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LOW BACK PAIN SERVICE - GETUBETTER 

Get the new Wandsworth GetUbetter App and then get your logon code via this weblink. This will open up a whole range of local services including physiotherapy for low back pain.


BETH JAMES MATERNITY LEAVE

Dr James is now off on maternity leave. We wish her and her new son very well. We will have 2 GPs, Dr Rizvia Khan and Dr Sally Monk to help us while she is away.

RESTRICTIONS TO PRESCRIBING

In line with NHS England’s guidance on conditions for which over-the-counter items should not be routinely prescribed, SW London CCG’s do not support routine prescribing of medicines available over the counter. Please click and read the following attachments providing more detail on this.

Self limiting and minor health conditions

 https://www.swlmcg.nhs.uk/Policies/Self%20Care/SWL%20Position%20statement%20Self%20care%20and%20OTC%20products%20November%20v1%202018.pdf

Bath and shower emollients

 http://www.wandsworthccg.nhs.uk/aboutus/Prescribing%20Guidelines%20v20/Bath%20and%20Shower%20Emollient%20Prescribing%20Position%20Statement.pdf

Hay fever treatments

Hay Fever self treatment Guide

NEW accuRx SMS TEXT MESSAGING SERVICE

We have a new text messaging service, so that we can send you short messages directly from our clinical computer system. The heading will be accuRx, but the text will show it comes from one of us at Lavender Hill. It should make it easier for us to communicate with you, but you can't text back on it. You can use the GP apps or email or phone as before.

CONNECTED HEALTH PROVIDERS IN SOUTH EAST LONDON

We now have access to the computerised medical records of our patients who get services in Lambeth and Southwark, mainly Guys and St Thomas' Hospitals. Those providers in South East London will also be able to see selected parts of your GP record, to streamline your care with them.

For more information about their privacy rules click here

CONNECTED HEALTH PROVIDERS IN WANDSWORTH

Shortly, the various hospitals and community health providers including out of hours GPs in Wandsworth are going to be granted read only access to your GP medical record when they are seeing you, so that your treatment can be appropriate and streamlined. We can already see your records on the St George's Hospital IT system.

Please read the following document to find out more.

Connecting your Care

MATERNITY CARE GUIDANCE

If you find that you are pregnant, take a look at this PDF with the latest local guidance about local maternity care. We offer shared antenatal and postnatal care to all.

My Maternity Journey in South West London

GWT FIT WITH PARKRUN

Take a look at Parkrun

This is a free 5k run that happens on Clapham Common, among other places in London and across the UK – and beyond. 

GOOD RATINGS

We have received good ratings on the national patient survey for 2018. Do take a look: NHS Patient Survey

SUMMARY CARE RECORDS

The Summary Care record procedure has now changed.

To opt out of having a Summary Care record you will now need to visit

www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters

Or call nhs digital on

0300 303 5678

Or email NHS digital on: enquires@nhsdigital.nhs.uk

WANDSWORTH WELLBEING HUB

Book a free appointment with Tisson Dulabdas; your local Community Navigator. Tisson holds clinics at Battersea Fields Practice every Thursday, 1pm-5pm

Tisson can help you to access local services, organisations, charities, activities and self-help groups that are available to help you.

To book an appointment contact the

Wandsworth Wellbeing Hub

(Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm):

Telephone: 0208 812 6700

Email: WACCG.wandsworthhub@nhs.net

Website: www.wandsworthccg.nhs.uk/Hub

SAME DAY APPOINTMENTS - RING EARLY.

You can ring from 8 am for an urgent same day consultation. As the winter gets busier please ring before 10 am so that we can arrange to see you the same morning. It is much more difficult to fit you in if you ring late in the morning. 

NHSGo APP

There is a new app designed for young people aged 10 to 24 years, check it out:

http://www.nhsgo.uk/

FACEBOOK PAGE

We now have a Facebook page which has some further posts if you are interested. You can also rate our services there : 

ONLINE ACCESS TO MEDICAL RECORDS

We have enabled online access to your test results. Do register for online access to your medical record if you have not already done so, via this site or with the app and take a look.

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