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2008, Guy Rotherham Award.
2009, Birmingham, NAPC annual conference, “Best example of practice Based Commissioning.”
Health Minister Mike O’Brien
Baroness Cumberledge visited our practice and commented “It is so inspiring to witness a revolution in General practice”
National Association of Primary Care, Best Service Redesign"Cardiovascular Disease / Diabetes" - Vision Awards Winner
(i) Best Healthcare management.
Health Secretary’s personal award
(ii) Acute and Primary Care Innovation.
(iii) Patient Centred Care.
(iv) Quality and Productivity
(i) On 21st July, the Mayor of London and London Health Advisor, visited us to see how we worked and congratulated us for our achievements.
(ii) Bexley Community Cardiology has featured, in Radio 4 (the report), ITV and BBC Panorama as a pioneering, award-winning model, saving the NHS £126 million a year if applied nationally.
(iii) Extensive coverage in the national, local and medical press.
(iv) In his Birmingham Conference speech the Prime Minister, Mr David Cameron, pronounced Bexley GPs "local heroes" of the NHS:
GP Commissioner of the Year
GP of the Year
London Leadership Acadamy Awards
NHS Innovator of the Year (Finalist)
If you’re a patient at our practice you can now use the new NHS App, a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet.
You can use the NHS App to check your symptoms and get instant advice, book appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view your GP medical record and more.
If you already use GP on-line services you can continue to use it. You can use the NHS App as well.
For more information go to www.nhs.uk/nhsapp'
Please note we are now offering an online Appointment and Repeat prescription ordering service with our clinical system suppliers EMIS, this new service will be more efficient than ordering your repeat prescriptions via this website. To apply for this new service please click on the link Online registration form please print and complete the form and then give it to one of our receptionists. You will then receive a letter with your login details and instructions on how to access the services.
PLEASE NOTE YOU WILL NEED TO PROVIDE PHOTOGRAPHIC ID TO REGISTER I.E. PASSPORT, DRIVING LICENCE ETC.
Extensive exemption and remission arrangements protect those likely to have difficulty in paying charges (NHS prescription and dental charges, optical and hospital travel costs). The NHS prescription charge is a flat-rate amount which successive Governments have thought it reasonable to charge for those who can afford to pay for their medicines. Prescription prepayment certificates (PPCs) offer real savings for people who need extensive medication.
These charges apply in England only. In Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales prescriptions are free of charge.
If you will have to pay for four or more prescription items in three months, or more than 14 items in 12 months, you may find it cheaper to buy a PPC.
There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website
Please allow 48 hours, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, for your request to be processed. Any problems please telephone the surgery.