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*** IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT APPOINTMENTS ***

All patients will be offered a telephone consultation with a clinician to assess your need. 

Once assessed the clinician will determine whether they need to see you in person at the surgery, based on your clinical needs.

We recommend using our online eConsult service (above), particularly for advice on non-urgent conditions. 

Please wear a mask when attending any of our surgeries. Thank you for your ongoing support during these challenging times.

For Clinical and Administrative information relating to your clinical care (test results, requests for letters),

please use our eConsult service (click the eConsult banner above)

 Please note: Some of the eConsult forms allow photo's to be added, these are mainly for skin conditions i.e. rashes. To attach a photo, please select 'I want help with my condition' as this is the only option which allows photos. We are working with the eConsult providers to increase the number of conditions which allow photo uploads.    


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Welcome to The Adam Practice Website 

As one of the largest GP Practices on the South Coast, The Adam Practice strives to provide high quality, readily accessible medical and preventative health care within a well organised, efficient, up-to-date, friendly and caring environment. This is achieved by making the best possible use of its resources and by taking a proactive role with new health care strategies.

We have designed this website to help you get the most out of our surgeries by informing you of the services we offer and enabling you to access all the relevant healthcare information and advice you may need. 

For contact information and opening times for each site - please click HERE

Email Contacts:

If you have information for a clinician or been asked to send clinical information by a clinician, please email: theadam.practice@dorsetgp.nhs.uk

For non medical patient administration and general enquiries please email: enquiries@theadampractice.co.uk

Health & Social Care colleagues please email our secure email - theadampractice@nhs.net 

We aim to look at email general enquiries within 3 working days. If your enquiry is more urgent, please contact reception via telephone.

    


The CQC carried out an announced comprehensive inspection at The Adam Practice on 23rd and 24th January 2019 as part of their inspection programme.
They have rated the practice as OUTSTANDING overall.


Please see our 'Latest News' Tab for all the latest Practice information and related Local and National information


Covid-19 Vaccine latest - 19/1/21

NHS England have sent out letters to patients inviting them to attend one of the mass vaccination sites, the closest to BCP being the Bournemouth International Centre (BIC).

You can book to receive your vaccine at the BIC by following the guidance in the letter, or if you would prefer you can wait to be contacted by your GP. 

The choice is up to you, although we recommend you do not delaying having your vaccine. 

For the latest information on our Covid-19 vaccination programme please see document attachment below:
Patient FAQ Sheet Covid-19 v4

Our Covid-19 vaccination programme began on Friday 15th January at the Poole Ferry Port, and we have now begun contacting eligible priority patients to book their appointment.

We will be following the published Public Health England guidance on the order of people who are priority for the vaccine, this can be found on our latest news page

For more information on priority vaccination please visit

Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation: advice on priority groups for COVID-19 vaccination, 30 December 2020 - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Why you have to wait for your COVID-19 vaccine - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

The speed of vaccination will depend on vaccine delivery quantities and number of patients in each group.

PATIENTS WILL BE CONTACTED DIRECTLY WHEN ELIGIBLE TO BOOK IN TO RECEIVE A VACCINE. YOU DO NOT NEED TO CONTACT THE PRACTICE.


Flu Vaccinations

If you are aged between 50 - 64 years old you are now eligible to receive a free NHS flu vaccine please contact our flu email/contact number below.

Patients who turn 50 before 31st March 2021 are eligible to attend our clinic.

Please see our dedicated Flu webpage for more information. 

Our walk through/drive through flu vaccination clinics for the over 65s and at risk groups are now closed. If you are eligible and would like to book to receive your vaccine please email: fluqueries@dorsetgp.nhs.uk or call 01202 836410


Protected Learning Time

The Adam Practice hold Protected Learning Time (PLT) events every year.  These dedicated training sessions allow GP practice staff the opportunity to learn about the most up to date information on particular subjects and Healthcare priorities in Dorset.

During these sessions (outlined below), we will close our doors and telephone lines to allow all staff to attend. If you require medical attention whilst we are closed, please call NHS 111. For all life threatening, medical emergencies please call 999.

Date

(2021)

Closure TimesNext Opening Date & Time
3rd Mar15:30 - 18:3008:00 4th March

Germ Defence Website

We are letting you know about a very useful website called Germ Defence which was created by a team of doctors and scientists to give you advice that has been proven to reduce the spread of viruses in the home. It can help you plan how to protect yourself and members of your family from infection by COVID-19 and ‘flu.

It’s easy to use and only takes 10 minutes - just click on this link:

www.germdefence.org/index.html?src=J81006

Germ Defense


Private Vaccinations & Travel Vaccinations

We would like to inform patients that we are NOT able to give private vaccinations i.e. for Flu or chickenpox or travel, during this time.


Weekend Smear Clinics - Rosemary Medical Centre

Saturday smear appointments are now available for eligible patients. These will be held at Rosemary Medical Centre in Parkstone, to book an appointment please contact your registered surgery, for more information please see our latest news page


Out of Hours - Telephone 111

Patient Online Services 

  • Available for patients aged 16 years and over
  • View, book and cancel appointments online
  • Order repeat prescriptions online
  • Update your personal details online
  • View your summary medical record online

To register for online services, please contact Reception. 

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National Campaign For Coronavirus Vaccination Volunteers

The NHS is seeking volunteers to be part of a national scheme to support vaccination studies for Coronavirus. This research will help find a way to stop the pandemic whilst being part of a large research study.

The Adam Practice research team will be supporting these studies and would like to invite you, your family and friends to take part. Please click on the link below to register your interest at becoming a volunteer.

https://bepartofresearch.nihr.ac.uk/vaccine-studies/

More information can also be found at:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/research/coronavirus-vaccine-research/

The NHS is looking for up to 500,000 members of the public nationally to take part. Once registered your details will be stored by NHS Digital and will be sent to local teams for eligibility checks before commencement of any study.

NHS


Useful Links & Online Forms

Healthier Together - improving the health of children and young people

NHS Apps Library - Find digital tools to help you manage and improve your health

The Adam Practice Privacy Notice

Asthma Questionnaire

Travel Risk Assessment

Update Patient Record

Health A-Z: conditions and treatments 

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