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Goodrest News

www.goodrest.org.uk                                                     Spring 2017

 

Dr Jon Lanham

It is with regret that we announce the early retirement of Dr Jon Lanham after 26 years of loyal service to the practice and its patients. Dr Lanham will be leaving at the end of July 2017.

Joint Patient Group Meeting

 

The local practices are planning a joint patient group meeting with Cancer Research UK. Please check the practice website and noticeboards for further information.

 

Bank Holiday Closing

Friday, 14th April, 2017

Monday,17th April, 2017

Monday, 1st May, 2017

Monday, 29th May, 2017

 

Pharmacy Ordering of Repeat Prescriptions

 

What is changing:

 

As from 1st July, 2017 patients will need to order directly from the practice. Chemists will no longer be able to order repeat prescriptions on behalf of patients.

 

This is to ensure that risks to patient safety and any associated increase in waste medicines are minimised.

 

Systems available are:

  • In person/via carer, using right hand side of prescription.
  • Post, using right hand side of prescription
  • Online

 

Housebound patients will still be able to use the chemist to order their prescriptions.

 

 

Online Registration

This is simple to do.

Please ask at reception for a letter detailing the website and your login details. The site is secure and confidentiality is assured.

Once you have activated your registration you will be able to access our appointments and book them online, order repeat medications and also view part of your medical record.

 

Holiday vaccinations

If you are going abroad on holiday this summer please ask at reception for a travel health questionnaire. You need to have your vaccinations six weeks’ before departure.

You may be advised to attend a private travel clinic if inadequate notice is given.

 

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