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Coronoirus - COVID-19 - The NHS and Public Health organisations are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal. Please check the GOV.UK for the latest information.

A list of support agencies and resources for members of the general public has been collated (information correct as of 18.05.20).  Please click the link.COVID 19 List of Support Agencies and Resources

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Try the NHS App

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 SystmOnline you can continue to use it. You can use the NHS App as well.

For more information go to www.nhs.uk/nhsapp

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If you have been advised to self-isolate and require a Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) Employee Statement of Sickness for your employer, please click on the link below to open a printable form.  This form can also be completed on-line on the GOV.UK website.

Employee Self Certification form

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Returning travellers

Stay indoors and avoid contact with other people immediately if you’ve travelled to the UK from:

  • Hubei province in China in the last 14 days, even if you do not have symptoms
  • Iran, lockdown areas in northern Italy or special care zones in South Korea since 19 February, even if you do not have symptoms
  • other parts of mainland China or South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan or Thailand in the last 14 days and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath (even if your symptoms are mild)
  • other parts of northern Italy (anywhere north of Pisa, Florence and Rimini), Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar or Vietnam since 19 February and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath (even if your symptoms are mild)

Do not go to a GP surgery, community pharmacy or hospital. Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do next.

For region specific information and advice in:

Find out more about what you should do if you’re asked to self-isolate.

Public Health Wuhan Poster

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Since 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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National Diabetes Prevention Programme - Champion uptake in Collingham

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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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Collingham Medical Centre's first PPG was established in 1982.

The current Collingham Medical Centre PPG first met October 2017 and maintains a maximum of 16 members.

The National Association of Patient Participation (NAPP) on http://www.napp.org.uk/ defines a patient group as a unique partnership between patients and their practice which is essential to and results in high quality and responsive care.

PPGs can work in partnership with their practice to:

  • help patients to take more responsibility for their health.
  • contribute to the continuous improvement of services and quality of care.
  • foster improved communication between the practice and its patients.
  • provide practical support for the practice and help to implement change.

What the PPG is not

  • a forum to discuss patient health care concerns, these should be directed to the NHS Organisation that is provided care

Our PPG members are:

Linda Dales - Chairperson

Michael Davies - Vice Chairperson

Rosemary Eaton - Secretary

Keith Needham - Treasurer

Judith Whysall

Ann Mackie

Ann Candlish

Barbara Wilson

Jim Barrie

Lynne Carter

Mary Brown

Ray Cannon

Jean Andrew

June Townsend

Julie Reid, Executive Partner of Collingham Medical Centre, supports/attends all meetings.  Each meeting we introduce a member of the team, their role to help support the PPG understanding of the services at Collingham. 

Our Terms of Reference have been agreed at the December 2017 and during January 2018 some members will be supporting patients to offer feedback about services and navigate around services.

Collingham Medical Centre PPG Terms of Reference

The Chair, Linda Dales, does hold a waiting list of patients who wish to become members of the PPG.  If you are interested in being part of this new group, please email your expression of interest and some information of why you would like to support this group to collinghamppg@gmail.com

You can also complete the Patient Group Sign-up Form below and we will contact you for further information.

complete the form Complete the Patient Group Sign-up Form Online

Collingham Patient Participation Group - Date of Next Meeting

The Patient Participation Group meet every month.  The next meeting will take place at Collingham Medical Centre on Monday, 17 February 2020 at 11.30 am.

The Annual General Meeting of the PPG will be held on Monday, 18 May 2020 at 2.30 pm.

Notes from previous meetings:

(under development)


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