*We will not be booking walk in appointments in the surgery at our front desk. If you need an appointment please call us on 01604 630396*
*Please be aware we have currently disabled the ability to book appointments online due the Coronavirus and the need for our Receptionists to ask questions before booking an appointment*
We are working in our Primary Care Network (PCN) to deliver the Covid Vaccinations to our patients. Our PCN consists of five practices which includes Abington Park Surgery
We will be contacting ALL patients’ eligible following the guidance given to us by NHS England. We will contact you as soon as we can offer you an appointment.
Please be aware we can only offer clinics as and when we receive delivery of the vaccine, this is not a quick process and will take many months to vaccinate but we will work hard to ensure we can deliver the vaccine as quickly as possible.
Information regarding our vaccination clinics and how you can help them run smoothly:
- To help prevent a queue, Please keep to the time of your appointment
- We can only offer you a vaccination if you have an appointment
- There is ample parking available with an overspill carpark next to the site
- Be prepared to wait a short time outside so please dress appropriately
- Marshalls and practice staff are on hand in the carparks and in the building to guide you throughout the vaccination process
- Wheelchairs are available to use
- If you need assistance and cannot come alone, you may have one person help and accompany you
- Please wear clothing that enables easy access to your arm.
- Always wear a mask and keep a 2m distance
- Be aware you may need to wait for 15 minutes after your vaccination.
- DO NOT ATTEND IF YOU HAVE ANY COVID SYMPTOMS
The CCG Home Visiting Service will be vaccinating all our patients that are housebound, we will call our housebound patients to notify them when this will be once we are notified.
Vaccinations are being carried out in priority order as agreed by the NHS England. These are:
- Older adults’ resident in a care home and care home workers
- All those 80 years of age and over and health and social care workers
- All those 75 years of age and over
- All those 70 years of age and over
- All those 65 years of age and over
- High-risk adults under 65 years of age
- Moderate-risk adults under 65 years of age
- All those 60 years of age and over
- All those 55 years of age and over
- All those 50 years of age and over
- The rest of the population (priority to be determined)
Here is the link to the information leaflet about the vaccine:
Through this website, we hope to improve our services to all our patients and enable you to find the information required at the click of a mouse. You can order repeat prescriptions online, download registration forms, cancel existing appointments, change your name and address and much more.
You can find out information about medical conditions and diseases through our patient information leaflets as well as keep up to date with all the latest practice news and developments. You can also allow the nurses to collect travel information by using the Travel Form.
We are always looking to improve our services so please leave feedback through our contact page, or better still join our Patient Representation Group (click the link on the right for details). We hope that with your help and co-operation we will be able to make this website a better place for all your online needs.
Please note that we do not offer walk-in services. All appointments must be pre-booked either directly at the surgery, using our automated telephone service or online.
ChatHealth is a free text messaging service for 11-19 year-olds. Young people can text a school nurse for confidential advice and support about any health related issue.
The number is 07507 329600 (open Mon-Fri 9am-4pm). Young people can use ChatHealth whether they are in school or have left.
Crisis Cafes Opening Times
Diabetes Sick Day Rules Leaflets
Type 1 Diabetes Advice Leaflet
Type 2 Diabetes Advice Leaflet
Temporary changes to lorry and
bus licenses during COVID
Temporary change applies to drivers whose licences are due to expire or have expired since 1 January 2020. Please click link below for more information:
Subject Access Request - GDPR May 2018
Requesting Medical Records – Important Notice
Please note that if you are requesting a copy of your medical records and have given consent to a third party, i.e. a Solicitor or insurance Company to handle this request on your behalf, once the notes are prepared we will contact you directly to collect them from reception.
You will be asked to show photo identification before we will hand over the records.
PLEASE NOTE – we will not send any medical records to a third party via post. They will only be released to the individual patient.
We have launched our Patient Survey for 2019. We would appreciate if you could take the time to complete the survey so we can use the data collected to help create an action plan for the future development of Abington Park Surgery and patient services.
Please use the link below:
Please find a link below to the first newsletter created by members of Abington Park Surgery’s Patient Participation Group. We hope you will enjoy reading this and if you have any suggestions for future additions please get in contact. Any ideas would be gratefully received.
APS PPG Autumn 2019 Newsletter
Activity on Referral is a countrywide fitness scheme which is available to join through your GP, Practice Nurse or Health Visitor. The scheme is based around a reduced rate leisure membership and combined 12 week programme of physical activity.
Who is Eligible?
Activity on Referral is available to people over 16 years of age who are currently inactive. Patients can be referred for a range of reasons including; being overweight/obese, issues with smoking, those suffering from depression, anxiety, mild bone and joint problems, patients with Parkinson, MS, diabetes, asthma, hypertension and back pain.
Fair Processing Notice for Patients - GDPR
Your Information, Your Rights
Our Fair Processing Notice explains why we collect information about you and how that information may be used to deliver your direct care and manage the local health and social care system.
The notice reflects:
- What information we collect about you
- How and why we use that information
- How we retain your information and keep it secure
- Who we share your information with and why we do this
The notice also explains your rights in relation to consent to use your information, the right to control who can see your data and how to seek advice and support if you feel that your information has not been used appropriately.
A full copy of the Fair Processing Notice is available to download HERE or from Reception at the surgery.
Our reception staff are here to help you get the right service for your needs. Please don’t be offended if they ask what the problem is when you call to make an appointment.
The Receptionist / Care Navigator might suggest you see an alternative health care professional:
- First for Wellbeing
- Nurse Practitioners
- Sexual Health
- Talking Therapies
Thank you for helping us to help you.
Electronic Prescription Service
|Making life easier for you |
|The NHS offers an Electronic Prescription Service to help make collecting your prescription easier. Your GP can send it electronically to your local pharmacy for you to pick up. Please call in to find out more, pick up a leaflet and/or nominate your chosen pharmacy.|
SystmOnline - Our patient online service
*Please be aware we have currently disabled the ability to book appointments online due the Coronavirus and the need for our Receptionist to ask questions before booking an appointment*
With SystmOnline, you can book and cancel appointments, view your appointment history, order your repeat medication, update your contact details and now view you summary clinical record and detailed coded record. Before using the service, you must be registered. In most cases, you will need to do this in person at the surgery and you will need proof of ID for security purposes.
If you're already registered, click on the logo below to access the service:
You can Download a user guide Here.
You can also access SystmOnline using your iPhone, iPad or Android smartphone or tablet. Download the app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
(Site updated 17/03/2021)