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Flu clinics are now underway at the Practice and are bookable every Tuesday and Friday from 10am to 3pm throughout October - with extended sessions on 6th/13th/31st until 5pm.

Fluenz vaccinations for 2 and 3 year olds are now available and bookable with the practice nurse.

Patients living in Byrness, Rochester, Otterburn, East and West Woodburn are reminded that the shared taxi service operates every Friday to Bellingham, replacing the old 815 service and running on the same day and times.  It must be pre-booked.  Normal bus fares apply and concessionary buss passes can still be used.  Please call 01434 220570 to register and then reserve each time you wish to travel at least one day in advance!

Text Reminders

We are now advising patients via text messages about their Doctors appointments.  If we have your mobile telephone number we will send you an automatic message the day before to remind you.  If you do not want to take advantage of this service then please let us know so we can update your records.

Online Appointments

If you would like to make an appointment with a GP via this website please contact the practice to register for SystmOnline bookings and then follow this link

Book appointment online

If you need an urgent appointment then please contact the surgery.

 

GP2GP

The practice is using a secure system to transfer some medical records between practices when registering with us or registering elsewhere.  This forms part of our contractual obligations with the NHS.

DRUG ALERT

Data Protection

The practice complies with the Data Protection Act 1998 to ensure that all patient records are kept secure and treated with the strictest confidence.

• All doctors and staff working for the NHS have a legal duty to maintain the highest level of confidentiality about patient information.

• In some instances, you may be receiving care from other people as well as the NHS, and it may be necessary to share some information with them in order to work together for your benefit.

• Anyone who receives confidential information from us is also under a legal duty of confidence.

• We will not disclose your information to third parties without your permission.

• We will only give your relatives, friends and carers information if you want us to.

• We participate in computer based research to assist in identifying patterns and prevalence of disease.

• We also use information in order to identify specific types of ill health so that we can plan for appropriate care for the local population.

• All information used in research is made anonymous to ensure that no patients can be identified.

• Occasionally we take part in health research and training with local hospitals or to train medical students.

• All patients will be asked if they wish to have their information used in research or wish to take part before any information can be disclosed.

• All patients have the right to refuse access to their records.

 
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