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Ivy Grove News 14.3

Ivy Grove News 15.3 September 2017
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Some Uncomfortable Truths about General Practice; Make the Most of Your GP Part 14; Award for Best Care by a GP; Flu Season is here: News Snippets; Management Consultants; Past Newsletters; Smoking; Get the right help for your condition leaflet; Picture of UK General Practice leaflet; How can I tell if my child is poorly leaflet

Ivy Grove News 14.2

Ivy Grove News 15.2 June 2017
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Changes to Hospital Contract 2017/18; Your Questions Answered; Make the Most of Your GP Part 13; Summer Holidays; Letter to the Prime Minister (Final part); Did you know...?; Summer's coming! Be SunSmart at home and abroad; Flu Season nearly here; News Snippets; Where did Mr. Hunt leave his DeLorean (and his 5,000 GPs); Exam Season and letters and certificates for schools; #selfrefer: download info leaflets to help you manage;State of General Practice; Vandalism in Toilets; The Impact of Smoking; Get the right help for your condition leaflet; State of General Practice leaflet; Picture of UK General Practice leaflet; How can I tell if my child is poorly leaflet
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Ivy Grove News 14.2

Ivy Grove News 15.1 March 2017
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Happy 2017 - the 'Year of Self-Referral'; Pharmacy First; Make the Most of Your GP Part 12; Easter Holidays; Letter to the Prime Minister; Did you know...?; Minor Injuries Unit; News Snippets; State of General Practice - Latest News on GP Vacancies; What's in a 10 Minute Consultation; Keep Active and Stay Healthy; Chasing Appointments; Fast Track Referrals; Get the right help for your condition leaflet; State of General Practice leaflet; Picture of UK General Practice leaflet; How can I tell if my child is poorly leaflet;
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Ivy Grove News 14.2

Ivy Grove News 14.3 Christmas 2016
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The Role of the Emergency Duty Doctor; Where to Get Help; Make the Most of Your GP Part 11; Christmas Holidays; Letter to the Prime Minister Part 9; Did you know...?; Nosey Receptionists? No, not at all...; Get the Right Care; State of General Practice - Latest Official Figures; News Snippets; Late Visit Requests; Audiology Referrals; Reflections on Christmas Past; Get the right help for your condition leaflet; State of General Practice leaflet; Picture of UK General Practice leaflet

Ivy Grove News 14.2

Ivy Grove News 14.2 July 2016
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Medicine and General Practice; Safe Speak; Make the Most of Your GP Part 10; Letter to the Prime Minister Part 8; Did you know...?; Under Pressure by the Patient Group; Official Statistics; News Snippets; Forms and Letters; NHS111; How the Business of General Practice 'Works'; Disruptive Patients; Website Services; Home Visiting Policy; Where to Get Help; Minor Injuries Unit; What Do Our Nurses Do?

Ivy Grove News 14.1

Ivy Grove News 14.1 April 2016
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Ivy Grove Surgery Over 65s Open Day; Ivy Grove Patient Group; Make the Most of Your GP Part 9; Letter to the Prime Minister Part 7; Did you know...?; One Problem Per Consultation; How can I tell if my child is poorly; News Snippets; Dental Problems; Open letter to all Patients; New Partners GPs who prescribe responsibly get poorer feedback; Over 65s Open Day; Home Visiting Policy; Where to Get Help; Minor Injuries Unit; What Do Our Nurses Do?

Ivy Grove News 13.3

Ivy Grove News 13.3 December 2015
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Stay Healthy This Winter; Make the Most of Your GP Part 8; Derbyshire Carers Support Worker; Reminder of next Patient Group meeting; Christmas Holidays; Letter to the Prime Minister Part 6; Did you know...?; Dr Newport Retiring; Dr Peter Smith; News Snippets; Asking the reason for your appointment; Collection of controlled drug prescriptions; Laminate Flooring; Christmas Eve; Check-in System; Merry Christmas!; Home Visiting Policy; Where to Get Help; Minor Injuries Unit; Surgery Website; What Do Our Nurses Do?

Ivy Grove News 13.2

Ivy Grove News 13.2 August 2015
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Got a Problem? Use Our Symptom Checker; Make the Most of Your GP Part 7; Ivy Grove Patient Group; August Holiday; Letter to the Prime Minister Part 5; Did you know...?; Home Visiting Policy News; News Snippets; Your Named GP; Home Made Hot Pot Recipe; The Perils of 'Oh and Another Thing, Doctor...'; Michelle Taylor; School Letters; Home Visiting Policy; Where to Get Help; Minor Injuries Unit; Surgery Website; What Do Our Nurses Do?

Ivy Grove News 13.2

Ivy Grove News 13.1 March 2015
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A New Year - A New Home Visiting Policy; Ivy Grove Patient Group; Easter Opening Hours; Make the Most of your GP Part 6; Letter to the Prime Minister Part 4; Did you know..?; Home Visiting Policy Summary; News Snippets; Telephone Appointments - what are they for?; Alan Nabarro medal for Tina; Diabetes Care in Days Gone By; Children's Bloods; Home Visiting Policy; Where to Get Help; Minor Injuries Unit; Surgery Website; What Do Our Nurses Do?

Ivy Grove News 12.3

Ivy Grove News 12.3 November 2014
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Can't Get An Appointment? Here's Why...; Been There, Got the T-Shirt (AAA screening); Make the Most of your GP Part 5; Letter to the Prime Minister Part 3; Did you know..?; Tries Hard, But Could Do Better (PG meetings); News Snippets; Telephone Appointments; Dr Francis; Dr Greer; Prescribing Update; Christmas Supplement: Mincemeat Cake, Christmas & New Year Appointments, More News; Home Visiting Policy; Where to Get Help; Minor Injuries Unit; Surgery Website

Ivy Grove News 12.2

Ivy Grove News 12.2 July 2014
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Top Ten Tips for Staying Healthy; Make the Most of your GP Part 4; Ivy Grove Patient Group meetings; General Practice in Crisis!; Letter to the Prime Minister Part 2; Did you know..?; Shingles Vaccination; Severe Appointment Shortage in July and August; News Snippets;Day in the Life of the Admin Department; Dr Wordley's Run; Two New Doctors; Electronic Prescription Service; Counselling; Label Your Pots; Surgery Website; Where to Get Help; Home Visiting Policy

Ivy Grove News 12.1

Ivy Grove News 12.1 April 2014
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Patient Survey Results 2013/14; Make the Most of your GP Part 3; Ivy Grove Patient Group; Letter to the Prime Minister Part 1; Choose Well; Missed Appointments; Dr Wordley's Marathon Run; Michelle, Health Care Assistant; News Snippets; Micheala, Care Co-ordinator; Dr Ross Leaving; Care.data Update; Reducing Prescription Waste Campaign; Surgey Website; Where to Get Help; Telephone Appointment;

Ivy Grove News 11.3

Ivy Grove News 11.3 Christmas 2013
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Home Visit Service; Make the Most of your GP Part 2; Care.data; Ripley Hospital Minor Injuries Unit; Telephone Number Updates; Chaperone Policy; Dr Rosanna Montgomery; Childhood Immunisations; Dr Margaret Hudson; Day in the Life of a Health Visitor; Did you know..?; Your Repeat Prescription Request; Merry Christmas; Surgery Website; Where to Get Help; Telephone Appointments

Ivy Grove News 11.2

Ivy Grove News 11.2 September 2013
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Surgery Website Improvements; Make the Most of Your GP Part 1; East Midlands Ambulance Service Reorganisation; New Patient Group Pages; Flu Vaccinations 2013; Dr Lawrence Axten; Patient Transport; Prescriptions; Hospital Letters; Day in the Life of a Practice Manager; Two week wait appointments

Ivy Grove News 11.1

Ivy Grove News 11.1 May 2013
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New Patient Group; Carer's Week; New Computer System; Self-referral Counselling; Common Ailments; DVLA; Day in the Life of a Practice Nurse; Stop Smoking; Fire Alarm; Medical Students; Appointments

Ivy Grove News 10.2

Ivy Grove News 10.2 December 2012
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New Appointment System - an update; Test Results; Energy Bills; Check-in System; Patient Representation Group; 111 Service; Common Ailments; Christians Against Poverty; Day in the Life of a GP; All Calls Are Now Recorded;Mail Service; Healthy Carrot Cake Recipe

Ivy Grove News 9.2

Ivy Grove News 9.2 December 2011
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Clinical Commissioning Groups; Amber Trust Health Trainer Service; Citizen's Advice Bureau Social Policy; Appointments over Christmas and New Year; Amber Valley Physiotherapy Clinic; Dr Noeni Woodard; How to help us; Physio Direct; Welfare Rights; Latest medication information

Ivy Grove News 10.1

Ivy Grove News 10.1 July 2012
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Appointment Changes (download the summary of the changes This is a PDF download); Home Visits; Online information; Do I Need A Doctor?; Physio Direct; NHS Direct; Common Ailments; Missed Appointments; Medication Reviews; Results; Minor Injuries Unit; Casualty Department; 999

Ivy Grove News 9.1

Ivy Grove News 9.1 August 2011
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New website launched; Help at Home service; Disability Derbyshire; Influenza vaccination programme now underway; Private fees explained; Lil' Snippets; Patient Reference Group - Late breaking news; Get easy online prescriptions; Follow us on Twitter; Download this newsletter; Notes for schools, examinations and tests; Latest health news and information

Ivy Grove News 8.4

Ivy Grove News 8.4 May 2011
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Exercise; BeActive; Inappropriate calls; Blend Youth Project; Help us to update our records; Out of hours; Trusted Trader directory; Derbyshire Handy Van Network; Outpatient prescription slips

Ivy Grove News 8.4

Ivy Grove News 8.3 December 2010
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Tribute to Dr Aspinall; Speech and Language Therapy; Warm Front Scheme; Practice Boundary; Appointments over Christmas and New Year; Flu jabs; Alternative to seeing the doctor; Housebound and home visits; Exclusions from school and work; Talking newspapers; Treatments for common cold; Useful numbers

Ivy Grove News 8.4

Ivy Grove News 8.2 July 2010
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Sick notes to Fit notes; Warfarin clinic a success; Appontments; Changes to State Retirement Pension; New appointment system; Dr Foxwell; Hilary Cook retires; Home visits; Ripley Minor Injuries Unit; Telephone numbers; Physio Direct

Ivy Grove News 8.4

8.1 Feb 2010
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Smoking; Dr Rowan Langton; Welfare benefits and tax credits; Dr Jones retires; John Seddon's retirement; Multiple problems; Sick note requests; Emergency appointments; Dr Aspinall's proud moment

Ivy Grove News 7.4

Ivy Grove News 7.4 December 2009
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Seasonal and Swine Flu Vaccination Information; BeActive; Debt Relief Orders; Christmas Appointments; The GP Patient Survey; Poetry Corner; Ideas for the Newsletter; Dental Problems; Housing Applications; Help! I've received a letter to see my doctor

Ivy Grove News 7.3

7.3 September 2009
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Dr Jones to retire; Our new warfarin (anticoagulation) clinic; Citizens Advice Bureau; Swine Flu Info; Measles and importance of MMR vaccine; Philip Aspinall; HPV Vaccination; Missed Appointments; Chlamydia Testing

Ivy Grove News 7.2

Ivy Grove News 7.2 June 2009
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Feedback from Appointment System Changes; Surgery wins Outstanding Care Award; Our Patient Participation Group; The NHS Spine and Opting Out; Flu Jab news; Hayfever; New Developments in Practice; Website News; Latest Health Snippets - Aspirin

Ivy Grove News 7.1

Ivy Grove News 7.1 April 2009
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New Appointments System from May; Wednesday afternoon closing; Appointment Changes in More Detail; Still not sure what to do? - A Summary; Nurse Practitioners and minor illness; Ringing the surgery for other reasons; Our PPG; Check Yourself In; Get the Right Help; Website News; Physio Direct

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