Archive | November, 2014

Telephone and CCTV Systems

The telephone system now records all telephone conversations and the CCTV system will record conversations at the reception desk.  This facility will be used as a training  and quality assessment tool and can also be used as a varification of telephone or face to face conversations between the patient and receptionist if required.

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Text Messaging Facility

The practice has the facility to text appointment reminders and updates to your mobile telephone.  If you would like to receive such reminders please advise the reception staff of your up to date mobile telephone number and remember to keep the practice informed if you change your mobile number.  We will need written or verbal […]

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Travel Vaccines

The practice offers travel vaccine advice together with appropriate vaccinations.  Tetanus, Typhoid and Hepatitis A Vaccines can be provided free of charge.  However, not all vaccines can by provided under NHS and therefore charges will be made for such vaccines as Rabies, Japanese Encephalitis, Tick Borne Encephalitis, Cholera and Hepatitis B for the purpose of travel.  […]

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NHS Health Check

It is possible to calculate an individual heart disease risk score for people aged between 40 and 75.  This screening is now available free at Granton Medical Centre. You will have an initial appointment with a Health Care Assistant where you will have your blood pressure, height, weight, waist measurement and blood tests taken. These include cholesterol, blood sugar ( […]

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