PATIENT PARTICIPATION GROUP

 

Would you like to get more involved with the Surgery.

Why not join our Patient Participation Group

Meetings are every 2nd month at our Kent Elms Branch

 

 

Self Help & Chronic Diseases

 

Childhood Immunisations

During this current time it's more important than ever that your child is up to date with their immunisations. It is much safer to vaccinate them than not. We are offering childhood vaccinations for all children that need them. If your child is not up to date with their immunisations then please call us on 01702 529111 to make an appointment. 

For more information, please click here to watch a short video.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION NOTICE TO PATIENTS

 

TIME TO LEARN ......sharing good practice

 

This surgery and many others in the South Essex Area will be closed for the whole afternoon and evening on the following dates to take part in a scheme for all practice staff to develop and update their professional skills and knowledge.

 

This Surgery will be closed afternoon and evening on the following dates :

 

 

Tuesday 2nd March 2021

Tuesday 13th April 2021

Tuesday 11th May 2021

Tuesday 8th June 2021

Tuesday 6th July 2021

Tuesday 7th September 2021

Tuesday 5th October 2021

Tuesday 2nd November 2021

Tuesday 7th December 2021

Tuesday 1st February 2022

Tuesday 1st March 2022

 

THE OUT OF HOURS SERVICE FOR URGENT MEDICAL CARE WILL BE AVAILABLE     

BY CALLING 111

 

Please open Self Help & Chronic Diseases at the side of this page for all information....

 

Southend Carers Hub

Register with Southend Carers Hub to receive news of events, activities and new services.

You can register in one of four ways: | Call 01702 393933 | Email info@southendcarers.co.uk | Text SOUTHENDCARER to 60777 

 

For further information and guidance please refer to document below.

Southend Carers Hub Our services.pdf
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 My Care Record

My Care Record enables Health and Care Professionals to access information about you to improve your care.

To find out more please visit: www.mycarerecord.org.uk

 

Sharing Patient Data within the NHS and NHS Digital

Opt-out-Form Type 1.pdf
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Opting Out

 

If you do not want your identifiable patient data to be shared for purposes except for your own care, you can opt-out by registering a Type 1 Opt out or a National Data Opt-out, or both.

These Opt-outs are different and they are explained in more detail below.

Your indiviual care will not be affected if you opt out using either option.

 

Type 1 Opt-out (opting out of NHS Digital collecting your data)​

 

If you do not want your patient data shared with NHS Digital for the purposes except for your own care, you can register a Type 1 Opt-out with your GP practice. You can register a Type 1 Opt-out at any time. You can also change your mind at any time and withdraw a Type 1 Opt-out.

 

Data sharing with NHS Digital will start on 1 September 2021.

If you have already registered a Type 1 Opt-out with your GP practice your data will not be shared with NHS Digital.

If you wish to register a Type 1 Opt-out with your GP practice before data sharing starts with NHS Digital, this should be done by returning the above form to your GP practice.

If you have previously registered a Type 1 Opt-out and you would like to withdraw this, you can also use the form to do this. You can send the form by post or email to your GP practice or call 0300 3035678 for a form to be sent out to you.

If you register a Type 1 Opt-out after your patient data has already been shared with NHS Digital, no more of your data will be shared with NHS Digital. NHS Digital will however still hold the patient data which was shared with them before you registered the Type 1 Opt-out. 

National Data Opt-out (opting out of NHS Digital sharing your data)

This applies to identifiable patient data about your health which is called confidential patient information. If you don’t want your confidential patient information to be shared by NHS Digital with other organisations for purposes except your own care - either GP data, or other data it holds, such as hospital data - you can register a National Data Opt-out.

From 1 October 2021, the National Data Opt-out will also apply to any confidential patient information shared by the GP practice with other organisations for purposes except your individual care. It won’t apply to this data being shared by GP practices with NHS Digital, as it is a legal requirement for us to share this data with NHS Digital and the National Data Opt-out does not apply where there is a legal requirement to share data.

You can find out more about and register a National Data Opt-out, or change your choice on https://www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters/ or by calling 0300 3035678.

 

Due to high volume, we are unable to confirm receipt of each Opt out form on an individual basis. Please rest assured that every document received, will be actioned.

 

We are located at:

Eastwood Group Practice

335 Eastwood Road North

Leigh-on-Sea

SS9 4LT

If you have any queries or wish to make an appointment, please contact us:

BELFAIRS 

01702 529111

KENT ELMS 

01702 421888

RAYLEIGH ROAD  01702 515289

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