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Flu Clinics, now open...

Please note that if you are in a risk group you are eligible for a Flu Vaccination.  Please contact the surgery to book an appointment.

New MJog Messenger app

Click on the graphic to find out more: Get MJog Messenger

Online Appointments

Please note that we now offer 'same day' appointments for the following day at 8pm the previous day.

Healthwatch survey

An online Patient Survey is open to users of our GP practice, please click on the link.

New Patient Survey - 2016/2017

Our Patient Survey results can be found here

Bank Holiday Closures

Please note Stanford Medical Centre and Islingword Road Surgery will be closed on the following bank holidays:

Monday, 25th December 2017 – Christmas Day
Tuesday, 26th December 2017 - Boxing Day
Monday, 1st January 2018 - New Year's Day

There will be no Doctors/Nurses or Reception staff available during this time.

In case of an emergency please call 0845 145 0121 up to 6.30pm – after 6.30pm please call 111

Half day closure - Wednesday, 29th November 2017

Please note Stanford Medical Centre and Islingword Road Surgery will be closed from 1pm on Wednesday, 29th November 2017 for Staff training.  There will be no Doctors/Nurses or Reception staff available during this time.

The surgery will re-open at 8am 30th November 2017.

In case of an emergency please call 0845 145 0121 up to 6.30pm - after 6.30pm please call 111

Care Quality Commission (CQC)

Please click here to see our latest CQC Report.

Patient Newsletter - Spring 2016

Click here to see our latest newsletter

eMED3 Fit Note Data and the DWP

Please note, we will soon be obliged by NHS Digital, to send anonymised data regarding the number of eMED3 fit notes issued to the Department for Work & Pension (DWP).
If you would like to opt out of this data collection please contact the surgery.

For up-to-date information on: Meningitis AWCY, MEN B and Shingles

For up to date information regarding the new schedules of Meningitis AWCY for school year 13:
http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/vaccinations/Pages/men-acwy-vaccine.aspx

For up to date information regarding MEN B for babies:
http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/vaccinations/Pages/meningitis-B-vaccine.aspx

For up to date information regarding Shingles and who is eligible:
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/pages/shingles-vaccination.aspx

Anxiety and Depression

New course for students dealing with anxiety, at the university. Click here for more information.

Parking at Stanford Medical Centre 

We would like to inform you that a new camera controlled car park management system is being introduced at 175 Preston Road car park and will be effective from 1st December 2014

Please see the attached pdf here.

If you need to appeal your parking fine we can provide you with evidence that you were here at the surgery which you can attach to their online form which is available here or you can send this with your appeal in the post.

More appointments are now available on a week-end and late evenings

We are now offering pre-booked appointments between 8.00 - 2.00pm every weekend and 6.30 - 8.00pm weeknights. If these appointment times are more convenient, please let our reception team know and they can arrange for you to be seen by a doctor during these times. 

If you need to cancel one of these appointments at short notice, or when we are closed, please call 07702335868 and leave a message.

This has been made possible through the EPiC project, now underway which is dedicated to improve access to primary healthcare services in Brighton and Hove. For more information regarding this project and how it may affect you, please visit http://epic-pmchallengefund.uk/

Statement of Intent - Patient Online: Records Access

This practice will be offering our patients the facility to view parts of their GP medical record online from 1st April 2016.
Patients will be able to view this information by logging onto an online account.  This will be the same online account which some patients already use to book appointments and order repeat medication.

If you are not yet registered to use our online services, Patient Access, please come into the practice with photo ID and an account will be created for you.
The practice would like to know what patients think about online services, please send your feedback to bhccg.stanfordmedicalcentre@nhs.net

Electronic Prescription Service

What is the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS)?
EPS is an NHS funded service in England. It gives you the chance to change how your GP sends your prescription to the healthcare professional you choose to get your medicines or appliances from.
What does this mean for you?
If you currently collect your repeat prescriptions from your GP you will not have to visit your GP practice to pick up your paper prescription. Instead, your GP will send it electronically to the place you choose, saving you time.
You will have more choice about where to get your medicines from because they can be collected from a pharmacy near to where you live, work or shop.
You may not have to wait as long at the pharmacy as there will be more time for your repeat
prescriptions to be prepared before you arrive.
For more information about EPS visit www.cfh.nhs.uk/eps, or ask your pharmacy or talk to us.

Common Childhood Illnesses

Click here to see how to manage common childhood illnesses

University of Brighton students

If you are wanting to register with us, please click here for registration details.

NHS England - care.data system

We have been chosen as a GP Practice to extract patient data - how does this effect you as a patient.  Please click here for more information.

In Times of Bereavement

In the unfortunate event that a person has passed away, there are three things that must be done in the first few days;

  • Get a medical certificate from your GP or hospital doctor (this is necessary to register the death)
  • Register the death within 5 days (8 days in Scotland). You will then receive the necessary documents for the funeral.
  • Make the necessary funeral arrangements.

Register the death

If the death has been reported to the coroner (or Procurator Fiscal in Scotland) they must give permission before registering the death.

You can register the death if you are a relative, a witness to the death, a hospital administrator or the person making the arrangements with the funeral directors.

You can use the ‘Register a Death’ page on the gov.uk website that will guide you through the process. This will also explain the registration process for Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Arrange the funeral

The funeral can usually only take place after the death is registered. Most people use a funeral director, though you can arrange a funeral yourself.

Funeral directors

Choose a funeral director who’s a member of one of the following:

These organisations have codes of practice - they must give you a price list when asked.

Some local councils run their own funeral services, for example for non-religious burials. The British Humanist Association can also help with non-religious funerals.

Arranging the funeral yourself

Contact the Cemeteries and Crematorium Department of your local council to arrange a funeral yourself.

Funeral costs

Funeral costs can include:

  • funeral director fees
  • things the funeral director pays for on your behalf (called ‘disbursements’ or ‘third-party costs’), for example, crematorium or cemetery fees, or a newspaper announcement about the death
  • local authority burial or cremation fees

Funeral directors may list all these costs in their quotes.

For free independent advice on bereavement issues, you can find more information at lastingpost.com



 
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