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We are now taking booking appointments for the 17-18 Flu vaccine season for patients who are in any of the categories below - please contact reception

65 Years of age or older

Pregnant

Or if you suffer from one of the following conditions;

- Diabetes, - Coronary Heart Disease, - COPD,- Asthma – and taking a steroid inhaler,

- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) - Chronic Liver Disease,- Immuno Suppressed, Asplenia (no spleen) or dysfunction of the spleen. I F YOU’RE NOT SURE PLEASE ASK THE CLINICIAN DURING YOUR APPOINTMENT

 

Child Flu

Last year the flu vaccine nasal spray reduced the risk of vaccinated children getting flu by 65.8% (Public Health England).

Children who can be vaccinated for free at the practice:

 Children aged 6 months to under 2 years old ‘At-risk’ - Asthma or other respiratory diseases, liver, kidney and neurological conditions including learning disabilities.

 Children aged 2 and 3 years old on 31 August 2017 (but not 4 years)

Children in reception class and school years 1, 2, 3 and 4 are eligible for flu vaccination in school.

Same-day Saturday GP Access?

If you wake up with a chest infection, tonsillitis or thinking you need to see a GP that day, Portsmouth Primary Care Alliance are running a same-day access GP service on Saturdays.  Simply call 111 from any phone.  One of our doctors will call you back and if you need to be seen, they'll book you an appointment.

Please Click here to view the Complaints Procedure.

The Eastney Practice is planning to merge with Trafalgar Medical Group Practice (Based in Osborne Road and Eastney Health Centre) in April 2018

Together we will form a bigger, stronger Practice better able to provide services you need for the forseeable future.

Please read more about this in our merger FAQ's available from the Reception and our website from the links below or under the further information section on the right hand side. Please let us know your comments by writing to the Practice Manager at either surgery.

Patient Letter re: merger

Merger FAQ

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Patients can now register with The EASTNEY PRACTICE to access our clinical system online services.  Book or cancel appointments. Order your repeat prescriptions.  Access your summary record.  Ask the receptionist for details.

THE PRACTICE WAS RATED AS GOOD OVERALL FOLLOWING OUR CQC INSPECTION IN APRIL.  WE HAVE BEEN RATED AS OUTSTANDING FOR THE CARE WE GIVE OUR VULNERABLE PATIENTS.  PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK TO YOUR RIGHT TO VIEW THE REPORT.

All of the practice team are dementia friends

Named Accountable GP for all patients

All our patients now have a named accountable GP.  The named accountable GP is responsible for patients’ overall care at the practice.  If you would like to know who that GP is please contact the surgery.   If you have a preference as to which GP you would like as your named GP, the practice will make every effort to accommodate this request. 


 

This surgery will be closed on the following afternoons from 1pm so our doctors, nurses and staff can attend training events.

 

Wednesday 25th October 2017

Wednesday 22nd November 2017

Wednesday 24th January 2018

Wednesday 28th February 2018

Wednesday 28th March 2018 

  JOIN OUR PATIENT PARTICIPATION GROUP For information on The Eastney practice Patient Reference Group/Patient Survey Group, look under the section Further Information and click the Patient Group heading. This can be found on the right hand side of our webpage. Alternatively, ask the receptionist on your next visit to the surgery.

The Eastney Practice

The Doctors are proud to offer the highest standard of patient-centred healthcare.  We run many clinics for the management of chronic diseases such as asthma and diabetes and offer a wide variety of other medical services including antenatal and postnatal care, childhood vaccinations and well-person check-ups.

In addition to everything you need to know about the practice you will also find a wealth of health-related information in the menu on the right hand side.


 The practice  offers an extended hours service for pre-bookable  appointments only. 

           *Doctors: Alternate Saturday mornings:  8-10 am

           *Practice Nurses (not vaccinations) Tuesday and Thursday early mornings:  7.00- 8.00 am  

           * Please note the Health Centre is not open for general enquiries or prescription collection during the extended hours service.   If you have an emergency please follow the normal procedures by telephoning 111 for the Out of Hours service 

  

To ensure you receive the right care we may share information about you and your care with other health professionals. We will only use or pass on identifiable information about you with other health professionals who are involved in the direct provision of your care. They will ask your permission to see your information when they first see you. We will not disclose your identifiable information to anyone else without your permission unless in exceptional circumstances (i.e. life or death situations), or where the law requires it.

The NHS currently uses your information in an anonymous and safe way to:

  • protect the health of the public
  • help us anticipate, plan and provide care
  • audit and monitor the quality of services provided
  • Information held about you may be used to help protect the health of the public and to help us manage the NHS. Information may be used for clinical audit to monitor the quality of the service provided and design new services that fit our local patients health needs.  Your information may be used by NHS Portsmouth Clinical Commissioning Group in order to ensure appropriate planning of current and future NHS commissioned services, this data will contain no identifiable information.  NHS Portsmouth Clinical Commissioning Group  will only ever use information that has been anonymised and all identifying information removed.

     

By registering with this practice you are consenting to your information being shared.

However, you can ask for your information not to be shared outside of the practice. Please complete the information sharing opt-out form if you do not wish your information to be shared. Please look under the link DATA SHARING. If you decide to opt out it will not affect your entitlement to care. However, it may result in the delivery of your care being less efficient as clinicians will not see your full medical history. If you have any concerns about how your information is shared or held, please contact the Practice Manager.

  

 

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