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There are vacancies at Collingham Medical Centre for two General Practitioners (one for Maternity Cover) and one permanent.   Please find details on the Current Vacancies page.


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National Diabetes Prevention Programme - Champion uptake in Collingham


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During 2015 the NHS has asked that each practice updates patients records to ensure you have a named accountable/usual GP.  We have done this.  This does not prevent you from seeing any GP.   If you would like to know who your accountable/usual GP is, please ask when next in surgery. 


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Ebola virus - Please click on the link for patient information regarding the Ebola virus.  Ebola Public Information.pdf


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GP Patient Survey -To review the results of the GP Patient Survey for this surgery, click on link - www.gp-patient.co.uk


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In Times of Bereavement

If Death Occurs At Home (during surgery hours)

1. Telephone the doctor who will visit to confirm that death has taken place.

2. Contact a funeral director.

3. Arrange to collect the doctor's Medical Certificate of Death (usually from the surgery).

4. Take this to the Registrars Office, (together with the deceased's Medical Card and Birth Certificate, if available) for the area in which the death took place. Alternatively you can register by declaration at any convenient Registrars Office but certificates will not be available as these will have to be posted to you a few days later.

5. The Registrar will normally issue a Green coloured certificate for you to give to your funeral director who will look after necessary arrangements for the funeral. The Registrar will also issue a white notification certificate for the DSS. They will also enquire as to the number of Certified Copies you require for dealing with the deceased finances (a fee is payable for each copy).

If Death Occurs At HOme (out of surgery hours)

Please contact NHS 111.

If The Death Occurs In Hospital

1. Contact a funeral director to inform him his services are required.

2. Collect the certificate from the hospital then follow 4 - 5 as above

Note For Cremation

Your funeral director will usually liaise directly with the surgery regarding the additional certification required.

Further information on what needs to be done when someone dies is available on the GOV.UK website: www.gov.uk/after-a-death/overview



 
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