Dear Patients There has been a marked increase in abusive behaviour by patients towards staff. The Surgery adheres to zero tolerance towards abuse of its staff. Throughout the pandemic and … [continue] Abuse towards staff
We provide appointments with our GPs, nurses and pharmacists on Saturdays and Sundays. These are a mix of face to face appointments and phone appointments. Please ask reception staff for … [continue] Weekend Appointments
Good News ! Our new phone system has been installed and gone live. This will improve access to calling into the Surgery with enhanced call handling, and additional lines coming … [continue] New Phone System
This week, it is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week! Attending your smear tests is essential in reducing the risk of cervical cancer. If you are due your smear test, please call … [continue] It’s Cervical Cancer Prevention Week! 17.01.22- 21.01.22
From 09.12.2021- 09.01.2022, Kirby Road Surgery recorded 106 ‘Did Not Attends’. All appointments at the practice are in extremely high demand. 106 appointments = Hours of wasted GP/ Nurse time … [continue] 106 ‘Did Not Attends’
Next week, it is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, 2022! If it is time for your smear test, please contact the surgery to book your appointment on: 01582 609121 Don’t delay, … [continue] Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 17.01.2022- 23.01.2022!
Christmas, New Year and the festive season may be a time of celebration that you look forward to, or it may be a time that you find a bit difficult. … [continue] Mental Health Support
Walk-in vaccinations are available at Dunstable Health Centre from 1pm- 6pm Monday- Thursday THIS WEEK (20th – 23rd Dec). No appointment necessary. Walk-in slots for all adults aged 18 years … [continue] Vaccinations!
Kirby Road Surgery, along with other Dunstable GP practices, expect to have a supply of COVID-19 Boosters next week to be delivered out of the Dunstable Health Centre. This is … [continue] COVID-19 Booster Update!
From 09.11.2021- 09.12.2021, Kirby Road Surgery recorded 111 ‘Did Not Attends’. All appointments at the practice are in extremely high demand. 111 appointments = Hours of wasted GP/ Nurse time … [continue] 111 ‘Did Not Attends’
All members of staff at Kirby Road Surgery, just like the wider NHS, have been working extremely hard throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure that our patients continue to receive … [continue] A statement from Kirby Road Surgery
New guidelines regarding the new variant have been set out by the Government. We would like to inform our patients that it is still MANDATORY to wear a face covering … [continue] COVID-19- new guidance
According to the UK Health Security Agency, exciting findings from the first UK real-world study by UKHSA show significantly increased protection against symptomatic disease from the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine booster dose … [continue] COVID-19 Booster research
Figures obtained from Central Bedfordshire Council, 2021.
From 09.10.2021- 09.11.2021, Kirby Road Surgery recorded 105 ‘Did Not Attends’. All appointments at the practice are in extremely high demand. 150 appointments = 20.3 hours of wasted GP/ Nurse … [continue] 150 ‘Did Not Attends’
The COVID-19 booster programme is only being delivered through some GP Primary Care Networks/ Practices, some Pharmacies and designated vaccination centres. Kirby Road Surgery is NOT vaccinating for COVID-19 boosters and therefore … [continue] COVID- 19 booster information
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Data retrieved from Central Bedfordshire Council, 2021.
On Saturday 11th September, Kirby Road Surgery administered 1,168 flu vaccinations in the first flu clinic of the season! A massive well done to all staff involved in the operation! … [continue] A BIG achievement!
Our patients are at the very heart of our practice and all that we do. The picture below is one of the many wonderful cards we have received as of … [continue] A kind thank you
From today, self- isolation rules have now changed throughout the United Kingdom (UK). It is important that we are all familiar with the new rules in order to stay safe, … [continue] Self- isolation rules have changed
This is a short video regarding the real difficulties general practice is facing. The difficulties are National, and no surgery has been immune to the abuse from a small minority … [continue] The abuse must stop.
The past year has been a very difficult and trying year for all patients as well as for NHS staff. The COVID-19 virus has taken its toll on the National … [continue] Newsletter April 2021
We have been instructed by NHS England to implement protective measures, if you have an appointment booked at the surgery and are suffering from a cough or fever, PLEASE DO NOT … [continue] The Current Coronavirus
FREE adult and child weight management services are now available for individuals and families who live in Bedford Borough, Central Bedfordshire or Milton Keynes, and who meet the eligibility criteria. … [continue] FREE adult and child weight management services
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