WELCOME TO EASTWOOD GROUP PRACTICE
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UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Please DO NOT enter the Premises unless:
1. YOU ARE ATTENDING FOR AN ALREADY BOOKED APPOINTMENT
2.YOU HAVE BEEN IINVITED TO DO SO BY A MEMBER OF THE PRACTICE STAFF.
YOU CANNOT BOOK AN APPOINTMENT AT THE RECEPECTION DESK:
ALL APPOINTMENTS CAN ONLY BE REQUESTED BY TELEPHO9NE BY CALLING ANY OF THE PRACTICE BRANCHES (BELFAIRS : 01702 529111; KENT ELMS : 01702 421888; RAYLEIGH ROAD : 01702 525289.
WE WILL BOOK YOU IN FIRST FOR A TELEPHPONE ASSESSMENT WITH ONE OF OUR DOCTORS.
FOR ALL OTHER QUERIES RELATING TO PRESCRIPTION REQUESTS, SICK NOTES, MAKING BLOOD TEST REQUESTS, OR ANY OTHER QUERIES:
PLEASE CALL OUR RECEPTION TEAM BY TELEPHONE IF YOU REGULARLY NEED TO REQUEST REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS, PLEASE ENSURE YOU HAVE ALLOCATED A PHARMACY OF YOUR CHOICE BY NOTIFYING THE RECEPTION TEAM AND YOU CAN COLLECT YOUR MEDICATION DIRECT FROM YOUR CHOSEN PHARMACY.
Eastwood Group Practice would like to announce their merger with Dr Sathanandan's Practice in Blenheim Chase, Leigh in Sea. This will take place on Wednesday 25th March 2020.
The current premises at 9 Blenheim Chase, SS9 3BZ will be closing on the 25th March and Dr Sathanandan and his Practice Team will be transferring over to Belfairs, SS9 4LT.
For your information, please find the merger letter and FAQ's below that has been sent out to Dr Sathanandan's patients.
SYSTMONE ONLINE SERVICE
We all have very busy lives so how would you like to book Doctors appointments and order prescriptions Online. If you are interested please bring along proof of Address and ID to one of our receptionists who will be happy to arrange this for you.
RECEPTIONISTS ASKING FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
When booking an appointment, we may ask you for more information on why you need the appointment. This is because we can make sure that you are directed to the appropriate person as we do have a Prescribing Nurse who deals with minor ailments. This free's up some more of the doctors appointment for patients who need to see a doctor. If you do not want to give a reason for the appointment, just explain to the receptionist that it is personal and you would rather not give a reason and they will make an appointment for you with a Doctor.
Many thanks for you co-operation.
Eastwood Group Practice will no longer provide NON NHS Vaccines for travel
i.e. Yellow Fever, Rabies, Japanese Encephalitis, Hep B, Meningitis.
These will now need to be sourced via Private Clinic.
We will still provide any information or advice regarding vaccines for travel.
Please be aware that if you are going to require travel vaccinations, please make sure that you allow at least 4 to 6 weeks before your date of travel.
Also note that you will need to fill in a risk assessment form before you come for your appointment with the nurse. These forms can be collected from reception or downloaded from this website. You will find them under Forms. The form needs to be handed back to reception at least 3 days prior to your appointment date.
If you require any further information please speak to a receptionist for further details.
ACCESS TO GP SERVICES FOR EVENING/WEEKEND & BANK HOLIDAY APPOINTMENTS
THIS IS NOT A WALK IN SERVICE
Our surgery provides aditional GP and Nurse appointment on :
Weekday evenings - 18.30 to 20.00
Weekends - 09.00 to 15.00
Please contact the surgery reception to book an evening appointment before 18.30
or call 01702 742102 after 18.30 weekdays and over the weekend.
Appointments will be offered from the following Surgeries:
North Shoebury Surgery,
THIS IS NOT A WALK IN SERVICE.