My Health

Asthma Asthma is a common condition that affects the airways. The typical symptoms are wheeze, cough, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. Symptoms can range from mild to severe. Treatment usually works well to ease and prevent symptoms. Treatment is usually with inhalers. A typical person with asthma may take a preventer inhaler every day … Continue reading My Health

My Goals

Walking Is Best Medicine This is a really useful video which outlines the health benefits of going for regular walks. Hounslow Health Activities Here is a document which outlines health walks organised by London Borough Of Hounslow. Click here to download physicalactivity- Local Activities - All are free of charge Advice On Stopping Smoking Here … Continue reading My Goals

My Carer

Carers CARER SUPPORT SERVICES  Friends or relatives that care for a patient with a long term condition or disability are the unsung heros of the health service. This can have be lonely and have a detrimental impact on the carers health. It is important that you are aware that you are eligible for. Our practice … Continue reading My Carer

My News

'Safer IVF' with kisspeptin hormone shows promise By James GallagherHealth editor, BBC News website Baby Heath was one of the babies born in the trial, pictured at two months old Continue reading the main story Related Stories Baby success for new 'safer' IVF Hormone boost 'may help infertility' Hormone 'to restart reproduction' Twelve babies have … Continue reading My News

What to do if you feel unwell this Christmas

We wish you a safe, healthy and happy Christmas break this year! We are pleased to share that our practice will be open from 0800-2000 every day, including Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years' day. You can access appointments by calling 111 who can also give you advice if you feel unwell. There is … Continue reading What to do if you feel unwell this Christmas

Housing Letters

If you are making a housing application, you do not need delay your application or incur charges by requesting a housing letter from the practice. Any medical assessment can be done by the the Hounslow Council. You are request this online. If you need to access your medical records, please contact reception with your ID … Continue reading Housing Letters

Medication Alert – BUCCOLAM 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 7.5 mg and 10 mg Oromuscosal Solution Pre-filled Syringes

BUCCOLAM 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 7.5 mg and 10 mg Oromuscosal Solution Pre-filled Syringes   Shire has distributed the Direct Healthcare Professional Communication (DHCP) attached due to reports that the translucent tip-cap sometimes remains on the syringe tip when pulling the red cap off, as shown in the DHCP diagrams.   If this occurs, the … Continue reading Medication Alert – BUCCOLAM 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 7.5 mg and 10 mg Oromuscosal Solution Pre-filled Syringes

9 ways to prevent dementia

One in three cases of dementia could be potentially prevented by targeting nine risk factors, including continuing education in early life, reducing hearing loss in mid-life, and stopping or reducing smoking. Such prevention requires public health interventions, as well as individual action. Acting now will vastly improve life for people with dementia and their families, … Continue reading 9 ways to prevent dementia

Prevention & early signs of dementia

Here is some advice from Bilal Dunoo, who presented at our dementia event recently. Prevention / Early signs / Services available Dementia encompasses a range of Brain disorders characterised by a gradual decline of the brain functions, it is incurable and slowly interferes with person’s ability to carry out normal tasks of daily living. I … Continue reading Prevention & early signs of dementia