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E-Consult (Coming Soon)

Requests  For Certification Of Absence From The Workplace Relating To Covid 19

Please click here for more information

Change of Hours for Prescription Collection (22/03/2020)

From Monday 23/03/2020 the prescription collection hours from dispensary will be 9 am – 12 pm and 3:30 pm – 6 pm. The dispensary will require 3 working days to process a repeat prescription.

Patient Information Section: Coronavirus (19/03/2020)

Please click here for more information regarding changes to the appointment system during Coronavirus outbreak and FAQ 

Urgent Patient Information: Coronavirus (16/03/2020) 

In order to minimise the spread of Coronavirus and patient safety the practice has decided to take the following steps:

With effect from 16/03/2020: Practice will offer all patient telephone triage appointments only. Please DO NOT visit the practice to book an appointment or to order medication. Please call the surgery for queries or to book appointments. The front desk will be for appointment arrival ONLY.


Please DO NOT visit practice if you have cough, temperature, shortness of breath, traveled or recently became in contact with someone with travel history. Please call NHS 111 for further advice.


Please order scripts by telephone or on the surgery website. Please DO NOT come to the surgery to order the prescription. Surgery has decided to open dispensary telephone longer. Lines will be open from 9:30 am – 12 pm and 2 pm – 5 pm.

Important Patient Notice: Corona Virus  (12/02/2020)

We are asking people to take simple, common-sense steps to avoid close contact with other people as much as possible like they would with other flu viruses.

This means remaining at home for 14 days after arriving from:

  • China
  • Thailand
  • Japan
  • Republic of Korea
  • Hong Kong
  • Taiwan
  • Singapore
  • Malaysia
  • MacauH

If you have returned to the UK from any of these areas in the last 14 days and develop symptoms of cough or fever or shortness of breath, you should immediately: stay indoors and avoid contact with other people, not attending your GP surgery, not going to work, school or public areas.H

Where possible, you should avoid having visitors to your home, but it’s ok for friends, family or delivery drivers to drop off food.

  • Please call NHS 111
  • Please follow this advice even if your symptoms are minor

Keep Warm Keep Well

A severe cold weather alert has been issued by the Met Office for between 18:00 on Sunday 19th January 2020 and 18:00 on Tuesday 21st January 2020 in the West Midlands.  It will be cold, especially overnight across rural parts. There will be widespread overnight frosts and freezing fog patches. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services.

Keep warm keep well leaflet

Developing stroke services in Coventry and Warwickshire (20/12/2019)

Come along to one of the new public consultation events to hear about the proposals for improving stroke services across Coventry and Warwickshire and to share your views. 

 The following dates replace those previously advertised which have been rearranged due to the UK General Election.

Date

Time

Venue

Monday 6 January 2020

10am-12noon

Townsend Hall, 52 Sheep Street, Shipston-on-Stour,

CV36 4AE

Monday 6 January 2020

3pm-5pm

Benn Partnership Trust, Railway Terrace, Rugby, CV21 3HR

Monday 6 January 2020

6pm-8pm

Benn Partnership Trust, Railway Terrace, Rugby, CV21 3HR

Wednesday 8 January 2020

10am-12noon

The SYDNI Centre, Cottage Square, Leamington Spa,
CV31 1PT

Thursday 9 January 2020

6pm-8pm

Foundation House, Masons Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 9NF

Monday 13 January 2020

10am-12 noon

 

Chess Centre, 460 Cedar Road, Nuneaton,

CV10 9DN

Tuesday 14 January 2020

6pm-8pm

Atherstone Memorial Hall, Long Street, Atherstone, CV9 1AX

Monday 20 January 2020

 

3pm-5pm

 

Queens Road Baptist Church, Queens Road, Coventry, CV1 3EG

Monday 20 January 2020

6pm-8pm

Queens Road Baptist Church, Queens Road, Coventry, CV1 3EG​

 These events form part of the consultation which runs until 2 February 2020 and all the feedback given will be reviewed and considered before a decision is made.

If you would like to attend one of these events, please register your interest here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/stroke2019events

Please note that these are drop-in sessions and you can come along at any time between the times given.

If you can’t come to one of our events you can find out more about the consultation and can let us know your views online. For more information including an electronic copy of our consultation document and to complete the online survey, please go to: www.strokecovwarks.nhs.uk

Christmas and New Year Opening Hours:

Date/day

AM

PM

23/12/2019 Monday

8:30 – 12:30

13:30 – 18:30

24/12/2019 Tuesday

7:00 –  12:30

Closed

25/12/2019 Wednesday

Closed

26/12/2019 Thursday

Closed

27/12/2019 Friday

8:30 – 12:30

13:30 – 18:30

28/12/2019 Saturday

Closed

29/12/2019 Sunday

Closed

30/12/2019 Monday

8:30 –  12:30

13:30 – 18:30

31/12/2019 Tuesday

7:00 – 12:30

Closed

01/01/2020 Wednesday

Closed

02/01/2020 Thursday

8:30 – 12:30

13:30 – 18:30

03/01/2020 Friday

8:30 – 12:30

13:30 – 18:30

04/01/2020 Saturday

Closed

05/01/2020 Sunday

Closed

Harbury Surgery Phone Lines (26/11/2019)

Please note that the surgery phone lines will be open between 8:00am - 12:15pm and 1:30pm - 6:15pm.

Extended Access Appointment Line (15/11/2019)

Extended access has launched launched a Friday evening and Weekend booking line for South Warwickshire patients. The extended access services provides routine GP & Nurses appointments weekdays (6pm - 9pm), Saturday (9am - 1pm) & Sunday (9am - 12pm).

Telephone lines (01926 695949) are open Fridays (18:00 - 20:00), Saturdays & Sundays (09:00 - 12:00).

Bishops Surgery early closure on Wednesday 13th and 20th of November

On Wednesday the 13th and 20th of November 2019 the Bishops surgery will open and close earlier than usual. The practice will open at 2pm and close at 4:30pm

Harbury Surgery is open as usual.

We are sorry for any inconvenience caused by our early closure that day.

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.

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

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.

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