Flu Clinics 2017
WE ARE NOW BOOKING FOR THE FOLLOWING DATES:
- Wednesday 27th September 2.30-5
- Saturday 30th September 8-12
Some people are at higher risk of very serious illness or even death if they develop flu which is why the Department of Health recommends a flu vaccination every year for people who:-
- Are aged 65 and over
- Have diabetes
- Are pregnant
- Suffer with COPD
- Suffer with asthma
Or those with long term conditions affecting:-
- The heart
- The kidneys
- The liver
- Immune system
Abridge surgery are waiting for your call on 01992 812 961
ABRIDGE SURGERY HOSPITAL DISCHARGE PRESCRIPTIONS
Please be aware that the Surgery will no longer be fulfilling any hospital discharge or outpatient prescriptions in accordance with West Essex CCG requirements.
Any prescriptions that have been given to you upon hospital discharge or from outpatients must be fulfilled by the discharging hospital and NOT Abridge Surgery.
Unfortunately if you present your hospital discharge prescription at the Surgery you will be asked to return to the hospital to collect your medication.
Thank you in advance for your understanding
Abridge Surgery & West Essex CCG
In accordance with NHS England guidance, our patient referrals may be discussed with colleagues and West Essex CCG representatives.
Great news and thank you!
We wanted to share with you the fantastic feedback that we have received from the recent GP Patient Survey 2015-2016.
Our practice is in the top 20% of practices across England for overall patient satisfaction.
The GP Patient Survey is an independent survey run by Ipsos MORI on behalf of NHS England. The survey is sent out to over a million people across the UK. The results show how people feel about their GP practice.
The survey results can be found at:https://gp-patient.co.uk/
What this practice does best
85% of respondents find it easy to get through to this surgery by phone
Local (CCG) average: 64% National average: 73%
65% of respondents with a preferred GP usually get to see or speak to that GP
Local (CCG) average: 53% National average: 59%
93% of respondents describe their overall experience of this surgery as good
Local (CCG) average: 82% National average: 85%
Dr Douglas Colvin & Dr Ben Isinkaye
How To Contact Us
37 Ongar Road
Tel: 01992 812961
The surgery telephone lines are open:
Monday 8.00am - 6.30pm
Tuesday 8.00am - 6.30pm
Wednesdays 8.00am - 1.00pm
Thursday 8.00am - 6.30pm
Friday 8.00am - 6.30pm
Please see our Surgery Times page for more details
AFTERNOON APPOINTMENTS FROM 3.30PM ARE FOR EMERGENCIES ONLY
Unfortunately, any patient who arrives 15 minutes late won’t be seen that day and will have to re-book
Out of Hours
Click here for the information on who to contact when the surgery is closed.
As of 1st March, 2017, patients can now self-refer for Physiotherapy by calling 01279 827 404. Your call will be triaged and a Consultant may contact you if appropriate.
The surgery is accessible by wheelchair and has disabled toilet facilities.
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