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NHS England - List Maintenance Project 2015

Registration letters from NHS England – please respond if you get one

The NHS is carrying out work in Bath, Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire to make sure the patient details on GP lists are accurate.  Letters are being sent to some patients, but not all. If you do receive a letter, please either confirm your details or submit any changes. For more information about this project please visit http://www.sbs.nhs.uk/primary-care-services/sw

PATIENT ONLINE ACCESS TO MEDICAL RECORDS

STATEMENT OF INTENT

Spa Medical Centre now offer patients all of the requirements under the GP contract relating to online services and are working closely with our system supplier (SystmOne) to allow patients to access more detailed information from their medical records.  It is our intention to have this available by 31st March 2016

If you would like to sign up to all the online services we provide, please fill in the "Online Access Application Form" and hand it in to Reception.  Please remember to bring identification with you such as passport, driving licence, birth certificate, bank statement, utility bill.

 Online_Access_Application_Form.pdf

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PATIENT REFERENCE GROUP

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Nurses

Six highly skilled and experienced practice nurses, with Catherine Campbell heading up the team as nurse Manger, support the GP’s practically. The nurses are trained to see patients with a wide range of acute and chronic problems offering advice and treatment where appropriate, sometimes with additional help and advice from the GPs.  Individual practice nurses have expertise in managing chronic diseases, such as heart disease, asthma, diabetes, COPD, women’s health and family planning. We also offer travel advice and vaccinations. Some of our practice nurses administer childhood immunisation clinics twice weekly for the under 5’s

Sister Catherine Campbell

Catherine heads up the nursing team as nurse manager.  She is trained in minor illness and is one of our Duty nurses.  Catherine is trained in Chronic Disease management and is the lead nurse for Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease within the practice.Her experience also includes all aspects of care within the treatment room.  Catherine is a nurse Prescriber.

Sister Caroline Gumbley
Caroline is a very experienced practice nurse whose main responsibility within the practice is as lead nurse for Chronic Disease management,especially Diabetes and Chronic Heart Disease.However, she also is experienced in all areas of treatment room work, with a special interest in Family Planning and Sexual Health, Caroline is a nurse Prescriber.

Sister Ruth Fivash
Ruth is our senior Duty nurse, trained in minor illness, injuries and medical emergencies.  She has a wealth of experience, enabling her to see patients who present with urgent problems and works alongside the Duty doctor. She also is theatre trained and regularly assists the GP surgeons.
Sister Debbie Todd
Debbie has a specialist qualification as a Surgical nurse, performing minor operations and also leading the nursing team within theatre. Her other role is as one of the Duty nurses, supporting the clinical team with same day appointments for patients presenting with urgent problems.

Healthcare Assistants

Three Health Care Assistants (HCA) specifically trained in phlebotomy (blood tests), blood pressure checks, ECGs, Vitamin B12 injections, Stop Smoking Clinics, Ear Care, simple dressings. They also assist our practice nurses with certain procedures, acting as a chaperone. Our HCAs also play an active role in asssisting the GP Surgeon in theatre, ensuring a safe, efficient and robust Surgical Service.

Locum nurses

Locum nurses are sometimes employed at Spa and are a welcome addition to the team, allowing us to carry on offering appointments when our practice nurses are away.We try to use the same nurses for continuity of care.

 
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