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FINAL FLU CLINIC WED 5 DECEMBER 2018 4-8PM NO APPOINTMENT NEEDED

If you child has missed their flu vaccination at school call 0333 358 3397, please see the flu clinics page for more details

Patient Participation Group - relaunch - see 'Patient Participation Group' for the minutes of this meeting and more information

Dr Lauren Clarke is going on Maternity Leave on 14 December 2018, whilst she is away Dr Huw Mccandless will be providing GP care for the practice Monday, Tuesday & Wednesdays each week

On Thursday 4 October we welcome our new practice nurse Maureen Parsonage. Maureen is a highly experienced nurse who is able to carry out both diabetes and respiratory reviews including COPD and spirometry. Maureen will be working here on Thursdays and Fridays

High Potency MDMA (Ecstasy) WARNING - please see attached leaflet and be very aware of what you are taking MDMA Warning

The Practice is now a collection point for Trafford South Foodbank - please bring in any donations of non perishable food or toiletries and place in the box in our waiting area.

RU Clear kits now available at the surgery please see 'Clinics & Services' 'Non NHS Services' for more information

Breast Screening at Wythenshawe Hospital - Eligible patients have recently been invited to attend routine breast screening. 808 patients attended from a total of 1074 invited (75%), 26 patients were reviewed in clinic and 3 cancers were detected. If you missed your invite please contact our Cancer Champions (Jo and Rebecca) at the surgery who will help you arrange a screening appointment.  If you have any worries or concerns regarding breast screening then please make an appointment with a GP to discuss.

On 12 April 2016 the surgery was inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and our overall rating was 'Good' with a rating of 'Outstanding' for people experiencing poor mental health. Please see CQC information page for full detailed report

Last month (November 2018) there were 80 patients who missed their appointment with the GP or Nurse

This is 13.3 hours of un used clinical time

This may increase your waiting time to see a clinician

If you know that you will be unable to attend your appointment please can you call the surgery so it can be used by someone else

We have a text messaging service which confirms and reminds patients of their appointments, please check with reception if you wish to use this service.

Confidentiality & Data Sharing

The practice complies with Data Protection Act 2018 and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Identifiable information about you will be shared with others in the following circumstances

  • To provide further medical treatment for you i.e. hospital referrals
  • To help you get other services e.g. from the social work department, this will require your consent
  • When we have a duty to others i.e. in child protection cases

Reception and administration staff require access to your medical records in order to do their jobs effectively. These members of staff are bound by the same confidentiality rules as the medical staff.

See our practice Data Protection Policy and Practice Privacy Notice below for more detailed information about how we keep your information safe. Please contact the Practice Manager at the surgery if you would like to discuss this policy in more detail or would like to receive copies of the appendices mentioned in our policy.

Data Protection Policy

Practice Privacy Policy

TRAFFORD CARE COORDINATION CENTRE (TCC)

Based at Crossgate House in Sale, contact telephone number 0161 976 2555

How the TCC uses your information:

This new NHS service is to keep people well and supported at home. The TCC nurses work with other health and social care providers to support people through regular wellness calls and help them manage the 'circle of care' around them.

The Trafford Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have produced a Fair Processing Notice which explains in detail how the TCC uses information about you.

The information is only ever used for your best interests and can only be accessed by people involved in your direct care. The notice explains

  1. why we share your data
  2. who it is shared with
  3. what it is used for
  4. what to do if you think the information is incorrect
  5. how to log your objection
  6. how to access information they hold about you

You can read the full document on TCC website 

www.traffordcoordinationcentre.nhs.uk



 
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