GMS Contractual Requirement and Statement of Intent Offering and promoting Patient Online services by March 2015

Practice contact details

Surgery Name: Branch End Surgery

Address: Main Road, Stocksfield, Northumberland NE43 7LL

Telephone: 01661 842626

Email Address: cmettham@nhs.net 

Current online patient services

GP System Supplier – SystmOne

GP System Version –

Patient online access(GMS Schedule 6, part 5, new paragraph 74C, PMS Schedule 5, part 5, paragraph 70D)http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2014/465/regulation/8/made (GMS)http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2014/465/regulation/14/made (PMS)
4J (n). Patients at this practice can book appointments online. Yes
4K (n). Patients at this practice can order their repeat prescriptions online.            Yes
4L (n). Patients at this practice can access summary information from their medical record online. No
 

 Signed – Dr L Corbett

 Title: Senior GP Partner

Practice Plan GMS / PMS 2014/2015

Practice contact details                                                   

Surgery Name: Branch End Surgery

Address: Main Road, Stocksfield, Northumberland NE43 7LL              

Telephone: 01661 842626                                                 

Email address: cmettham@nhs.net

Website: www.branchendsurgery.co.uk

Current online patient services

GP System Supplier – SystmOne

GP System Version –

Plan to meet GMS / PMS 2014-15 Contractual Requirement for Patient online Service

 This practice currently offers patients’ facilities to book, view, amend, cancel and print appointments online.

 This practice currently offers the facility for all patients to order online, view and print a list of their repeat prescriptions or medicines and appliances.

 This practice plans to offer patients facilities to view on line, export or print any summary information from their record, relating to medications, allergies, adverse reactions and any other items agreed between the practice and individual patient, from March 2015, subject to the availability of NHS GP systems and software.

 We will publicise and promote our online services to our practice patients through the practice website, practice waiting room leaflets, posters and the Patient Participation Group from October 2014.

  Planned activity Date 
1 Agree the initial small group of patients to use access to records  September 2014
2 Write up practice policies and internal staff awareness sessions  October 2014
3 Prepare promotion and information activities for the patientsReview any nationally provided supportive material from RCGP/NHS EnglandTrain relevant staff for access (i.e. reception) November 2014
4 Commence summary information access to records for patients in practice who request this.Publicise online services to patients through website and PPG December 2014 onwards