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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)

COPD

Diabetes

Mental Health

Osteoarthritis

Pain

Stroke

<h2>Stroke</h2> <p><a href="http://www.nhs.uk/actfast/Pages/stroke.aspx " target="_blank" temp_href="http://www.nhs.uk/actfast/Pages/stroke.aspx "> <img style="float: right;" src="/images/act_fast.jpg" width="320" height="73" /> </a></p> <p>A stroke is a serious medical condition that occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off.</p> <p>Like all organs, the brain needs the oxygen and nutrients provided by blood to function properly. If the supply of blood is restricted or stopped, brain cells begin to die. This can lead to brain damage and possibly death.</p> <p>Strokes are a medical emergency and prompt treatment is essential because the sooner a person receives treatment for a stroke, the less damage is likely to happen.</p> <p>The NHS Stroke Act FAST pages offer a great deal of information about stroke, including how to recognise the signs, some real stories of stroke sufferers and advice on how to live your life after a stroke.</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhs.uk/actfast/Pages/stroke.aspx">NHS - Stroke</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.nichs.org.uk/13/stroke" target="_blank">Chest Heart &amp; Stroke Charity</a> (N.Ireland)</p> <p><a href="http://www.chss.org.uk/" target="_blank">Chest Heart &amp; Stroke Charity</a> (Scotland)</p> <hr /> <h3>Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)</h3> <p>A transient ischaemic attack (TIA), or 'mini-stroke', is caused by a temporary fall in the blood supply to part of the brain, leading to a lack of oxygen to the brain. This can cause symptoms that are similar to a stroke, although they don&rsquo;t last as long. A TIA lasts only a few minutes and is usually resolved within 24 hours</p> <p>As TIAs are serious, it is important that they are always investigated so that appropriate treatment can be given quickly. With treatment, the risk of a further TIA or a full stroke can be greatly reduced.</p>

 
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