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Children 12-15 years old that missed the covid vaccine via school

 NWL Roving vaccination team will be operating clinics during the October half-term at the locations listed below:

 

Location: Oak Wood Secondary School, Sutton Ct Rd, Uxbridge UB10 9HT

Date: Monday 25th October

Time: 9am to 5pm

Or:

Location: Barra Hall Children's Centre, Wood End Green Road, Hayes, UB3 2SA

Date: Wednesday 27th October

Time: 9:00 am to 2pm

Date: Wednesday 27th October

Time: 9:00 am to 2pm

 

Parents:

  • Provide consent:

To sign PSD consent, available at Harefield Practice and bring it with them, even if patient have already previously done so. If you are unable to print the consent form in advance a copy will be available at the clinic.

  • Ensure that your child is accompanied on the day of clinic: please make sure that your child is accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, ideally by whomever has signed the consent form.
  • Depending on demand there may be a short queue, but they will aim to see children as soon as possible 

FLU CLINIC 14TH SEPTEMBER going ahead as planned

 

THE FLU CLINIC ON TUESDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER 

 

HAREFIELD Practice is delighted to confirm that the Flu clinic on the 14th September was a great success. We vaccinated 988 patients!!!.

’Thank you for turning up. For waiting so patiently in such appalling weather. For offering positive words to the team (always appreciated). And during the last hour, for bearing with us as we had to deal with unexpected supply problems.’’ 

To all our PPG members - Thank you so much for all your help.

Thank you to our amazing team members and nurses who performed exceptionally well.

Our next Flu Clinics are  detailed below

THE HEALTH CENTRE on:

Saturday 9th October 2021 at 9am – 11am

Saturday 6th November 2021 at 9 – 11am

 

Reminder - These are walk in sessions (no appointment needed)

 

 

Welcome to The Harefield Practice

Announcement

Dear patients,

Mask wearing will become optional from 19th July 2021 as per government guidelines announced recently. We must stress however that the same guidance suggests caution and recommends ongoing wearing of masks in closed spaces, small areas and where vulnerable people will be present.

As you will often be in close proximity to our clinicians when you come to us, we will continue to ask patients to wear masks on our premises until further notice. This is to minimise disruption to our service and ensure those most vulnerable are still protected when accessing care.

 

The doors to the surgery are open following government guidelines of hands, face and space.

We will still triage all patient queries via EConsult and will invite patients in as necessary. 

The risk assessment carried out for the safety of patients and staff has resulted in 6 patients allowed in the building at any given time.

Therefore this means:

  • 2 patients can be in consulting rooms with clinicians
  • 2 patients can be in the waiting room waiting to be seen
  • 2 patients will be allowed at the front desk for queries.

In order that we can continue to open the surgery we would like that patients help us by following the instructions below before entering the building.

  1. Do not enter the surgery if you have a persistent cough, high temperature or a loss of sense of smell or taste.
  2. Please wear a mask/scarf and sanitize your hands prior to entering the surgery.
  3. Maintain social distancing outside and inside the surgery

The Practice will use a one way system. Receptionist/Doctor/nurse will advise you which door to exit from.

NEW TELEPHONE SYSTEM

We are please to inform you that we have a new telephone system from the 11th June 2021.

All calls are now recorded for training and monitoring purposes.

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NEWS

Changes to Phlebotomy Services at Mount Vernon Hospital

Mount Vernon Phlebotomy (blood tests) will be moving to a booking service from Monday 8th March. This is to adhere to Covid social distancing and to avoid long queues. As a practice we were not involved in this system change. You must book online via https://thh.nhs.uk/bookings/  As your GP practice we apologise for any inconvenience. (Children under the age of 16 cannot attend Mount Vernon Hospital for blood tests)

 

 

Online Patient Access

Regrettably, we have been advised by NHS England to suspend online appointment booking.  This is to ensure that patients who may have been exposed to Coronavirus do not come into the Surgery without being triaged by our front line staff. You will still be able to request medication. I apologise in advance for the inconvenience this will cause you and hope that we will be able to re-instate this service again soon.  Thank you for your understanding.

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The Harefield Practice - Privacy Notice

What types of personal data do we handle?

We process personal information to enable us to support the provision of healthcare services to patients, maintain our own accounts and records, promote our services, and to support and manage our employees. We also process personal information about health care professionals who deliver services throughout the NHS.

We also use information to support and monitor the health services commissioned in England to enable the delivery of high quality healthcare. This type of information will usually be provided to NHS England in an aggregate or anonymised form, so that we do not identify an individual.

Sharing your information

There are a number of reasons why we share information. This can be due to:

  • Our obligations to comply with current legislation
  • Our duty to comply with a Court Order
  • The patient has consented to disclosure

 

Security of your information

We take our duty to protect your personal information and confidentiality seriously. We are committed to taking all reasonable measures to ensure the confidentiality and security of personal data for which we are responsible, whether computerised or on paper.

All staff are required to undertake regular information governance training. The training ensures that staff are aware of their information governance responsibilities and follow best practice guidelines ensuring the necessary safeguards and appropriate use of person-identifiable and confidential information.

Under the NHS Confidentiality Code of Conduct, all our staff are also required to protect your information, and inform you of how your information will be used. This includes, in most circumstances, allowing you to decide if and how your information can be shared.

Everyone working for the NHS is subject to the common law duty of confidentiality.  Information provided in confidence will only be used for the purposes advised and consented to by the service user, unless it is required or permitted by the law.

North West London DPO Service: infogovernance@nhs.net                                                               North West London DPC: Mohital Haque

Information Governance Lead: Dr A Lemar                                                        Caldicott Guardian: Dr G Dale

 

 Your data matters

You can choose whether your confidential patient information is used for research and planning. To find out more visit: nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters or click to download the data information sheet below.

Data Opt Out.pdf