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IMPORTANT NEWS

28 Day Prescribing - With effect from 1st April 2014, Mount Farm Surgery will be moving towards a 28 day prescribing cycle. There are many good reasons for this change: see details within the prescribing section for more information.

SUMMARY CARE RECORD

There is a new Central NHS Computer System called the Summary Care Record (SCR). The Summary Care Record is meant to help emergency doctors and nurses help you when you contact them when the surgery is closed. We are planning to upload our patient records to the SCR by April, as we are obliged to under our NHS contract. However, if you have strong views on this you can opt out by completing an opt out form. Please see the SCR entry under further information to the right hand side of this page for further information. This will tell you more about what information will be held on the SCR. 

Lost Appointments:

In April 71 GP and 53 nurse appointments were lost because patients booked them then did not keep the appointments. This is equivalent to 5 clinical days. This is an appalling waste of appointments that other patients could have used. The Partners respectfully request that any patient intending not to keep a booked appointment cancels it in time to let us offer it to another patient. Please help us to meet the high demand for appointments by not letting them be wasted in this way. Thank you.

 

A&E West Suffolk Hospital

 

Our local A&E is currently being overwhelmed by patients with minor problems. Please help us to maintain A&E for those who really need it - patients with life threatening emergencies.

 

If you have a minor problem telephone the surgery during our normal hours, or the out of hours service when we are closed (111) Your problem will be assessed, and dealt with appropriately.

 

Thank you.

 

The Results of our 2013/14 Practice Survey and our proposed Action Plan are now available via the Survey Report link on the right of our Home Page       

 

 

Welcome to Mount Farm Surgery Online

Mount Farm SurgeryAt Mount Farm Surgery in Bury St Edmunds the doctors and nurses take pride in offering the highest standard of patient-centred healthcare.  We run many clinics for chronic disease care and offer a wide variety of other medical services such as antenatal and postnatal care, minor surgery, childhood vaccinations, travel vaccinations and contraceptive services.

In addition to everything you need to know about the practice you will also find a wealth of health-related information in the menu on the right hand side. Please have a look around and do send us some feedback if you like.  

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