Litchdon Medical Centre
We are taking on new patients so if you wish to join the practice please contact us to register.
With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website www.litchdonmedicalcentre.co.uk has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.
You can have on line access to login to your records to easily book appointments, cancel appointments, check apointments, request repeat prescriptions or view some of your medical record.
To get a login then please ask Reception who can easily set this up for everyone over 18 years of age and just need to see a form of photo ID.
There are also Apps available for both Android and ITunes to enable access to your records - just search your App store for SystmOnline.
We are now using a messaging system to mobiles and landlines to contact you to remind you about appointments and to invite you to clinics such as flu vaccinations or others as appropriate.
To help us with this please make sure that reception have your up to date land line and mobile telephone numbers.
For information about the surgery, helpful health information and advice you can also follow us on facebook or twitter.
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We have received our CQC report with a rating of outstanding from when they visited the practice in July 15 - click on the links below
CQC rating overview July 2015
CQC report July 2015
We are delighted with the result and thank all staff and patients for their contribution and feedback given to the CQC when they visited in the summer.
More details under further information- CQC information - to the right hand side.
Please click on the below link to view the latest copy of our Litchdon newsletter
Spring 2016 Newsletter
Do you need some debt or money advice and support?
On the first Friday of each month we have an independent debt and money advisor in the surgery - this is a free, impartial and confidential service and you can make an appointment to see Lawrence by contacting reception. Lawrence will give you advice and help you through the process of things related to debt, benefit entitlement, household budget management, court orders and much more. Please contact us if you would like to see him.
This is a partnership with Encompass South West and we are grateful for their support working with us.
We have joined the MINDFUL EMPLOYER charter
This is the charter for employers who are positive about mental health and is a voluntary agreement seeking to support employers in working within the spirit of its positive approach. The charter is one element of the MINDFUL EMPLOYER® initiative which is aimed at increasing awareness of mental health in the workplace and supporting business in recruiting and retaining staff.
MINDFUL EMPLOYER is a UK-wide initiative run by Workways, part of Devon Partnership NHS Trust. More information at www.mindfulemployer.net
Get Well, Keep Well
Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and support staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.
Pharmacists can help with certain minor ailments and conditions, to save you having a GP appt. You can go straight to your pharmacy for help with things like coughs, colds, sore throats, fever, earache, threadworm, thrush, blocked nose, hayfever, atheletes foot, diarrhoea, cold sores, skin rashes, mouth ulcer and much more.....ask your pharmacist first.
Our premises have been developed to meet all current requirements as established under the Disability Discrimination Act.
We have a car park for patients calling at the surgery. There is considerable pressure on parking spaces at busy times, so please avoid leaving your car for longer than is strictly necessary.
Patient Participation Group
The practice is committed to improving the services we provide to our patients. To do this, it is vital that we hear from people about their experiences, views and ideas for making services better. The Patient Participation Group is an independent group and you can become involved by contacting Rob the Chairman, on 01271 831296, emailing litchdonPPG@yahoo.co.uk
or going to the website www.litchdonpatientsgroup.co.uk
Click here PPG Report Feb 15.pdf
to see the report of the work done by the PPG and the Practice during 2014/15.