MERGER NEWS FOR PATIENTS
Merger News Update 310120
January has been a busy month for staff and patient engagement following the news on the 19th December that Park House Medical Centre Carlton and The Jubilee Practice Lowdham plan to merge and become Jubilee Park Medical Partnership from 1st April 2020.
We have been consulting with patients (and staff) in many ways;
Following the initial newsletter and FAQ sheet for patients, we shared our plans at Patient engagement sessions. At Lowdham the meeting on 21st January,25 patients came along to share their views and ask questions, 15 patients attended the Carlton session on 23rd January. The Practice Managers and Partners attended to ensure questions were answered in as much detail as possible.
Appointments, availability of doctors and car parking were the key issues raised. The news ways of working of the merged practice still need to be worked through in detail and the patients questions are very helpful in ensuring we maintain our service and keep you informed. For example following feedback from patients at the meeting we decided to text all patients to ensure they knew where to find the most up to date information online.
Please read the published poster and Q&A sheets so you can keep yourself informed of what’s going on and look out for another update at the end of February.
A big “THANKS” to everyone who has participated so far by attending, asking questions and giving feedback
Dr Ian Campbell, Dr Claire Hatton, Dr Luke Louca
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The Park House Medical Centre now has a Facebook page.
Where you can keep up to date with all the latest news, updates and campaigns.
Flu appointments now available to book for anyone aged 65 years and over or aged 18-64 years and at risk. Please book online using an age appropriate slot or phone and book with reception.
Due to issues with the supply of the vaccines we have an extended period for running the clinics right through to early December. The clinics are set up to align with the vaccine delivery dates so please be patient and bear with us.
ASKLiON and Notts Help Yourself - online community service directories
Citizens across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire are able to find information about a whole range of services and events via their local online service directory - ASKLiON is for Nottingham City residents, and Notts Help Yourself for County residents.
These websites are free online service directories provided by local councils and stakeholders. They provide information, advice, and guidance to help people find information easily about a whole range of organisations and services. Not only this, the websites also promote:
- Activities, groups and events in your local community through a What’s On page
- Information and services around healthy lifestyle, mental health support, social isolation and financial resilience
- Childcare providers
- Support for children and young people aged 0 – 25 with a special educational need and / or a disability
- Health and social care information and support for adults and children
- Workplace health schemes
Notts Help Yourself
Nominate a pharmacy
We are asking all our patients to nominate a local pharmacy so that we can send your prescriptions safely an securely via electronic systems to your nominated pharmacy. This is a much safer and quicker way of getting prescriptions to the pharmacy.
If you come into surgery to collect a prescription the reception staff will ask you to nominate a pharmacy and will put this onto the system for you at that time. The next time you are due a prescription it will go direct to the chemist.
This helps us to manage our prescription workload and may actually mean that you can get your prescriptions more quickly.
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Dates for 2020 meetings are: 3rd March, 9th June, 8th September and 1st December.
Extra evening and weekend appointments available in the local area
You can now book routine non urgent GP and Nurse appointments (not for any tests including bloods) in the evening, at weekends and over bank holidays in your local area.
Pre-bookable appointments are available Monday-Friday, 6.30pm-8pm, plus weekends and bank holidays and you can be seen by a GP, Nurse or Healthcare Assistant.
To book your appointment, contact the surgery during normal opening hours. Please be aware that the appointment may take place here or at another GP Practice in the area.
If you need urgent medical advice when the surgery is closed, you should continue to call NHS 111.
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We operate a named GP list.
Patients are registered with Dr Campbell or Dr Louca. You will be allocated one of these GPs. The doctor you are registered to will be your accountable GP.
The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) is England's central, authoritative source of health and social care information. The Health and Social Care Act 2012 empowered the HSCIC to require GP practices to send it confidential patient data in limited circumstances, i.e. when directed to do so by the Secretary of State for Health, NHS England or when receiving a mandatory request from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), NICE or Monitor. The HSCIC will process this confidential data in a secure environment and will only release data where there is a legal basis.
You do have the right to object to your data being disclosed to the HSCIC, please put this in writing to the Practice Manager if this is the case and a specific code will be added to your record stating that you have objected to this.
If you would like further information about this, please ask reception for a leaflet, or call to speak to member of the team. You can also follow the links below to read the document 'Frequently asked questions for patients', and find out more information about the HSCIC.