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NHS Doctors Surgery,
Lander Medical practice,Truro Health Park, Infirmary Hill, TRURO
Tel: 01872 246810
and Threemilestone Branch Surgery, Pengelly Way, Threemilestone, Truro
Tel: 01872 272266
Practice News: further information available by clicking Latest News above!
The flu clinic season is nearly upon us and we have Saturday clinics available at the Truro Health Park and the branch surgery at Threemilestone.
Truro Health Park:
Please telephone 01872 246810 to book in.
We are currently running a survey regarding the Practice - if you could spare a few moments to complete this we would be very grateful for your feedback. You will find the survey at the bottom of the screen 'Online Services'. Thank you.
SUMMARY CARE RECORDS GO LIVE 22 October 2014
Summary Care Records are being introduced to improve the safety and quality of patient care. Because the Summary Care Record is an electronic record, it will give healthcare staff faster, easier access to essential information about you, and help to give you safe treatment during an emergency or when your GP surgery is closed.
A Summary Care Record is an electronic record that is stored at a central location, and will only contain important health information such as:
- whether you're taking any prescription medication
- whether you have any allergies
- whether you've previously had a bad reaction to any medication
Access to your Summary Care Record will be strictly controlled. The only people who can see the information will be healthcare staff directly involved in your care who have a special smartcard and access number (like a chip and pin credit card). Healthcare staff will always ask your permission every time they need to look at your Summary Care Record.
For more information about Summary Care Records, visit the website: www.nhscarerecords.nhs.uk.
YOUR GP CARES (BMA CAMPAIGN)
'Your GP Cares' so lets 'Put Patients First - Back General Practice '
The number of patients needing to see their GP is increasing, yet investment in general practice has
reached an historical low and patient care is now at risk of being compromised.
In response, the Royal College of GPs (RCGP) and the National Association for Patient Participation
(N.A.P.P.), launched the 'Put patients first: Back general practice' campaign.
At the same time, to raise the profile of the situation, the British Medical Association (BMA) has launched its 'Your GP Cares' Campaign
WE NEED YOUR HELP! Please share this link as far and wide as possible. The BMA are running a national campaign ‘Your GP Cares’. The campaign explains the crises that General Practice is currently facing and the fact that we are aware of the… problems that patients are having at present with regards to getting an appointment. The campaign explains the reasons why we can’t “just get another Doctor” and why that is not the long-term solution. We need you, as patients, to have your say by contacting local MPs and getting involved in the campaign.
View the campaign video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iy4CVGlSDP8
TRURO HEALTH PARK NECK AND BACK PHYSIOTHERAPY SERVICE
This service is available to all NHS patients experiencing beck or back pain of less than 12 months duration. Ask your GP for a referral to t his service. Telephone us on: 01872 246825
(This is a service run jointly by the Physiotherapy Staff from Lander Medical Practice and Threespires Medical Practice)
Changes to telephone prescription ordering:
From 1st April 2014 the prescription telephone request line will no longer be available in the mornings. However, the afternoon time will be extended and someone will be available to take your request between 2pm - 5pm. The prescription line telephone number is: 01872 246812
NEW ON-LINE SERVICES AVAILABLE
BOOKING APPOINTMENTS AND ORDERING REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS FROM YOUR COMPUTER
see Appointments page and Repeat Prescriptions page for registration information. You need only register once to access both appointments and repeat prescriptions.
NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.
The practice is offering a free text messaging service. If you wish to receive appointment reminders, please make sure we have your mobile number.
You can find our Truro surgery in the brand new purpose-built offices within the Truro Health Park, situated at the old Truro City Hospital site. We also have a branch doctors surgery at Threemilestone, with appointments available every day. The practice team of doctors, clinical staff and administration staff take pride in providing the highest standard of healthcare at the Lander Medical practice. We run many clinics for the management of chronic diseases such as asthma and diabetes and offer a wide variety of other medical services including physiotherapy, antenatal and postnatal care, contraception, minor surgery and childhood vaccinations. At present we hold the EEFO level one award for services to young persons aged between 13-19 years.The doctors also offer annual health checks for patients with learning disabilities, dementia and mental health problems. Traditional values are combined with modern advances at this surgery, whilst encouraging patients to be active participants in the care they receive. Covering Truro and surrounding areas.
We hope that you will use our website to make the best use of the services we provide at the Surgery. Have a browse through our website and if you would like to send us some feedback please do so, we would appreciate it. If you have any questions about the Surgery that are not available on these pages please contact the website administrator firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Ian Radford
Dr Martin Falkner
Dr Adam Paynter
Dr Matt Leigh
Dr Peter Boyle
Dr Tom Weake
Dr Cathy Laing
Dr Beth McCarron-Nash
Dr Johanna Gilfillan
Dr Sue McEvoy
Dr Jane Gormley
The Lander Medical practice is registered with the C-Card scheme as a distribution centre.
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Important: We are changing the system for ordering repeat prescriptions. Learn More...
(Site updated 10/09/2014)