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Please be aware that, due to a technical change in integrating the Schoolhouse GP Practice care record to the Middlewood Partnership, your online access will temporarily be inactive from Thursday 6th June until further notice

If during this time you need to request repeat medication please do this via  ecccg.schoolhouse.prescriptions@nhs.net  email address.  We are very sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Kind Regards 

 

Middlewood 

For frequently asked questions about the merger of the Bollington, Disley and Poynton Practices please go to the following link below

https://www.middlewoodhealthcare.org.uk/practice-merger

 

 The new Physiotherapy self-referral form is now available on the CCG website. Any patient wishing to self refer please go to

 https://physio.easterncheshireccg.nhs.uk

Feeling under the weather this winter? Then click the link below for lots of great advice on taking care of yourself and choosing the right NHS service if self-care isn’t the answer.

 https://www.easterncheshireccg.nhs.uk/Your-Health/Urgent-Care-And-Other-Options.htm

 

From 1st October 2018 The Schoolhouse Surgery is offering appointments under the Improved Access Scheme. Some appointments are available. Please contact the surgery for further information or click on this link http://www.vernovahealthcare.org/nhs-services/improved-access-general-practice/

Please note - in line with updated guidelines - please allow up to 72 hours for repeat prescriptions to be processed. We will always endeavour to process prescriptions in a timely manner.

Please do not request prescriptions earlier than 10 days before the repeat is due as these will not be processed and may be rejected unless a valid reason is given

Patient Safety

Patient Safety

We as a Practice have adopted measures to ensure the safety of our patients these include the following

  • Being open
  • Whistleblowing policy
  • Clinical guidelines
  • Infection control
  • Audit
  • Discussion of significant events
  • Staff appraisal
  • Staff training
  • Medicine Management Team Pharmacist
  • Drug alerts

Being Open: We encourage our staff to be open and transparent with regards to problems or difficulties within the practice both with each other and with patients

Whistleblowing Policy: All our staff are encouraged to raise issues about patient safety or working conditions with their line manager or a senior member of the Practice staff

Clinical Guidelines: The Partners have access to up to date guidance on all areas relevant to the safe evidence-based care of patients, in particular the National Institute for Clinical Excellence, the Royal Medical Colleges or other bodies relevant to patient care

Infection Control: Both clinical and non clinical staff receive training on infection control. In particular hand washing and handling of specimens

Audit: The Practice regularly audits all areas including the appointment system, repeat medication requests, record keeping, complaints and clinical care

Significant Events: Any significant events we have had are recorded and discussed in meetings with a view to improving our service to our patients

Staff Appraisals: The Doctors are appraised externally on an annual basis and all our staff are appraised each year to identify development and training needs

Staff Training: All members of staff are required to undergo annual resuscitation and basic life support training. Clinical staff receive annual training in anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction) management. The Practice may close on certain afternoons to allow for Practice training and development

Medicine Management Team Pharmacist: Our MMT Pharmacist works with all staff to ensure our prescriptions of medicines are in line with best practice. Important prescribing issues are discussed at regular intervals to ensure our patients get the correct care

Drug Alerts: Members of the Clinical staff and the Practice Manager are registered to receive drug alerts fro the MHRA. These alerts are circulated to relevant staff when received



 
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