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*** FLU CLINICS 2020 *** We have now written to all patients that are eligible for the flu vaccination (those patients aged over 65 as at the 31/3/2021 and all those patients under 65 who have a medical condition who puts them at greater risk. If you are over 65 or under 65 in an at risk category and have not received your letter please contact us urgently. We are currently contacting parents/guardians of children that are eligible. Click here for further details for those patients aged 50-64 who weren't previously eligible for the flu vaccine. It is likely that vaccination for this new cohort will not commence until November. GP practices are being asked to focus on their work to get the most vulnerable groups in our community vaccinated first. We will update this message as soon as we have more information from the Government.

** We have installed a new phone system to make it easier for patients to contact us **

DUE TO WORKLOAD PRESSURES THE DISPENSARY AT FRESSINGFIELD WILL CLOSE BETWEEN 1PM AND 2PM EVERY DAY.  OUR CURRENT TIMESCALES FOR PROCESSING MEDICATIONS ARE 3 WORKING DAYS. WE ARE SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED AND THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR ASSISTANCE. 

HERE FOR PATIENT SURVEY RESULTS - YOU SAID AND WE LISTENED
Please click here for the results of our latest patient survey, 94% of patients rated us as good, very good or excellent
Please click here to complete our Friends and Family Test to say whether you are happy with our service

Changes to Clinical System

The provider of our clinical system - EMIS Health, is changing certain technical aspects of the way in which it delivers services to us. This will not impact the delivery of services to patients but we wanted to let you know about the changes in case you have questions. Click Here for More Information

Have you received a letter from a pharmacy company? please click here for information that we think you should know
On average we lose 20 hours per month through patients not attending for their appointments, please cancel if you can no longer make your appointment.
Do you order your medications or book appointments online? Click here for further help
Click here to find out more about how we process your data
Click here for details about Hartismere Hospitals Equipment Clinic
Pregnant? There are many ways to help protect you and your baby
Click here for self care leaflets for common ailments
Back Pain Myth Busters
Click here for our Care Quality Commission (CQC) Rating 

Text Messaging System

The practice operates a FREE text messaging system for reminding patients of their appointments. Messages will only be sent for patients that are over the age of 16. The practice does not offer a reply facility to enable patients to respond to reminder texts directly.  Text messages are generated using a secure facility however the messages are transmitted over a public network onto a personal telephone and as such may not be secure, however the practice will not transmit any information which would enable an individual patient to be identified.

By providing us with a mobile phone number you are consenting to receiving text appointment reminders.  It is a patient's responsibility to advise the practice if your mobile number changes or if you no longer want to receive the text reminders

The system started in June 2011 and all patients who had a mobile number registered with the practice at that time were sent a text message asking if they wished to 'opt' out.  Patients informing us of mobile telephone numbers after the start of the system will be informed that by providing your mobile number you are consenting to receiving the text messages.

Patients can opt out of the system at any time by contacting us.

We hope patients find this system helpful, if however you have any problems or concerns do let us know.



 
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