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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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Teaching and Training

Vocational Training Scheme

We are an approved training practice for new GPs and sometimes a fully qualified doctor may spend a year working in the practice with us before joining their own practice. During this year, some consultations are videoed. You will of course be advised of this at the time and a video recording of your consultation will only proceed with your full agreement.

Students

 

We work in co-operation with some London teaching hospitals and may have students sitting in with us. The receptionist will let you know if a student is in attendance. Please let her know if you would prefer the student to leave during your consultation.

 

Staff Training

 

All surgeries in the south west Essex area will be closed for staff training from 13.00 hours, see dates below.

  • 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

 

 

Whilst surgeries are closed, an emergency service will be provided.

 

If you need urgent medical help during this time call the practice, and the recorded message will allow you to be put through to the GP deputising service; or you can call 111.



 
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