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 2016-2017.
This is more great news which puts Abridge Surgery in the top 30% 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
The Patient Survey Results 2016/17 have been published.
The overall patient experience who thought our service was ‘good’ is 91.2%
· 98% of respondents had confidence and trust in the last nurse they saw or spoke to (local & national average 97%)
· 92% of patients find receptionists at this surgery helpful (local average 84% & national average 87%)
· 97% of patients say they had confidence and trust in the last GP they saw or spoke to (local & national average 95%)
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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