Flu Clinics Start from 20/09/2019 (update 30/08/2019)
This year flu clinics will start from 20/09/2019. Please call surgery on 01926 612232 to book an appointment with practice nurse.
Who should get the flu vaccine?
The flu vaccine is routinely given on the NHS to:
- adults 65 and over
- people with certain medical conditions (including children in at-risk groups from 6 months of age)
- pregnant women
- children aged 2 and 3 on 31 August 2019
- children in primary school (will be given in school)
- frontline health or social care workers
Which type of flu vaccine should I have?
There are several types of flu vaccine.
You'll be offered the one that's most effective for your age:
- children aged 2 to 17 in an eligible group are offered a live attenuated quadrivalent vaccine (LAIV), given as a nasal spray
- adults aged 18 to 64 who are either pregnant, or at increased risk from flu because of a long-term health condition, are offered a quadrivalent injected vaccine – the vaccine offered will have been grown either in eggs or cells (QIVe or QIVc), which are considered to be equally suitable
- adults aged 65 and over will be offered either an adjuvanted trivalent injected vaccine grown in eggs (aTIV) or a cell-grown quadrivalent injected vaccine (QIVc) – both vaccines are considered to be equally suitable.
Patient Satisfaction Questionnaire of Practice Hours (11/05/2019)
We are currently reviewing our opening hours and would like your views on our opening hours. Please click on the follwing link which will direct you to the patient questionnaire: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2YLNXYJ
Type 2 Objections (Opt-Out) (16/10/2018)
Type 2 objections instructed NHS Digital not to share a patients confidential informations for purposes beyond their individual care. It was recorded in the GP practice record using the following code 9Nu4.
The national data opt-out allowes patients to choose to stop their confidential patient information from being used for purposes beyond their individual care. The opt out has been applied by NHS Digital since 25 May 2018 and by 2020 all health and care organisation must apply national data opt-outs in line with the policy.
Patient who wishes to opt-out from 11th of October 2018 will have to to go the "Your NHS Data Matters" website www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters where they can find out more about data sharing and set a national data opt-out.
Please click here for full detailed letter from NHS Digital
GDPR - Data Protection Privacy Notice for Patient
To real full details please click on the following link http://www.harburysurgery.org.uk/info.aspx?p=18
DR M WOOD (NEW GP PARTNER AT HARBURY SURGERY) (14/12/2017)
It is our pleasure to announce that from 1st of January 2018 Doctor M Wood will become a business partner at the Harbury Surgery.
Dr M Wood sessions are increased from 4 sessions to 6 sessions per week. To see full details of the doctors sessions please on the following link:
Introduction of appointments at Warwick and Stratford Hospital Phlebotomy Clinics (24/11/2017)
Because of the waiting time increase at the Warwick and Stratford Hospital for phlebotomy services they are introducing appointment system from 30th of November 2017.
Patients will be able to book their appointments online – on a computer, laptop or mobile phone through https://www.swft.nhs.uk/our-services/adult-hospital-services/blood-tests-phlebotomy.
Check in screens (very like ones in GP practices) will be installed at the clinics for patients to
- check in if they have an appointment,
- book an appointment for a later date or
- check in to a ‘walk in’ slot
Fair Processing Notice (update 20/10/2017)
Please click on the following link to read fair processing notice. http://harburysurgery.org.uk/info.aspx?p=17&pr=M84044
If you would like to opt out please speak to receptionist who will be happy to help you.
Data Sharing Letter from NHS to Patients (Update)
You might have seen this letter (Data Sharing Letter from NHS.PDF ). If you do not want your data to be shared/extracted please speak to a reception staff. We will add a read code in your medical record which will prevent your data to be shared or extracted from our clinical system.
FREE NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screening for men aged 65+ (08/06/2017)
In April 2012 a new NHS AAA Screening and Surveillance Service for gentlemen aged 65 and over was launched in Coventry and Warwickshire. Should you wish to read more about this AAA Screening Service may I suggest that you refer to the National AAA Website at https://www.gov.uk/topic/population-screening-programmes/abdominal-aortic-aneurysm
where there is more information in order that you are able to make an informed decision as to whether you wish to refer into this programme. Currently, this particular NHS screening programme is not available for ladies, as the prevalence of AAA’s is five times higher in the male population.
Should you wish to register for a scan then can I ask you to either ring 01788 663428, or email AAAScreeningProgramme@uhcw.nhs.uk quoting your 10-digit NHS number.
Please feel free to share this information with your friends too!
NHS HEALTH CHECKS (23/05/2017)
NHS Health check is to prevent patients from Diabetes, Heart Disease, Kidney Disease, Stroke and Dementia.
If you are age between 40 - 74 and not had a NHS health check in last 5 years please book an appointment with one of the practice nurse.
Dispensary phone lines
Please note that the dispensary phone lines are only open between 10am - 12pm and 2:30pm - 4:30pm.