Obtaining Medicines Out of Hours

If you run out of your regular repeat medication, or need advice about medication or a minor ailment, please contact your local community pharmacy as they may be able to help you. Even without a prescription a pharmacist may be able to supply you with enough of your medication until the practice is open, and this is often a better option than going to A&E or seeing the out of hours GP in order to obtain a regular prescription.

The Friends and Family Test

We would very much like to know what you think about the practice, so that we know what we do well, and what we could do better. If you are a patient at Binscombe and would like to feedback about your recent experience at the surgery then please answer the Friends and Family question, and also leave us your comments. The details of how to do this can be found here.

Summary Care Record Upload

The practice will soon need to complete the upload to the national Summary Care Record. this is separate to care.data, and involves the transfer of some of your key health information to a national database, so that it can be accessed in an emergency if you are admitted to hospital. While most people will feel this is a helpful move for their care, some would rather not take part in this and you are able to opt out if you wish, Please read this for more details. Summary Care Record Opt Out Form

New system for repeat prescriptions and access to the GP record On line ordering of repeat prescri

Patients have been able to order their repeat prescriptions on line via our website for many years. We will however be changing the current system of on line ordering so that patients can view and print a list of their repeat medications. To access this, patients will need to register for on line access. To register, please call into reception and collect your registration form. You will need to bring proof of identity with you - we will need photo identification such as a driving licence or passport, and proof of address such as a utility bill. All adults will have to come to the surgery in person to register for on line access, and due to confidentiality guidelines, we regret that we are u

Patient Access to the GP Record

We are working towards offering a new online facility to allow our patients to directly view a summary of key aspects of their medical record. The access will enable patients to view their current repeat medications, allergies and adverse reactions. We are hoping to make this facility available by April 2015. In order to access this service, patients will need to register for on line access. See our Appointments page for details on how to do this.

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