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11/05/2018

MEASLES OUTBREAK IN NUNEATON

There has been a confirmed Measles case within Nuneaton.

Please see attached information about Measles. 

Measles Poster

05/04/2017

COLLECTION OF SHARPS BOXES

If you have a sharps box at home that needs collecting you can contact the council and they will arrange free collection of this for you. Otherwise you can drop it in to any independent chemist. Please note that Lloyds and Boots pharmacies will not take these off you and they cannot be dropped into surgery.

30/03/2017

For those people who are worried about thin bones (osteoporosis) they can access a screening tool via the National Osteoporosis Society

www.nos.org.uk and work out their risk score.

If it is raised they can then see the doctor to arrange a bone density scan.

Viewing your medical records online
As from the 01/04/2015 you can now have access to a brief summary of your medical record using our Online Access services. To register for this please click on the link below.
 
 Family and Friends Test Results  Over the past couple of months we have been asking patients if they would recommend us to their family and friends. We have had a great response so far with a total of 80 responses of which 90% would recommend us to their family and friends. There was also a lot of positive feedback from the patients, and some recommendations of which we have taken on board.
 



Online repeat prescription requesting
If you have repeat medications every month, you can now order these online, to save you having to bring your request slip to the surgery every month. 
If you are not yet registered with our website, please call in to the surgery to collect your unique registration number.
If you are already registered to book appointments online, just click on the link to the right.

Blood tests
If you are referred for a blood test, most tests can now be done at the surgery, to save you going to the hospital.  Ask Reception for details.

Late evenings and Saturday mornings
If you find it difficult to get to appointments during  the normal working day, we can now offer appointments alternate Saturday mornings and some evenings. These sessions are for pre-booked appointments only.  Our phone system will not be working during these sessions, so if you need to cancel, please ring us the day before, so we can offer the appointment to another patient.

Out
of Hours

For medical advice when the surgery is closed, please dial 111 for the NHS 111 service, who can advise you, and if necessary put you through to the Warwickshire Out of Hours GP Service.

Appointments
Appointments with our doctors and nurses can be made in person, by phoning the surgery on 02476 322810 or online (doctors appointments only).

Online Appointments
To ensure confidentiality you will need to register for online access using a personalised registration number. Please call in to the surgery to collect the necessary form.

The Grange medical centre has had a new telephone system put in which gives you an options system so that we can direct your calls effectively so please listen to the list of options carefully.

 By April 2016, all patients will have a named GP who will have overall responsibility for the care and support that our surgery provides to them. The GP will also work with other relevant health care professionals who are involved in your care to ensure that your care package meets individual needs. Having a named GP DOES NOT Mean that you can only see that doctor.

PLease ask at reception for your named GP. if you have any questions or want to discuss this further please contact the surgery.

Sickness Certificates

You do not require a doctor's sickness certificate for any illness lasting seven days or less. Your employer may however require you to complete a self-certification form (SC2) which is available from your employer or on the HMRC website.

Evidence that you are sick

If you are sick for more than seven days, your employer can ask you to give them some form of medical evidence to support payment of SSP (statutory sick pay).

Your employer can ask you to confirm that you've been ill.You can do this by filling in a form yourself when you return to work. This is called self-certification.

If you're sick and off work for more than seven days, your employer will probably ask for proof of your illness. Most employers ask for a fit note from your GP.

However, this will also depend on your employer's company policy on sick leave (or sickness absence). This policy should tell you how many days you can be off sick before you need to provide proof of illness or a fit note.

You could also provide evidence from someone who is not a medical practitioner, e.g. a dentist. Your employer will decide whether or not this evidence is acceptable. If your employer has any doubts, they may still ask for a medical certificate from your GP.

Statement of Fitness for Work - ’Fit Note'

The 'fit note' was introduced on 6 April 2010. With your employer's support, the note will help you return to work sooner by providing more information about the effects of your illness or injury.

For more information see the DirectGov website (where this information was sourced)



 
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