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GDPR - On 25 May 2018 the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect. Here is a copy of our Privacy Notice which includes information on how we use and protect your personal information, and your rights relating to this.


CHECK-IN SCREEN - Our new patient self check-in screen is up and running. It takes just a few seconds to use and is an effective way to increase efficiency at the reception desk and improve the patient experience. The reception staff will be encouraging patients to use it when they arrive for their booked appointments.



PRESCRIPTION CHARGES - If you pay for your prescriptions the NHS Prescription Charge increased to £8.80 for each item dispensed from 1st April 2018.



10 insider tips you don't know about your GP - NHS Vale Royal Clinical Commissioning Group Chair Dr Jonathan Griffiths has recently written a blog, giving you an insight into the world of general practice. 10 Insider Tips


SAVE TIME, DO IT ONLINE   - Order your repeat prescriptions online, book and cancel your appointments online. Please ask a member of our Reception team for details about 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 the Reception desk click on the Carers link in our Further Information Index.


READ THE LATEST PRACTICE NEWSLETTER: LBMC Newsletter - Spring 2018



PRESCRIPTION REQUESTSWe require at least 3 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.

Vacancies

Medical Receptionist

We are looking to appoint a compassionate and highly motivated Medical Receptionist to join our busy and friendly team at Long Bennington Medical Centre, working a minimum of 25 hours per week between 8.00am and 6.30pm, Monday to Friday.

You will be responsible for undertaking a wide range of reception duties and providing general support to the multidisciplinary team. Duties can include, but are not limited to, greeting and directing patients, effective use of the appointment system, booking appointments, processing of information and assisting patients as required. To act as the central point of contact for patients, the distribution of information, messages and enquiries for the clinical team, liaising with multidisciplinary team members and external agencies such as secondary care and community service providers.

The ability to deliver a high level of customer care and a flexible approach to working is essential. Holiday and sickness cover will be required.

If you are keen to join an established GP surgery that is committed to preserving and enhancing its good reputation for being caring and responsive by providing high quality patient centered medical services in a friendly, happy and healthy environment please complete the application.

Hours: 25 hours per week (over 5 days)

Salary: £8.00 - £8.74 per hour

Closing date: Thursday 5th July 2018

Interviews: Week commencing 16th July 2018

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Please note that we reserve the right to close this post early should we receive a significant number of satisfactory applications.

To apply, please go to the NHS Jobs website by clicking HERE.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

 



 
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