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  • Do you want to get your COVID vaccine? Are you 50 or over and live in Hackney or the City of London? for more information click here

  • From 1st April Barton House will be moving to a usual doctor system. Already we try as much as possible to make sure your appointment is booked with the doctor who knows you best, or with whom you have already spoken. Our doctors are now working in “teams”. This means that if your usual doctor is not available, and your query is urgent, and cannot wait for them to come back, you will be offered an appointment with another doctor in their team. This will mean that you speak to a few familiar faces at the practice and with doctors who know you. We hope that this will mean improved continuity and follow up in your care.

  • If you are waiting for a Covid Test Result, please do no come into the Practice.

  • Please note we are encouraging all patients attending appointments or visiting  BHGP to  wear a face covering.

General Practice Privacy Notice (Including special provisions under the Covid 19 pandemic

 

 Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do next or visit

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public

 IF YOU HAVE OR ANY FAMILY MEMBER HAVE ANY SYMPTOMS, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO THE PRACTICE

If your child is unwell with a new rash please call the surgery to speak to the duty doctor for advice before coming in. 

Extended Access Neighbourhood Service - Evening & Weekend appointments are available here or at a nearby NHS service click here or speak a Receptionist for more information.

For Patients who are requiring dressings, including suture removals, please contact the surgery and book an appointment with the  practice nursing team, or the  Dressing Hub. Only attend the A & E's for emergencies.  

 

GP PATIENT SURVEY

Your views can help improve local GP & Health Services - If you receive a questionnaire, please help NHS England by filling it in as soon as possible or visit

https://www.gp-patient.co.uk/ to find out more

 

Dementia Information


 

Prescriptions

Ordering prescriptions via this website has now changed. For more information and to order your medications please go to the prescriptions tab above. 
 

Virtual Patient Group

Our virtual patient group is now live. If you want more information about it and to register to join please visit the Patient Group tab on the right hand side- select the virtual patient group tab, complete the form and return to us.

Accessible Information Standard

The Accessible Information Standard aims to ensure that patients (or their carers) who have a disability or sensory loss receive information they can access and understand. For example in large print, braille or via email.

As part of the Accessible Information Standard we must:

  • Identify patients who may have an additional communication need.
  • Record the patient's need in our clinical GP system.
  • Flag the patient's record to assure additional communication needs are obvious to practice staff;
  • Share this information with other care givers such as social care;
  • Act to ensure our staff can effectively communicate with patients who may have additional communication needs.

Please inform a member of staff in reception if you have any communication support needs- you can call us on 0207 249 5511 or tell a receptionist in person. You need to help us make sure we get things right for you. 

GP Mean Earnings Declaration is available on the website. Click on the latest news to view.

Our CQC Inspection report is now available on the website. Click on latest news to read it!

Baby Clinic Changes

BABY CLINIC IS BY APPOINTMENTS ONLY - please see Baby Clinic under Services Tab for more information

 

Named Accountable GP for all Patients

From 1st April 2015, all practices are required to inform their patients including children of their named accountable GP, under the new GP contract for 2015/2016. The named GP will have overall responsibility for the care and support that the surgery provides to you.

If you would like to know who your named GP is please contact reception.

This does not prevent you from seeing any GP in the practice as you currently do.

Repeat Prescription

Please allow 48 hours for processing of your repeat prescription once you have dropped it off at the surgery. We do not take requests for repeat prescriptions over the telephone.

Cancelling your Appointment

If you are unable to attend an appointment with one of the doctors or nurses, please telephone to cancel your appointment.

Out of Hours

Please ring 111 if you have any Out of Hours emergencies. Telephone calls to the out of hours service are routinely tape-recorded as a safe-guard for patients and staff alike

Covid-19 Travel

Please do not contact the surgery for holiday cancellation letters if you or your family are not unwell and therefore cancelling the trip for reasons of ill health.

We are not able to write a letter supporting a cancellation on any grounds other than someone being ill and unable to travel (eg if you have personally decided not to travel due to COVID-19 but you are well and the country is not listed by the FCO as a no travel zone).

Travellers are advised to read the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) travel advice for the country they are travelling to, which includes entry requirements and a link through to the National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC) TravelHealthPro website that provides specific travel health advice for countries. 

If the FCO has advised not to travel to your planned destination you can make a claim directly to your insurer, please check their website for more information.

The RCGP has heard reports of insurers and travel companies requesting GP letters in order for people to cancel holidays due to Covid-19, Professor Martin Marshall, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, said:
"Insurers and travel companies should be basing their decisions to offer refunds on advice from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Public Health England, not letters from GPs. It is not a good use of GPs' time to be writing letters for patients who are not ill but have plans to travel - and GPs will always base their decisions on official advice.
"Patients will undoubtedly have good and sensible reasons for not wanting to travel to certain places because of Covid-19, but this is not the same as being unable to travel due to existing illness, and it should not become the GP's responsibility to give patients advice about where not to travel."

https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice

https://www.abta.com/news/coronavirus-outbreak

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-advice-novel-coronavirus

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/advice-for-travellers/



 
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