Monday 18th December 08:00 – 18:30 Tuesday 19th December 08:00 – 18:30 (closing 12:30 – 14:30) Wednesday 20th December 08:00 – 18:30 Thursday 21st December 08:00 – 18:30 Friday … [continue] Christmas Opening Times
Ridgeway View Family Practice Newsletter
The Steam Museum is holding a free event for people living with dementia & their carers on the 30th of June from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. Share your … [continue] Dementia Friendly Event at Steam Museum
Ridgeway View Family Practice patients can now cancel appointments by filling in the online form hosted on the “appointment information and cancellation” page, which can be found in the first … [continue] Cancel an Appointment online
Ridgeway View Family Practice would like to remind patients that on the 23rd of April at 3 PM the UK Government will run a test of their emergency alert system … [continue] UK Emergency Alert System Test
April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month – an excellent opportunity to bring attention to this disease that takes the lives of 30 people every day in the UK. [Bowel Cancer … [continue] Bowel Cancer Awareness
Blog: Delivering high-quality, low-carbon respiratory care A Greener NHS News and blogs Promoting good respiratory care not only improves lung health outcomes for patients, but also reduces carbon emissions. That’s … [continue] How the NHS is delivering sustainable respiratory care
Our Patient Services Hub will now close every day for 1 hour from 12:30 to 13:30 to accommodate staff lunch, communications and training. This has been done for the welfare … [continue] Phones to close over lunch for 3 month trial period
You can check if your postcode falls within the catchment area by clicking HERE
Ridgeway View Family Practice Hosted a valuable PPG meeting last Friday. We would like to thank the dedicated PPG members for chairing the meeting and arriving with fresh and insightful … [continue] PPG Resumes! 09/09/2022
Ridgeway View Family Practice would like to invite everyone to join us at our first cancer awareness event! Come to learn about different types of cancer, cancer screening and cancer … [continue] Cancer Awareness Event – Monday 26th Sept 2022
Dental Problems Local Medical Committee guidance states that dental problems are best assessed by dental practitioners who are fully trained. The guidance also states: When a patient is … [continue] Dental problems
People aged 75 and over, and people aged 12 and over who are immunosuppressed, are now eligible for a Spring COVID-19 booster vaccine. The NHS will contact eligible people to … [continue] COVID Spring Boosters
Please be aware – the road between Wroughton and Chiseldon (B4005) will be closed from 10th January 2022 for approx 10-12 weeks.
Following the recent announcement of my retirement from general practice, I just wanted to say how very grateful I am to all those who left lovely messages and cards. After … [continue] Message from Dr Steve Sewell
From 10th December 2021 a temporary change has been introduced to allow patients to self certify their sickness, from 7 days to 28 days. Click here for further information.
Please be aware that the Practice Team are incredibly short staffed today (Friday 29th October), as several clinical staff are having to self isolate. This means we have very limited … [continue] IMPORTANT NOTICE!
It is with very mixed emotions that I have taken the decision to retire from general practice. It doesn’t feel like over 27 years since I first came to the … [continue] Message from Dr Steve Sewell to patients
We’re continuing to operating a total triage system. Please ring 01793 812221 for a telephone appointment. In managing the coronavirus pandemic and in line with NHS England Guidelines, all routine … [continue] We are OPEN with a new way of working.
Did you know that you can now make an appointment at the Steam museum in Swindon on the National Booking Service (119). Appointments are limited by the number of vaccinations available … [continue] COVID Vaccinations – National Booking Service (119)
Since the start of the pandemic we have been finding out about many government decisions and initiatives from the news channels at the same time that our patients have. Each … [continue] COVID vaccination certificates / passports
We are now inviting all patients who are over 50 years old and have not yet booked a first Covid-19 vaccination to contact us to make an appointment. We will … [continue] COVID Vaccination Groups
We have received a small number of queries from patients who are concerned about reports of blood clots in patients who have received the Astra Zeneca vaccination. There is much … [continue] Astra Zeneca – blood clots
We have now attempted to contact all patients who are over 60 years old by text message and telephone. If you are over 60 and have not yet received an invitation … [continue] COVID Vaccination Group
Our phone lines are being inundated with people enquiring about covid-19 vaccinations. This means that it’s difficult for patients to get through to us. Please do not call us about … [continue] COVID-19 Vaccine Prioritisation
We are now well into our Group 6 cohort and if you are in this group, you should expect to hear from us to book an appointment in the next … [continue] COVID Vaccinations – Group 6
We have now attempted to contact all patients in the following groups:- Group 4 – Patients over 70 and all patients who are Clinically Extremely Vulnerable (have a shielding letter … [continue] COVID Vaccinations
You may have received a letter inviting you to book a COVID-19 vaccination at one of the mass vaccination centres. Patients are free to choose whether they travel to one … [continue] COVID-19 vaccination priorities
With immediate effect we are asking ALL patients attending the surgery to wear a face covering to help us protect each other and reduce the spread of the disease. The … [continue] COVID-19 Face Coverings
Free urgent eyecare services now available at opticians People across Bath, North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire can now access free NHS treatment for urgent eye care from their local … [continue] Opticians to provide urgent NHS eye care services
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Ridgeway View Family Practice is supporting vital COVID 19 research. As part of this, we are helping to carry out a national priority research study called PRINCIPLE. If you have … [continue] COVID 19 Research Study
The Organ Donation opt out system in England came into effect on 20 May 2020. This means that all adults in England will be considered to have agreed to be … [continue] Organ donation
We are currently receiving a lot of requests from insurers and travel companies requesting GP letters in order for people to cancel holidays due to Covid-19. The Royal College of … [continue] Travel Cancellation Letters – Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Latest advice and information on Coronavirus Local people are being reassured that the NHS in Swindon, along with Public Health England, is extremely well prepared to manage any potential local outbreak of … [continue] Coronavirus
Ridgeway View Family Practice is excited to announce the launch of our new and improved website, designed with our patients in mind. Here at Ridgeway View, we are passionate about … [continue] Welcome to our brand new website!