Your Data Matters to the NHS

Information about your health and care helps us to improve your individual care, speed up diagnosis, plan your local services and research new treatments.

In May 2018, the strict rules about how this data can and cannot be used were strengthened. The NHS is committed to keeping patient information safe and always being clear about how it is used.

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You can choose whether your confidential patient information is used for research and planning.

To find out more visit: nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters

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Working Toward being a dementia friendly practice.

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8 TILL 8 APPOINTMENTS

APPOINTMENTS 8AM TILL 8PM
MONDAY & TUESDAY’S AT HUME STREET MEDICAL CENTRE FOR AYLMER LODGE & COOKLEY PATIENTS

We are now able to offer routine regular appointments until 8pm on Monday and Tuesday evenings at our Hume Street Surgery. Please book in your usual way, but choosing Hume Street location.

*THESE ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY*

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AWARD WINNING NURSE PRACTITIONER SISTER VARILONE

Congratulations to our Nurse Practitioner, Sister Sheila Varilone pictured above with our Senior Partner Dr Tony Carter and her colleagues.

SIster Varilone was nominated  by one of her student nurses, and subsequently awarded at the Worcestershire NHS Trust and Worcester University Mentorship Awards 2017.

We are very proud of the outstanding work she does for the Practice – many congratulations from colleagues and patients.

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PRACTICE NEWSLETTER APRIL 2017

PATIENT NEWSLETTER SUMMER 2017

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PRACTICE NEWSLETTER JANUARY 2017

Our latest Patient Newsletter in now on the website.

PATIENT NEWSLETTER SPRING 2017

If you would like to receive information about the practice by email please pass on your email address to our Reception Team, either at Cookley or Aylmer Lodge.

The email is set up so that no-one else can see your email address and we will not pass your email address onto anyone else or use it for any other purpose apart from our newsletter letter, practice information or from time to time to ask you your opinion on matters to do with the practice.

In return we ask that you do not reply to this email address at it is not monitored and your message will therefore not be received by the practice.

If you have signed up for our emails and now wish to opt out please contact the reception at either Cookley or Aylmer Lodge and they will ensure you are taken off the circulation list.

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DON’T FORGET YOUR FLU VACCINATION

Flu can be dangerous for some people, capable of causing serious or even life threatening complications.

You are eligible for a free flu vaccination if you are:

Aged 65 and over
All Children: aged 2,3 and 4 years on 31/08/16
If you are pregnant
In residential care
A Carer

Or you have one or more of these conditions:

Chronic Respiratory Disease
Asthma
COPD
Diabetes
Heart Disease
Stroke
Liver disease
Kidney Disease
Immuno Suppressed

PLEASE CONTACT THE PRACTICE TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

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PRACTICE PHILOSOPHY

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TEXT MESSAGING

We now are able to send you a text reminder of your forthcoming appointment. Please provide your mobile telephone number to the receptionist when you call the surgery. You will be able to text back the word CANCEL should you be unable to attend the appointment, giving us the opportunity to offer it to someone else. The text back option can only accept the word CANCEL as this is an unmanned service, please do not add any other text/message as this will not be actioned. Thank you.

However if you wish to opt out please fill this form out and give to reception.

Opt out form

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PATIENTS RIGHTS

Patients Rights To General Medical Services

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