Broseley Medical Centre

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STAFF PROTECTION

The National Health Service has a zero tolerance policy towards violent, threatening and abusive behaviour.

Staff in this practice have the right to carry out their work in an environment free from violent, threatening and abusive behaviour and everything will be done to protect that right. If you do not respect the right of our staff, the police may be informed and arrangements will be made for you to be removed from our practice list.

CLINICAL COMMISSIONING GROUP

The Practice is part of the Shropshire CCG, William Farr House, Mytton Oak Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY3 8XL. Tel: 01743 261300.

SERVICES

A contract to provide general medical services is held with the CCG. Services are available from 8.00 am to 6.00 pm.

Core Services

* General management of medical conditions
* Health promotion advice
* Emergency care if appropriate
* Referral to other services, if appropriate
* Urgently required care for temporary residents

Additional Services

* Cervical screening
* Contraceptive services
* Vaccinations and immunisations
* Child health surveillance
* Maternity services

Enhanced Services

* Childhood immunisations
* Anticoagulation testing
* Minor surgery
* Influenza vaccinations - aged over 65 and at risk groups
* Intra-uterine device fitting
* Minor injuries
* Near patient testing
* Pneumococcal vaccinations

Freedom Of Information – Publication Scheme

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 obliges the practice to produce a Publication Scheme. A Publication Scheme is a guide to the ‘classes’ of information the practice intends to routinely make available. This scheme is available from reception.

Transport

Do you have problems getting to medical appointments? If so, there are approved volunteer driver schemes that may be able to help you.

Hospital Appointments

This service is free but you must meet the strict criteria for eligibility. Ask at reception for details on how to book transport. If you are not eligible for a hospital car but have no-one to take you and you cannot use the bus, then your local community car scheme might help.

Other Medical Appointments

If you have no alternative transport, your local community car scheme can take you to the surgery, dentist, optician etc. Please try to give 48 hours' notice. There is a charge for this service, which goes towards the driver’s expenses.

The Friendly Bus can transport you (and your wheelchair, if you have one). The Friendly Bus brings people into Broseley (including to the surgery) every Thursday morning. There is a small charge. To book a car or minibus, for further details or for information about taxis and local bus times, ring The Friendly Transport Service on 01952 881145 or call in at Friendly Bus Shop, 57 High Street, Broseley.

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