Milton Abbas Tel: 01258 880210
Milborne St AndrewTel: 01258 880210
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Important information on General practice & your GP
Tips to get the most of your appointment
The doctors welcome new patients who live within our practice area.
If you would like to join our practice, please come to the main reception at Milton Abbas. We will ask you to complete registration forms for all members of your family who wish to register with us.
All new patients will be invited to have a new patient check with one of our nurses. This is a basic health check for you and an opportunity for us to obtain important background medical history and arrange any repeat prescriptions, if applicable.
If you are temporarily staying in our practice area and need the services of the doctor or nurse, please telephone the surgery to make an appointment. When you arrive at the reception desk for your appointment, please ask for a Temporary Resident form which must be completed before you see the doctor or nurse. Temporary registration lasts for 3 months.
Please contact reception for further information.
If you wish to pre-register click on the link below to open the form. When you have completed all of the details, click on the "Send" button to mail your form to us. We will then ring you arrange a new patient check. When you visit the surgery for the first time you will be asked to sign the form to confirm that the details are correct.
When you register you will also be asked to fill out a medical questionnaire. This is because it can take a considerable time for us to receive your medical records. There is an online version of this file too, which you may fill out and send to us. When you come to the surgery you will be asked to sign this form to confirm that the details are correct.
Online medical questionnaire for new patients
Note that by sending the form you will be transmitting information about your self across the Internet and although every effort is made to keep this information secure, no guarantee can be offered in this respect.
Alternatively you may print off a registration form, fill it out and bring it in with you on your first visit to the practice.
These fact sheets have been written to explain the role of UK health services, the National Health Service (NHS), to newly-arrived individuals seeking asylum. They cover issues such as the role of GPs, their function as gatekeepers to the health services, how to register and how to access emergency services.
Open the leaflets in one of the following languages
The practice is registered with the information commissioners office under the data protection act.
We may share your personal information with other NHS organisations where this is appropriate for your healthcare.
In other circumstances we may approach you for specific consent to release personal information to third parties.
Information will not normally be released to other family members without signed written patient consent
In some circumstances there are statutory or ethical obligations to disclose information to others (such as public health issues) which may not require your consent; however you may be consulted about these in advance.
All staff have access to your medical and personal details which is required in relation to their roles, and have completed confidentiality agreements.
The Data Protection Act 1998 (Section 7) specifies the rights of access of the Data Subject.
All requests for access must be in writing. A fee of between £10 and £50 may apply depending on the type of information you require or how the information is held.
A response will be provided as soon as possible and in any event within 40 days. Where an application is declined, a reason will be given. In some circumstances, some parts of your record may be withheld.
For further information regarding the law on information and data protection you can visit the information commissioners website at http://www.ico.org.uk if you do not have internet access the practice will be happy to print off any information you require from this site.
Information about you and the care you receive is shared, in a secure system, by healthcare staff to support your treatment and care. It is important that we, the NHS, can use this information to plan and improve services for all patients. We would like to link information from all the different places where you receive care, such as your GP, hospital and community service, to help us provide a full picture. This will allow us to compare the care you received in one area against the care you received in another, so we can see what has worked best. Information such as your postcode and NHS number, but not your name, will be used to link your records in a secure system, so your identity is protected. Information which does not reveal your identity can then be used by others, such as researchers and those planning health services.
Click here to view full information and frequently asked questions
You have the right to prevent confidential information about you from being shared or used for any purpose other than providing your care, except in special circumstances. Inform your GP practice and ask that they make a note of this on your medical record.
Your GP practice holds copies of your patient health record electronically and in paper format. Both contain the healthcare information about you that your GP needs including your medical history, medications, allergies, immunisations and vaccinations.
If you have previously registered with a different GP in England, upon registering at this practice your electronic health record will, where possible, be transferred automatically from your previous practice through the use of an NHS system called GP2GP.
This leaflet provides information to new patients about the GP2GP process and your electronic health record, as well as answers to some frequently asked questtions.
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