Updated information October 2017 - useful information for patients & how we use your information
We are now taking bookings for Flu vaccinations please call for an appointment. If you are a carer you are eligible - please ask. Nasal flu will also be offered to eligible children.
This practice currently offers the facility for patients
- To book, view, amend, cancel and print appointments online
- To order online, view and print a list of their repeat prescription for drugs, medicines or appliances
- To view online, export or print summary information from their record, relating to medications, allergies and adverse reactions
This is via TPP SystmOne using our website www.wellsidemedicalcentre.co.uk
If you do not already have a username and password for this system you will need to register by calling in to the practice in person with appropriate identification. Please enquire at reception beforehand as to the nature of identification that will be appropriate for this purpose.
We will seek necessary assurances from our clinical software providers to ensure that patients can request online access to their detailed coded records in a manner that is secure and safeguards the best interests of the patient.
We have been advised that this should be the case by 31 March 2016.
We will inform patients when appropriate arrangements are in place and we will publicise and promote our online services using the practice website and waiting room posters.
PERTUSSIS IMMUNISATION CAMPAIGN FOR PREGNANT WOMEN
The Department of Health have recommended that pregnant women have the whooping cough vaccine from 28 weeks of pregnancy. Please contact the surgery to arrange an appointment with the Practice Nurse.
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening - 65+ Men
This year, men aged 65 will be sent an NHS screening invitation. Those aged over 66+ years can request a scan if they have not been screened before. For more information visit aaa.screening.nhs.uk or speak with your GP who will have a supply of the appropriate self referral form.
EARLY CLOSING OF THE SURGERY
Wednesday 31st of January 2018 the surgery will close at 1pm for staff training and will reopen at 8am on Thursday 1st February 2018.