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BANK HOLIDAY OPENING HOURS 2019

We will be closed from 6.30pm on Friday 24th May and reopen at 8.00am on Tuesday 28th May 2019.

 

Dispensary

The Dispensary will be closed every Wednesday between 1.00pm and 2.00pm.

EXTENDED ACCESS APPOINTMENTS - We can offer patients access to routine, pre-booked appointments at evenings and weekends. Extended hours run between 18:30 and 20:00 weekdays and 09:00 and 12:00 Saturday and Sunday and are available on bank holidays and across the Easter, Christmas and New Year periods.Appointments are for pre-bookable, non-urgent consultations with GPs and Nurses and Physiotherapists. For more information click HERE.

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 increased the Prescription Charge by 20 pence from £8.80 to £9.00 for each medicine or appliance dispensed from 1st April 2019. The cost of the prescription pre payment certificates (PPC) has been frozen for another year. For more information please click HERE.

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.

ARE YOU A MILITARY VETERAN? The Practice will be working to support and signpost military veterans to advice and support relating to their healthcare. In the meantime, for more about Veterans UK please click HERE

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

Data Administrator

 

We are looking to appoint an experienced, highly motivated, Data Administrator with a keen eye for detail to join our busy and friendly team on a fixed term contract (providing maternity cover) at Long Bennington Medical Centre.

You will be responsible for undertaking a wide range of admin duties to include clinical read coding, administration and processing of incoming and outgoing records as well as the summarising of patient records.

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 centred medical services in a friendly, happy and healthy environment please complete the application

Telephone Interviews will take place on Tuesday 25 June 2019 and successful candidates will then be interviewed face to face on Monday 1 July 2019

For more information please click

https://www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/?vac_ref=915606910



 
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