FACCINI HOUSE SURGERY - LATEST PRACTICE NEWS

 

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  • GP AND NURSE CLINICS AVAILABLE IN EVENINGS AND WEEKENDS AT 2 LOCATIONS IN SUTTON SEE HERE FOR DETAILS
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OCTOBER & NOVEMEBER 2019

         WE WILL BE HOLDING A COMMUNITY EVENT FOR OUR COPD PATIENTS ON 15/10/19. EVENT ORGANISED BY SUTTON GP FEDERATION AND INVITES WILL BE GOING OUT IN EARLY OCTOBER.

         WE CONTINUE TO PROMOTE OUR HUB SERVICES, ONLY 6 PATIENTS USED THE HUB IN THE LAST 3 MONTHS. THE SERVICE IS FOR ALL OUR PATIENTS AND WE ENCOURAGE ITS USE IN THE EVENINGS AND WEEKENDS.

         FLU CLINICS WILL BE SCHEDULED IN OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER DUE To THE LATE DELIVERY OF VACCINES TO THE PRACTICE.

         WE ADVISE PATIENTS TO GET THE FLU JABS FROM LOCAL PHARMACIES. SOME CAN ARRANGE HOME VISITS TO HOUSEBOUND PATIENTS.

AUGUST & SEPTEMBER 2019

         PROMOTING OUR COPD PAM PROJECT, ASKING COPD PATIENTS HOW WELL THEY LOOK AFTER THEMSELVES WITH THEIR CONDITION AND TO MEET WITH THE PHARMACIST AND NURSE TO GET A BETTER UNDERSTANDING

         CONTINUE TO PROMOTE MMR VACCINATIONS

         START TO PROMOTE THE USE OF HUB APPOINTMENTS FOR EVENING AND WEEKEND APPOINTMENTS FOR OUR PATIENTS.

         THE HUB HAS NURSE AND DOCTOR APPOINTMENTS AND IS BEST SUITED TO PROVIDE CHANGE OF DRESSING, WOUND MANAGEMENT, CERVICAL SMEARS AND NHS HEALTH CHECKS. APPOINTMENTS CAN BE BOOKED BY CALLING THE NUMBER BELOW ON THE WEEKEND.

JULY 2019

         PROMOTING MMR VACCINATIONS FOR CHILDREN. NHS ENGLAND HAS STATED THERE IS AN INCREASED NUMBER OF MEASLES CASES IN THE UK. THE PRACTICE IS CONTACTING ALL PARENTS OF CHILDREN WHO HARE NOT UP TO DATE AND INVITING THEM TO HAVE THE VACCINATION.

JUNE 2019

         WE HAVE JOINED THE CARSHALTON LOCALITY PRIMARY CARE NETWORK (PCN). ALL GP PRACTICES WERE TOLD TO FORM INTO NETWORKS OF 30,000 - 50,000 PATIENTS. THESE PCN'S WOULD THEN BE ABLE OT PROVIDE SHARED SERVICES FOR THEIR POPULATIONS. THIS IS STILL BEING DEVELOPED AND WE SHALL UPDATE ON ANY NEW DEVELOPMENTS.

         COPD PATIENT ACTIVATION - WE WILL BE RUNNING A PROJECT TO HELP COPD PATIENTS BETTER UNDERSTAND AND MANAGE THEIR ILLNESSES. COPD IS A LIFELONG CONDITION AND MANY PATIENTS ACROSS SUTTON ARE STRUGGLING WITH THIS. THE OBJECTIVE IS TO ALLOW THEM TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THEIR CONDITIONS OS THEY CAN BETTER MANAGE THEIR LIFESTYLES, USE THEIR MEDICATION CORRECTLY AND HAVE GREATER CONFIDENCE IN THE MANAGEMENT OF THEIR CONDITION.

MAY 2019

         WE ARE RUNNING CAMPAIGNS TO IMPROVE THE UPTAKE OF MMR VACCINATIONS.

         NHS ENGLAND HAS REPORTED AN INCREASED NUMBER OF CASES OF MEASLES IN THE UK AND WE ARE PROMOTING VACCINATIONS FOR ALL CHILDREN THAT HAVE NOT HAD THE VACCINATIONS.

         OVER 75 CARE PLANNING - WE ARE ADVISING ALL OUR ELDERLY PATIENTS TO REVIEW THEIR HEALTHCARE NEEDS AND MAKE ARRANGEMENTS FOR THEIR CARE. THEY HAVE BEEN SENT A LETTER INFORMING THEM OF OUR SERVICES AND LOCAL COMMUNITY AND SOCIALS SERVICE DEPARTMENTS THAT MAY ALSO OFFER HELP.

APRIL 2019

         DEMENTIA AWARENESS SESSION BEING HELD AT FACCINI HOUSE SURGERY ON 11/04/2019 AT 1PM.

MARCH 2019

         OUR ANNUAL PPG MEETING WILL TAKE PLACE ON FRIDAY 29/03/19 AT 12:00, ALL PATIENTS ARE WELCOME

         CONNECTING YOUR CARE CAMPAIGN FROM SUTTON CCG AND NHS SOUTHWEST LONDON WANT TO SHARE PATIENT DATA AMONGST SEVERAL HEALTH AND CARE SYSTEMS. THE DATA WILL BE TAKEN UNLESS THE PATIENT OPTS OUT. WE HAVE POSTERS IN THE WAITING ROOM AND ON OUR WEBSITE. IF PATIENTS WISH TO OPT OUT, AND NOT ALLOW THEIR DATA TO BE SHARED THEY WILL NEED TO COMPLETE THE FORM AND SEND IT TO NHS SOUTHWEST LONDON.

         DEMENTIA AWARENESS SESSION BEING HELD AT FACCINI HOUSE SURGERY ON 29/03/2019 AT 1PM.

FEBRUARY 2019

         OUR CQC REPORT IS PUBLISHED AND OUR PRACTICE HAS RECEIVED A GOOD RATING IN ALL AREAS FOR ALL POPULATION GROUPS

         THANK YOU TO ALL OUR PATIENTS AND PPG MEMBERS WHO WORKED WITH US TO ACHIEVE THIS RATING.

JANUARY  2019

         WE ARE EXPECTING A CQC INSPECTION ON 29/01/2019. PATIENTS ARE WELCOME TO MEET THE INSPECTORS AT THE PRACTICE OR SUBMIT THEIR COMMENTS FOR THEM IN THE COMMENT BOX AT RECEPTION.

         PATIENTS AND CARERS ARE WELCOME TO A DEMENTIA AWARENESS MEETING AT THE PRACTICE AT 10AM ON THURSDAY 3 JANUARY - NOTICES IN THE WAITING ROOM

HOLIDAY AND NEW YEAR OPENING

         WISHING ALL OUR PATIENTS A HAPPY HOLIDAY AND A HAPPY THE NEW YEAR

         THE SURGERY WILL BE CLOSED ON CHRISTMAS, BOXING AND NEW YEARS DAYS.

         IF YOU NEED HELP OVER THE HOLIDAYS YOU CAN CALL

o        NHS 111 - AVAILABLE 24 HOURS A DAY ON THE HOLIDAYS JUST DIAL 111

o        GP AND NURSE APPOINTMENTS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE SUTTON HUBS ON CHRISTMAS, BOXING AND NEW YEARS DAY YOU CAN MAKE AN APPOINTMENT BY CALLING 07578 813 838

o        YOU CAN FIND AN OPEN PHARMACY BY SEARCHING HERE

DECEMBER 2018

         PPG MEETING on 28/12/18 at 12pm  - ALL PATIENTS WELCOME NOTICES IN THE WAITING ROOM

         FRAIL PATIENTS REVIEWED PRIOR TO CHRISTMAS

         HOUSEBOUND PATIENTS MISSED BY DISTRICT NURSES OFFERED FLU JABS.

         NEWSLETTER PUBLISHED ON WEBSITE AND WAITING ROOM

NOVEMBER 2018

         DIABETIC PATIENTS WHO HAVE CHANGED BLOOD MONITORS INVITED TO CLINICS ON HOW TO USE NEW MONITORS

         CERVICAL SMEAR REMINDERS SENT TO PATIENTS: MORE INFORMATION ON CERVICAL SMEARS AND THEIR IMPORTANCE CAN BE FOUND HERE

         DISTRICT NURSES OFFERING FLU JABS TO HOUSEBOUND PATIENTS

OCTOBER 2018

         FLU CLINICS RUNNING AT THE PRACTICE, TEXT MESSAGES AND TELEPHONE CALLS INVITING ELIGIBLE PATIENT TO HAVE THEIR FLU JAB

         BOWEL CANCER SCREENING INVITATIONS SENT TO PATIENTS NOT RETURNING THEIR SAMPLE KITS, MORE INFORMATION ON BOWEL CANCER CAN BE FOUND HERE

         CAMPAIGN TO GET PATIENTS USING ONLINE SERVICES, IT ALLOWS GREATER MANAGEMENT OF APPOINTMENTS, REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS, ADVICE AND KEEPING THEIR RECORD UP TO DATE. MORE ADVICE CAN BE FOUND HERE

SEPTEMBER 2018

         PPG MEETING

         FLU CAMPAIGN INVITATIONS SENT TO PATIENTS, OVER 65'S ADVISED TO HAVE NEW FLUAD INJECTION. FLU CLINICS SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER

         PLEASE BOOK YOUR FLU JAB - PROTECT YOURSELF AND OTHERS

         INVITATIONS TO MMR VACCINATIONS SENT FOR CHILDREN CURRENTLY WITHOUT PROTECTION. THERE HAVE BEEN OUTBREAKS OF MEASLES IN THE UK AND WE ADVISE ALL CHILDREN TO BE VACCINATED. MORE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND HERE

JULY 2018

         WEBSITE UPDATED PPG INFORMATION SECTION ADDED

         OUR FIRST NEWSLETTER PUBLISHED