Welcome to Spencer Street Surgery website.
Please click on the links at the top and at the bottom of the pages
where you will find lots of helpful information.
OPENING TIMES: MONDAY 24TH DECEMBER 2018 & MONDAY 31ST DECEMBER 2018
The practice will be operating between 8.00am and 6.30pm on the above dates. Late evening clinic appointments will be rescheduled by extending our late evening surgeries on Monday 7th January & Tuesday 8th January 2019.
BANK HOLIDAY CLOSURES:
The Practice will be closed on the following dates:
Tuesday 25th December 2018
Wednesday 26th December 2018
Tuesday 1st January 2019
When the Practice is closed, if you need urgent medical help, dial 111 or visit www.111.nhs.uk
If you are calling about a child under 5, please use the 111 phone service, which is free from both landlines and mobiles.
Only if you have a life threatening emergency, please dial 999.
Appointments are available from 6.30pm weekdays and from 8.00am on weekends
FAIR PROCESSING & PRIVACY NOTICE FOR PATIENTS
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 & Privacy Notice is available here:
Practice Fair Processing Privacy Notice
ARE YOU A WOMAN AGED 25 TO 64?
Did you know that you are entitled to regular screening tests for cervical cancer?
You can reduce the risk of cervical cancer by attending cervical screening.
Be proactive about your health and go for screening when invited.
Cervical Screening Statistics
Men aged 65 will be invited for AAA Screening (Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm) - please click on the link below for more information:
SELF CARE (See also link at bottom of page)
If you have a minor illness, please consider accessing pharmacies first for advice.
You could also download the NHS Child Health App from the app store for further advice on childhood illnesses too!
A&E deals with life threatening emergencies.
Please contact 111 for urgent care outside of practice opening hours.
(Site updated 19/12/2018)