Provisional information regarding the 2018 flu vaccination programme
The flu season is not that far away & there are added complexities this year due to alternative vaccines for different age-groups and potential supply issues.
Our current plan is to begin vaccinating as soon as we receive this year’s supply. As in previous years we will send text message reminders.
Do you need to see the doctor today?
You can now get FREE NHS ADVICE and FREE TREATMENT for a range of common ailments from our local community pharmacists without having to make an appointment with a GP.
The introduction of this service will increase the NHS appointments available to our patients.
Local pharmacies providing this service are listed below:
Woodville Pharmacy (Woodville Road) are now offering the Choose Pharmacy service Monday – Friday.
Crwys Pharmacy (Crwys Road) are now offering the Choose Pharmacy service Monday – Saturday.
For more information and for the full list of conditions covered under this scheme, please visit: http://www.choosewellwales.org.uk/sitesplus/documents/994/Minor%20Ailments%20Services_Leaflet_English.pdf
My Health Online
All patients using My Health Online are required to migrate their account to the new My Health Online Portal. Any patients that have not used My Health Online within the past six months will need to re-register for the service.
Thursday, 17th MAY 2018
The GDPR is live from 25th May 2018. Due to this, as a practice, we have updated our Privacy Notice for patients which outlines what information we gather, why we gather it and how we intend to use this information. Please click on the link below to view our updated Privacy Notice.
If you have any questions, please contact the surgery for further details.
Please click here for the Privacy Notice
We would like to inform all our patients that we have a new GP starting with us at the end of September 2017.
Dr Rebecca Carter Thomas
MBBCh 2004 (Wales) MRCGP 2009 DFSRH 2009
Dr Carter Thomas will become a part time partner here at Cathays. Her interests include Family Planning, Women’s Health, Child Health, Minor Surgery and Dermatology.
Welcome Dr Carter Thomas!!!!
Appointments not Attended
We would like to remind the 227 patients who booked an appointment to be seen in July 2018 but failed to either attend the appointment or cancel it, that they can contact us on 02920 353020 to cancel their appointment. 17 patients missed appointments last week.
Patients who miss appointments increase the time it takes for all of our patients to book a routine appointment as they usually rebook the missed appointment.
Patients who persistently miss appointments, without a valid reason, will be asked to register with a different doctor’s surgery.
Nexplanon Implant Clinic
We are now providing Nexplanon (Implants) to patients of City Road, Roathwell & Albany Road surgeries as well as our own patients, and accept self-referrals. Please see link below for a self-referral form.
We would like to advise all patients that this service is available on Tuesday afternoons. For further information and to book an initial consultation to have an Implant (Nexplanon) please enquire at reception or ring 02920 353020 to book an appointment.
Referral Form for Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARCS) Procedures
Meningitis and Septicaemia
Find out more about protection from meningitis and septicaemia
Travelling to or returning from the Middle East?
Travelling to the Middle East? Important information about MERS
Returning from the Middle East? Important information about MERS
Need help to stop smoking?
Our local ‘Woodville Pharmacy’ (Woodville Road) is now providing a FREE Smoking Cessation service. If you are looking to quit smoking please contact them on Tel No: 20227835.
Visit the links below for help and advice
Visit Stop Smoking Wales’ website:
or to call freephone:0800 085 2219
Visit Stop Smoking Wales Facebook page:
Download the free Resolutions App: http://bit.ly/1dtkt5w
Notice to all students up to the age of 29
MMR & Meningitis C Immunisations
If you have not had two doses of MMR and one dose of Meningitis C vaccinations please contact the surgery to arrange an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss this.
Has your child been vaccinated against Measles?
Find out more about Measles
Find out more about Measles
If you were born after 1970 and not had two MMR vaccinations then please book in for a booster with the practice nurse.