News

  • Welcome Dr Rohrbeck
    We would like to give a warm welcome Dr Jens Rohrbeck who is a salaried GP that has joined our team in April 2022.
  • Current Vacancies
    No current vacancies.
  • COVID Boosters and 3rd doses
    Streamside Surgery is no longer involved in the Administering of the Covid Vaccines. Severn View Family Practice has taken this on, on behalf of Severnvale PCN. You are able to book your vaccines if you are eligible by 1 of 3 ways – Go online to book at a local Mass Vaccination Centre – Follow […]
  • Severnvale Prescription Hub
    As of the 1st November all prescriptions for Streamside Surgery practice will be dealt with by the new PCN Prescription Hub – Severnvale Presciption Hub. Please see the below image for more information on how this will work and how you can order your prescription requests. To contact them for medication queries ONLY please call […]
  • NHS Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS)
    We can make a digital referral to an NHS Community Pharmacist for a consultation at a convenient pharmacy, where the patient will receive pharmacist advice and treatment for a range of minor illnesses. Should the patient need to be escalated or referred to an alternative service, the pharmacist can arrange this. The service is helping […]
  • Welcome Dr Goswami
    We would like to give a warm welcome Dr Priya Goswami who is a salaried GP that has joined our team. She joined us in June and will be taking over Dr Higgin’s patients.
  • YOUR PATIENT DATA MATTERS TO US!!!
    Following on from recent news and social media speculation about NHS Digital and data sharing as a number of posts are circulating on social media about the national data opt-out, containing incorrect information. We thought it may be helpful to provide some key information and links to help you with your decision making and if you might […]
  • Appointments – 16.08.21
    Appointment System Update 16.08.21: We are now offering routine and emergency appointments face to face.  You will be asked to do a lateral flow test before your appointment. You can get these free from the Pharmacy. If you have symptoms of COVID you will be asked to do a PCR lab test (COVID), this can be organised […]
  • Flu Vaccination 2021
    It’s that time of year again where we will be holding clinics for the Flu Vaccination however due to the current circumstances with COVID they will be different to how they have been before. If you are over 50, pregnant, a carer or in any of the ‘At Risk’ please call the Surgery after 2pm […]
  • Patient Access Update! – July 2020
    You may notice over the next few weeks that Patient Access are having an update. They will be emailing all Patient Access users gradually over the next 3 weeks to inform them of these updates and asking them to contact their Support team rather than their GP practice if they have any questions. We have […]
  • NHS App!
    NHS App and Online AppointmentsThe NHS App is now the preferred, simple and secure way to access many of our practice’s services on your smartphone or tablet. You do not need to contact our surgery to register for the NHS app. You just need to be able download the app and be able to follow […]
  • Social Prescribing
    What is Social Prescribing? Social prescribing is a national NHS England programme, and is a way for local agencies to refer people to a link worker. Link workers give people time, focusing on ‘what matters to me’ and taking a holistic approach to people’s health and wellbeing. They connect people to community groups and statutory services […]
  • ALERT: possible cervical screening text messaging scam
    NHS Cervical Screening Programme has received reports of a possible scam. Some women are being contacted by text message, claiming to be from the call and recall service to advise they are overdue for screening. The message asks them to call a mobile number and provide personal details. These messages are not from the NHS Cervical […]
  • Coronavirus Outbreak
    Important information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) – Updated 29/05/2020 COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus. Please see our FAQs page here How to avoid catching and spreading coronavirus (social distancing) Everyone should do what they can to stop coronavirus spreading.It is particularly […]
  • Appointment Reminders
    NEVER FORGET ANOTHER APPOINTMENT! Sign up for free appointment reminders by text message. Please check at reception that we have your correct mobile number.
  • Patient Messaging Services
    We can now contact you by SMS and e-mail. We will contact you about: Regular check ups Medication reviews and prescriptions Opening hours Test results arriving Vaccination reminders, etc Check at reception that we have your correct mobile number and/or e-mail address.
  • Data Protection (GDPR)
    New privacy regulation (General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR) is coming into force on 25th May 2018. Our Data Protection Officer is  Kelly-Anne Gast – 0117 4038452 At Streamside Surgery we make every effort to ensure the details we hold for you are correct and up-to-date. To find out more about how we store and […]
  • Streamside Surgery has Achieved a Silver Award
    The Practice has been awarded a Silver Award by the Carers Support Centre (Bristol and South Gloucestershire) for their great work to support carers, the people they care for and being a dementia friendly Practice. To view the certificate click the link – Carers Certificate
  • ZERO TOLERANCE
    ZERO TOLERANCE The practice takes it very seriously if a member of staff or one of the doctors or nursing team is treated in an abusive or violent way. The practice supports the government’s ‘Zero Tolerance’ campaign for Health Service Staff. This states that GPs and their staff have a right to care for others […]
  • Named GP for all patients
    All practices are required to provide all their patients with a named GP who will have overall responsibility for the care and support that the surgery provides to them.  This does not prevent patients from seeing any GP in the practice as is currently offered.  Any patients wishing to know their named GP can ring […]
  • CQC
  • Summary Care Records (SCR)
    INTRODUCTION TO SUMMARY CARE RECORDS (SCR) The NHS in England is now using an electronic record called the Summary Care Record (SCR), which is being used to support patient care. All the settings where you receive health care keep their own medical records about you. These places can often only share information from your records […]

Prescription Hub

 

As of the 1st November all prescriptions for Streamside Surgery practice will be dealt with by the new PCN Prescription Hub – Severnvale Prescription Hub.

 

Please e-mail your requests to bnssg.streamsideprescriptions@nhs.net and for medication queries only please call 01454 205099, lines will be open from 10am-12:30 and 14:30-17:30.

 

Please visit our post on this new update for more information – Severnvale Prescription Hub | Streamside Surgery

 

 

Spring Boosters – UPDATE March/April 2022

 

Severn View Family Pratice will be commencing the administration of the Covid-19 spring boosters on behalf of Severnvale PCN W/C 4th April. They will be holding the clinics in the Vaccination POD and running them Mon – Fri. Invites will start to be sent out later this week. They will be inviting over 75’s and those in the category of immunosuppressed. Please wait to be invited.

 

The government and NHS England have asked us to focus on vaccinating in the coming weeks,  We appreciate your patience. As always, their team will be working hard to prioritise those who are most in need. Thank you for your understanding.

 

If you have already received a text message or letter from the Surgery about booking your vaccine, please use the link in the text message to make your appointment.

 

If they haven’t yet been in touch, you will hear from them when they have an appointment available. They are working hard to get our appointments set up, so this should be very soon. In the meantime, please do not contact us about getting a vaccination appointment.

 

How to book 

 

Everyone aged over 30 can book a vaccine appointment online. You can do this here. Everyone aged 18 and over is eligible to get their vaccine at a walk-in centre. Full details of walk-in clinics and how to access them are available here (you may need to book an appointment in advance).

Third dose vaccination for severely immunosuppressed aged 12+

The JCVI has advised that people with severely weakened immune systems should have a third COVID-19 vaccine dose.  This is separate to any potential COVID-19 booster vaccination.  There are national recommendations as to who is considered eligible for the third vaccine and General Practices are working with Hospital Specialists locally to identify those who should receive this.  There is no need contact the NHS.  If you or your child is eligible for vaccination, we will contact you.

For more information see  JCVI issues advice on third dose vaccination for severely immunosuppressed – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)