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When did you last have your smear test?

Have you recently been tested? Over 3,000 cases of cervical cancer are detected each year through smear tests. 

Book an appointment with a nurse now!

For more information about the test and how important it is please click here

 

 

Beating Bowel Cancer!

Are you aged 60-74? If so you are eligable for free bowel cancer screenings on the NHS!

Did you know that 1 in 20 people will get Bowel cancer in their lifetime?

For more information on how to get a testing kit please click here

 

 

Extended Hours - Evening and Saturday Appointments!

Skegby Family Medical Centre is now working with 4 neighbouring surgeries to offer evening and saturday morning appointments.

The next evening appointments at the surgery with be Thursday 2nd August, Tuesday 14th August, Friday 24th August and Thursday 30th August.

The next saturday morning appointments are on the 8th September.

For more dates and information click here.

 

Closed for August Bank Holiday - Monday 27th August

The surgery will be closed on Monday 27th Auguest 2018 for a Bank Holiday.

Should you need any urgent medical assistance before the medical centre opens again at 8am on Tuesday 28th August please call the out of hours service by dialing 111.

 

 

Wednesday 26th September - Closed from 12pm


The surgery will be closed from 12pm on Wednesday 26th September for staff training.


Should you need Urgent medical assistance before the surgery re-opens at 8am on the following Thursday morning please contact the out of hours service on 111

 

Are you a Carer? Let us know!

If you are carer then let us know by either giving us a call or poping into surgery. We can then make a note on your medical records that you are a carer.

We work closely with the Nottinghamshire Carers Hub, who can offer you free, confidential advice and support. If you would like us to refer you to them for an information pack either print or pick up the form below from the surgery, fill in and hand in to reception so that you can be provided with all the help you need.

Carers Registration and Referral Form

Click here for more information on Carers

 

New Telephone Service!

We have recently updated our telephone system to hopefully improve our services for our patients.

The new system will place your call into the queue and the system will notify you of your position within that queue.

We hope this will eleviate some of the issues we have had in the past with our telephone system and make it easier for our patients to reach us via telephone during the busy periods.

Any feedback you would like to give us throughout this time would be greatly appreciated!

Sign up to the Electronic Prescription Service!

EPS (Electronic Prescription Service) allows the practice to send your prescription directly to your nominated pharmacy meaning that you no longer need to visit the practice to pick up your prescription!

Help us to become more environmentally friendly by signing up for this service!

To nominate a pharmacy please click here to download our form or pop into reception to collect one.

Missed Appointments

In total, across all of our clinicians, 207 people did not attend for their appointments in July. This adds up to 46 hours 57 minutes of wasted time.

In June 156 appointments were missed resulting in 34 hours and 17 minutes of wasted clinician time.

In May 199 appointments were missed resulting in 41 hours and 52 minutes of wasted clinician time.

If you cannot attend, please let us know!

Patient Participation Group - We need your help!

Would you like to have your say about the services provided at Skegby Family Medical Centre?

The patient participation group is a chance to become involved in health issues which affect you and Skegby Family Medical Centre.

The participation group is looking for patients who would be willing to take part in face to face or virtual group meetings to help us develop and improve the services in practice.

We welcome your support, ideas and suggestions in order to help us improve the health care you need!

To sign up please fill in the form below and hand into reception OR call into practice/call us and ask to speak to our PPG group lead - Anne Levy.

The next planned PPG group meeting is Tuesday 8th May at 5pm in the surgery.

Patient Participation Group Sign Up Form

For more information on our PPG click here.

Get Online Access to your medical records!

You can now book appointments, order repeat prescriptions and see a summary of your medical records online.

To get online access pop into the medical centre with 2 forms of ID (at least one with a photograph and one with your current address) and fill out the short form and we will register you for the online service!

Click here for more information on Online Access

* Please note the prescriptions online will only be repeat medication not acute items.

Get appointment reminders via text!

Skegby Family Medical Centre offers SMS confimations and reminders for appointments.

To get this service all you need to do is call or drop into the surgery and give us your consent for text messaging.

Alternatively, click here to download our Updated Details Form to provide consent.

Paracetemol on prescription

Did you know that the NHS in Mid-Nottinghamshire alone spends approximately £800,000 on prescribing paracetamol each year?

Paracetamol costs the NHS two to three times more than the over the counter price - money that could be better spent on operations and treatments.

To see more information on the positive impact that buying paracetamol over the counter could have on our NHS, view our poster by clicking here.

 

Named Accountable GP

Every patient at Skegby Family Medical Centre has a named accountable GP.

The name of your accountable GP is available upon request from the practice.

CQC Result

Thank you to everyone who took part in the surveys and feedback towards our CQC inspection on the 22nd June 2017

We have now received our inpection report and have been rated GOOD in every area.

Our full report is displayed in the surgery or can be read on the CQC website by clicking here.

Thank you from all the Partners and Staff at Skegby Family Medical Centre