Practice News

23 02, 2017

Managing conjunctivitis in nurseries and other childcare facilities

Managing conjunctivitis in nurseries and other childcare facilities

Research published in September 2016 in the British Journal of General Practice found that many childcare providers require children with infectious conjunctivitis to be treated with antibiotics before they can be readmitted to nursery, despite current government guidance from PHE which states that exclusion is not necessary.

The study looked […]

16 02, 2017

Dr N Williams Retirement

After many years of being a partner at Pangbourne Medical Practice, Dr Nicky Williams has decided to retire as of May 2017.

Unfortunately, due to a combination of annual leave and sick leave (due to a hip operation) Dr Williams will only be available for a small number of clinics up until her retirement.

We apologies […]

19 01, 2017

Automated Answer Phone System

When you phone the practice you will now encounter an automated answer phone system. This has been carefully considered by the practice partners.

The system will greet, advise and route callers to the appropriate person or department. We hope this will enhance professionalism by ensuring that all calls are answered promptly with a unified message […]

8 12, 2016

Christmas Opening Times

Christmas 2016 Opening Times

 Mon Dec 19th – Open as normal
Tues Dec 20th- Open as normal
Wed Dec 21st Open as normal
Thurs Dec 22nd – Open as normal
Fri Dec 23rd – Open as normal
Sat Dec 24th – CLOSED
Sun Dec 25th – CLOSED
Mon Dec 26th – CLOSED
Tues Dec 27th – CLOSED
Wed Dec 28th – Open as […]

1 12, 2016

Pangbourne Medical Practice Complaint about the CQCs inspection of the Practice (November 2014)

Pangbourne Medical Practice was inspected by the CQC in November 2014 and following this the Practice complained to the CQC about the inspection; our principal concerns are summarised below.
• The practice was unfairly criticised by the CQC using poorly collected and uncorroborated information and it was extremely time consuming correcting all the inaccuracies in […]

16 11, 2016

Autumn Newsletter 2016

Pangbourne Medical Practice
A regular newsletter for the Patients of the Practice
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Issue 33                                                     Autumn  2016

Pangbourne Medical Practice, Whitchurch road, Pangbourne, Berkshire RG8 7DP

Telephone: 0118 9842234                             Out of hours please call NHS 111

Opening Hours: 08.00 to 18.30 hours daily except on Wednesdays 07.00 am

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27 04, 2015

Beat the Street

Beat the Street is a free scheme that helps you walk that bit further every day.  To take part collect a card from the surgery and register online.  You then take the card with you on walks to work, around town and at the park.  Tap the card on more than one Beat Box […]

31 03, 2015

Spring Newsletter 2015

Spring  2015                                          Issue 29
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New Website
We have a new website and would like to remind you that you can register to use this for […]

6 02, 2015

NHS Friends and Family Test

NHS Friends and Family Test
The Friends and Family Test (FFT) is an important opportunity for you to provide feedback on the services that Pangbourne Medical Practice offer.  
The test is a very simple and straight forward questionnaire composing of just two questions, “How likely are you to recommend our GP practice to your Friends and […]

27 01, 2015

Winter Newsletter 2014

A quarterly Newsletter for the Patients of the Practice
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Allwin Mercer Death Valley Cycle ride
Allwin has done a charity bike ride from 9th -13th November. This was a gruelling 420km cycle across Death Valley in Nevada. The schedule is on posters around the surgery […]