STATEMENT OF INTENT

Contractual Requirement - Statement of Intent

Improving patient online services

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

and at

Brasted
High Street
Brasted
Kent
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

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Contact the Practice

Cancel an appointment, enquire about prescriptions, change your address, send in a travel form, make a general enquiry, or advise of your next of kin.

Patient Access

Use Patient Access to order repeat prescriptions and view your medical record.

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