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Nuffield House Surgery, The Stow, Harlow , Essex, CM20 3AXTel: 01279 213101
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As part of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic, all patients are required to have carried out a quick COVID-19 test (lateral flow test) before attending the hospital. You must provide evidence of a negative result on arrival via the NHS App if you have a smartphone, or alternatively, an email or photograph of the negative result.”
GP walk-in service and CT scan update
The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) is currently experiencing disruption to its imaging service, which will affect the GP walk-in service and existing CT scan appointments.
After careful consideration, they are now accepting urgent referrals only, until Monday 7th February, during the times listed below:
The Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow – radiology department, location B6: Monday-Friday, 8am-12:30pm and 1:30-7:45pm
Herts and Essex Hospital in Bishop’s Stortford – radiology department: Monday-Friday 8:30am-12:30pm and 1:30-4:30pm
St Margaret’s Hospital in Epping – radiology department: Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm
At this time, it is necessary to cancel all existing routine CT examinations and reschedule.
New referrals will be added to the waiting list, however they will review and see patients in order of clinical priority, so you may experience a longer wait time.
What is a PPG?
What is a Patient Participation Group (PPG)
A typical PPG brings together patients, GPs and staff from a GP practice (or group of practices) They meet regularly to discuss issues relating to their surgery and the services provided to patients.
It’s a group organised by the patients for the patients.
PPGs are good for practice staff because:
“Patient participation can benefit both patients and practices.”
“Having a PPG creates a connection between the practice and its patients; allowing open, constructive discussion and analysis of service provision, and offering an alternative perspective on many of the topics relevant to general practice.”
British Medical Association (BMA) website
PPGs are good for patients because:
What they’re not:
If you would like to become involved, please complete and return the form below.
PPG interest form
The Group mainly raises money to buy equipment for the benefit of patients, but also does discuss services at Nuffield House Surgery and current NHS topics.
If you want to know more about Friends of Nuffield House group, please contact the Practice Manager on 01279 213101 and hold for the operator.
Over the years Friends of Nuffield House (previously Nuffield House Users Group) have raised funds to purchase a number of items for the benefit of Nuffield House Surgery patients, e.g:
The Friends are presently raising funds for a 24-hour ECG recorder
Target: £4,000; Raised so far: £1,381
Would you recommend Nuffield House Surgery to your friends and family?You can vote using the 'Friends & Family Test' here or pick up a card at Reception.
Notes of PPG meeting 21.1.2020
Notes of PPG meeting 1.10.2020
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