Bishopston Medical Practice closed permanently on 30 September 2019., Tel:
We are on seeing urgent cases up until the 30 September 2019. After that the practice will be closed
Please call after 11am to enquire about your test results as our reception staff will have more time to deal with your request at this time.
Please note that the practice has a strict policy regarding confidentiality and data protection and we will only release test results to the person to whom they relate unless that person has given prior permission for the release of this data or they are not capable of understanding the results.
When you take your test you will be told how long it will be before the results are returned to the practice.
It is your responsibility to check your results and to make an appointment to discuss them with your doctor if your are advised to do so.
Do you help and support a partner, relative, child or friend who could not manage without your help due to physical or mental illness, disability, frailty or addiction?
People paid to care. like care workers, are not included in this definition carers.
It is important to look after your own health so that you can go on caring for as long as you want to. It is easy not to look after you own health when you are looking after someone else.
The carers Emergency Card identifies you as a carer, so if you are taken seriously ill or have an accident, whoever finds you can ring the number on the card and tell Emergency Communications Team, that the person you care for needs help. This team can then arrange up to 72 hours of care for that person at home. The only information held on the card is an emergency telephone number and your Carer PIN Number; it carries no other personal information about you or the person you care for. If the person you care for pays Council Tax in Bristol call Care Direct to order your card on: 0117 922 2700 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
You may also need practical support to care
In Bristol, social services for adults is called Adult Health and Social Care; you can contact them on Care Direct, 0117 922 2000; email email@example.com For Children's Services in Bristol, also call, 0117 922 200
Adult Health and Social Care will usually assess the person you care for to see what help he/she might be eligible to receive. Carers who frequently provide help to the person they look after are also entitled to an assessment, called a Carers Assessment. A Carer's Assessment can be done;
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