You are invited to attend the following AGM. Your support and input is very much needed so please make a note in your diaries and make every effort to attend.
Budleigh Health Centre Charity AGM - Tuesday 9th August 2016, St Peters Hall, 2.30 pm
Welcome to Budleigh Salterton Medical Centre
Our practice team aim to provide all our patients with a high-quality standard of care which is safe, caring, effective, responsive to your needs and well led. We seek to ensure a secure and comfortable environment with a dedicated team of competent, motivated staff who are courteous, considerate and respectful of privacy. They will maintain confidentiality at all times whilst providing and maintaining services at high standards to the satisfaction of our patients.
Your treatment will be given after discussion and your consent, by the most appropriately qualified member of our team. It is important that you understand all the information offered to you so if in doubt please ask.
We aim to ensure good communications within the practice and in liaison with hospitals and other healthcare agencies.
As well as providing a wide range of general practice services for our local community, we have also been a training practice for many years, supporting the professional development of generations of future GPs.
All patient areas allow full wheelchair access and all consulting rooms are located on the ground floor.
There is a designated disabled parking space at the entrance to the medical centre and a push button for entrance and exit. There are specially designed toilet facilities with emergency pull cords. A hearing loop is available at the reception desk.
We want to get better at communicating with our patients. We want to make sure you can read and understand the information we send you. If you find it hard to read our letters or if you need someone to support you at appointments, please let us know.
for SystmOnline if you are already registered for this service.
It is possible to view, book and cancel GP appointments, request repeat prescriptions, view your summary care record information (ie allergies, acute and repeat medications) and send messages to the practice via the internet.
These services are available 24 hours a day.
If you wish to use these services please ask the receptionist to register you for online services when you next come to the surgery. You will need to bring photographic proof of identity (eg passport or photo driving license). We will give you a user name and password which will allow you to log in to SystmOnline.
DOWNLOAD THE APP! There is also a SystmOnline phone app that can be downloaded for free. It can be found by searching ‘SystmOnline’ within the app store on any iOS enabled device.
Please Note: (08/02/2016) We are asking patients to switch to SystmOnline for their repeat prescription requests.
The website prescription service will cease on 01/04/2016 and online prescriptions will only be available via SystmOnline.
Please read our Online Patient Services Leaflet and download a copy of our Online Application Form
Suggestions and Feedback
We hope to use this website as a way of presenting all our patients with an up-to-date resource for all information relating to our practice. We will keep it current with any news, developments and details that are relevant to the practice and our patients.
Have a look around our website and please do send us some feedback. We can use your thoughts to improve our online services & further develop the website to make it a more useful, practical application for our patients.
Dementia Friendly Town
We want to find out how to make your town a better place to live for people with memory problems.
We will use this information to work with individuals, local businesses and community organisations, to improve the experiences of people with dementia and memory problems living in the Budleigh Salterton area.
Please down load and print this short questionaire, Building A Dementia Friendly Community in Budleigh Salterton and then return it completed to the medical centre. Thank you very much.
CQC (Care Quality Commission)
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) are the independent regulator of health and adult social care services in England. They make sure that the care provided by hospitals, dentists, ambulances, care homes and home-care agencies meets government standards of quality and safety. They also protect the interests of vulnerable people, including those whose rights are restricted under the Mental Health Act.
CQC put the views, experiences, health and wellbeing of people who use services at the centre of their work, and have a range of powers they can use to take action if people are getting poor care.
Who Can Have The Shingles Vaccine?
If you are eligible for the Shingles Vaccine you will receive a letter invitation from the practice.You will need to bring this letter with you at the time of your vaccination for confirmation. For further information please follow this link.
New Devon CCG
In April 2013 the New Devon CCG website was launched, and this is already full of information about the CCG, their boards, local events, patient involvement and much more, however the website is still very much under development.
The are constantly adding new information to the site and have already received a range of feedback and suggestions from the public during focus groups about information to add and things that could be improved.
If you would like more information about the New Devon Clinical Commissioning Group please follow the link.
(Site updated 06/07/2016)