Welcome to The Elms Medical Centre
This surgery website is used to present all our patients with up to date news and information about our practice. We will keep it current with any developments or other details that we feel are relevant to you.
As well as a source of information about our practice, the staff and the services we provide, we hope you will use this website as a useful resource for other health-related information. Please have a look around and do send us some feedback if you like. We can use your ideas to improve our online services and further develop the content of this site.
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PATIENT ONLINE ACCESS
Patient Access is a secure internet system that allows patients to perform tasks online such as booking appointments and medication requests. From the 1st April 2015 patients will also be able to view a summary of their medical records to include; a summary, allergies, current medications, problems and immunisations. To do this you will need to sign up to our ONLINE ACCESS facility. You can do this by visiting:
If you have already registered with Patient Access to use our online booking appointment or prescription service you will not need to register again. Please note, if you register to use Patient Access without getting your details from the Practice, you will have LIMITED ACCESS to the available services. You must visit the Practice to confirm your registration within 1 MONTH with PHOTOGRAPHIC ID, otherwise your application will be rejected and you will have to re-register for the service.
PLEASE NOTE WE ARE UNABLE TO PROVIDE ONLINE ACCESS FOR PATIENTS UNDER THE AGE OF 16.
ARE YOUR CONTACT DETAILS CORRECT?
Please inform us of any changes to your contact details as soon as possible. The Practices preferred method of contacting our patients now include text messages and emails along with the traditional methods of telephone calls and letters, therefore we would be grateful if you would update your details if they change.
Friends & Family Test
The Friends and Family Test is a new contractual requirement from December 2014, and it is for practices to offer all patients the opportunity to complete the test and then publish the results. It is for patients to provide feedback on the care and treatment they have received and to help improve services. You can complete the questionniare by following the link on this homepage on the right hand side. You can also be sent a text message if you have given us your most up-to-date mobile telephone number, or you can simply fill in the questionnaire next time you visit the surgery.
THE ELMS EASTER HAMPER
We are fundraising to buy a new 24 HOUR BLOOD PRESSURE MACHINE for the Elms. Our Staff and PPG Group have kindly donated an Easter Hamper to raffle. Please ask at Recepetion if you would like to enter, tickets are £1.00 per strip. Many thanks.
OVER 40'S NHS HEALTH CHECKS
The free NHS health Check is your chance to get your free midlife MOT. For adults in England aged 40 - 74 without a pre-existing condition, it checks your circulatory and vascular health and what your risk of getting a disabling vascular disease is. The NHS Guide explains what happens at the check, the reasons for having it done, and how to lower your risk.
If you would like to have this health check (strongly recommended!), please ask for a healthcheck appointment with our Healthcare Assistant.
For more information visit: www.healthcheck.nhs.uk
(Site updated 25/03/2015)