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Latest News

New way to access physiotherapy.  

From April patients can now self refer to the MSK physiotherapy service, by clicking on the link below:

http://sussexmskpartnershipcentral.co.uk/for-patients/self-referral/

Easter Opening Times:

The Surgery is closed from 6.30pm Thursday 29th March and will re-open at 8am on Tuesday 3rd April.  If you have an urgent medical need over the Easter period you can call NHS111 to access medical assistance.

Alternatively here are the details for the local Urgent Care and Walk-in Centres

Dental Out of Hours Services

Urgent Care Centres & Minor Injury Units

Pharmacy opening times over the Easter Bank Holiday are:

Crawley Pharmacy opening times

Horsham & Mid Sussex Pharmacy opening times

West Sussex Pharmacy opening times - Easter Sunday

PSA - Have you been thinking about getting a PSA Test? 

An article by Dr Sarah Steely

PSA Article

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/prostate-cancer/psa-testing/#psa-screening  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTgS0DuhaUU  

http://www.prostatecancer-riskcalculator.com/ 

 https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/509191/Patient_info_sheet.pdf 

Staff Training 2018 / 2019 

Please be aware that both Practices will be closed from 12.30pm on the following dates for staff training:

Thursday 1st March 2018

Tuesday 1st May 2018

Wednesday 11th July 2018

Tuesday 11th September 2018

Wednesday 21st November 2018

Thursday 10th January 2019

Wednesday 27th March 2019

When the Practice is closed, you can access urgent medical assistance by telephoning 111.

National Shortage of Hepatitis B vaccine.There is currently a nationwide shortage of the Hepatitis B vaccine and NHS England and Public Health England have produced a patient leaflet which is attached here, which provides patients with advice.  

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/636079/Hepb_vaccine_advice_for_patients.pdf

GP Service - Extended Access Survey 2017

The local Clinical Commissioning Group would like to find out more about your views on extending access to GP services in the evenings and at weekends.

By completing the survey you have the opportunity to tell us:

  • How likely you are to use GP appointments in the evenings and weekends
  • The kind of services you might want to use in the evenings and at weekends. .
  • Whether you would consider alternatives to face to face consultations

Please click here to goto the survey

If you have any queries regarding this survey please contact the Primary Care and Community Development Team at NHS Horsham and Mid Sussex CCG/NHS Crawley CCG on  01293 600300 x4138 or send an email to: HSCCG.Primary-Care@nhs.net   

Detailed Coded Patient Record

Wouldn’t it be great if you could look at your GP records online?Well, you can! You can also book and cancel appointments at your GP surgery and order repeat prescriptions online. You can already see some of the information in your GP online records, including your medications and allergies. As of 1st April 2016, you will be able to see even more. This will include illnesses and immunisations. Each GP surgery will make this information available at different times, as their computer systems become ready.

For more information on this and to read about your Detailed Coded Record go to:

http://www.nhs.uk/aboutNHSChoices/aboutnhschoices/find-and-choose-services/Pages/gp-online-services.aspx

Patient Information Leaflets

Online Services getting started

Online Services NHS Patient FAQs

Online Services what you need to know

Cuckfield Medical Practice Patient Information Leaflet on Detailed Coded Record Access         

The secret GP's diary: 'The headache has gone. We both breathe a sigh of relief'

A British doctor tells of the ups and downs of the working week, from a patient aggressively demanding antibiotics to praise from a relieved mother. To read the article go to: http://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/jan/19/gp-diary-nhs?CMP="share_btn_tw

You can now contact your GP online

Please go to our home page and you can contact one of our GPs by using the online form.

Our Saturday morning surgery is changing

SaturdayAs of Saturday 7th November we will be alternating the venue for our Saturday morning surgeries with another local GP Practice.

Our Saturday clinics will continue every week, however the location will change. We will be at the Vale Surgery one week, then Dolphins Surgery the week after, then alternating from this date.

For more information on our Saturday surgeries see the clinics and services page.

  

  

Well done to all those who participated in the making and eating of cake!

coffeeCuckfield Medical Practice and The Vale Surgery would like to say a huge thank you to our PPG and staff who baked and sold delicious cakes and to the patients who came in and ate them via their kind donations.

We all raised a brilliant £296.49 for Macmillan

 

 

NHS England National Patient GP Survey Results - January 2016

surveyNHS England have published the results of this years GP Patient Survey. For more information and to be able to view our results, click here

 


 

Patient Participation Report 2017/18

reports


Each year we join with our Patient Participation Group (PPG) and review the year to see if we met our actions from the previous report and our objectives for the year just passed.

2017-18 Patient Participation Enhanced Service Report




Summary Care Records (SCR)

SCRThe NHS is changing how patient information is stored and shared in England, to provide better care for patients. SCRs provide healthcare staff treating patients in an emergency or out-of-hours with faster access to key clinical information. We will be providing you with more information over the coming weeks and will be offering our patients the chance to come down and speak to us about Summary Care Records.

If you would like to know more, please click on the links below for more information:

NHS Choices Information on Summary Care Records

Summary Care Record Leaflet

Example of how your Summary Care Record may be used

Friends & Family Test Results - June 2016

FFT

Between the 1st and 30th June 2016 144 patients completed our Friends & Family test online. 95% of our patients were happy with their consultation / patient experience and 94% said they were extremely likely, or likely, to recommend us to their friends & family.

 


 

Winter Diarrhoea & Vomiting Bug

stomach acheSo named because it is more common in winter, but can occur all year round. Caused by Norovirus, it is the most common cause of stomach bugs (Gastroenteritis) and is highly contagious - affecting all age groups.

Onset may be sudden and the main symptoms are:
+   Nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting
+   Watery diarrhoea and mild abdominal cramp
+   Mild fever

You may be infectious (carrying the bug) up to 48 hours before you have symptoms. If you have any of the above symptoms PLEASE DO NOT VISIT THE GP SURGERY, A&E OR A HOSPITAL as you will be likely to spread the bug to others.

If you are worried about any of your symptoms please call 01444 458738 and ask the surgery for a Telephone call. For more information on this bug please see our Newletter Autumn 2014

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