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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.

Patient Participation Group (PPG)

A PPG is a Patient Participation Group and the people involved are a group of patients registered with your own GP Surgery.  They have no medical training but have an interest in the services provided.  They work in partnership with the medical centre to ensure that there is a good relationship between patients, GP and other professional staff.  The aim of a PPG is to represent patients’ views, support diversity and to work in partnership with the medical centre to improve common understanding; help patients to take more responsibility for their health; contribute to improvements of services and quality of care and work towards better and improved communications.

We currently have about 12 PPG members who meet at the surgery in the evening every couple of months. It was agreed with the current members that we should keep the group to a reasonable size to be effective. Therefore anyone wishing to be involved in the PPG or who wants to know more should contact the PPG by email at info@lbppg.co.uk.

Minutes from the PPG meetings are available to read on the Minutes tab on this web page.

The PPG also produce a regular newsletter which can be found on the Newsletters tab on this web page.

If you would like to apply to join the Long Bennington patient group you can download the sign up form as a pdf document, print it out, complete it and return it to us and we will notify the PPG of your interest.

download the pdf form Signing Up for our Patient Participation Group

If you would like to join our Patient Participation Group as a member please leave your details below and hand this form in at reception.

complete the form Complete the Patient Group Sign-up Form Online

We will be in touch shortly after we receive your form. Please note that no medical information or questions will be responded to.

Many thanks for your assistance


The information you supply us will be used lawfully, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to know what information is held about you and sets out rules to make sure that this information is handled properly.

 

 

 

 
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