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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 REQUESTS:  Please note that it takes 3 working days to process repeat medication due to the number of requests we receive. In the interest of patient safety the clinical risk associated with accepting repeat prescription requests over the telephone needs to be limited. The easiest and safest way for you to order your medication is online. Please ask a member of staff about SystmOnline.


DISPENSARY QUEUES: Our peak period in Dispensary for collection of medication is on Friday afternoons. Please collect earlier in the day or collect on another day wherever possible.

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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