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PRACTICE NEWS

Please note: the Surgery will be closed for the Bank Holiday on Monday 29 August 2016

In the case of a genuine emergency please contact NHS 111

The Surgery will re-open on Tuesday 30 August 2016 at 7.00am

 We are now providing an electronic prescribing service.  If you nominate a preferred local pharmacy we can send your prescriptions directly to them electronically.  The advantage of this service is that you will not have to collect the prescription from the surgery, simply collect the medication from your pharmacy.  If you are interested, please go to your preferred pharmacy and they can arrange.

 

We now have an on-line service for making appointments and ordering prescriptions at the surgery.  If you are interested in this service and have not already registered, please speak to the receptionists.

 

PLEASE NOTE THE SURGERY WILL BE CLOSED FOR TRAINING ON THURSDAY

      8 September 2016 between 12.30 and 16.00hrs

In the case of a genuine emergency please contact BARDOC:0161 763 4242

   PATIENT PARTICIPATION GROUP

This group is made up of patient representatives, general practitioners and management staff.  The group has now met three times and are in the process of discussing the views put forward from the questionnaires at the PPG meetings to come up with an action plans.

PATIENT NHS CHECKS

You may be entitled to an NHS Health Check please check with Reception.

This involves an appointment with the Practice Nurse who will record medical details, check height, weight, blood pressure and relevant blood tests.  She will then review your case following the results.

Repeat Prescriptions    

Remember you may be at risk of flu - ask about a vaccination

multicolour_pillsWe would like to encourage patients to use this website to order their repeat prescriptions. Please use the orange Patient Access icon on the homepage to request a prescription.This can only be accessed if you have registered to use this service ,to do this you need to bring some photographic evidence in to the surgery and complete the online registration form. 

Requests for repeat prescriptions can also be made by calling the dedicated telephone line (01706 643183), by using the internal postbox system located in reception or by writing to the surgery. Patients are requested to use the counterfoil which is the right hand half of the prescription to help reduce errors.

Please ensure that you order your prescription in good time. Once ordered, please allow at least 48 hours for the prescription to be prepared. We are closed on Saturday's,Sunday's and Bank Holidays.

Collections

Prescriptions can then be collected from reception, or sent to you if you have used a self-addressed envelope.  We also have several local pharmacists who arrange to collect prescriptions from the surgery so that you can collect your medication directly from the pharmacy. See reception for more details.

Medication Reviews

Patients on repeat medication will be asked to see a doctor, nurse practitioner or practice nurse at least once a year to review these regular medications and notification should appear on your repeat slip. Please ensure that you book an appropriate appointment to avoid unnecessary delays to further prescriptions.

 
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