Have a look at this months Pershore and Upton Primary Care Network (PCN) newsletter

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The below link is to an article titled “The ‘best and worst’ GP surgeries in Evesham and Pershore according to patients have been revealed as part of an annual NHS survey”. We want to say thank you to all of our patients for showing their support for us. All of us here at Abbottswood Medical Centre try to provide the best possible service we can every day to all of our patients to help get the help/answers they need. For those that don’t want to read the article, the highlights are below for yours truly.

Joint third for ‘overall experience’.

We had the most respondents saying ‘it was easy to make an appointment at the surgery’ – 78% of respondents.

Joint most respondents praising reception ‘receptionists at the surgeries were helpful’ – 96% of respondents.

Highest rated for making an appointment saying it was ‘easy’ – 78% of respondents.

These figures come from the NHS’s annual GP Patient Survey which reveals how Evesham and Pershore’s doctor’s surgeries were rated between January and April this year.



For the moment we do not have any spare face masks for patients to wear while attending our practice. Please bring your own face masks to wear while attending any appointments or visiting our practice as they are still required.

This message is to all of our patients regarding Spring Boosters. Firstly, we do encourage everyone to try and get theirs as soon as possible BUT, please make sure you are eligible before trying to book or walk-in. If you are unsure if you are eligible for a Spring Booster or other Covid-19 vaccine, visit www.swhealthcare.org.uk/springbooster or call 0333 332 4129

If you have a positive lateral flow test you need to upload the result to the direct gov website where you will be able to then download an isolation note to give to your employer rather than requesting sick notes from GP's. Click this link for further information. https://111.nhs.uk/isolation-note/


COVID PASS FOR 12-15 year olds

The NHS COVID Pass service is now available to 12 to15 year olds, accessible via NHS.UK for those aged 12 years old and over, and the NHS App for those aged 13 years old and over. 

Both the digital and letter NHS COVID Pass are widely accepted for international travel. It provides a record of all COVID-19 vaccinations received, with the COVID Pass showing evidence of recovery for 180 days following a positive test. Make sure you check the entry requirements of the country you are visiting as requirements for testing and vaccination can vary from country to country.



Please visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/nhs-covid-pass/


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