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SAVE TIME-DO IT ONLINE!   - ORDER YOUR REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS ONLINE - BOOK/CANCEL APPOINTMENTS ONLINE - PLEASE ASK A MEMBER OF OUR RECEPTION TEAM FOR DETAILS ON HOW TO REGISTER FOR ONLINE ACCESS.


ARE YOU A CARER? If you help a family member, friend or neighbour that: has a disability, has a mental illness, has a chronic illness, is frail or has a substance misuse problem with alcohol or drugs, we would like to provide you with relevant information.  PLEASE COMPLETE ONE OF OUR "AM I A CARER?" FORMS AT RECEPTION OR CLICK ON THE CARERS LINK IN OUR FURTHER INFORMATION INDEX


PRESCRIPTION CHARGES: The government announced an increase to the NHS prescription charge of 20 pence, to £8.60 per prescription item from 1st April 2017.


EXTENDED HOURS SURGERIES: We offer Extended Hours appointments from 6.30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.


READ THE LATEST NEWSLETTER: Newsletter - May 2017



PRESCRIPTION REQUESTSWe require 2 FULL WORKING DAYS to prepare your paper or electronic prescription as per NHS standard. This excludes procurement and dispensing time which is subject to separate clinical and safety standards.  You may not request items which are not on your repeat list due to local health policy restrictions in that items which are used occasionally and are available at a pharmacy must be purchased at a pharmacy, whether you are exempt or not from prescription charges. We encourage patients to register for SystmOnline prescription ordering. Just ask a member of our reception team.

Online Services - Patient Records

Online Services – Patient Records

New contractual requirements were introduced from 1 April 2014 for all NHS General Practices to offer and promote;

  • Patient on-line access to appointments
  • Patient on-line access to prescriptions
  • Patient on-line access to certain parts of their medical record

Practices must also;

  • Transfer relevant information to a patient’s Summary Care Record (SCR)
  • Transfer a patient’s record electronically between Practices when patients register or de-register
  • (GP2P)

Long Bennington Medical Centre currently offers all registered patients;

  • On-line appointment bookings and cancellations
  • On-line access to repeat prescriptions
  • On-line access to a summary of their medical record i.e. medications, allergies and adverse reactions
  • Relevant information is transferred to a patients Summary Care Record (SCR)
  • Electronic transfer of patient’s records between practices when patients register or deregister (GP2GP)
  • Online access to detailed information (held in coded form) from the patient record

To access these services please ask for an application form from reception, photographic ID and separate proof of address will be required.



 
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