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LATEST NEWS  27.09.17

Have you had your flu jab yet?  We are running a walk-in clinic on Saturday 7th October from 8.30 - 11.00am. No need to book an appointment - just turn up!

Our new telephone queuing system will be operational on Wednesday 11th October.  We hope this will help patients to contact the surgery more easily.

Patients registered to GP practices in North Hertfordshire are being asked their views on GP opening hours by East and North Hertfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS England. The survey can be found here

Please find attached a link to our CQC report: http://www.cqc.org.uk/location/1-548096721

Have you signed up for online access yet?  It is the easy way to order repeat prescriptions and you can also book and cancel appointments online.  Download the application form using the link at the bottom of the page.

Please make sure that we have the correct mobile phone number for you so that we can send SMS reminders for appointments.

GP2GP Record Transfer

WE ARE NOW GP2GP ENABLED

 

WHAT IS GP2GP? GP2GP enables patients’ electronic health records to be transferred directly and securely between GP practices. It improves patient care as GPs will usually have full and detailed medical records available to them for a new patient’s first consultation.

 

What are the benefits of using GP2GP?

GP2GP delivers a range of benefits, including:

 

Improved quality and continuity of care

  • Full patient Electronic Health Record (EHR) available for the patient’s first appointment, which results in a more focused and informed consultation.
  • Past medical history available and information about medication, allergies, adverse reactions,
  • Immunisations and vaccinations.

Improved safety

  • Fewer transcribing errors and omissions, the need to key in information from paper records will be greatly reduced.
  • Allergies and adverse drug reactions are flagged for review for new patients, resulting in safer prescribing.

 

Clinical time savings

  • The EHR contains information such as lab results and letters from specialists, which helps in the clinical decision-making process. This also means there are fewer requests for unnecessary duplicate lab tests.

 

Administrative time savings

  • The need to key information from paper records is greatly reduced. This results in quicker summarisation of new patient records.
  • Attachments are received electronically, which results in time saved not having to re-scan items into the patient’s EHR.

 



 
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