Communication from BSol CCG 

Our local CCG have asked us to communicate the information below to our patients.

“The government has announced that all people over 18 are now eligible for a COVID-19 booster vaccine. We have been instructed to focus on the most vulnerable patients in the first instance. You will be contacted to invite you for your vaccine when we are ready to give it to you. We kindly ask that you do not call your GP practice and be assured you will be called in the forthcoming weeks for your vaccine.”

PHE Screening Services

Public Health (PH) England commission the national screening services for the NHS for:-

Cervical Screening -  females aged 25 - 64

Bowel Cancer Screening  - male and females aged 60 - 74

Breast Screening - females 50 - 70 (some local variations extend these ages)

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening - Males aged 65

PH England also run the Public Health awareness campaigns including :-

Cervical cancer prevention week during  January 2021

Bowel Cancer Awareness month April 2021

Cervical cancer screening awareness week during June 2021

Breast Cancer awareness month October 2021

Public Health England also promote:-

Stop Smoking Campaigns / Alcohol reduction campaigns / numerous cancer awareness campaigns / Healthy eating & activity and exercise campaigns.

Manor House Lane and Marston Green Surgeries encourage all patients to under take any screening offered to them, early detection of any of the conditions screened can improve the health outcomes for patients.

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