Virtual PRG
School Road, Mawsley,
Kettering, NN14 1SN
enquiries@mawsleymedical.co.uk
Telephone us on  01536 791300

IMPORTANT PATIENT INFORMATION

 

ARE YOU A CARER?

Why not join Mawsley and Broughton Carers Group?

You will be able to chat with other carers over tea or coffee and hear from relevant speakers who understand the challenges you face. 

 

Next meeting will be in January and will be advertised here.

All welcome - you do not need to be a patient.

 

IF YOU ARE CALLING TO REQUEST BLOOD RESULTS PLEASE CALL AFTER 10AM TO ALLOW THE STAFF TO DEAL WITH CALLS REQUESTING SAME DAY APPOINTMENTS - THANK YOU

Practice closure dates for staff training - Surgery and dispensary will close at 12pm on these days 

 

 

5 December

16 January 2019

13 February 2019

13 March 2019

3 April 2019

15 May 2019

12 June 2019

10 July 2019

11 September 2019

9 October 2019

13 November 2019

4 December 2019

 

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN HEALTH EDUCATIONAL TALKS ? SIGN UP AT www.kgh.nhs.uk/for-members/ or email membership.manager@kgh.nhs.uk

TALKS AVAILABLE ON GOUT, ORTHOPEDICS, 120 YEARS OF KGH, ARTHRITUS, CARDIOLOGY

SURGERY OPENING TIMES
Monday 8AM - 6PM
Tuesday 8AM - 6PM
Wednesday 8AM - 6PM
Thursday 8AM - 7.30PM
Friday 8AM - 6PM
We are closed at weekends
DISPENSARY OPENING TIMES
Monday 9AM - 12PM
1PM - 6PM
Tuesday 9AM - 12PM
1PM - 6PM
Wednesday 9AM - 12PM
1PM - 6PM
Thursday 9AM - 12PM
1PM - 6PM
Friday 9AM - 12PM
1PM - 6PM
We are closed at weekends

 

Diarrhoea

Introduction
Diarrhoea is caused by various viral infections (gastro-enteritis) or by eating food that has gone off (food poisoning).


Symptoms
Three or more liquid/semi-liquid bowel movements in a day may mean you have diarrhoea. You may also have vomiting and a high temperature. Diarrhoea will make you feel weak because important body fluids and salts are lost.


Treatment: What you can do for yourself
In babies under one year it is important to replace lost salts by taking an Oral rehydration Solution (ORS is a mixture of salt and glucose which is added to water). These are available from your chemist. You can buy these with a flavour added which makes it easier for children to drink.

Bottle Feeding
Don’t stop bottle-feeding your baby only if advised, contact your Health Visitor for more advice. Continue to bottle feed your baby and give extra cooled, boiled water or hydration drinks if advised.

Breast Feeding
Increase the number of feeds and give your baby water-based fluids to drink. If your baby won’t drink from a bottle, use a teaspoon.

Children over 1 year
Give lots to drink. Continue to offer a normal diet. Don’t worry if a child won’t eat.

Contact your doctor if:

  • Symptoms go on longer than 2 days

Babies

Contact your doctor immediately if:

  • There is blood in the diarrhoea or the diarrhoea is red in colour
  • Your baby is drowsy or confused
  • Your baby does not want to drink for a few hours
  • Your baby is also being sick all the time
  • Your baby has a high temperature 

http://patient.info/health/acute-diarrhoea-in-children