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Free STI Test

The freetest.me service offers free chlamydia testing and HIV testing in participating regions. Simply visit freetest.me  to see if you're eligible to order a free STI test kit.More information available on the below site.
http://www.freetest.me/landing/bromley

Hub Appointments

 

We are now offering additional appointments at one of the GP Alliance hubs. The hubs are located at Poverest Medical centre , Cator Medical Centre and Crown Medical centre.

The appointments are available weekdays -16.00-20.00 & Weekends 09.00-13.00

Please check with reception if you would like further info.

‘Labour Line’ launches at the PRUH

The Maternity Services team at the Princess Royal University Hospital in Farnborough launched the ‘Labour Line’, a telephone line for pregnant women who think they may be in labour and are booked in to have their babies at the hospital or at home. The number is 01689 864189

The ‘Labour Line’ is a support and advice service, run by experienced midwives, for women who feel that they are in labour. Women will be advised to come into hospital for assessment, or to wait at home a little longer and ring back as necessary.

The line is open seven days a week, from 7am to 7pm. Outside these times, women can still call the maternity unit where they are booked in to have their baby for advice if they think they are in labour: either the Labour Ward/Delivery Suite on 01689 864839, or the Oasis Birth Centre on 01689 864750.

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Online appointments and repeat prescriptions

You can now book and cancel appointments or order your repeat prescriptions online. You will need to contact reception first to sign up to use this service. You will need to bring a photographic ID and proof of address (e.g. utility bill) with you. This service is only available to patients over 16.

Phlebotomy Service 

We are now offering phlebotomy appointments at our surgery.  Pre booked appointments are available Tuesdays to Fridays 8.30 - 12.30 

12 Lead ECG

12 Lead ECG facilities  are now available at our Surgery for our patients . You need a referral from a clinician in order to book  appointment for this service.

Over 75s Free Health Check

Please book an appointment with the Practice Nurse for your free health check

National Diabetes Audit (NDA)

Helping to improve diabetes care.

This GP practice is taking part in an important national project about diabetes care and treatment in the NHS. The project is called the National Diabetes Audit (NDA).

To take part, we will share information about your diabetes care and treatment with the NDA. The type of information, and how it is shared, is controlled by law and enforced by strict rules of confidentiality and security.

Taking part in the NDA shows that this GP practice is committed to improving care for people with diabetes.

If you do not want your information to be used, please inform the receptionist.  This will not affect your care.

Local Care Record (LCR)

The recent UK Department of Health Information governance Review (Caldicott 2) has put additional emphasis on the duty to share clinical information.  It recognises that patients expect health professionals to share information with other members of the care team, who should co-operate to provide a seamless, integrated service.  To meet the healthcare needs of patients throughout their journey in primary, community and secondary care services, local healthcare professionals need to work together with access to all appropriate information.  The overall aim is to ensure there is an appropriate balance between the protection of the patient or service user's confidential information, and the sharing of such information to improve patient care. Click on the link below for more information: kingshealthpartners.org/localcarerecord Opt out forms are available from reception and the link above.

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