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Flu Vaccination Clinics Autumn 2019

Flu Vaccination clinics will shortly be taking place at Blaenavon Medical Practice.  If you want the flu vaccine, please ring 01495 360663 to make an appointment for the following dates:

Patients aged 65 or over:
28 September 2019
1 October 2019

Patients aged 64 or under:
24 October 2019
14 November 2019
15 November 2019
28 November 2019
4 December 2019

Vacancy – Now Filled

The position has now been filled. We would like to thank all those that took the time to apply.

Blaenavon Medical Practice is seeking a Medical Receptionist for 28.75 hours per week. Experience within the NHS is desirable. We are looking for someone who has customer service and administration skills and will have worked in an environment where they will have dealt with the public – both face to face and on the telephone.

Hours of work will be:
Tuesday 8.00am – 6.30pm (1 hour for lunch)
Thursday 8.00am – 6.45pm (1 hour for lunch)
Friday 8.00am – 6.30pm (1 hour for lunch)

Application forms can be collected from the Reception Desk or downloaded by clicking/tapping ReceptionistApplicationForm.doc

Completed application forms can either be handed in to the practice reception or emailed directly to Maria.Potter@wales.nhs.uk

Closing date: 8th August 2019 noon
Interviews: 12th August 2019 – morning
Preferred start date: 10th September 2019

Blaenavon Medical Practice, Middle Coed Cae Road, Blaenavon, Torfaen, NP4 9AW. Tel: 01495 360663

If you have not been invited for interview, you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Care Navigation at Bleanavon

Care Navigation will be introduced at Blaenavon Medical Practice from the 7th May 2019

What Is Care Navigation?

You may have noticed that when you ring Blaenavon Medical Practice for an appointment, our receptionist now asks you why.

For an explanation of care navigation and for more information, please see our dedicated Care Navigation page.

Social Prescribing & Feedback

What is Social Prescribing?

Social Prescribers help you to access services providing social, emotional and practical support for issues that are affecting your health and well-being. These issues may be anything that is bothering you including housing and financial concerns, relationships, training and employment, healthy lifestyle support, loneliness and isolation. Appointments last up to 1 hour where you have the opportunity to talk through the issues that you are facing, explore what is important to you and find ways to access support.

Appointments

We have appointments available on Thursday afternoons with our Social Prescriber, Jade. You may have seen the large poster in our waiting area. Please contact us if you wish to avail yourself of this valuable service.

Feedback Request

Please note the survey linked below has now concluded. Thank you if you participated.

If you have attended a social prescribing appointment recently with Blaenavon Medical Practice, it would help greatly if you could participate in a survey to give feedback on your social prescriber experience. N.B. this links to a survey that is being run by Cardiff Metropolitan University.