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NOTICE TO PATIENT

 

IF YOU NEED TO SEE A GP

when the surgery is closed in the evening or at the weekend

Please call the OUT OF HOURS SERVICE on 111

You will be seen at the Brentwood Community Hospital

 

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Brentwood Community Hospital X-ray Department

Please note the routine service of the x-ray equipment at Brentwood Community hospital is closed for Wednesday 18th December 2019.

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STAFF TRAINING

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

NEXT DATE: Tuesday 4th February 2020

DATES in 2020:-

  •  
  • Tuesday 3rd March
  • Tuesday 7th April
  • Tuesday 5th May
  • Tuesday 2nd June
  • Tuesday 7th July
  • Tuesday 8th September
  • Tuesday 6th October
  • Tuesday 3rd November
  • Tuesday 1st 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.

THANK YOU

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CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR

OPENING & CLOSING TIMES

MONDAY 23rd DECEMBER – OPEN

TUESDAY 24TH DECEMBER – OPEN

WEDNESDAY 25TH DECEMBER – CLOSED

THURSDAY 26TH DECEMBER – CLOSED

FRIDAY 27TH DECEMBER – OPEN

MONDAY 30TH DECEMBER – OPEN

TUESDAY 31ST DECEMBER – OPEN

WEDNESDAY 1ST JANUARY – CLOSED

FROM

THURSDAY 2ND JANUARY

Normal Surgery Open & Close Times

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Peabody Free Advice Service

 

Peabody is a free advice service, who can offer advice and support:-

 

o Benefit claims/issues

o Difficulty paying rent

o Housing related problems & those threatened with homelessness

o Getting support for drug & alcohol problems

o Support with managing rent arrears/debts

o Getting support for mental health

o Financial advice

o Budgeting support

o Social inclusion

 

At the following locations (No appointment needed, just drop-in):-

 

St Peters Church- Claughton Way, Brentwood, CM13 1JS

Every Tuesday 11am-2pm,

 

Dodd Road Church- 56-60 Doddinghurst Road, Brentwood, CM15 9EH

Every Wednesday from 10:00am-1.30pm

 

Brentwood Council- 1-2 Seven Arches Road Brentwood

Every Monday & Wednesday from 2.00pm-5.00pm

 

Brentwood Council- 1-2 Seven Arches Road Brentwood

Every Friday from 10am-2.00pm

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The Macmillan Support Line – more expert support at the end of the phone

call free on 0808 808 00 00, 7 days a week, 8am-8pm (opening times may vary by service), or visit www.macmillan.org.uk/supportline

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PERSONAL HEALTH RECORD (PHR)

What is it?:

A personal health record, or PHR, is a health record where health data and information related to the care of a patient is maintained by the patient.

For more information, please click on the attached link:-

Information & Guidance notes for Personal Health Record

If you are interested in having a personal health record, please find below the form for you to print and complete.

My Personal Health Record Form

 

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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 you will need to complete a Travel Form 6-8 weeks before you travel and you may be charged for certain vaccinations.  For more details go to - Clinics & Services.

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November 2019 - We had 113 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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