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BLOCKLANE Surgery will close for Half Day Education Training on the First Wednesday of each month From 12:00pm

AND

Re-Open Thursday at 8am

Any changes to date will be updated on the Website

Thank you

 

 


NOTICE TO ALL PATIENTS

I am delighted to advise you that with effect from 1st July 2020 I have been joined by two further doctors to provide medical services to you. These two doctors will become Partners of the Practice with me. The new doctors are Dr Wasim who was until recently a salaried GP working at the Practice and Dr Nazir, who has previously been at the Practice as a GP Registrar and Locum GP.

 


NOTICE TO PATIENTS

OUR TEMPORARY phone line for patient use which is 0161 628 5604 will be withdrawn AFTER Friday 10th July 2020.


APPOINTMENT SUSPENSION

Due to risk of Coronavirus infection. Following local and national guidance we are no longer able to book routine appointments. If you have a routine appointment booked with a GP, this will now be a TELEPHONE CONSULTATION. Please DO NOT come to the Practice unless you are asked to do so by a Doctor. Routine and emergency telephone appointments are available everyday but not pre bookable


Our doors are closed for the foreseeable future. Please only attend the surgery if asked by a GP/Nurse. Samples & correspondence can be posted through the letter box. Our phone lines are still open

Thank you - We are here to help and support you.


Links to Novel Coronavirus resources below.

We just wanted to share a few useful links with you about Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). These links share information relevant for patients. 

Latest News


Lockdown

Face Cover in Public

Walk in Covid Test Centre

MillTown Alliance (Cluster West)

EConsult

Domestic Abuse Campaign

Parent Guide

 

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Spotting sepsis

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Oldham Dementia Action Alliance

Block Lane Surgery is proud to announce that it is part of the Oldham Dementia Action Alliance.  Information can be found using the following website link.

http://www.dementiaaction.org.uk/local_alliances/5115_oldham_dementia_action_alliance

 

GP Telephone Consultations

Demand for appointments commonly outstrips supply in General Practice; if you would like to speak to a Doctor without attending the surgery, certain medical advice can be given over the telephone.

A number of telephone consultation slots are available each day for patients to speak with Doctors if they do not need face-to-face consultations (e.g. to discuss results, medications, problems or advice).  Please understand that our Patient Services Team will ask you what your call is about so they can let the Doctor know in advance.  Some conditions (e.g. rash) may not be suitable for a telephone consultation and you may be advised that you need to make an appointment to come in and see a Doctor.

Please see the Telephone Consultations tab under further information section for more information regarding telephone consultations.

Patients under 5 years old

All children under 5 years old will be able to access a doctor the same day, this will either be via telephone or with a face to face appointment.

ONLINE SERVICES

The Practice offers a range of online services, such as ordering prescriptions, booking appointments, view allergies and immunisation status. Ask at reception how to obtain a login to access these services.

 

 

How the Health and Social Care Information Centre plans to use your data

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We Value Your Feedback – read about the Friends and Family Test

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Viewing Online Medical Records

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Wrapping Care Around You A guide to community healthcare changes in Oldham

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Are you attending an ophthalmology (eye) clinic?

Read more here

Detail Coded Record Access

From April 2016 practices will be required to also offer online access to all detailed information, i.e. information that is held in a coded form within the patient’s medical record. The appropriate application form must be completed prior to any online access being enabled.

The practice reserves the right to review and remove access at any point in the future if it is thought that it is in the best interests of the patient or if the services are being misused.

For further information on how to enable Detail Coded Record Access please speak to reception.

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