Targeted Lung Health Checks Campaign

The Targeted Lung Health Checks programme began in Luton in February 2021. To date 10,121 people have been invited across 12 practices. The Lung Health Checks programme is run in partnership with Total Wellbeing Luton, Luton and Dunstable Hospital and BLMK CCGs. GP lists are used to target eligible people – that’s people who are […]

Why are GP Practices still working differently?

If the pandemic is over why aren’t GP practices open? The pandemic IS NOT over.  GP practices worked hard to provide a service throughout lockdown and continue to do so.  To protect everyone, we must maintain safe infection control and minimise unnecessary physical contact. For more information on why GP practices are working differently see: BLMK […]

NHS App

The NHS App only shows vaccinations given in England.  If you have had the COVID vaccinations abroad we can enter the information to your GP record.  You will need to provide us evidence of the vaccinations, but we can only confirm we have seen the paperwork and not that the vaccination has been given.   […]

COVID Booster information

JCVI have notified us that the following people are part of the COVID booster vaccination programme.  These will be people whom received the vaccination in phase 1 (cohorts 1-9) of the vaccination programme. Which includes: • those living in residential care homes for older adults• all adults aged 50 years or over• frontline health and […]

Sharing patient confidential information

The current NHS Digital (NHSD) extract of GP data for Research purposes (known as the GPDPR) has been delayed due to NHSD wishing to review the way in which this data will be collected, to conduct more public involvement and information about the plans and change the way in which patients can opt out of […]

20,000 COVID – 19 vaccinations given

Friday the 21st May 2021 our PCN worked together and vaccinated 20,000 patients with their first and second dose against COVID-19.  This is wonderful news and we are extremely proud with this achievement.  This would not be possible without the hard work from all the practices, staff, PCN staff and volunteers.   Our PCN, called Medics […]

10,000 COVID-19 vaccines given

Last weekend (Saturday 13th March 2021) our PCN have worked together and vaccinated 10,000 patients with their first dose against COVID-19.  This is wonderful news and we are extremely proud with this achievement.  This would not be possible without the hard work from all the practices, staff, PCN staff and volunteers.   Our PCN, called Medics […]

Plasma Donation

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Your plasma might save lives! The NHS Blood and Transplant are asking 18-65 y/o males who have had COVID-19 to donate their plasma (antibodies) as part of research into new treatments. For more details, visit :https://www.nhsbt.nhs.uk/how-you-can-help/convalescent-plasma-clinical-trial/. Thank you.

AstraZeneca vaccine news

There has been some information regarding the AstraZeneca COVID -19 vaccine and its safety in the news recently.  AstraZeneca have released a statement on the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine.     Please see this link for futher details.  https://www.astrazeneca.com/media-centre/press-releases/2021/update-on-the-safety-of-covid-19-vaccine-astrazeneca.html

Covid Vaccination Role out

We are delighted with the uptake for the covid vaccine.  We are vaccinating at Medici Medical Centre , 3 Windsor Street, Luton LU1 3UA. Please note this will be appointment only . Patients will have been contacted and booked into appointments. Please arrive on time. The government have strict guidelines on who to vaccinate first. […]