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Sharps Collection

Manor View Practice is no longer able to accept patients’ sharps bins/boxes (used for needles or syringes).  To arrange a free collection service for sharps bins/boxes, please make contact with:

Hertsmere Borough Council   (If you live in Bushey)  tel:020 8207 2277       ask for Clinical Waste Services

Watford Borough Council       (If you live in Watford)  tel:01923 278625        ask for Clinical Waste Services

Three Rivers District Council  (If you live in Three Rivers)  tel:01923 776611  ask for Clinical Waste Services

They will help guide you through the process of arranging these services. Patients who have received one off treatments requiring needles should return their sealed sharps bins to the Hospitals that dispensed them.

New access road to Watford General Hospital opens 16th November 2016

Please click here for details:  Map of new road

 

Telephone Appointments

If you would like to speak to a specific Doctor, you will need to book a telephone appointment. You will be required to provide a brief reason for booking. To book a telephone appointment, please contact reception:  

  • To discuss blood tests
  • To discuss investigation results e.g. MRI/X-rays/Ultrasound
  • To discuss hospital appointment outcome – e.g. after an endoscopy
  • At the request of a doctor 

If the request for a telephone call is urgent, then it will be put through to the Duty Doctor for review. This will result in you being contacted either by the Duty Doctor or by a receptionist to inform you of the outcome.

 

Repeat Prescriptions

The turnaround for repeat prescription requests is 72hrs (3 working days).

 

Medical exemption forms

All holders of an FP92A (exemption from prescription charges) should remember that they need renewing every 5 years. "You may be fined if you forget!"

 

New Health Centre

The plans for the new Health Centre have now been approved and you can view the plans and drawings on the waiting room notice board. Watch this space for progress.

 

Summary Care Records

The NHS is changing how patient information is stored and shared in England, to provide better care for patients.

SCRs provide healthcare staff treating patients in an emergency or out-of-hours with faster access to key clinical information.  For more information click here. If you have any comments or views, please contact Healthwatch Hertfordshire on 01707 275 978 or email info@healthwatchhertfordshire.co.uk

 

Carers in Hertfordshire

 

Manor View is working with Carers in Hertfordshire

We are interested in identifying carers, those people who may have caring responsibilities for someone who is ill disabled or elderly especially those people who may be caring without help or support. We know that carers are often "hidden" looking after a family member or helping a friend or neighbour with day-to-day tasks and may not see themselves as carers. If this is you, please complete the Carers form today!  The form is available at reception, or by post. 

Please ask one of the reception team for further help.

 

Hertfordshire Health Walks

This programme is now available to view online at Hertfordshire Walks

Hertfordshire is a fantastic place for walks. Why not meet new friends whilst having fun and improving your fitness.

 

Your Care Your Future

Local NHS and County Councils are working together in West Herts on a major review on health and social care services in the area. It would be helpful if you could you fill in a survey. Go to http://www.yourcareyourfuture.org.uk and click on -complete online survey.

  

 

Breast Screening

The current national breast screening uptake initiative aims to increase breast screening uptake.  Manor View Practice would like to stress the importance of attending your breast screening appointment.  Below are links that you may find useful both pre and post screening.

 

North London Breast Screening Service

http://www.nlbss.org.uk/

 

NHS Breast Screening Programme Publications

http://www.cancerscreening.nhs.uk/breastscreen/publications/index.html

 

Breast Cancer Care

http://www.breastcancercare.org.uk/

 

 

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