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Poynton Dementia Steering Group Activities

There are lots of local groups and activities for people living with dementia and their carers.  See this helpful leaflet below for more information:

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Poynton Carers Support Group

  

 

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Hayfever

Did you know you do not need a prescription for hayfever medications...

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Poynton Men in Sheds Open Day - 10th June 2017

Saturday 10th June 2017 11.00am to 3.00pm - Community Centre, Park Lane, Poynton

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Physiotherapy Self-help Website

East Cheshire NHS Trusts Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Service self-help website is a great resource available to all patients.  It provides help with common musculoskeletal conditions and includes advice and videos of physiotherapy exercises, plus local information including exercise classes and services.  Click here to visit the website.

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NHS Cyber Attack

McIlvride Medical Practice

NHS Cyber Attack

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Herbert Protocol - Vulnerable Adult Missing Persons Profile

On Tuesday 4th April, Cheshire Constabulary officially launched the Herbert Protocol, which encourages carers, family members and friends of those with dementia to complete an online form recording vital details about that person in case they ever go missing.

 

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The Great Get Together - 17th & 18th June 2017

The Great Get Together 17th & 18th June 2017

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Seven Steps to Self-Care

Click here to read Dr Paul Bowen's blog article promoting the 'Seven Steps to Self-care'

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Health Matters: Thumbs up for Eastern Cheshire GPs

Read Dr Paul Bowen's latest blog published in the Macclesfield Express here

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Musculoskeletal Self-Help Website

East Cheshire NHS Trusts MSK (musculoskeletal) Physiotherapy Service have recently developed a very useful self-help website.  It provides help with common musculoskeletal conditions, includes advice and videos of physiotherapy exercises and local information including local exercise classes and services.

 

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Reception Signposting Patients

Why does the receptionist need to ask what's wrong with me?

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Easter 2017 Opening Times and Prescriptions

The Surgery will close at 7pm on Thursday 13th April 2017 and will re-open on Tuesday 18th April 2017 at 8am.  If you require emergency care during this time please call NHS 111 where you will be triaged by an NHS representative, and if required you will be referred to the out of hours service for further care.  

If you or someone else experiences severe chest pains, loss of blood or suspected broken bones you should attend the nearest Accident & Emergency department or call 999. 

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Cheshire East Age UK Newsletter

Click here to see the latest Cheshire East Age UK Newsletter

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Free public WiFi

We now have Free Public WiFi in the surgery

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Newsletter - February 2017

Issue no.1 February 2017

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Know the signs of stroke - Act F.A.S.T.

Know the signs of stroke - Act F.A.S.T.

Public Health England are running a campaign in partnership with the Stroke Association to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of stroke by knowing when to 'Act F.A.S.T.'

F.A.S.T. or Face-Arms-Speech-Time is easy to remember and could help you to save your own or someone else's life or help limit the long-term effects of stroke.

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Health Matters: The importance of Choosing Well

Read Dr Paul Bowen's latest blog on Eastern Cheshire CCG Website on the importance of choosing the right NHS Service for your needs.  Within Dr Bowen's blog is a link to the 'choose well' section with some excellent videos and other information to help you choose well.

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Bee Well & Independent

Find out more below about the upcoming 6 events to promote the health, wellbeing, independence and self-help opportunities for residents of Cheshire East being held at Independent Living Centre (Bee Well) at Dean Row in Wilmslow. The events are also open to staff and families and carers. 

The first event is 'Getting out and about' and is being held on 14th February 10am - 3pm. You can find out more information on the leaflet below.

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Poynton Golden Memories Group - Poynton Methodist Church

Poynton Golden Memories Group is a new support group at Poynton Methodist Church for people with dementia and their carers.  They invite you along to "join them for dementia friendly activities, peer support, laughter and enjoyment, including board games, dominoes, gentle exercise, singing, easy quizzes and not forgetting bingo"

The group will meet fortnightly on a Wednesday from 11.00am - 3.00pm.  Dates for 2017 below:

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