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Face Coverings when attending the GP Surgery

If you are asked to come to the surgery for a face to face review/appointment, you will be required to wear a face covering to help keep you and us safe. You can use anything that covers your nose and mouth. Thank you.

Find guidance on how to wear and make a face-covering on GOV.UK.

Mask Exemption Cards for Learning Disabilities

Learning Disability Awareness Week 15th-19th June 2020

https://www.mencap.org.uk/get-involved/learning-disability-week-2020

Face Coverings Information

Stay safe in June

Shielding Update

https://www.keepsafe.org.uk/resources

 

Cervical Smears

We are now accepting appointment bookings for Cervical Smears from the 1st June 2020 please contact the surgery to book an appointment with one of our Practice Nurses

 

** WE HAVE RECEIVED REPORTS OF A POSSIBLE SCAM** Some women are being contacted by text message, claiming to be from the call and recall service to advise they are overdue for cervical screening. The message asks them to call a mobile number and provide personal details.

These messages are not from the NHS Cervical Screening Programme.

If you receive one of these messages, please do not call the mobile number and do not provide your personal details.

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Every Mind Matters

Mental Health Awareness Week

Sleep

  • There are lots simple things you can try to improve your sleep, like going to bed at a similar time each evening, and staying off your phone an hour before bed. Visit Every Mind Matters for more sleep tips and advice #EveryMindMatters #sleep #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek
  • Did you know that staying off your phone an hour before bed can help you get to sleep better? Visit Every Mind Matters for more sleep tips and advice #EveryMindMatters #sleep #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek
  • During #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, it’s important to consider the role of sleep when looking after your mental wellbeing. Visit #EveryMindMatters for simple steps you can take to help improve your sleep.
  • With everything going on at the moment, it can sometimes be tricky to maintain good sleep. We’ve pulled together some simple tips to help you sleep better. Visit Every Mind Matters for more sleep tips and advice #EveryMindMatters #sleep #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek

Links to sleep webpage: https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/coronavirus-how-to-fall-asleep-and-sleep-better

Consult with your Doctor online

We’ve recently launched a new system you can use to check your symptoms and submit forms to us.

Its available online by following the link below or via www.patientaccess.com. All you need to do is click the link and itll take you to an online form where you outline your symptoms. Youll then receive access to tailored and clinically approved articles and videos which will help you self-manage your condition.

The forms are sent directly and securely to us at the practice so we can check your answers and assess whether you need a face-to-face appointment with the GP or not and if not, well give you the advice you need on what to do next.

The forms are tailored to you and theyve all been approved by clinicians so the advice you get is really accurate and helpful.

You can fill in the forms at any time, day or night, so it means you have round the clock access to the information you need to manage your conditions.

Its really simple to use, you can just follow the link below and the forms are clear and easy to understand.

Online Consult link below:

https://www.online-consult.co.uk/org/moorland-medical-centre

Patient Participation Group (PPG)

Patient Participation Group Annual General Meeting 2020

The group have been unable to meet together since the meeting on 3rd March 2020, with the current restrictions in place and the uncertainty when the Social Distancing will be relaxed it has been decided to postpone the Annual General meeting due early June until the group can meet normally again.

In accordance with the Constitution of the PPG 14 days due notice will be posted inviting patients to attend, once a date for the Annual General meeting has been decided.

You can be assured that during the current difficult situation the PPG members are still involved on a regular basis on the developments in the Practice, the Primary Care Network and Health and Social Care throughout northern Staffordshire.

GP Patient Survey Results

The GP Patient Survey is an independent survey run by Ipsos MORI on behalf of NHS England. The survey is sent out to over two million people across the UK. The results show how people feel about their GP practice. Visit our “How do I…?” page to learn more or read our FAQ.

https://www.gp-patient.co.uk/surveysandreports

 

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What is the role of the Patient Participation Group (PPG)?

The PPG are a group of patients who meet, together with health professionals to ensure that patients are given a ‘voice’ within the GP practice. It is the PPG’s responsibility is to ensure that plans, services and activities respond to patient’s priorities and needs. The PPG does not discuss any patient’s personal health details.

Patient Participation Group Leaflet

 

Where and when do we meet?

The meetings take place at Moorland Medical Centre on a Tuesday morning, on ten occasions per year. Subgroups formed from a few PPG members meet more frequently when working on specific projects.

 

Examples of work completed to date

  • Completing annual patient surveys
  • Planning health awareness weeks, held at the surgery which included co-ordinating a range of health specialists and speakers
  • Assisting in obtaining patient feedback to aid the planning of health services
  • Improving access for ambulances visiting the surgery via new road markings

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Getting involved.

Would you like to join the Moorland Medical Centre PPG?

Join us as an active volunteer and use your personal experience to contribute to the planning of local healthcare services. Every member’s contribution is valued and appreciated. It is essential that all information is kept strictly confidential, you would therefore be required to sign a confidentiality agreement prior to starting.

 

Joining the PPG

Email us at, moorland.med@nhs.net

Telephone us on 01538 399008

Or

Pop in to the practice and request a contact form, please return it to the practice when you have completed it.

Visit the Moorland Medical Centre website atwww.moorlandmedicalcentre.co.uk and follow the links.

If you are happy for us to contact you occasionally by email please click the link below to open the sign-up form and complete all the fields.

complete the form Complete the Patient Group Sign-up Form Online

If you prefer, you can download the sign up form as a pdf document, print it out, complete it and return it to the practice.

download the pdf form Download the pdf version of our sign up form

We will be in touch shortly after we receive your form. Please note that no medical information or questions will be responded to.

Many thanks for your assistance


information you supply us will be used lawfully, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to know what information is held about you and sets out rules to make sure that this information is handled properly.

 
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