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CORONAVIRUS- IF YOU ARE WORRIED IN ANYWAY ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS PLEASE VISIT THE NHS111 CORONAVIRUS SERVICE ONLINE.

In keeping with government guidelines: If you are visiting the surgery for any reason you must now wear your own facial covering before entering the building. Many thanks for helping us to keep everyone safe.

To reduce your chances of catching COVID-19 and reduce pressure on your local GP practice during this busy time, appointments will be carried out over the phone or through online consultation, unless there is a clinical need for you to come into the practice. This will help minimise risk while continuing to ensure people get the care and advice they need.

WE ARE NOW TAKING PRESCRIPTION REQUESTS OVER THE PHONE OR YOU CAN LEAVE THE REQUEST IN THE SCRIPT BOX IN THE LOBBY.

Please remember to allow 48 hours for your prescription requests.

Outside normal surgery hours (evenings, weekends and bank holidays) emergency cover for the practice is provided by NEMS Community Benefit Services Ltd Out of Hours service. The Out of Hours service provides medical care for patients that do not need Emergency Department Care. It is a service that is led by a range of clinical staff such as GPs, Nurses, Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Emergency Care Practitioners.

 This service is for problems which cannot wait until the next available surgery. You will be required to provide full information about your problem and will be expected if required to attend Platform One Practice (based on Station Street, Nottingham) if necessary. Advice may also be given if attending for a face to face appointment is not deemed to be required.

 During out of hours you should contact the NHS 111 service if you urgently need medical help or advice but it is not a life threatening situation.

WE NOW OPEN FROM 7AM EVERY

MONDAY MORNING

Opening Times -PLEASE NOTE: we will no longer be closed for lunch and will remain open 1pm-2pm every day..

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We have updated our privacy policy in line with new legislation  GDPR 25th May 2018

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Note: You may want to access your medical records online !!!! (subject to GP approval). All coded entries in a patients record will be visible for patients to view, including consultations, BP readings, referrals, etc.

Please ask at reception for further information.

 


In Times of Bereavement

In the unfortunate event that a person has passed away, there are three things that must be done in the first few days;

  • Get a medical certificate from your GP or hospital doctor (this is necessary to register the death)
  • Register the death within 5 days (8 days in Scotland). You will then receive the necessary documents for the funeral.
  • Make the necessary funeral arrangements.

Register the death

If the death has been reported to the coroner (or Procurator Fiscal in Scotland) they must give permission before registering the death.

You can register the death if you are a relative, a witness to the death, a hospital administrator or the person making the arrangements with the funeral directors.

You can use the ‘Register a Death’ page on the gov.uk website that will guide you through the process. This will also explain the registration process for Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Arrange the funeral

The funeral can usually only take place after the death is registered. Most people use a funeral director, though you can arrange a funeral yourself.

Funeral directors

Choose a funeral director who’s a member of one of the following:

These organisations have codes of practice - they must give you a price list when asked.

Some local councils run their own funeral services, for example for non-religious burials. The British Humanist Association can also help with non-religious funerals.

Arranging the funeral yourself

Contact the Cemeteries and Crematorium Department of your local council to arrange a funeral yourself.

Funeral costs

Funeral costs can include:

  • funeral director fees
  • things the funeral director pays for on your behalf (called ‘disbursements’ or ‘third-party costs’), for example, crematorium or cemetery fees, or a newspaper announcement about the death
  • local authority burial or cremation fees

Funeral directors may list all these costs in their quotes.



 
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