Welcome to Forest House Medical Centre
We are confident that our website will provide clear and concise help and give our patients the information they require in an easy and convenient format. It has been designed with the patient’s needs at the forefront of everything, from checking surgery times to letting us know what you think of us.
Our dedicated team are here to treat those minor ailments that occur as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions and clinics covering a wide range of healthcare issues. The technology also means you can now do a lot of things from the comfort of your home such as order a repeat prescription or cancel an appointment. If you have log in details click on the link below to access our online facilities or ask at reception for your log in details
Patient Log-In - If you wish to apply for online services you will need to complete a form at either practice - ID will be required
Partners in Care
Once registered, patients and healthcare professionals work together to ensure the most appropriate care is provided. This partnership philosophy extends even further and our active patient group exists to make sure that patient needs and the practice offering are always heading in the same direction.
Statement of Intent - Patient online contractual obligations
The practice has a contractual obligation by 31st March 2016 to offer patients the facility to access detailed coded information in their own records online.
Plan to meet GMS 2015-16 contractual requirement for Patient online services
This practice plans to offer the facility for patients to view online, export or print detailed coded information held in their own records from 31st March 2016.
This date is subject to the necessary NHS GP systems and software being available to the practice.
This practice currently offers the facility for patients:
- to book, view, amend, cancel and print appointments online
- to order online, view and print a list of their repeat prescriptions for drugs, medicines or appliances
- to view online, export or print summary information from their record, relating to medications, allergies, adverse reactions and any other items agreed between the practice and individual patient
We will publicise and promote our online services to our practice's patients through the practice website, practice waiting room leaflets, posters and the Patient Participation Group by 31st March 2016
Further details on how to access your information will be published shortly.
INFECTION CONTROL STATEMENT - Infection Control
NAMED GP FOR PATIENTS FOR ALL PATIENTS
What does this mean
As from April 2016, all patients will have a named GP who will have overall responsibility for the care and support that our surgery provides to them
As one of our patients, you will be given a named GP.Your named GP will have overall responsibility for the care and support that our surgery provides to you. They will also work with other relevant health and care professionals who are involved in your care, to ensure that your care package meets your individual needs.
You may still see any GP at the practice.
If you wish to know the name of your allocated GP, please ask at reception.
You will be allocated a named GP on registering with the practice.
(Site updated 05/12/2016)