Statement Of Intent




Improving patient online services

Practice contact details:

Amherst Medical Practice
21 St Botolphs Road
Kent TN13 3AQ
Telephone: 01732 459 255

and at

High Street
TN16 1HU
Telephone: 01959 563 811

Clinical system details

GP System Supplier – EMIS


Appointment System Details

Patient Access

This practice currently offers patients’ facilities to book, view, amend, cancel and print appointments online with their registered GP only.

This practice currently offers the facility for all patients to order online, view and print a list of their repeat prescriptions or medicines and appliances.

This practice currently offers patients the facility to view their blood test results on line subject to them being signed up for on line prescription services and for blood tests to be viewed this needs approval by your doctor.

This practice currently uses GP2GP to transfer patient records when patients move practice.

This practice uploads information daily to the Summary Care Record system (for those patients who have not opted out).

We publicise and promote our online services to our practice patients through the practice website and practice waiting room leaflets.

We encourage our patients to register an e mail address as we send out quarterly newsletters which help to keep the patients informed with Practice News, Immunisation Campaigns and general information.

September 2019