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**Prescriptions to be ordered via our email system, reception.Z00606@gp.hscni.net**

We have changed how we do things in the current Covid-19 situation. Please be aware that all appointments need to be made after a GP has assessed your need.

We are recruiting for a temporary administrative assistant. click on the link for more details and how to apply

https://www.indeedjobs.com/bridge-street-family-practice/_hl/en_GB?cpref=JXWAtnzf3XWjLOi4YeVNLqF8RN6a-VzuUNxa-4R5tSE

The process for driving medicals has had to change- please ring and ask for guidance on how to book this appointment.

We are a self-care awareness practice:

If you have a problem and you feel the need to talk or need medical advice the following helplines are available:

We have more services listed on our Counselling and Support services page

The Samaritans: 0845 90 90 90

Lifeline: (24hr) 0808 808 8000

Drink Helpline (24hr) 080091 78282

Drugs Helpline: (24hr) 0800 11 11

Foyle Search & Rescue: 02871 313 800

Out of Hours GP: 02871 865195 (6pm-8am Mon-Fri and all weekend)

Pharmacists

Practice Based Pharmacists (m)

The Pharmacists in the practice are here to assist the GPs with prescribing and the patients with their medicines. This may include reviewing your medication, finding alternatives if your medicine becomes unavailable and discussing any concerns or queries you may have regarding your medication.

David Lenagh (m)

David is a qualified Pharmacist Independent Prescriber and assist the practice by carrying out Asthma and COPD review clinics. For most patients these are annual reviews but for some they will be more frequent. the asthma/COPD reviews involve discussion around symptoms and progress, listening to the patient's chest and checking their breathing, optimising the patient's treatment and helping improve inhaler technique.

Aileen Quinn (f)

Aileen joined our practice a year ago and has a background of 14 years working in Community Pharmacy. Aileen has a keen interest in diabetes, in particular Type 2 Diabetes. She will soon be enrolled on the Pharmacist Independent Prescriber course next year. This will enable Aileen to carry out diabetic reviews for patients of the practice with Type 2 diabetes, helping them to manage their diabetic control through both lifestyle interventions and by making adjustments to their medication where clinically appropriate.

Please contact reception for an appointment

 

Community Midwives

Midwives

Community Nurses

Community Nurses
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Health Visitors

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