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Patient Charter

 What You Can Expect From Us 

  • To be treated with courtesy and confidentiality.
  • To be seen the same day for conditions you and your Doctor agree are urgent.
  • To obtain access to a Health Care Professional within 48 hours.
  • To receive healthcare in safe, comfortable and appropriate surroundings.
  • We will prescribe the most suitable treatment and will fully discuss your medication with you.
  • We will try and provide all repeat prescriptions within two complete working days of ordering.
  • To have your long term medication and treatment reviewed at regular intervals.
  • To be informed (through leaflets and notices) of the practice’s services. 

What We Expect From You 

  • Please treat doctors, nurses, staff and other health professionals with courtesy and respect.
  • Attend appointments on time or cancel appointments in plenty of time to enable them to be given to someone else.
  • To be prepared to make further appointments if you have numerous or complicated problems.
  • To ask for a home visit only if housebound or the illness prevents you from attending surgery. Children can usually be brought to the surgery safely.
  • Give 48 hours notice when ordering repeat prescriptions.
  • Be prepared to have regular reviews.
  • Be prepared to accept that you do not always need a prescription.
  • Be patient; do not blame the receptionists if surgeries are running late.


 
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