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Dates Our Surgeries Are Closed:

25th December 2018

26th December 2018

We will be CLOSED between 1-4pm for training purposes on

Thursday 15th November 2018

Please contact Out Of Hours for any emergencies during those times on 03001230762

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For information on GDPR which replaced The Data Protection Act on 25.05.2018, please see the link on the right hand side of the screen,or click here.

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Appointments at Posterngate Surgery

We understand it can be confusing to work out who you need to book an appointment with for certain problems. We have produced a leaflet for patients to give some idea of who to book in with to make things a bit easier. You can find this leaflet under 'Appointments' at the top of the page, and then in the tab 'Who to book with'.

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Did you know that chemists offer a delivery service for patients?  For more information please speak to one of the local chemists

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Please let the Surgery know if you would like to receive text message reminders of your booked appointments

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We want to encourage patients to give their views about how the practice is doing. If you are interested in finding out more information, please click on the 'Sign up for our Patient Group' link below.

If you would like to become a member of the Patient Participation Group, please contact the Surgery for more information.

Registering with the practice

PreRegistrationIf you wish to register with the practice you will need to come into the surgery to collect the paperwork you are required to complete.

In addition, we also need you to provide proof of identification (preferably photo ID) such as a passport or drivers licence.  You will also need to provide proof of your address, such as a recent utility bill.

When returning your new patient forms you will be required to take a seat in the waiting room whilst the Reception Team register your details. As this is a new registration system for the practice, please allow sufficient time for us to accurately complete this process and address any queries which may arise with you.


Summary Care Record - your emergency care summary

The NHS in England has introduced the Summary Care Record, which is used in emergency care situations. 

The record will contain information about any medicines you are taking, allergies you suffer from, and any bad reactions to medicines you have had, to ensure those caring for you have enough information to treat you safely.  This information will be available to authorised healthcare staff providing your care anywhere in England. 

We recommend that you read the links below for more detailed information about the summary care record.  You can also get more information by visiting or by telephoning the helpline on 0300 123 3020.

Summary Care Record - your emergency care summary

Opt-Out Form

Opt-In Form

Enhanced Data Sharing Model (eDSM)

The eDSM is a programme whereby patient records can be shared across other parts of the NHS.

It is different from the ‘summary care records’ which aims to share important data, such as your medication history, sensitivities and allergies.

This new change will mean that subject to your consent, all your GP records, including every recorded consultation, can be shared.  If you agree, your GP records will be shared out into a pool and other units, again with your permission, can view all your clinical records.

For more information on this, please click here to read our leaflet to give you more information as to what this model involves. You will need to also complete the form below. You can change your mind at any point in regards to sharing your records.

eDSM Consent Form

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