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IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING DATA SHARING WITH NHS DIGITAL
From the 1st of September 2021, your data will be shared with NHS Digital for health and care planning/research purposes. If you do not want your data to be shared with NHS Digital, then please print and complete the Type-1 Opt Out form (available via the link below) and post back to the Practice.
The Practice address is :
GP Suite, Cannock Chase Hospital, Cannock, WS11 5XY
Please DO NOT contact the Practice via telephone to inform us that you wish to opt-out.
*** COVID VACCINE INVITATIONS ***
The NHS will start giving the coronavirus vaccine as soon as it is available.
Please do not contact the Practice to request a COVID-19 vaccine. You will be contacted when it’s your turn to be vaccinated.
The vaccine will be offered to people who are most at risk from coronavirus, before being offered more widely.
If you wish to have the covid vaccine, please read the following leaflet (using the link below) for more information.
COVID Vaccine Patient Information Leaflet
In view of the current Covid-19 outbreak, all appointments will now be via telephone/video consultations only. Please call the surgery from 8.00am to book an appointment as usual. Following your telephone/video consultation, the clinician may invite you (if appropriate) to be examined at the Practice.
Please do not attend the Practice and wait for an appointment without being advised to do so by a clinician otherwise you will just be sent home.
We encourage all patients to use Patient Access to order their medication and to use the messaging system as an alternative method of communication with the Practice. The messaging system is available via Patient Access and can be used to order any medications that are not on repeat prescriptions or for any non-urgent queries (e.g. for administrative queries). The Practice will no longer accept paper prescription requests. These also include any paper requests that we receive from chemists. So please do not order prescriptions via the chemist as your request is then sent to the surgery as a paper format. The Practice can still nominate your chemist to send the final electronic version of the prescription if you have a preferred chemist.
If you have not signed up to Patient Access, then please contact the surgery for further information.
Use this link to download a form for any Adult patients at the surgery: Patient Online Access Registration Form (** Please ensure that you print this form and bring this to the surgery with the necessary documents**)
If you are a parent and are applying to gain Patient Access for your child, or you wish to apply for Patient Access for another person (i.e. adult relative), so you can order medication/communicate on their behalf, then please download the proxy application form: Patient Online Access Proxy Consent Form. (** Please ensure that you print this form and bring this to the surgery with the necessary documents**)
Please be aware that you will need to bring in identification in order to process your application. Please contact the surgery to confirm what you need to bring before you attend.
We also ask patients to ensure that a nominated pharmacy has been assigned so that prescriptions can be sent electronically. Prescriptions will no longer be available for collection from the surgery. If a pharmacy has not been nominated, then the prescription(s) will be sent electronically to the nearest chemist to your registered address unless this has already been confirmed.
Sick notes will be sent out via a secure link in a text message or as a secure email attachment. Self-certification notes can be downloaded using this link: Self-Certification-Certificate. We would also ask that all patients ensure that we have their correct e-mail address, as well as their mobile telephone number on their records.
If you are experiencing a new continuous cough or a fever over 37.8 degrees, then please self-isolate for 7 days – DO NOT ATTEND THE SURGERY
If you feel unwell with your symptoms or your condition worsens/does not improve after 7 days then please use the 111 online coronavirus service: https://111.nhs.uk/covid-19/
Please also refer to the guidance available on the NHS England website for more information: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
We are grateful for your patience during this period of change.
Dr.Rasib & Partners
If you wish to complete a survey in relation to the Anticoagulation Services that are provided in Cannock,
If you are over 50 (and meet the required criteria), and you want help to quit smoking, lead a more active lifestyle, lose some weight,
or simply take advantage of the NHS Health Checks we offer then please contact the surgery today for more information.
We are now a local member of the the Dementia Action Alliance AND registered as a Disability Confident Committed organisation
CQC Inspection April 2018
READ THE REPORT
(Site updated 26/06/2021)