OUR NEXT HEALTH EVENT, ORGANISED BY THE OAKS PATIENT VOICE COMMITTEE IS TO TAKE PLACE VIRTUALLY ON 11th November 2021 from 7.30pm until 9.30pm.
The event will focus on ‘Wellbeing after Covid’ and speakers from Sevenoaks District Council’s One You project will be highlighting the benefits of maintaining a healthy weight, smoking cessation, the benefits of exercise etc This event is open to patients from other local surgeries - please do join us. To register for this event, please send an email to email@example.com
Prescriptions, the POD and the Healthera App
We apologise for any confusion for patients with their continued use of the Healthera App. The POD is discontinuing its use of this APP from 30th September. They are encouraging patients to use the NHS App for their repeat medication requests, as this also gives patients access to eConsult for telephone appointment requests, their vaccine passport for COVID-19 and much more. We support the POD in asking patients to register for the NHS App as soon as posible. Suffering technical issues? Please click here for help.
No urine samples will be accepted after 11am each day unless specifically requested urgently by the surgery. This is so that samples that need to be sent on to the microbiology laboratory can be collected each morning for analysis.
Face Coverings to Remain in GP Practices after 19th July 2021
Masks and social distancing rules will remain mandatory in all healthcare settings beyond 19 July, NHS England has confirmed today.
Public Health England’s (PHE) infection prevention control guidelines and hospital visiting guidance are set to remain in place for staff and visitors, even as restrictions are eased elsewhere.
NHSE said today (15 July) that visitors will need to abide these rules in ‘GP practices, dental practices, optometrists and pharmacies to ensure patients and staff are protected’.
About the General Practice Data for Planning and Research data collection
We are aware that there has been much in the media about GPDPR. Please follow the links to further information from the NHS and why your data matters to them. There is also a section on mythbusting social media posts about the national data opt-out. If you do wish to opt out of the service you may do so online or by downloading, signing and returning your opt out form to the practice. You may also change your mind.
Important Changes to Car Parking Outside The Practice
Please don’t forget to pay for your parking
Automatic Number Plate Recognition Cameras in Action in the CCP Car Park.
ANPR Cameras were to be fitted in the private CCP Car Park outside the practice on Monday 15th February. Please ensure that you pay to park to avoid any fines and take note of the notices displayed by CCP Car Parks. Disabled blue badge holders do need to pay to use the car park. The car park machines take cash and debit/credit cards and there is an app that can be used called Tap2Pay.
The Oaks Partnership is not liable for any fines that may be imposed by CCP as a result of not paying for parking.