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Welcome to Highbridge Medical Centre

Here you will find all the information you need about Highbridge Medical Centre andthe services that we provide.

Announcements

Hayfever Season is coming...

The summer is upon us and so is hayfever season. For anyone who suffers with hayfever you are now able to purchase a wide variety of hayfever treatments over the counter or at your local pharmacy.

As a practice we do not prescribe for hayfever! So please do not request tablets, nasal sprays or eye drops.

For more information on hayfever please see the links below;

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www.nhs.uk

www.facebook.com/NHSChoices

www.twitter.com/NHSChoices

 

NHS use of patient data

NHS England is commissioning a modern data service from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC). Under the Health and Social Care Act 2012, NHS England has the power to direct HSCIC to collect information from all providers of NHS care, including general practices. Information such as your postcode and NHS number, but not your name, will be used to link your records in a secure system, so your identity is protected. This information about you helps the NHS to provide better care for you.

NHS England have asked us to inform you that this is happening and to make you aware of the choices you have. Further information can be found in the attached leaflet.HSCIC_patient_information_leaflet.pdf

If you have any questions, please contact a member of the reception team.

 

New Clinical System went live—EMIS Web - 20th August 2013

Highbridge Medical Centre went live with Emis Web on the afternoon of 20th August. We are adjusting to the new system so please bear with us, in the short term, if there are any delays in ordering prescriptions or when you contact the surgery whilst we are adjusting to this new system.

 

The telephone system

When you call reception on: 01278 783220 you will be asked to choose from 5 different options, this will allow you to get directly through to the right department much faster.

If you press one of the following options on your keypad you will be transferred through to:

Option 1 - Appointments

Option 2 - Home Visits

Option 3 - Medical Secretaries

Option 4 - Results

Option 5 - General Information.

If you do not choose one of the options above and continue to hold you will be transferred through to all other enquiries.

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Noticeboard

New GP Partner

It is with great pleasure that the practice wishes to announce the appointment of Dr Taraq Waheed as a new GP Partner as of 1 October 2012.

Appointments

To understand how to book any appointments, whether in advance or on the day, please see the appointments section

Out of Hours

If you need a doctor in an emergency from 6.30pm to 8.00am weekdays, weekends and bank holidays, ring 0845 408 8000 or, for medical advice, ring an NHS Direct nurse on 0845 4647.

Test Results

Please telephone 01278 764244 between 2pm and 4pm for any results of blood tests, x-rays etc. Give your full name, address and date on which your test was carried out.

 
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