Health Information

The Mountwood Surgery has a drop in "Health Information Station" for the benefit of all its patients. It is situated next to the surgery reception and is open most Wednesdays between 9.30 and 11.30am - no appointment necessary.

A team of volunteer Health Information Advisors are on hand to guide you through finding information on health related issues from books, leaflets, DVD/CDs and the Internet (assistance available).

There is a library of health books for loan as well as relaxation CDs and pilates videos.

You may view a list of available books and DVD/CDs HERE (PDF, 211KB)

If you have a health related question, or wish to borrow a book or dvd/cd from our library list, please e-mail with a daytime telephone number and one of our volunteers will telephone you.

A leaflet giving further information is available to view/download, go to - Downloadable Forms under the Practice Information menu,

There is also a wealth of information and advice, online, at:-

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NHS Choices

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This service provides general information about medical conditions and treatments. You are not able to access advice from the clinical staff through this service

You must not rely on the information provided as an alternative to medical advice from your doctor or other professional healthcare provider. If you have any specific questions about any medical matter you should consult your doctor or other professional healthcare provider. You should never delay seeking medical advice, disregard medical advice, or discontinue medical treatment because of information on this website.

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