Welcome to our website where we hope you will find enhanced convenience added to first class healthcare.
In March 2014 there were 153 missed nurses appointments and 124 missed doctors appointments. This equates to 38 hours of nurses time and 20 hours of doctors time.
IMPORTANT CHANGES TO YOUR PRESCRIPTION
From 10th June 2014 the law regarding the supply of Tramadol, Zopiclone and Zaleplon is changing.
This may have an impact on your regular prescription.
- Prescriptions will be restricted to a maximum of 30 days supply.
- Prescriptions will only be valid for 28 days from the date of issue.
- Tramadol will no longer be allowed on repeat dispensing prescriptions.
WE APPOLOGISE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS MAY CAUSE
Flu vaccinations are now available to book, for those at risk.
COLTON MILL SATURDAY FLU CLINIC
Saturday 4th October 2014 9-3pm.
GRANGE MEDICAL CENTRE SATURDAY FLU CLINIC
Saturday 18th October 2014 9-3pm.
AT RISK GROUPS
All over 65's
People with chronic heart disease
People with chronic kidney disease
People with chronic liver disease
People with diabetes
People with chronic neurological disease
People with a weak immune system
If you are the main carer for someone in your care
Health or social worker
(Further information will follow about the children's flu groups)
Patient choices regarding sharing of health records
Electronic records are kept in all the places where you receive healthcare. Often, NHS care services can usually only share information from those records by letter email, fax or phone. At times, this can slow down your treatment and mean information is hard to access.
This service uses a secure computer system that allows the sharing of full electronic records across different NHS care services. This form is not about your Summary Care Record (SCR), it is asking your sharing preferences regarding your full detailed electronic record.
We are telling you about this, as you have a choice to make. You can choose to share or not to share your full electronic record with other NHS care services where you are treated and whether we can view records held by those other services.
If you choose to make your record shareable, your clinical details will only viewable by clinical teams who are treating you. Each clinical team which cares for you now or in the future will ask your permission to view your shared record. You can also ask for part of your record to be made private – not shareable. All record accesses are recorded and auditable.
If you choose not to make your records shareable, we will respect your wishes and will do our best to make your care safe and efficient. However, denying the clinical teams caring for you the ability to access important clinical details could compromise your care.
If you require further information please ask at reception. You can also visit the NHS Care records website at http://www.nhscarerecords.nhs.uk/carerecords or download the NHS Care Record Guarantee from http://www.nigb.nhs.uk/pubs/nhscrg.pdf.
Your Good Health
Access to a wide range of healthcare services is a key element of a good local practice. We don’t just want to see you when you’re ill we want to make sure you stay healthy too. Check out how we can cover both bases with our clinics and services.
Our professional team will ensure you receive the best attention at all times whether you’re attending a specialist clinic or a routine appointment. If you’re new to the area registration is easy and comes with the comfort of discretion and confidentiality assured.
(Site updated 05/09/2014)