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NEW PHONE SYSTEM


Please note that ALL calls are recorded for training and quality purposes.


Try the new NHS App


If you’re a patient at our practice you can now use the new NHS App, a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet. You can use the NHS App to check your symptoms and get instant advice, book appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view your GP medical record and more. If you already use www.patientaccess.com you can continue to use it. You can use the NHS App as well.


For more information go to www.nhs.uk/nhsapp


Out of area registration scheme


The out of area registration scheme launched by the government is voluntary and this practice has chosen to participate in this scheme. This means we are  able to register patients living outside our catchment area, however this is discretionary and may not be appropriate for all patients. Please speak to one of our receptionists for more information


 

Text Message Reminders

 

mobile phoneYou can now register to receive information by text message on your phone regarding appointments and health care. 

With your consent the surgery can sent text messages. Listed below are some examples of when we might use text messaging. We need your signed consent beforehand as there is a risk your family and friends could see the messages and you may not want them to.

  • Remind you about booked appointments
  • Give you general information about the practice, for example, new services, or the arrival of a new doctor
  • Remind you to book an appointment, for example, your annual Asthma review
  • Give you the results of blood tests and other investigations but only as far as saying it was 'normal' or 'please make a routine appointment'

Please ask at reception for a slip to sign if you want us to send SMS messages to you.

Alternatively you can register for this messaging service by clicking on the link and submitting the form electronically to us consent form.

 

 



 
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