The touch screens located in the waiting room are now back up and running. You are welcome to check yourself in for your appointments using these rather than at reception. … [continue] Touch screens now back on for checking in
Did you know…? We are participating in a new approach to improve access for the patients to GP appointments. The aim is to direct patients to the most appropriate healthcare … [continue] Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS)
Follow this link to view an insightful article about the immense pressure and demand on GP practices in the UK, and how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we … [continue] Inside a GP surgery: ‘There is not enough time or space in the day’
Please follow this link to an enlightening article about the difficulties facing GP receptionists. The pandemic has fueled a huge rise in demand, as people return to their GPs after … [continue] ‘We’re not gatekeepers or battle-axes’, say GP receptionists
Please be aware that effective immediately, our telephone lines will close each day between 13:00 – 14:00. The surgery and reception desk will remain open. This is to provide time … [continue] Closing of practice telephone lines between 13:00-14:00
The Prescription Ordering Direct (POD) have changed their telephone number. You can order your repeat prescriptions by calling 0300 303 5090.
Do you have asthma? Do you sometimes worry about the carbon footprint of your inhalers? If so, please follow this link for how you can reduce the carbon footprint of … [continue] The environmental impact of inhalers
Hawthorn Medical Centre no longer uses Doctorlink. Patients with an existing Doctorlink account will still be able to access their account in the event of them wishing to request their … [continue] Doctorlink service ending
All GP practices are required to declare the mean net earnings (eg. Average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice. This is required in … [continue] GP average earnings 2019 / 2020
The opening times for registrations are: Monday to Thursday 10:00am – 12:30pm and 1:45pm – 4:00pm. The Registration Department is closed on Fridays at this current time.
We are no longer able to book your COVID vaccinations for you. You will be invited to book your vaccines as you become eligible and you should phone 119 to … [continue] CORONAVIRUS – VACCINATION UPDATE
Hawthorn Newsletter – 5 – December 2020
Only those patients that meet the government’s new criteria will receive “shielding” letter from NHSE. The criteria have changed since the first wave of shielding so some patients that received … [continue] Shielding Patients
We will be asking every patient if they are happy to share their medical record with other users of they same clinical system. This is for the purpose of giving … [continue] Sharing your information with other healthcare professionals
From July 2019 we are introducing DoctorLink as an opportunity to direct our patients to the best care available to them. Therefore, we are inviting all of our patients aged 16+ to sign … [continue] Doctorlink
Patients can order their repeat prescriptions over the telephone via a convenient service called Prescription Ordering Direct (POD). All it takes is a quick and simple telephone call – there is no … [continue] Order your repeat prescriptions by telephone