DISPENSARY CLOSURE

PLEASE NOTE:

SELLINDGE SURGERY DISPENSARY WILL BE CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY 7TH MAY 2014 FOR THE ANNUAL STOCK TAKE.

Patients will be able to COLLECT preordered medications from Reception.

Acute medications prescribed by the GP on 7th May will be available for collection.

NO REPEAT PRESCRIPTION ORDERS WILL BE PROCESSED ON WEDNESDAY 7th MAY.

PLEASE TAKE THIS INTO CONSIDERATION WHEN YOUR MEDICATIONS ARE BECOMING DUE.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR CO-OPERATION

 

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CHANGES TO PRACTICE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON CLOSING

Please be aware that Sellindge Surgery will close for the afternoon at 1pm on Tuesday 8th April, and NOT Wednesday 2nd April.

From May 2014 the practice will close every 2nd Wednesday of the month from 1pm onwards.

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NHS Plans to share Patient Information to provide better care

There has been much media coverage about the NHS plans to share patient information to improve healthcare outcomes.

Please read this Leaflet concerning these plans to share information about patients and the care they receive in order for improvements to patient care to be made and for services to be researched.

NHS England have extended their public awareness campaign and will not start collecting data until the Autumn of 2014.

If you have any questions about this matter, please telephone the dedicated patient information line on: 0300 456 3531.

Lines are open from 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 3pm on Saturday.

A text ‘phone service is also available on 0208 7428620

 

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PPG Survey Report

Click here to view the 2012 – 2013 survey report
Click here to view the 2012 – 2013 survey results

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Notice Board

Due to the increasing number of health related posters and leaflets that we have on display, we regret we will no longer be able to display posters advertising local events.

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Personal Details

If you change your name or address, it is now possible to inform the sugery of these changes via the surgery website. Our clinical system now has the facility to record email addresses, so if you would like us to contact you through your email, please let the surgery know your address.

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Raising money for NSPCC

We are raising money for the NSPCC by recycling our used printer cartridges. If you would like to help us with this fund raising by recycling the cartridges you use at home please ask the receptionist for information.

The cartridge brands that we are able to recycle are:

  • Hewlett Packard
  • Lexmark
  • Dell
  • Canon

 

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Prescriptions

In accordance with PCT guidelines only one month’s supply of medication can be dispensed at any one time. This is to reduce wastage. Patients wishing for more than one month’s supply of their medication must discuss it with the Doctor who might issue them in exceptional circumstances.

Please note, if you are on holiday for more than 3 months, then you must register with a surgery close to where you are staying as a Temporary Resident. Medication cannot be dispensed by the practice in these circumstances.

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Unbooked Morning Surgeries for Urgent Problems

The PPG have recently undertaken a survey to gauge the patients opinions on the unbooked morning surgeries and an overwhelming 99% of the patients wish to continue with the walk in clinic. It was also encouraging that 96% of the patients were aware that the walk in clinic is for acute and urgent problems

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Text message appointment reminders

The surgery is now offering this free service to our patients. If we have your mobile phone number on our records you will receive a text message to remind you that you have an appointment booked for the following day. If you would like to take advantage of this service please ensure that the surgery has your mobile phone number.

If you do not wish to receive the text messages please let reception know.

We are hoping that by offering this service it will reduce the number of missed appointments.

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