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Appointments

The Triangle Group Surgery operates an appointment system. An appointmnet will last a maximum of 10 minutes. Appointments with a doctor or nurse must be made beforehand. Walk-in appointments are available only for children during the evening surgery every day from 3pm - 5:30pm except Monday when it starts at 3:30pm

Cancelling your Appointment

If you are unable to attend an appointment with one of the doctors or nurses, please telephone or use the Online Services link to cancel your appointment.

Results over the phone

Results of smears, swabs, x-rays and blood tests are available by phone between 3:00pm – 6:00pm, for the patient only. Please note that results normally take one week to be notified to the practice. It is the patient’s responsibility to follow-up on their test results.

Long Term Conditions

Asthma

Cancer

Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)

COPD

Diabetes

Mental Health

Osteoarthritis

Pain

Stroke

Stroke

A stroke is a serious medical condition that occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off.

Like all organs, the brain needs the oxygen and nutrients provided by blood to function properly. If the supply of blood is restricted or stopped, brain cells begin to die. This can lead to brain damage and possibly death.

Strokes are a medical emergency and prompt treatment is essential because the sooner a person receives treatment for a stroke, the less damage is likely to happen.

The NHS Stroke Act FAST pages offer a great deal of information about stroke, including how to recognise the signs, some real stories of stroke sufferers and advice on how to live your life after a stroke.

http://www.nhs.uk/actfast/Pages/stroke.aspx

Chest Heart & Stroke Charity (N.Ireland)

Chest Heart & Stroke Charity (Scotland)


Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)

A transient ischaemic attack (TIA), or 'mini-stroke', is caused by a temporary fall in the blood supply to part of the brain, leading to a lack of oxygen to the brain. This can cause symptoms that are similar to a stroke, although they don’t last as long. A TIA lasts only a few minutes and is usually resolved within 24 hours

As TIAs are serious, it is important that they are always investigated so that appropriate treatment can be given quickly. With treatment, the risk of a further TIA or a full stroke can be greatly reduced.

 
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