News

  • Self administered alternative to Depo-provera.
    Adelaide and Harris Medical Centre are pleased to be able to offer a self administered alternative to the depo-provera injections that are currently provided. Please discuss this with a practice […]
  • Free Massive Online Open Course – Understanding Type 1 diabetes
    In partnership with MyWay Digital Health, the NHS are hosting a Massive Online Open Course on ‘Understanding Type 1 diabetes’ on 17 and 18 June 2021. The two-day course offers […]
  • Elizabeth Street Surgery Notice
    The partners at Adelaide Street Family Practice have agreed to support their neighbouring practice, Elizabeth Street Surgery, following the decision of the practice’s lead GP partner to hand back his […]
  • NHS Services over Easter
    The local NHS expects to see an increase in pressures on the health system from next week as lockdown rules are eased and the Easter bank holidays close some services. […]
  • Cancer Matters News Bulletin – March and April Awareness 2021
    April is Bowel Cancer Awareness month – This is the 4th most common cancer affecting around 42,000 people each year that’s a new diagnosis every 15 minutes.  In Blackpool there […]
  • Your digital medical record
    Lancashire and South Cumbria has been chosen by NHS England to be a national pilot for the digitisation of Medical Records.  You may not realise, but all patients also have a paper […]
  • School letters of absence
    It has been brought to our attention that parents are asking their GP for letters of absence and advice on whether their child should attend school or not. We would […]
  • Chronic disease reviews
    Over the past few months you may have received a call from one of our nurses to carry out some of your annual review over the phone. While we have […]
  • Prescription Changes
    By the 19th June our prescribing system will be updated so that all prescriptions will be sent electronically. If you have a nominated pharmacy: Nothing will change for you. Your […]
  • Supporting Minds – local mental health support
    Stress is a normal reaction to the rapidly changing and uncertain times we are all living in at the moment. If you are feeling a bit more stressed than usual […]
  • Cervical Screening scam messages
    We have recently been alerted to a scam text message regarding cervical screening. Some women are being contacted by text message, claiming to be from the call and recall service […]
  • Rescue Packs & Inhalers
    Rescue Packs: We have been made aware of some inaccurate information circulating (especially on social media) regarding special ‘rescue packs’ of antibiotics and oral steroids for patients with pre-existing respiratory […]
  • Online medical records – viewing documents
    If you have access to your medical records online, you may notice that you no longer have access to documents. We have been informed of an issue by our clinical […]
  • Lancashire Recovery College
    Free courses are being run for people in Lancashire to help them keep, stay and live well as part of an exciting new project that is being run by Lancashire […]
  • CORONAVIRUS – What you need to know.
    Updated 21/9/2020 Letter to Patients (Complaints – Covid19) – Please read this letter regarding any complaints you may have during this time, and our temporary process whilst we work through […]
  • Adelaide Street in the news!
    We were recently featured in the Blackpool Gazette following our work on the NHS Rainbow Badge initiative, along with member practices; St Paul’s Medical Centre South King Street Medical Centre […]
  • Big White Wall: Free online mental health resource available to everyone on the Fylde Coast
    A free mental health resource for people living with depression and other conditions is now available across the whole of Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre. Big White Wall, which is available […]