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Please make sure you notify us in good time if you are unable to attend. This appointment can be offered to another patient who is in need of it. Patients are reminded of their scheduled appointment by an automated text message sent to their mobile phone. Please also update your existing mobile phone number on our record.
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Ordering a repeat prescription, making an appoinment and updating personal details can be done online using patient access.
Patient Online Services
It is a contractual requirement for GP practices to offer and promote Patient Online Services
If you are on regular medicines, please make sure that you have enough supplies of your regular medication and you don’t run out when the GP surgery is closed.
Patient Participation Group
The Practice would like to invite any of our patients who are willing to contribute some of their time to the development of the Practice and its Health Services.
We are especially keen to make sure that the group is fully representative of our patients and therefore invite anyone with an interest to enquire about joining.
Please ask to see Lesley Hynds or Sharon Bowater for more information.
We anticipate the group will meet 3 times a year, but arrangements for input to the group via email or post, will also be made for members of the group who are unable to attend in person, but feel they would like to contribute.
Friends and Family Test
The Friends and Family Test (FFT) is an important feedback tool that supports the fundamental principle that people who use NHS services should have the opportunity to provide feedback on their experience.
Please complete the questionnaire below and hand it at the surgery reception.
Denton Medical Practice is registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
The practice had a thorough assessment of all aspects of care and we are very pleased to announce that our overall performance was graded as Good in the report from June 2015.
Screening for Cancers
We would like to stress the importance of Bowel cancer, Breast cancer and Cervical cancer screening as some of our patients are not taking part in the nationally advised screening program for these cancers.
If you receive a screening letter or pack through the post, please can you follow the instructions in the letter as this may result in picking up cancer in the early stages when it is more easily treatable.
The aim is to improve the outcomes for local people in Denton by enabling them to improve their lifestyles and make healthy choices. Please access health campaign websites below:
The surgery is usually closed for the afternoon on the 3rd Thursday of the month for staff training.
It will also be closed for the 1st Wednesday of the month for every alternative month.
It will be closed in 2015 on the following afternoon -
15th January, 04th February, 26th February, 18th March, 30th April, 06th May, 21st May, 18th June, 16th July, 05th August, 17th September, 15th October, 04th November, 19th November.