Noticeboard

Prescription Requests - We no longer accept telephone requests for prescriptions. 

* Please use one of the available apps i.e. patient access
* You can mail your request to the surgery remember to address it to Abbey Road Surgery
* We have a drop of box in the main entrance of the building
* You can email your request to mbccg.prescriptionsabbeyroadsurgery@nhs.net 

Please don't forget to include your name, DOB & with all requests please nominate your chosen chemist for collection

Patient Access
Patient Access connects you to local health services when you need them most. Book GP appointments, order repeat prescriptions and discover local health services for you or your family via your mobile or home computer.  Register for patient access HERE

Medical Records

Medical Records

Lancashire and South Cumbria has been chosen by NHS England to be a national pilot for the digitisation of Medical Records.  Scanning these paper based records and making them digital will enable better utilisation of space, creating more clinical space, staff areas, multi team space and video hubs, removing the need for some practices to build extensions. In addition it will also make your record more easily and speedily accessible to clinical staff within your practice.

Your complete GP medical record will be digital and stored in a secure cloud based clinical system (only accessible by your GP practice) with the paper based records being securely destroyed following BS EN 15713:2009 Secure destruction of confidential material.  Your GP will still be able to access your records easily within this system. The scanning and destruction of the paper records will follow strict data protection guidelines adhered to by the NHS.  As with paper based records, digital records are stored for the durations specified in the Records Management Codes of Practice for Health and Social Care. For GP patient records, this states that they may be destroyed 10 years after the patient’s death if they are no longer needed.

If you wish to discuss the scheme, please inform the Practice direct either by letter to Abbey Road Surgery, Alfred Barrow Health Centre, Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria LA14 2LB or via e-mail to mbccg.abbeyroadsurgery@nhs.net  

 



 
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