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The Bridge Primary Care Network (PCN) - “How can you be more pro-active with your own health”

If you missed our webinar on Wednesday 9th September at 12.30 pm to learn more about some of the job roles within the PCN and how those roles can support you with some advice around self-care, supporting your own healthcare needs and social prescribing for patients of The Bridge (NPMC, NPMC@Willen, Kingfisher and Brooklands) to access, here is a recording for your information, please click on the link and enter the password tE9EhEWJ

https://ehertsccg.webex.com/recordingservice/sites/ehertsccg/recording/playback/ecd37972136843d7a374ff1c5c099a3d

Face coverings

As per the Government guidelines, from Monday 15th June, all patients aged 11 or over visiting the surgery will need to wear their own face covering at all times while inside the surgery. A cloth face covering should cover your mouth and nose while allowing you to breathe comfortably. It can be as simple as a scarf or bandana that ties behind the head. Please visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/how-to-wear-and-make-a-cloth-face-covering. Thank you for your cooperation.

CORONAVIRUS

Please do not come into the surgery if you or a member of your household has any of the following symptoms: a fever, a new continuous cough or a loss of, or change in, your normal sense of taste or smell (anosmia). Please stay at home and self-isolate for 14 days. Please stay at home and self-isolate for 14 days.

We have changed the way we book our appointments in response to the latest Government guidance on COVID-19. All patients who request any type of appointment will first be telephoned by a clinician.

The latest COVID-19 guidance and information can be from here gov.uk and at nhs.uk.

5 GP Hubs in Milton Keynes are now offering extended opening hours

Appointments at more convenient times to better suit the Milton Keynes patient population.

As part of the Prime's Ministers GP Access Fund initiative, patients registered with one of the GP practices in the Milton Keynes have gained the added convenience of being able to see a clinician outside of normal surgery opening hours (including evenings and weekends) at one of 5 local GP Hubs.

Click here for further information.

Protected Learning Times

Please be aware the surgery will periodically close for staff training sessions called Protected Learning Times.

For further details about other future PLT closure dates click here.

 

Electronic Prescriptions Services

Patients will be able to take advantage of Electronic Prescriptions from the 3rd of September. This new service will allow prescriptions to be sent electronically to your nominated Pharmacy without the need for green paper prescription. Please speak to your Pharmacy or to reception to nominate your preferred Pharmacy.

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