Grove Medical Practice - News

  • 16 Jan 2021

    Altrincham’s first pharmacy-led vaccination centre to open in Timperley

    Altrincham’s first pharmacy-led vaccination centre is to open in Timperley The new centre, the first pharmacy-led vaccine available in the Altrincham area, will have capacity to administer 700 jabs a day. It will be opening at the Larkhill Centre on Thorley Lane on Thursday and will complement the GP-led vaccination service being offered at the Altrincham Health and Wellbeing Centre and St Peter’s Assembly Rooms in Hale. Patients should wait to be invited for an appointment and will then be able to book online or by telephone through the national vaccination booking service.

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  • 30 Nov 2020

    Farewell to Dr Davy who retires on the 31st December 2020

    Dr Davy will be retiring on the 31st December 2020 after serving the local community as a family General Practitioner for more than 20 years. All of us at Grove Medical Practice, staff and patients' will miss his smile, charisma and colourful outlook on life and wish him well as he enters the next stage in his eventful life. The following farewell message has been written by his own hand.

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  • 27 Oct 2020

    Patients in Trafford with an urgent medical need asked to call NHS111 from this autumn

    People who need urgent medical attention at Trafford General’s Urgent Care Centre or Walk-in Centre will be urged to contact NHS111 before attending the hospital from this autumn. To reduce the spread of the coronavirus and seasonal flu, and keep people safe, patients are asked to contact NHS111 before they leave home from Tuesday 27 October.

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  • 19 Oct 2020

    COVID-19: Find out the coronavirus restrictions in a local area

    There are different restrictions in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Follow the link below and enter the postcode of the place you want to find information about. For example where you live, work, or visit. Each area has a Local COVID Alert Level. There are 3 Local COVID Alert Levels. Sometimes these are called ‘tiers’ or known as a ‘local lockdown’. You can find out what you can or cannot do.

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  • 19 Oct 2020

    COVID - 19: Get an isolation note

    Use this service if you have been told to self-isolate because of coronavirus and you need a note for your employer. This service is only for people who: have symptoms of coronavirus live with someone who has symptoms of coronavirus are in a support bubble with someone who has symptoms of coronavirus have been told to self-isolate by a test and trace service

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  • 21 May 2020

    Cervical Screening Scam Text Message

    WARNING - Possible Cervical Screening Scam Text Message: Grove Medical Practice has been informed by Trafford CCG that there is a SMS Text SCAM circulating claiming to be from the NHS Cervical Screening Programme. Patients are being asked to send confidential details about themselves via text or phone in relation to "Smear Tests"; with some patients being asked to make face to face appointments. These are fraudulent calls / texts There is no need for further action as Public Health England are already aware and have reported this to the Action Fraud Line. Although routine Cervical Screening with General Practice has been suspended if you do have any questions or concerns then please contact us on 0161 903 9302 or email us at admingrovemedical@nhs.net Please DO NOT respond or provide any personal data to anyone you do not know or trust.

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  • 13 Dec 2019

    Risk of harm to babies and children from coin/button batteries in hearing aids and other hearing devices

    A National Patient Safety Alert has been issued around the risk of harm to babies and children from coin/button batteries in hearing aids and other hearing devices.

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  • 14 Oct 2019

    ALCOHOL AND PREGNANCY

    Many things we hear about pregnancy are passed along through generations, for example experiencing cravings. Whether it’s beer, wine, or spirits, alcohol can cause harm to your baby at any time during pregnancy. That’s why it is so important for you to be informed about the ‘No alcohol, No risk’ message.

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  • 17 Jun 2019

    Breastfeeding help and support

    Remember, it can take a while to feel confident about breastfeeding, but you’re not alone. Your midwife and health visitor are there to help, guide and support you. There’s also lots of advice available online or via support groups, helplines and websites.

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  • 12 Jun 2019

    Pride in Practice

    Grove Medical Practice strikes GOLD!

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