Welcome To Kingsfold Medical Centre
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We are open and continue to provide services as we have done throughout the pandemic. This means that for patients, their GP practice is open and providing GP services, with face to face appointments available to those who need them.
The threat of infection from COVID-19 still exists within our communities, and locally patients are being asked to continue to follow guidance in place and take the necessary precautions such as wearing face coverings and practicing good hygiene.
GP practice buildings are public buildings and as such must be kept covid-secure. We already have a process in place for managing entry into the premises to help minimise the risk of anybody spreading the virus. Please continue to follow this.
New ways of providing GP services have been introduced in order to maintain access to your GP practice team while protecting you, others and staff. Triage (making an assessment of your condition and prioritising care accordingly) is an important part of how GP practices work. This has always been in place but has been vitally important during the pandemic.
The majority of common conditions can be assessed and diagnosed by your Doctor by telephone or video consultation. They are experienced and skilled in doing this. Using technology like this will help to protect you, your family and loved ones - and GP practice staff from the potential risk of the virus. For many people, telephone and video consultations offer a more convenient way of speaking with a healthcare professional.
We have been busy throughout the pandemic continuing to provide support to patients as well as being an important part of the COVID-19 vaccine delivery programme. Patients are being reminded that staff are here to help and should be treated with kindness and respect.
Please note that as from the 1st June 2021, you will no longer be able to order prescriptions via telephone at the surgery.
This was put in place as a temporary measure due to the pandemic, but as we have now opened our front door again, we can now start looking at reverting back to original ordering methods.
You can order a repeat prescription via email, using one of the patient app’s such as myGP or the NHS app, or alternatively we will have a prescription box in reception for you to drop your repeat slip into.
Information from the Care Quality Commission
Our practice is inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure we are meeting essential standards of quality and safety.
This widget provides a summary of the results of the latest checks carried out by the CQC.