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My Care Record

Your medical records can be available for hospital doctors or nurses to access, please CLICK HERE for further information

Accessing medical records online. 

For further information and to download an application form please see the Accessing online services page

Health Walks.

The patient group have organised a weekly health walk starting from the Brookmans Hotel every Thursday at 10.30, see the PPG pages for further information.

Electronic Prescriptions

We are pleased to announce that Potterells is now using the electronic prescription transfer system. This should be a simpler process for issuing medication and we hope it will be more secure and will mean fewer prescriptions going missing. If you would like to make use of this service please inform your regular pharmacist

 

Latest News

HIV Screening for newly registered patients

Potterells have joined an NHS pilot project offering routine HIV tests to all new patients. 

It is estimated than there may be 25000 people in the UK with HIV who are unaware that the have it. Modern medication can enable those affected to live a completely normal life, so this project is aiming to increase the number of patients identified at the earliest possible instance. 

During the medical the test will be discussed with you and you have the option to undertake the screening if you wish.

Electronic Prescriptions

We are pleased to announce that Potterells is now using the electronic prescription transfer system. This should be a simpler process for issuing medication and we hope it will be more secure and will mean fewer prescriptions going missing. If you would like to make use of this service please inform your regular pharmacist.

Shingles Vaccination

You will be informed if you are eligible to receive the vaccination against shingles. If you have been invited please contact reception to arrange an appointment. 

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