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EXTRA ROUTINE APPOINTMENTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE!

 As part of Extended Access we can now offer routine GP or Nurse

appointments at Comberton Surgery on Tuesday evenings, plus day time

aappointments are available on Saturdays and Sundays. Please

call our Reception on 01223 870250 to book an appointment or to

ask for more information.  

 

The surgery and dispensary are open from:
8.30am - 1pm   &
2.00- 6pm    Mon-Friday.
Please telephone during these hours for an appointment.  The doctors will normally be available to speak to patients between 11.30-12pm and 3.15-3.45pm

 
Disabled Access

We have recently had new electric doors installed to improve disabled access to our surgery. If you require further assistance please phone ahead or ring the doorbell by the front door.

 

Travelling abroad and live near Cambridge?

Harston Surgery Travel Clinic is now open to all, for all your travel health needs. Click on Travel information for more information

PLEASE NOTE WE DO NOT GIVE PRIVATE MENINGITIS B VACCINATION.

Out of hours emergencies are now triaged by the NHS 111 service who will arrange appropriate further care/advice.  For the Out of hours service please ‘phone 111. If you need immediate urgent medical help, phone 999.

Long Term Conditions

Asthma

Cancer

Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)

<h3>Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)</h3> <p>Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a preventable disease that was responsible for the deaths of 88,000 people in the UK in 2008 (<a href="http://www.bhf.org.uk/idoc.ashx?docid=9ef69170-3edf-4fbb-a202-a93955c1283d&amp;version=-1" target="_blank"><em><u>British Heart Foundation CHD Statistics 2010</u></em></a><em>). </em>In all, 191,00 died from heart and circulatory disease in the UK. Death rates are highest in Scotland and North of England and lowest in the South of England. CHD is the biggest killer in the country.</p> <h3>British Heart Foundation - Vinne Jones' hard and fast hands-only CPR</h3> <p align="left">There are videos available on all aspects of BHF and heart disease on the <a href="http://uk.youtube.com/BritishHeartFound" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><span color="#964646" style="color: #964646;"><u>BHF video site</u></span></a></p> <hr /> <h3><span color="#964646" style="color: #964646;"><u></u> </span>Audio MP3 Downloads</h3> <p><a title="http://www.bhf.org.uk" href="http://www.bhf.org.uk/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> <img style="float: right; margin: 2px; border-width: 0px;" alt="British Heart Foundation" src="/images/charity/bhf.jpg" /> <u> </u> </a>Now you can download and listen to podcasts free from the BHF - either on the move or in the comfort of your own home. We have a few examples below.</p> <p><a href="http://soundcloud.com/bhf/cholesterol-and-how-to-control-it-podcast" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> <strong> <u> <span color="#964646" style="color: #964646;">Controlling Cholesterol</span> </u> </strong> </a></p> <p><a href="http://soundcloud.com/bhf/smoking-and-how-to-give-up-podcast" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> <strong> <u> <span color="#964646" style="color: #964646;">Giving Up Smoking</span> </u> </strong> </a></p> <p><a href="http://soundcloud.com/bhf/risk-factors-for-heart-disease-podcast" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> <strong> <u> <span color="#964646" style="color: #964646;">Risk Factors &amp; Heart Disease</span> </u> </strong> </a></p> <p><em>"The British Heart Foundation is Britain&rsquo;s leading charity fighting heart and circulatory disease &ndash; the UK&rsquo;s biggest killer. The BHF funds research, education and life-saving equipment and helps heart patients return to a full and active way of life. The charity relies on donations to continue its vital work."</em></p> <hr /> <h3>Home Blood Pressure Monitoring</h3> <p>The BHS recommends that only properly validated BP monitors be used both in the clinic and at home. All the monitors listed on their website have been clinically validated. This means that all the machines, regardless of their cost, give reliable readings when used correctly. Please note that added cost does not equate to added accuracy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.bhsoc.org/bp-monitors/bp-monitors/" target="_blank"> <u>View a list of clinically validated BP monitors</u> </a></p> <hr /> <h3>Useful Links</h3> <p><a href="http://www.healthtalkonline.org/heart_disease/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> <u>CHD - Healthtalkonline</u> </a> <br /> <a href="http://www.healthtalkonline.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> <img style="float: right; margin: 2px; border-width: 0px;" alt="Healthtalkonline" src="/images/health/healthtalkonline.jpg" /> <u> </u> </a>Healthtalkonline, an award-winning charity website, lets you share in other people's experiences of health and illness. An excellent resource compiled after interviewing a wide range of people suffering from heart disease.</p> <p><u> <a href="http://www.bupa.co.uk/individuals/health-information/directory/c/coronary-heart-disease" target="_blank"> <span color="#964646" style="color: #964646;">CHD</span> </a> </u> <br />An excellent resource with useful video, audio, images and references relating to CHD.</p> <p><u> <span color="#964646" style="color: #964646;"> <a href="http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Coronary-heart-disease/Pages/Introduction.aspx" target="_blank">NHS</a> </span> </u> <br />Further information about symptoms, treatment, causes and prevention of CHD.</p> <p><span color="#964646" style="color: #964646;"> <a href="http://www.bhf.org.uk/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> <u>British Heart Foundation</u> </a> <u> <br /> </u> </span>Our vision is of a world in which people do not die prematurely of heart disease. We will achieve this through our pioneering research, our vital prevention activity and by ensuring quality care and support for people living with heart disease.</p> <p></p> <hr /> <p></p> <p><em>These links all come from trusted resources but if you are unsure about these or any other medical matters please contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.</em></p>

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