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Patient Participation Group - date of next meeting

Next meeting Tuesday 24 January 2017 at 2pm.

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 Asthma Patients

If your asthma is well controlled and you have no concerns you can now complete our online asthma annual review template.

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Missed Appointments

If you are unable to attend for an appointment please contact the surgery as soon as possible so we can offer your appointment to someone else. 

In March 2016 97% of our patients attended their booked appointment - thank you for treating our time and your service with such respect. 

 

Appointment Confirmation by SMS (Text) Message

We can send you confirmation and reminder messages for all appointments.  Please complete a consent form at reception.

 


Care Data

What is care.data?

The NHS is changing and services are being restructured. These reforms will impact upon the way that clinical data are collected, shared and analysed. Under the powers of the Health and Social Care Act 2012 (HSCA), the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) can, under certain circumstances, require Personal Confidential Data (PCD) from GP practices without seeking patient consent. One of the first initiatives using these new powers is the care.data service. This service has been commissioned by NHS England and will be delivered by the HSCIC. The HSCIC is England’s central authoritative source of health and social care information.

Care.data will make increased use of information from medical records with the intention of improving healthcare, for example by ensuring that timely and accurate data are made available to NHS commissioners and providers so that they can better design integrated services for patients. In the future, approved researchers may also benefit. The HSCIC will link PCD extracted from GP systems with PCD from other health and social care settings.

Further information is available at www.nhs.uk/caredata


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