Welcome to Whitchurch Surgery website
Whitchurch Surgery's aim is to provide a safe enviroment to enable the provision of equal and fair treatment to the practice whole population.
Whitchurch Surgery aim to provide patient centred care within a primary care setting and the scope of our activity includes health education, preventative medicine and the treatment of acute and chronic conditions. We aim to listen to patients concerns carefully and sensitively so that we may help with diagnosis, support, advice and treatment.
All members of the team aim to be approachable and helpful so as to provide access to our services in a timely manner.
We intend to practise in a proficient and skilful manner, seeking advice and support from colleagaues in primary and secondary care where appropriate.
We hope to use our surgery website as a way of presenting all our patients with an up to date resource for all information relating to our practice. We will keep it current with any news, developments & details that are relevant to the practice & our patients.
As well as a source of information about our Practice, the staff & the services we provide, we hope you use the website as a useful resource with links to other reliable websites for health related information. We are a dispensing practice.
Improved Access to GP Appointments
North Of Aylesbury Improved Access
Local GPs are working together to offer patients better access to appointments in General Practice in Buckinghamshire, known as the ‘Improved Access’ Service. This means that you can now book an appointment in a practice local to you:
Up until 8pm from Monday to Friday
From 8am until 1pm on Saturday
From 9am until 1pm on Sunday (at one of the three FedBucks Improved Access Hubs located across the county)
North of Aylesbury Improved Access GP Surgeries
Patients registered with any GP Surgery within the North of Aylesbury locality will be able to access this service via the participating surgeries in their area. In North Aylesbury these surgeries are:
The Swan Practice
Norden House Surgery
FedBucks Improved Access Hubs located at Wycombe Hospital, Stoke Mandeville Hospital and Threeways Surgery, Stoke Poges (Sundays and Bank Holiday weekends only).
All appointments need to be pre-booked, either in advance or on the day.
How to book an Improved Access appointment
Ring your GP Surgery as normal. If you would like an Improved Access appointment, the reception staff will tell you where clinics are being held on what day, and the times of the available appointments. A convenient appointment will be booked for you. If you use this service, it is very likely that you will be seen by a clinician from another surgery and not your own GP. The receptionist at your GP surgery will be able to provide details on this service to help you book an appointment.
This is NOT a walk in service – if you need urgent medical advice after 6.30pm, please phone NHS 111. NHS 111 will enable you to talk to a GP and book an urgent GP appointment if necessary. You can also use our local online symptom checker, Health Help Now (http://bucks.healthhelpnow.nhs.uk/) to help to find the right service in Buckinghamshire for your health needs.
If you are registered with the practice and fall into one of the following categories please attend the surgery for your flu jab
Flu vaccinations are only available for patients who:
- Children aged 2, 3 and 4 years on 31st August 2018
- Are aged 65 or over
Aged under 65 with one of the following conditions:
- Have any ongoing lung diseases
- Have a chronic heart disease
- Have a serious kidney disease
- Have a serious liver disease
- Have diabetes
- Have a brain or nervous system condition
- Have a poor immune system
- Live in a nursing home or other long stay residential care accommodation
Patients should have the flu jab if they are the main carer of an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if they fell ill with influenza
Protecting your Confidentiality
Bucks Fair Processing Notice GP guidance March 2018
Bucks Privacy Notice GP template March 2018
PLEASE NOTE WE DO NOTE ACCEPT PATIENTS AGED UNDER 18 YEARS FOR THIS SERVICE
In reponse to NHS England's Patient Online Programme "Improving patient experience" from the 31st Macrh 2016 you will be able to view your medical record online. If you already have access to online services i.e Booking appointments, ordering repeat medication, viewing test results, you may now also see other aspects of your medical record, if you do not wish to have access to your Detail Coded Record, please let the practice know. If you would like access to your medical record please see Patient Access for details on how to request it.
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(Site updated 28/01/2019)