Abbey Medical Centre
When attending a flu clinic at Abbey Medial Centre Please Note the following:
IT IS IMPERIATIVE THAT YOU ARRIVE AT YOUR DESIGNATED APPOINTMENT TIME. If you come early you may have to queue longer.
There is NO PARKING available at Abbey Medical Centre during our flu clinics.
The practice must ensure all GP’s and Patient’s social distance during the flu clinics and for the safety of everyone the car park will not be in use for parking vehicles. Please park locally to Abbey Practice and walk the remaining distance.
Your temperature will be taken on arrival at the Practice gates. If you have a temperature over 37.8 we will ask you to be seated and take your temperature again after 5 minutes. If your temperature remains high we will advise you to return home and call 111. If you temperature drops you can proceed toward the flu clinic for a flu jab.
Staff will ask you to follow the yellow crosses on the ground in the car park. Remember to keep socially distanced from other patients at all times. You will be waiting outside for most of your appointment. Please wear suitable clothing for the day’s weather and an umbrella for protection if it were to rain.
Each patient will enter the practice by the back door entrance with their clothing removed and be advised which room to go to for their flu jab. Keep your belongings on your person at all times. Do not put them on a chair or bench. After your flu jab you will be asked to leave the building by the normal exit and to exit quickly and promptly putting any removed clothing back on when you are outside the practice building.
- Arrive at your designated time for your flu jab
- You must wear a mask over your mouth and nose; no mask no entry to the surgery.
- Please remove all outer layers of clothing revealing the top of your arm before entering the Practice.
- Please social distance unless you are a couple or live in the same household and stand on the designated yellow crosses.
Those patients with mobile telephones will receive a reminder message the day before their appointments. Staff will also advice and guide patients when making appointments’ over the telephone for a flu clinic.
Your Health Your Way
As of June 1st 2020, Your Health, Your Way will be delivering all elements of the integrated wellbeing service, this means we will be accepting referrals for:
- Weight management
- Smoking cessation
- Physical activity
- Brief alcohol support
All interventions will be delivered remotely in accordance with social distancing guidelines. We will be able to provide both one to one and group based support via telephone and online support (Zoom).
Referrals can be made via self-referrals online by visiting https://yourhealthnotts.co.uk/ or calling 0115 772 2515.
REPEAT PRESCRIPTION ORDERING BY PHARMACIES
As from 1 October, pharmacies will no longer be ordering medication on behalf of patients. This is an initiative being introduced by practices in Nottingham. The reason for this change is that when pharmacies order on behalf of a patient, they do not always know when medicines have been changed or how much stock the patient has at home. Putting patients in control of ordering their own medicines through their GP surgery is safe and can reduce waste. Please see the attached links below for further details. Leaflets are available in the surgery. We want to give as much notice of this to patients so you are ready for this change.
The government -led 2019 GP survey results are now available. Please go to the link to seem them. 2020 IPSOS Mori Patient Survey
Your Data Matters to ths NHS
See the section under Further Information - Data Choices - to find out about using confidential patient information for research and planning
Cytology Results Turnaround Time 2018
We value your feedback - take The Friends & Family Test
Have your say - join our Patient Group
Care Quality Commission - October 2019 inspection report
Named Accountable GP for all Patients
From 31 March 2016 practices are required to allocate a named, accountable GP to all patients and inform patients of this. The GP is responsible for patients’ overall care at the practice.
Those patients who are aged 75 and over or who have been identified as at risk of hospital admission, will already have a named GP and be aware of this.
You do not have to do anything though you can contact the practice and ask at reception to find out who your named GP is. You can still see your usual GP of choice or another GP, if you wish. You may have already been informed of your named GP by one of the reception team if you have visited the surgery recently.
This is a government led initiative and does not affect your overall care and treatment in any way.
Accessing Your Medical Record Online
As from 1 April 2016, patients will be able to access additional information in their medical record on line if they wish. In the same way that you can go on line and access basic details such as your repeat medications and allergies and sensitivities recorded, or order repeat medication or book a GP appointment, you will be able to register to access more detailed parts of your medical record. In order to do this you will need to talk with your usual GP first.
If you wish to access any on line services, please speak with a receptionist and they will give you a form to complete, giving the practice authority to set this up. Even if you already book appointments and order repeat medication, you will still need to let reception know that you would also like to be able to view your summary care record/more detailed care record and you still need to complete a consent form giving authorisation for this.
There is a leaflet available on reception if you would like to read more about this service. Thank you