to send us a photograph of your problem. The practice will send you a link on a text message that reads something like this;

"Following your conversation with reception, the GP would like you to send a photograph of the problem you discussed. Please ensure the photograph is well-lit, in focus, and use a coin or ruler in the picture so that your Doctor can see the  size of the problem. Thank you."

It is very important that your photograph is clear and in focus and if you can include a ruler or coin for size comparison, this would be very helpful, this is particularly important where your problem is a lump, bump or rash.

rash with coin

Your photograph will be saved securely onto your medical record. Once the Doctor has reviewed your photograph, they will contact you and arrange to discuss the problem further or send you some information that can help.

If you know, before you contact us, that we will need to see the problem, it would be best to complete an eConsultation (online consultation) here because you can tell the Doctor all about the problem and attach photographs that way. 

Until September 2020 All face to face appointments will be via arrangement with the GP following receipt of your eConsultation, or telephone consultation. Reception cannot book a face to face appointment for you without the GP talking to you first to see if this can safely be managed remotely. 

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