CORONAVIRUS - INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS- PLEASE READ LINK BELOW
This website also contains up-to-date advice 111.nhs.uk/covid-19
NOTICE: Our surgery is open for business as usual however, to minimise the risk of COVID-19 to the patients and the staff, the entry into the building door will be monitored.
Where possible try and avoid coming to the surgery unless asked by the doctor or a nurse for an appointment and use the NHS app for requesting prescriptions. If arriving at the surgery please follow any directions and instructions on social distancing and wear a face covering when entering the building. We thank you for your co-operation and understanding.
Due to patients and staff protection measures:
- PHONE FIRST APPOINTMENT SYSTEM (Telephone Triage)
All patients must call if they require an appointment
DO NOT WALK IN TO SURGERY
We have a face mask/ face covering policy for patients
All booked patients will be called back by a clinician
We will try and manage your condition / needs without you having to come to the surgery
The Clinician will book you an appointment where necessary
All Prescription Requests should preferably be made online using NHS App or SystmOne online and all prescriptions will be digitally signed and sent electronically to your nominated pharmacy. If you have not already nominated a pharmacy please let the reception staff know to make it easier for you to get your repeat medication from your nominated chemist.
This practice is supporting vital coronavirus (COVID-19) planning and research by sharing your data with NHS Digital. This transparency notice supplements our main practice privacy notice.
The health and social care system is facing significant pressures due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Health and care information is essential to deliver care to individuals, to support health, social care and other public services and to protect public health. Information will also be vital in researching, monitoring, tracking and managing the coronavirus outbreak. In the current emergency it has become even more important to share health and care information across relevant organisations. This practice is supporting vital coronavirus planning and research by sharing your data with NHS Digital, the national safe haven for health and social care data in England.
We are currently experiencing an extremely high volume of telephone calls. When you get through on the phone please hold, we will get to your call.
COVID-19 VACCINE INFORMATION
COVID-19 VACCINATION (Information)
PUBLIC NOTICE FROM NHS ENGLAND
The latest information on the COVID-19 vaccination programme is online on the NHS website. Local updates can also be found here.
INFORMATION FOR ALL PATIENTS
England: coronavirus vaccination information
More people aged 70+ and/or those listed as clinically extremely vulnerable will be receiving an NHS letter inviting them to book a free coronavirus vaccine through the NATIONAL BOOKING SERVICE.
The NHS will let you know when it's your turn to have the vaccine. It's important not to contact the NHS for a vaccination before then.
Opting Out of NHS Digital Anonymised Information/data Sharing
As a patient, you have choices about how your data is used.
Please follow the link below on NHS Digital to get more information on data sharing and your choices.
Here you can also make your Opt out of data sharing choice.
Please visit the website below for further information and to download
We are a friendly and caring, modern family GP practice in Wickford, providing high quality of personalised care to our patients. We are a training practice.
Here you will find information about our services, how to book appointments, request prescriptions, access our services, health tips, self help guides and much more. Please browse through the website to familiarise with various menus and links that will enable you to utilise the services at the surgery in the best possible way. Here we will update you with any upcoming health campaigns and alerts. This site also helps our new patients to understand our ways of working and how to seek services.
This website provides many online facilities, including appointment booking and cancellation, and prescription ordering. It also contains a vast range of health information and resources, along with practical information on visiting the surgery. We hope you find the website useful and informative.
Dr R Rai, Dr Sunitha Padmanabhan, Dr Simon Kaklugin
Regular Doctors: Dr M Hasan, Dr F Namaazi, Dr S Chakera
Trainees: GP Registrars and Foundation Year 2 Doctors
You can now book appointments, cancel appointments and request repeat prescriptions online. To sign up to use this service please contact the surgery. Once you have your username and password click the Systm Online Link Below to access this service.
SURGERY 'TIME TO LEARN' CLOSURES:
The surgery will be closed, for staff training, on the following Tuesday afternoons from 13:00 hours (1PM):
2020/21: Tuesdays 8th September, 6th October, 3rd November, 1st December, 2nd February, 2nd March.
If you need to speak to a doctor when we are closed: PLEASE CALL NHS 111 (dial 111)
IF YOU NEED EMERGENCY CARE PLEASE CALL 999