News

  • New Website - Health Problem
    - New
    09/10/2020
    On our brand NEW website, launching next week, you can request help for any health problem and we will aim to respond to your query within two hours. You'll need to supply us with details of what you need help with, and contact details so we can get ...
  • New website - Medication
    - New
    07/10/2020
    Our new website will offer the ability to request medicines online. Many of you use Patient Access to request your medications (please carry on!) - if you do, the new site can link you in directly to that. If not, you can continue through and enter d...
  • New Website - Rooms
    - New
    06/10/2020
    Our new website, launching next week, will offer you different "rooms" to help you find information, or to get in touch with the right person. Here's a glance at the "Reception and Enquiries" room - as you can see, it will allow you to request help w...
  • Face to Face Appointments
    - New
    06/10/2020
    We need your help please! Our clinicians are seeing patients face to face - but this requires precautions and logistical juggling to try to keep our staff and our patients safe. In order to prevent patients from attending at the same time, or wai...
  • New Website
    - New
    02/10/2020
    We are very excited that our new website and Digital triage system will launch next week! Already in use in many practices within the Dudley CCG area, Footfall makes it easier for you to get the help you need for the right person, without having to b...
  • Friday Statistics Slot
    - New
    01/10/2020
    During the month of September, KMP clinicians conducted 693 Face to Face consultations with our patients. Your clinician will decide with you if a face to face appointment is required, by speaking with you on the telephone first.
  • Nasal Flus
    - New
    01/10/2020
    Flu vaccinations in primary schools and year 7 are due to begin. Don’t forget to return your consent form asap to make sure your child doesn’t miss out. It is a free nasal spray offered to children in Reception and Years 1 to 7. Your ch...
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    - New
    01/10/2020
  • Stoptober
    - New
    01/10/2020
    Are you planning on quitting smoking this stoptober? We can point you in the right direction.
  • Update - New system
    - New
    29/09/2020
    Not sure who can best help with your problem? Not sure if you need to speak to us, or see us, or just want to ask a quick question? Coming soon...a new system which can help you get the help you need, from the right person, at the right time - ...
  • Update - Watch this space!
    - New
    27/09/2020
    We know that getting through on the 'phone can be difficult and, at times, frustrating. We're therefore excited to have something new in the pipeline - a new, easier way of interacting with the practice which can help you avoid the telephone queue. W...
  • Coronavirus Update
    - New
    27/09/2020
    From tomorrow, people in England will be required by law to self-isolate if they received a positive test result or are told to by NHS Test and Trace. That means no walks in the park and no meeting up with friends. Read the guidance.
  • Flu Vaccines
    - New
    26/09/2020
    Over the last 2 weeks we have successfully vaccinated over 1,830 patients!!! Thank you to everyone that has attended one of our flu clinics over the last couple of weeks. We are so pleased with how well they have gone and that's down to you, o...
  • World Contraception Day
    - New
    26/09/2020
    Today is World Contraception Day. Masks are important for reducing the spread of COVID-19, just like condoms are vital for preventing the spread of sexually transmitted infections.
  • Statistics Update
    - New
    24/09/2020
    From the start of Lockdown in March, to the end of August, our GPs, GP Registrars and Nurses conducted 1,293 face to face consultations - where we spoke to our patients and decided together that this was clinically indicated, and that the benefits ou...
  • Statistics Time
    - New
    24/09/2020
    It's statistics time again! From the start of Lockdown, up until the end of August, the clinicians at KMP undertook 10,982 telephone consultations. "Clinicians" means of course our GPs, GP Registrars, and Nurses, but also our Mental Health Nurs...
  • First Contact Physiotherapist
    - New
    23/09/2020
    What is a "First Contact Physiotherapist"? In our earlier post we mentioned First Contact Physiotherapists (FCPs). Some of our patients have already been helped by our two FCPs. Sometimes you know that you'd like to see or speak to a physio, but ...
  • Did You Know?
    - New
    23/09/2020
    From the start of Lockdown, to the end of August, Kingswinford Medical Practice issued prescriptions for 73,681 items of medication or appliances. That in itself is staggering - but then consider the work behind the numbers... Many prescription...
  • Help Please!
    - New
    22/09/2020
    Today (and going forwards), we need your help. Demand on appointments is high at the moment. We have unfortunately seen an increasing trend of people booking multiple appointments for the same problem, then managing to get an earlier appointment, ...
  • We Are Open!
    - New
    17/09/2020
    We are open, and seeing our patients face to face - and have always been. There have been a lot of sensationalised reports in the media which imply that General Practice has been closed during lockdown. Kingswinford Medical Practice has continu...
  • Flu
    17/09/2020
  • New Patients
    17/09/2020
  • Ask NHS
    21/05/2020
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
    - New
    18/05/2020
    The UK's list of coronavirus symptoms has been updated. Self-isolate if you develop any of the following: High temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature) New, contin...