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From  Monday 3rd July 2017, repeat prescription requests will be processed by the NHS Prescription Ordering Direct Service and the practice will no longer take requests for repeat prescriptions from your pharmacy. You will need to phone the POD service on 0300 131 1100 to order your medicines instead of phoning or visiting your pharmacy to make an order. The POD will arrange for your prescription to be sent electronically to a pharmacy of your choice and dispensed as normal. This is a pilot service being run by DGS & Swale CCG’s for 12 months, alongside other GP Practices. This will help to deliver improved care to patients and reduce medicines waste. The CCG, on behalf of the practice, will process your personal data (with your consent) in order to review and manage your repeat prescription.”


 We are now offering  telephone consultations only from 8am-12am daily to speak to a GP/Nurse/Paramedic Practitioner


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The practice will be closed for the following dates in 2019 for Training and cover will be provided by phoning NHS 111 from 1pm. 


February 2019


Tuesday 11th February 1300-1830 PLT (protected learning times) 


March 2019


Wednesday 20th March 1300-1830 PLT (protected learning times)


April 2019


Thursday 11th April 1300-1830 PLT (protected learning times)


May 2019


Tuesday 14th May 1300-1830 PLT (protected learning time)


June 2019


Wednesday 19th June 1300-1830 PLT (protected learning time)


July 2019


Wednesday 17th July 1300-1830 - IN HOUSE TRAINING


September 2019


Tuesday 24th September 1300-1830 PLT (protected learning time)


October 2019


Thursday 17th October 1300-1830 PLT (protected learning time)


November 2019


Tuesday 12th November 1300-1830 PLT (protected learning time)


December 2019


Thursday 5th December 1300-1830 PLT ( protected learning time)


Confidentiality

Blue_Locked_FolderThe practice complies with Data Protection and Access to Medical Records legislation. Identifiable information about you will be shared with others in the following circumstances:

  • To provide further medical treatment for you e.g. from district nurses and hospital services.
  • To help you get other services e.g. from the social work department. This requires your consent.
  • When we have a duty to others e.g. in child protection cases anonymised patient information will also be used at local and national level to help the Health Board and Government plan services e.g. for diabetic care.

If you do not wish anonymous information about you to be used in such a way, please let us know.

Reception and administration staff require access to your medical records in order to do their jobs. These members of staff are bound by the same rules of confidentiality as the medical staff.


Freedom of Information

The ICO has published a new Model Publication Scheme that all public authorities are required to adopt by 1st January 2009.

https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-freedom-of-information/what-is-the-foi-act/ 

 
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