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ASK ABOUT BOOKING YOUR OWN APPOINTMENTS ON LINE AND ORDERING YOUR REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS 

Patient Group Meeting May 16, 5pm - 6.30pm at the practice 

27 JUNE 2019 

Should you have any concerns about how your information is managed at the practice, please contact the Practice Manager. If you are still unhappy following a review by the practice, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. You have the right to complain to the UK supervisory Authority as below

Information Commissioner

Wycliffe House - Water Lane - Wilmslow -Cheshire - SK9 5AF

https://ico.org.uk/

HOW DO WE MAINTAIN CONFIDENTIALITY OF YOUR RECORDS

We are committed to protecting your privacy and will only use information collected lawfully in accordance with:

1.Data Protection Act 2018

2.The General Data Protection Regulations 2016

3.Human Rights Act 1998

4.Common Law Duty of Confidentiality

5.Health & Social Care Act 2012

6.NHS Codes of Confidentiality. Information Security 7 Records Management

7.Information: to Share or Not to Share

16 May /2019  PATIENT GROUP 

The next Patient Group meeting will be 2 July 2019, 5 - 6.30pm - all patients are welcome 

11/04/2019
MEASLES 
If you think you have got MEASLES call ahead .Have you got a rash and do you feel very unwell? - don't go to the surgery, walk in centre or local emergency department call ahead and get advice. By following the above advice if you do have MEASLES you wont pass it on to others MEASLES is serious, it is not just a problem in children people with low immune systems that can not fight it off, or pregnant women  
Extended Hours - March 2019 
GP and Nurses appointments are now available in our locality in the evening and at weekends.
Please note this is not a WALK IN SERVICE as all appointment are bookable through the surgery 

For more information please ask at reception or our admin team 

extendedhours

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SPEAK TO RECEPTION ABOUT BOOKING APPOINTMENTS AND ORDERING REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS ON LINE

July 16 2018

We will not be accepting repeat prescriptions for patients from the pharmacy from 16 July, patients can leave their repeat prescriptions at reception during opening hours and the post box on the back door in the car park is 24 hours, 7 days a week 

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PATIENT GROUP 

We need more patients to join the group who have interesting suggestions and  ideas in the way the practice moves forward. The practice area is growing with more people moving into the area all of which we need to register at the practice

Our next meeting is May 2019  and all are welcome ask at reception for more information. meetings are held every 6/8 weeks at 5pm to 6.30pm at the Practice  

Due to the increase of patients shouting and the verbal abuse from patients towards practice staff  we have introduced a protocol. If patients do shout or are getting angry with staff , our staff member will inform you they are closing the conversation and the phone will be put down. 

OLI CARR - Practice Manager 

Welcome to the Houghton Regis Medical Centre website


bp_checkHoughton Regis Medical Centre is a long established surgery with a central location in Houghton Regis, opposite the main Bedford Square.

We provide a full range of Personal Medical Services for our patients. We have five GPs, Nurses, an administrative and an attached team which includes District Nurses, Health Visitors, Midwifes and Counsellors. From time to time, we also have Medical Students from Royal Freee & UCL Medical Schools training at the Practice.

Our website is designed to help you get the best out of the services we provide. It also includes a section with health information and leaflets for patients. We hope you find the website helpful, informative and easy to use.

We are keen to continuously develop the practice and the services we provide and would very much welcome your feedback.

Disabled Access

There are designated disabled car-parking bays outside the Surgery and a ramp to enter the building to allow for wheelchair access.  There are specific toilet facilities for the disabled. 

 

The Surgery will be closed from 2pm during 2019 for Staff Training, for more information please see below

Tuesday 30 April           Tuesday 21 May 

               Thursday 27 June            Wednesday 18 September 

Thursday 7 & 28 November 

  

 

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