01.04.16 - NHS Prescription Charges - With effect from the 1st April 2016, prescription charges for each item dispensed will increase to £8.40. If you need 4 or more prescriptions in 3 months or 13 or more prescriptions a year, you could save money with a Prescription Prepayment certificate.
24.03.16 - Pharmacy Opening Times Easter Bank Holiday - Please click on the following links: Hampshire Pharmacy Hours SW Surrey Pharmacy Opening Easter 2016
17.12.15Surrey Information Point - A central online resource for residents and professionals to use in order to find out about local care and support options:
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22.10.15 Have you say on future Community Services - Community Services are currently under review as part of the Surrey-wide Community Services procurement process. We would like to encourage as many local people as possible to give their feedback on the services they use by completing an online survey here: Survey on Community Services
Please note the survey closing date is: 17.11.2015. Further information here: http://www.nwsurreyccg.nhs.uk/Get-involved/community-services-surrey/Pages/default.aspx
30.06.15 Dr Whitby-Smith Retirement after 32 years at Ash Vale, we say a very fond farewell to Dr Whitby-Smith and wish him a very long and happy retirement. Dr Jayesh Patel joins as a GP Partner from the 1st July. Dr Patel has worked at Ash Vale on many occasions over the last few years as a long-term locum GP for maternity cover and long-term sickness cover. Dr Patel will consult on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Dr Audrey Innes becomes Senior Partner at Ash Vale and Dr Peter Cureton at our Frimley Green surgery becomes overall Senior Partner.
21.04.15 Please Give Blood - Ash Centre, Ash Hill Road on Friday 15th May 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. & 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m Please call 0300 123 23 23 to make an appointment.
30.03.15 Patient Participation Group Annual Report and January Patient Survey Results
The latest Patient Participation Group report and the most recent quarterly patient survey results can be found HERE
02.03.15 New Drug Driving Rules
From the 2nd March 2015, there will be a new law on driving after taking certain drugs (including some medicines) in England and Wales. The law states that it is an offence to drive with certain drugs above specified blood levels in the body, whether your driving is impaired or not. Please click on the following link for further information: New Drug Driving Rules Leaflet.pdf
06.02.15 Patient Newsletter February 2015
06.02.15 - Join our 'Virtual' Patient Group If you would like to become involved with our Patient Representative Group and have some input into how the surgery runs and what services you feel the surgery should prioritise for it's patients, you would be very welcome. We currently have around 90 patients registered as members. Although the majority of communication is via email, you can still participate through the post if you prefer.
More information about what is involved and details of how to join the group, can be found here: Patient Reference Group