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Over 75 years

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mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">Named GP for the Over 75's

From April 2014  as part  of the contract change for 2014-15, all patients aged 75 and over  will have  a named GP who will be responsible for the care and support that  our surgery  provides to them. We hope this will provide and continue to  promote the  continuity of care for our patients who are over 75 years.

color:navy;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">What does it mean for our patients aged 75 and over?

As one of  our patients  in this age group, you have been given a named GP. Your named GP  will ensure  that you receive the best possible level of care and support from  our Surgery  and will work with other relevant healthcare professionals, who  are involved  in your care, to ensure that your care meets your individual needs.

"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">At the moment we are assigning patients to the GP you are registered with or your usual GP. If however you wish to change the GP please let the surgery know and your records can be altered.Alternatively at the next routine appointment please let the Receptionists know and they can forward your request to the Practice Manager. we are using this method as an aid to inform our patients who are aged over 75 to engage with us regarding their preference for a 'Usual GP'.

"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">Even though you have been assigned a GP this does not mean you can only book with that GP or prevent you from seeing any Clinician you wish in the Practice.

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