The NHS offers screening, free of charge, to identify pre-existing health problems of which you may not be aware, nor be exhibiting any symptoms. The NHS screening may be as part of a national programme for specific demographic groups or may be opportunistic screening when a patient discusses a related problem with their GP.
The practice is changing how it reviews patients with long term conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease or asthma. We are going to streamline the process which will result in patients being asked to attend a fewer number of appointments. From April onwards we are now going to review patients according to their month of