Monthly Archives: May 2018

Late May Bank Holiday Times 2018

Please note that The Loxford Practice will be operating the following schedule till Tuesday 29 May 2018, after which the usual schedule will resume:

Saturday 26th May 2018: 9.00am-1.00pm
Sunday 27th May 2018: closed
Monday 28th May 2018 (Bank Holiday): closed

If you require out of hours care or advice, find out what you can do when we are closed >>

Loxford FREE health walks

As part of National Walking Month, Active Together has teamed up with Living Streets to provide free weekly walks to local residents living in Redbridge. Please find the poster below. 

The walks will take place between 1.30pm-2.30pm on the following dates:

  • Tuesday 22 &  29 May 2018
  • Tuesday 5, 12 & 19 June 2018

The walks are a great opportunity to meet new people, feel healthier and is accessible for wheelchair users. Registration forms will need to be completed on your first walk.

To reserve your place, please contact Mark Healy, Active Together Community Activator, on 07932 636112 or email mark.healy@visionrcl.org.uk

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Diabetes Awareness Event: After-event report with pictures

The Loxford Practice hosted a successful Diabetes Workshop for all members of the public on Wednesday 9th May 2018See pictures from the event below.

The event, which was led by our GPs and Pharmacists, was well attended, mixed with a number of surgery staff, local residents and our patients. Attendees were able to learn more about Diabetes and answer any questions they had about the condition.  Visitors also enjoyed free refreshments during the event.

Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person’s blood sugar level to become too high. There are 2 main types of Diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 2 diabetes is far more common than type 1. In the UK, around 90% of all adults with diabetes have type 2. People most at risk include those over the age of 40, those who are of a South Asian descent, and those who are overweight. Read more about Diabetes on the NHS website.

Diabetes Awareness Event – Wednesday 9 May 2018

The Loxford Practice will be hosting a Diabetes Awareness Event for all members of the public on Wednesday 9 May 2018 between 6:00pm and 7:00pm – all are welcome to attend. See poster below.

The event will be led by our GPs and Pharmacists, who will be there to offer advice about Diabetes and answer any questions you might have about this condition.  Visitors can also enjoy FREE refreshments during the event.

Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person’s blood sugar level to become too high. There are 2 main types of Diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 2 diabetes is far more common than type 1. In the UK, around 90% of all adults with diabetes have type 2. People most at risk include those over the age of 40, those who are of a South Asian descent, and those who are overweight. Read more about Diabetes on the NHS website.

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