We are aware that part of the NHS England Future Vision is for all patients to have immediate access to their notes from 1st November 2023. We agree that this aim is ultimately a positive step in patient autonomy and engagement in their own care, however there are significant risks associated with a blanket policy
The practice will be hosting the following flu clinics for all eligible patients: Date Time Location Cohort Saturday 7th October – Walk in clinic 08:30 – 11:30am & 13:00 – 16:00pm Cuckfield Medical Practice For patients with surnames beginning with A – L Saturday 21st October – Walk in clinic 08:30 – 11:30am &
ANNUAL FOLLOW UP INFORMATION We are looking to revamp our system for monitoring patients with long term conditions to try to reduce repeat appointments, multiple trips to the surgery and time spent chasing patients for reviews. In turn we hope this will free up appointments for other issues and improve everyone’s access to care. We
Cuckfield Medical Practice and the Vale Surgery Both surgeries are closed in the afternoon of Wednesday 18th October from 12:30H to 18:30H for essential staff training. If you are going to call for test results, please call back when we reopen on 19th October at 08:30H. If you have a non-urgent query, please refer to our
Prescription processing time has increased to 5 working days. Please allow enough time to request medications. Most medicines can be ordered up to 2 weeks before the re-order date. These changes have been put in place for safer prescribing.
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