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NOTICE TO PATIENT

 

TO ALL OUR PATIENTS

Come and join us

PATIENT & CARER’S SUPPORT DAY

Thursday 31st January 2019

10am to 12 noon

Representatives from:-

                                                                Age Concern

                                                                 Alzheimer's

                                                         Diabetes

                                                       Carer's First

Care Navigation Partnership

                                                (more to be confirmed)

to help with any advice, support and information

We look forward to seeing you

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STAFF TRAINING:-

The Surgery will be closed from 1pm in the afternoon on the following dates: -

  • Tuesday 5th February
  • Tuesday 5th March
  • Tuesday 2nd April
  • Tuesday 14th May
  • Tuesday 4th June
  • Tuesday 2nd July
  • Tuesday 3rd September
  • Tuesday 1st October
  • Tuesday 5th November
  • Tuesday 3rd December

If you need an emergency appointment during this time, please call the Out of Hours Service on 111 who will arrange a GP appointment at a local surgery.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

 

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GP Extended Access Bookable Service

Please click on - GP Extended Access Bookable Service for more information

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PATIENT NOTICE REGARDING TRAVEL VACCINATIONS

 

Please be aware there may be a charge for vaccinations.  Please contact the surgery for details.

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INDEPENDENT REVIEW 

If you have personal experiences arising from any of the below, an independent review, commissioned by the Government, wants to hear from you.

                                                Pelvic Mesh Implants

                                   Primodos and hormonal pregnancy tests

           Sodium valproate*and valproate products including Epilim and Depakote

* The Review is specifically interested in hearing from women who have taken sodium valproate while being of child-bearing age.. Women prescribed Epilim or Depakote(sodium valproate) should not stop their treatment unless told to do so by their GP or healthcare professional.

Share your experience and find out more, including about regional events at:- IMMDSReview.org.uk

Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review

www.IMMDSReview.org.uk | Reviewteam@kcl.ac.uk | 020 7848 6386

                                            

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Southend & Basildon - Blood Test Appointments

 Please be aware that the booking line number has changed to: 01702 746065.

You can continue to book your blood test appointments on-line by visiting:-

Southend University Hospital, select 'Patients & Visitors' and select 'Blood Tests'

or

Basildon & Thurrock University Hospitals, select 'Services' and select 'Blood Tests'

The online service is the most user friendly way of obtaining a blood test appointment as it allows you to cancel and move your appointment/s at your convenience.

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TALKBACK

Talkback is the  patient newsletter from Basildon and Brentwood Clinical Commissioning Group - Please click 'Latest News' for more information

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December 2018 - We had 105 missed appointments  Please remember to cancel your appointment so another patient can be seen.  The average cost of a missed appointment is £35. 

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To order your prescription via the website, please use the link above.

To Order your repeat prescription via SystmOnline here

Repeat Prescriptions

You may request a repeat prescription by:

  • Using the link at the bottom of our Home Page
  • Fax
  • Post

We do not accept telephone requests as errors could easily be made.

Your prescription may take up to 72 hours (excluding weekends and bank holidays). A full policy is available from the Practice Manager on request.

If you have lost your repeat request counterfoil please write your name and address and the name of your medication on a piece of paper and place this in the box on the reception desk in the usual way. You must always allow at least 2 working days for your prescription to be processed and longer at busy times such as Christmas, Easter and Bank Holidays.

If you leave your request on Friday afternoon or Saturday morning it may not be ready for collection until Tuesday afternoon or Wednesday.

Collection Guide

  • Received Monday - Collect Wednesday
  • Received Tuesday - Collect Thursday
  • Received Wednesday - Collect Friday
  • Received Thursday - Collect Monday
  • Received Friday - Collect Tuesday
  • Received Saturday/Sunday - Collect Wednesday

Please be advised when an URGENT prescription is received into the surgery it is not always possible for same day collection.

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.

Please allow two full working days for prescriptions to be processed and remember to take weekends and bank holidays into account.

 
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