17th Feb 2021
In line with national guidance, Nottinghamshire have now opened Covid-19 vaccination booking for people who are identified in JCVI cohort 6.
- Anyone between the ages of 16 to 65 with underlying health conditions which put them at a higher risk of serious disease or mortality. This is also known as “clinically vulnerable.” Read more about who is eligible here.
- Anyone who is in receipt of carer’s allowance.
- Anyone who is the main carer of an elderly or disabled person, whose welfare may be at risk if the carer falls ill.
If you are eligible under one of the above categories, you can book your Covid-19 vaccination appointment by visiting this booking link: https://www.swiftqueue.co.uk/nottinghamc19v-clinv.php or call the local booking line on 0115 883 4640 between 8am – 8pm during weekdays and 9am – 5pm on weekends.
8th Feb 2021: We are delighted to announce the appointment of a new Practice manager at The Abbey. Ms Rebecca Credgington will start the role immediately, supported by the Deputy Practice Manager Mrs Joy Stevenson.
Abbey Medical Centre
When attending a flu clinic at Abbey Medial Centre Please Note the following:
PLEASE ONLY COME AT YOUR APPOINTMENT TIME
If you come early you may have to queue longer.
There is NO PARKING available at Abbey Medical Centre during our flu clinics. Please contact us if you are a blue badge holder and we can advise you.
Your temperature will be taken on arrival at the Practice gates.
Remember to keep socially distanced from other patients at all times.
You will be waiting outside for most of your appointment. Please wear suitable clothing for the day’s weather and an umbrella for protection if it were to rain.
- Arrive at your designated time for your flu jab
- You must wear a mask over your mouth and nose; no mask no entry to the surgery.
- Please remove all outer layers of clothing revealing the top of your arm before entering the Practice.
- Please social distance unless you are a couple or live in the same household..
Your Health Your Way
As of June 1st 2020, Your Health, Your Way will be delivering all elements of the integrated wellbeing service, this means we will be accepting referrals for:
- Weight management
- Smoking cessation
- Physical activity
- Brief alcohol support
All interventions will be delivered remotely in accordance with social distancing guidelines. We will be able to provide both one to one and group based support via telephone and online support (Zoom).
Referrals can be made via self-referrals online by visiting https://yourhealthnotts.co.uk/ or calling 0115 772 2515.
REPEAT PRESCRIPTION ORDERING BY PHARMACIES
As from 1 October 2019, pharmacies will no longer be ordering medication on behalf of patients. This is an initiative being introduced by practices in Nottingham. The reason for this change is that when pharmacies order on behalf of a patient, they do not always know when medicines have been changed or how much stock the patient has at home. Putting patients in control of ordering their own medicines through their GP surgery is safe and can reduce waste.
The government -led 2020 GP survey results are now available. Please go to the link to seem them. 2020 IPSOS Mori Patient Survey
Your Data Matters to ths NHS
See the section under Further Information - Data Choices - to find out about using confidential patient information for research and planning
We value your feedback - take The Friends & Family Test
Have your say - join our Patient Group
Care Quality Commission - October 2019 inspection report
Named Accountable GP for all Patients
From 31 March 2016 practices are required to allocate a named, accountable GP to all patients and inform patients of this. The GP is responsible for patients’ overall care at the practice.
Those patients who are aged 75 and over or who have been identified as at risk of hospital admission, will already have a named GP and be aware of this.
You do not have to do anything though you can contact the practice and ask at reception to find out who your named GP is. You can still see your usual GP of choice or another GP, if you wish. You may have already been informed of your named GP by one of the reception team if you have visited the surgery recently.
This is a government led initiative and does not affect your overall care and treatment in any way.
Accessing Your Medical Record Online
As from 1 April 2016, patients will be able to access additional information in their medical record on line if they wish. In the same way that you can go on line and access basic details such as your repeat medications and allergies and sensitivities recorded, or order repeat medication or book a GP appointment, you will be able to register to access more detailed parts of your medical record. In order to do this you will need to talk with your usual GP first.
If you wish to access any on line services, please speak with a receptionist and they will give you a form to complete, giving the practice authority to set this up. Even if you already book appointments and order repeat medication, you will still need to let reception know that you would also like to be able to view your summary care record/more detailed care record and you still need to complete a consent form giving authorisation for this.
There is a leaflet available on reception if you would like to read more about this service. Thank you