Practice News – October 2023


We have now held our main large Flu clinic session, if you haven’t yet received your flu jab please speak to Reception to be booked into one of our week day clinics


The NHS Digital Weight Management Programme is a 12-week online behavioural and lifestyle programme. 

The programme offers free, online access to weight management services for those who have a BMI greater than 30 and who also have diabetes or high blood pressure, or both. The BMI threshold will be lower at 27.5 for people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds.  head to our webpage for more information NHS Digital Weight Management Proramme « Highfield Surgery (


We have seen a slight increase in the amount of missed appointments to 129 for September compared to August, please ensure you are making a note of your appointments or are signing up to text notification reminders


Social prescribing has become more and more popular for our patients, Social prescribing, aka. ‘community referral’, is the way your GP or other care providers connect you to local services and non-clinical groups.  This aims for a personal approach to help with all aspects of your life.  The aim is to shift focus of care from illness to wellness.  For more information see our webpage here: Social Prescribing « Highfield Surgery (


Please note Highfield Surgery will not be administering Covid vaccines for the 2023/2024 season

These will be available to book in a location nearby via this website: Book, cancel or change a COVID-19 vaccination appointment – NHS ( or by calling 119