*********FLU CLINICS - MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENT NOW!**********
Please note if you usually have a flu jab you can now book your appointment. Clinics will be held on the following dates:
Saturday 1 October 2016 at Ripley surgery
Saturday 15 October 2016 at Leabrooks surgery
Saturday 19 November 2016 at Ripley surgery.
If you are able to walk to the surgery please do so as the car parks will be very busy again, and please do not obstruct local roads or our neighbours drives. Thank you!
STAFF TRAINING and PRACTICE CLOSURE
Please note that the Practice closes early one afternoon each month for staff training. The next training afternoon is on Wednesday 19th October 2016. If you need to speak to a doctor during this time then you should dial the free NHS telephone number: 111. However, if you have an emergency situation you should dial 999.
- We are now holding Carer's Clinics on the first Friday of every month at our Greenhill Surgery
- Please ring to make an appointment
At our Carer's Clinics a Care Support Worker can: Complete carers assessments, oranise personal budgets, create emergency plans, look into funding opportunities, arrange home visits, provide one to one support and offer support and advice to carers, offer respite and help for the person being cared for.
CARE QUALITY COMMISSION (CQC) INSPECTION
The CQC are currently inspecting this practice and will be visiting the surgery on Friday the 21st October 2016. If you wish to leave any feedback for the team please see the display in the waiting room, ask at reception or see the CQC website at www.cqc.org.uk
We are pleased to confirm that our inspection by the Care Quality Commission on 17 January 2014, was successful in all 5 areas assessed. The report is available on their website: www.cqc.org.uk
SHARING INFORMATION ABOUT YOU
The NHS may use the data held in general practice about us all, to improve patient care and develop services. You can choose to opt out of sharing your data, if you wish, by letting us know. For more information please see leaflets 2_cd_patient_information_leaflet.pdf
, or come into the practice to discuss.
NHS 111 SERVICE
From 21st August 2012 the NHS 111 service was introduced in this area. Therefore if you need urgent medical attention when the surgery is closed you should dial 111 which will connect you to the service, free of charge (from landlines or mobiles).
Our Patient Participation Group continues, and new members are always welcome! Please see the PPG pages on the right hand side for further information or the PPG noticeboard in the waiting rooms.
Our next PPG Meeting is to be held on Tuesday 22nd November 2016 at our Greenhill Surgery at 6pm.
Due to relocation our Chair, John Paley, has resigned from the PPG. The Practice would like to express sincere thanks to John for his contribution to the success of the PPG and for all his efforts since the group was formed. We wish him all the best in the future.
We would like to welcome Catherine Mears as the new Chair and Trevor Steed as the new Vice Chair.
Jessop Medical Practice is one of 57 practices that make up the Southern Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group. One of our GPs, Dr Mott, is heavily involved in this work. Further information is available here.