Following the upgrade of the practice IT system, repeat medications may be ordered using an ‘app’ on your iphone. Simply download the app from iTunes (view full post for details). It will also be possible to book appointments using the app in the next few weeks.
EMIS Access has now been disabled as part of the transition to Systm 1 (new practice computer system). Existing EMIS Access users can access repeat prescription functionality via Systm 1 online using the instructions below:
Due to a changeover in computer system planned for mid December, all repeat medications from 5/12/13 for 2 weeks will be 56 day prescriptions. Further news regarding a change in EMIS Online prescription management will follow shortly
Patients should be aware that the practice IT infrastructure is undergoing a comprehensive upgrade during the 2nd week of December 2013 (9-13/12/13).
Eligible patients are invited to book their annual flu vaccination via reception (appointments in October). More information may be found here
All NHS GP practices have been asked to upload some aspects of patient records to care.data – a new service run by NHS England.
The Guildhall Surgery Dispensary now has a ‘Chip & Pin’ card machine
Work will commence on the Barrow Surgery Dispensary in the week commencing 22/7/13.
It is anticipated that a new computer system will be installed at both sites before the end of 2013.
In line with recent guidance from the West Suffolk Commissioning Group and Department of Urology at the West Suffolk Hospital all patients receiving the 3 monthly preparation of Zoladex LA (also known as Goserelin) are being phased over to Decapeptyl SR (Triptorelin).