Appleton Village Surgery
Welcome along to our surgery website where we hope you will quickly benefit from a user friendly layout and a wealth of information about our healthcare services. Find out when we’re open and what to do when we’re not, all from the comfort of your own home.
Health and Happiness
Our team are dedicated to your continued good health and approach your care with professionalism, discretion and friendliness. You can count on a warm welcome from everyone involved here at the practice.
Community Wellbeing Practice
We are a Community Wellbeing Practice that have a community centered approach to healthcare. Taking a 'glass half-full perspective' we focus on the positive factors and assets available in the local area that can improve your health and wellbeing. Click here for more information
Patient Participation Group
Our practice's Patient Participation Group meet on a monthly basis and discuss ways of improving our service to you and how you perceive our surgery and staff. If you would like to become a member of the group or share your thoughts please visit our Patient Participation Group page.
To view the results of the recent 2014 Patient Survey please click on to the Survey Report tab.
Seasonal Flu Vaccination
Influenza is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death. Every flu season is different, and influenza infection can affect people differently. Even healthy people can get very sick from the flu and spread it to others.
An annual seasonal flu vaccine is the best way to reduce the chances that you will get seasonal flu and lessen the chance that you will spread it to others. When more people get vaccinated against the flu, less flu can spread through that community.
Patients that are usually eligible for a flu vaccination are those patients that fall into one the following categories:
Patients over 65, Patients under 65 who are in an our risk group, pregnant ladies and carers.
As we have limited stock of flu vaccinations, it is important that we prioritise our supplies for those patients who do fall into one of the above categories.
If you do fall into one of the above categories, then please contact the practice to book an an appointment for your vaccination.
Fluenz is a new vaccination that is given to patients between the ages of 24 months and 18 years of age. When a person is given the vaccine, the immune system (the body's natural defense system) will produce its own protection against the influenza virus. The vaccine is administered in the form of a nasal spray and none of the ingredients contained in the vaccine can cause flu.
The practice will contact the parents/guardians of all of the patients who are eligible to have this vaccination in due course.
Patient On-Line Services
Appleton Village Surgery is continuously looking at ways to further improve the service we offer our patients and residents of Halton.
With that in mind, we have further improved our access by introducing the facility to book telephone triage appointments with a Clinician on-line from Friday 01 August 2014.
From Thursday 02 October 2014 patients who have already registered for this service or who register from this date on-wards will also be able to view their summary information derived from their medical records. The summary information will include a list of current medication and any allergies.
Should you wish to access this service please with speak with Reception Staff who will arrange for the necessary registration.
Once you have been issued with your personal registration details please click on the link below to register;
The Practice is further investigating the facility to introduce an on-line repeat prescription service and it is anticipated this service should be available by 31 March 2015.
Information about you and the care you receive can be used by the NHS to improve the services offered to patients.
Information will be linked from all different places where you receive care, such as your GP, hospital and community service. The linked information can provide a full picture of the quality of service that you have received in one service compared to another.
Information such as your postcode and NHS number, but NOT your name will be used to link your records in a secure system, so your identity is protected. Information which does not reveal your identity will then be used by others, such as researchers to enable them to provide the best possible care for everyone.
You have the right to prevent information about you from being shared or used for any purposes other than providing care, except in special circumstances. If you do not wish for information about you to be shared outside of the practice, then please contact the practice and we can issue you with an opt out form and a special note will be added to your medical record.
If you are happy for the information to be shared you do not need to do anything. There is no form to fill in and nothing to sign and you can change your mind at anytime.
We would advise our patients to visit the following website for further information or speak to a member of our practice team who will be happy to provide you with information leaflets.
A copy of the information leaflet together with patient frequently asked questions can also be found below;
Patient Information Leaflet
Patient Frequently Asked Questions
A copy of the opt-out form can be accessed below;
Care Data Opt Out Form
(Site updated 15/12/2014)