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The Oaks Surgery

The Oaks Surgery
Nightingale Way
Swanley
Kent
BR8 7UP

Routine and Emergency - 01322 668775

Routine appointments - 01322 668833

Fax - 01322 668010

E-mail - gp.g82225@nhs.net

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Welcome to the website for

The Oaks Surgery

 

We are an NHS general practice providing services to the community of Swanley and surrounding villages. We hope you will find the surgery welcoming and helpful, and welcome any suggestions for improving the service or this website. Please use the Contact us form

 

Flu clinics

We are now taking bookings for our flu clinics. They will be held on Saturday mornings 23rd September, 7th and 21st October. If you are over 65 years or have a long term condition such as asthma, heart disease, COPD or diabetes you are eligble for the flu vaccine. Please ring to book an appointment. Having this done at the surgery helps us keep your records up to date

 

Dr. Rush's patients

Dr Bains will take over Dr. Rush's list of patient on her return from maternity leave in May 2018. Until then her patients will be looked after by 3 locums: Dr Patel, Dr. Bull and Dr Agyeman-Badu

 

Dr Lunt's Sabbatical Leave

Dr Lunt will be on sabbatical leave from 28th October 2017 to 6th January 2018.

You will be offered an appointment with other doctors who are here during Dr Lunt's leave.

 

Repeat prescription reordering

From 18th April 2017 repeat prescription requests will be processed by the NHS Prescription Ordering Direct Service and the practice will no longer take requests for repeat prescriptions from your pharmacy.

You will need to phone the POD service on 0300 131 1100 to order your medicines instead of phoning or visiting your pharmacy to make an order. The POD will arrange for your prescription to be sent electronically to a pharmacy of your choice and dispensed as normal.

This is a pilot service being run by DGS & Swale CCG’s for 12 months, alongside other GP Practices. This will help to deliver improved care to patients and reduce medicines waste. The CCG, on behalf of the practice, will process your personal data (with your consent) in order to review and manage your repeat prescription.


Patient services online

Our Vision online service has been migrated to the new Patient Services website:

www.patient-services.co.uk on 18th January.The new website is faster, easier to use and works on smartphones and tablets as well as computers. You will need to change any shortcuts you have created to the new website although you will be redirected from the Vision online website for a period of time. 

 

To register for online services please download the registration form  from this website or collect from reception. You will need to provide proof of address and ID.

 

Repeat prescription ordering will be through Patient services. You can continue to use the Prescription request form on this website for non-repeat items but will need to provide additional information for each drug requested.

 

We regret that we are no longer accepting registrations for under 16 year olds because of the difficult issues of consent and confidentiality for 11-16 year olds under current legislation.

It is also possible to view a summary of your records if you choose to enable this on registration. Currently it is only possible to view allergy and prescription records, but it is planned to expand this to include a summary of your test results and medical history from 31st March 2016 with appropriate consent.


Friends and family test results for August 2017

131 Extremely likely to recommend

79 Likely

15 Neither likely nor unlikely

16  Unlikely

14 Extremely unlikely

2 Don't know


We'd like to contact you!

We are hoping to use texts and emails increasingly to contact you instead of letters. Please could you ensure we have your current contact details. If you do not want us to contact you in this way please let us know and we will amend your record appropriately.


CQC ratings

We have been inspected by the Care Quality Commission and rated Good in all areas. Click here for the ratings poster.


Minor surgery

Funding has recently been withdrawn for GP minor surgery cosmetic procedures such as removal of moles where there is no suspicion of cancer. Regrettably this will greatly curtail the service we have been providing. We can still remove lesions where there is repeated infection or bleeding and we would still encourage you to see us if there has been any change in an existing mole


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