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Improved Access-

See details of service under tab number 3 on the right hand side of this Home page.

We are now open between 6.30pm and 8pm on Tuesdays. Other practices are open at different times to improve access for patients.

Somerset Carers Service Carers Group, Wednesday 13th December 10am to 12 noon at Hannah More Cottage, Cheddar click here for details

FLU SEASON

You are eligible for a flu vaccination if you are 65 or older, or over 18 with a serious medical condition such as

* a Chronic respiratory disease such as severe asthma or COPD or Bronchitis, Heart Disease, CKD, Chronic neurological disease, Diabetes, or a patient with a suppressed immune system,

* Pregnant

* Living in long-stay Residential accommodation

* a Carer

Please contact the surgery and book your vaccination.

Dr Laura Martin

We would like to let you all know that Dr Martin has now left us and so her registered patients have been transferred to  our new GP, Dr Lisa Hayward. Please remember that patients can see any doctor but everyone does have a Named GP.

I am sure you will all join us in wishing Laura our best wishes for the future.

14th June. News release from the Weston General Hospital, CQC report and Q & A documents are available on the Latest News 'Quick Links' to the right hand side of this page

Click here to see details of our current Business and Administration Apprenticeship

Your Rights and Our Rights

We are suffering an increase in number of patients who feel it acceptable to be rude and abusive to our staff.

Please note updated information under heading 'Policies 'and sub heading 'Rights and Responsibilities' regarding what is acceptable at Cheddar Medical Centre. This will NOT be tolerated.

Prescription Requests-

Please be reminded that we require 72 hrs notice to enable requests to be processed.

ELECTRONIC PRESCRIPTION SERVICE & PHARMACY NOMINATIONS - Visit our prescriptions page for more information

HOW LIKELY ARE YOU TO RECOMMEND US TO YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY? Click here to have your say!

MJOG -
To learn more and sign up to our free appointment reminder service, complete and return this Leaflet (also available from reception).

 

HSCIC Care.data

HSCIC

In some circumstances, healthcare staff share information about your treatment and care to help us improve the care we provide.  The type of information shared, and how it is shared, is controlled by law and strict confidentiality rules.  We need to make sure that you know this is happening and the choices you have.

Sharing information can help improve understanding, locally and nationally, of the most important health needs and the quality of the treatment and care provided by local health services.  HSCIC will only ask for the minimum amount of information needed to help us improve patient care and the services we provide.

Reports that they publish will never identify a particular person.

Do you have a choice?
Yes.  If you do not want information that identifies you from being shared outside your practice, let us know by printing the patient leaflet.  Return the completed form to us, so we can make a note of this in your medical record.  (If you do not have access to a printer, leaflets can be obtained from reception).

This will prevent your confidential information being used other than where necessary by law (for example, if there is a public health emergency).

Do you need to do anything?
If you are happy for your information to be shared to help improve services, you do not need to do anything.

Where can you get more information?
You can download a patient leaflet or visit this website.

NB: Please note this is a different sharing agreement to the Summary Care Record launched several years ago.  You can find more information about SCR's by clicking here .



 
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