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Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

The Practice will be closed on Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th December 2017 for the Christmas bank holiday.  We will also be closed on Monday 1st January 2018 for New Years Day.  Please ensure to order repeat prescriptions in plenty of time so not to run out when we are closed for the Christmas break.

For urgent medical care out of hours while we are closed please telephone the Practice on 0121 622 4846. Your call will be automatically transferred to BADGER who may give you telephone advice, ask you to attend one of their care centres or, if the condition requires it, provide a home visit.  

Alternatively you can call NHS 111.  Your needs will be assessed and advise offered or arrangements made to see a doctor.

Please do not ask to see a doctor out of hours unless you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery to re-opens.

Call 999 in an emergency.  Chest pains and/or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.

Online Repeat Prescriptions

Bath Row Medical Practice now offers the facility to request your repeat prescriptions online up to 7 days before they are due. To use this service you will need to be registered for online services at the practice. If you are a new patient at the practice this service will be offered when you register with us. If you are an existing patient please bring I.D (Passport, Driving Licence, Birth Certificate, Bank Statement or Utility Bill) to a member of our reception team who will help you register. Please note that in some cases the doctor will need to check your medication is safe for online prescribing before your online details are issued.

Summary Care Record (SCR)

VERY IMPORTANT - Please read the information about SCR here: http://www.bathrowmedicalpractice.co.uk/info.aspx?p=5

Friends and Family Test

The NHS Friends and Family Test (FFT) is the largest healthcare patient experience in the world. It is based on the simple question "Would you recommend this service to your friends and family if they needed similar care or treatment?"

Please click the "Friends and Family Test" link under the heading "Have your say" on the right of this page in order to complete the Friends and Family Test.

Alternatively questionnaires are available at the practice if you prefer.

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.

Bath Row Medical Practice will be going live with this system On Wednesday 11th March 2015.

GP2GP: why it's needed

GP2GP is the project that enables patients' electronic health records (EHRs) to be transferred directly from one practice to another.

GP2GP starts when a practice accepts a patient onto their list of patients for primary health care and ends when the EHR is transferred from the previous practice into the new GP clinical system.

GP2GP electronic transfers will be more accurate and secure - and much faster than the current paper-based approach, which can take weeks to complete.

GP2GP will deliver a range of benefits, including:

Improved quality and continuity of care

  • The patient’s new GP will have knowledge of the patient’s current medication, drug interactions, current problems and past medical history, resulting in enhanced patient safety and more focused consultations from day one.

Improved safety

  • There will be fewer transcribing errors and omissions because the need to key in information from paper records will be massively reduced.
  • Allergies and Adverse Drug Reactions are flagged for review for new patients, resulting in safer prescribing of new drugs after a GP2GP patient record transfer.

Clinical time savings

  • Electronic health records more likely to be available during initial consultations.
  • GP2GP allows the NHS to preserve the usability of rich data accumulated in patient records, such as history of blood results for diabetics, rather than losing it every time a patient moves between practices – which means fewer requests for duplicate lab tests.

Administrative time savings

  • Administrative support teams will have to spend less time processing incoming patient records due to the richness of the information available electronically.


 
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