Croydon PGMC

Medical and Dental Centre

Croydon University Hospital

formerly Mayday University Hospital

NHS Updates

    News story: GP evening and weekend appointments to increase

    NHS updates

    For patients, this will mean:

    18 million people will, by March next year, be offered more evening and weekend, video, email and telephone consultations, the equivalent of 8,000 more appointments a day

    over 8.5 million people will see redevelopment of their existing practices, to increase clinical space and offer additional services

    greater access to pharmacists, nurses and speech therapists from local GP surgeries

    more personalised advice from pharmacists who will be able to access medical records

    more tests, treatments and services offered ...

    News story: GP evening and weekend appointments to increase

    NHS updates

    For patients, this will mean:

    18 million people will, by March next year, be offered more evening and weekend, video, email and telephone consultations, the equivalent of 8,000 more appointments a day

    over 8.5 million people will see redevelopment of their existing practices, to increase clinical space and offer additional services

    greater access to pharmacists, nurses and speech therapists from local GP surgeries

    more personalised advice from pharmacists who will be able to access medical records

    more tests, treatments and services offered ...

    News story: GP evening and weekend appointments to increase

    NHS updates

    For patients, this will mean:

    18 million people will, by March next year, be offered more evening and weekend, video, email and telephone consultations, the equivalent of 8,000 more appointments a day

    over 8.5 million people will see redevelopment of their existing practices, to increase clinical space and offer additional services

    greater access to pharmacists, nurses and speech therapists from local GP surgeries

    more personalised advice from pharmacists who will be able to access medical records

    more tests, treatments and services offered ...

    Guidance: Services for women and girls with FGM

    NHS updates

    This document sets out what some elements of a successful and safe service to support women and girls with female genital mutilation (FGM) might look like. It has been developed in partnership with healthcare professionals currently involved in providing healthcare services, and it aims to highlight what commissioners might want to consider when developing a new service.

    It can be used by any healthcare commissioners, by Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), area teams and service development leads.

    Find out about safeguar...

    Guidance: Services for women and girls with FGM

    NHS updates

    This document sets out what some elements of a successful and safe service to support women and girls with female genital mutilation (FGM) might look like. It has been developed in partnership with healthcare professionals currently involved in providing healthcare services, and it aims to highlight what commissioners might want to consider when developing a new service.

    It can be used by any healthcare commissioners, by Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), area teams and service development leads.

    Find out about safeguar...

    Guidance: Services for women and girls with FGM

    NHS updates

    This document sets out what some elements of a successful and safe service to support women and girls with female genital mutilation (FGM) might look like. It has been developed in partnership with healthcare professionals currently involved in providing healthcare services, and it aims to highlight what commissioners might want to consider when developing a new service.

    It can be used by any healthcare commissioners, by Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), area teams and service development leads.

    Find out about safeguar...

    Guidance: Safeguarding women and girls at risk of FGM

    NHS updates

    This document provides guidance to support an NHS organisation when they are developing or reviewing safeguarding policies and procedures around female genital mutilation (FGM).

    It can be used by health professionals from all sectors, particularly designated and named safeguarding leads, and local safeguarding children board members. It is based on existing best practice within the NHS.

    It has been developed in partnership with health and social care professionals, and professional bodies.

    All organisations must ensure that their approach to safeguarding against FGM is multi-agency and multi-disciplinary. They should work with partners...

    Guidance: Safeguarding women and girls at risk of FGM

    NHS updates

    This document provides guidance to support an NHS organisation when they are developing or reviewing safeguarding policies and procedures around female genital mutilation (FGM).

    It can be used by health professionals from all sectors, particularly designated and named safeguarding leads, and local safeguarding children board members. It is based on existing best practice within the NHS.

    It has been developed in partnership with health and social care professionals, and professional bodies.

    All organisations must ensure that their approach to safeguarding against FGM is multi-agency and multi-disciplinary. They should work with partners...

    Guidance: Safeguarding women and girls at risk of FGM

    NHS updates

    This document provides guidance to support an NHS organisation when they are developing or reviewing safeguarding policies and procedures around female genital mutilation (FGM).

    It can be used by health professionals from all sectors, particularly designated and named safeguarding leads, and local safeguarding children board members. It is based on existing best practice within the NHS.

    It has been developed in partnership with health and social care professionals, and professional bodies.

    All organisations must ensure that their approach to safeguarding against FGM is multi-agency and multi-disciplinary. They should work with partners...

    News story: Safer care for patients

    NHS updates

    Among the measures introduced by the act is a duty on health and adult social care providers to share information about a person’s care with other health and care professionals. This means that doctors and other professionals providing a person’s care and treatment will have the information they need so they can treat patients more effectively.

    Relevant health and adult social care bodies will also be required to use a consistent identifier - the NHS Number - when processing and/or sharing information about an individual for their direct care. This will enable better connection of health and care records as people move between services, so rel...

    News story: Safer care for patients

    NHS updates

    Among the measures introduced by the act is a duty on health and adult social care providers to share information about a person’s care with other health and care professionals. This means that doctors and other professionals providing a person’s care and treatment will have the information they need so they can treat patients more effectively.

    Relevant health and adult social care bodies will also be required to use a consistent identifier - the NHS Number - when processing and/or sharing information about an individual for their direct care. This will enable better connection of health and care records as people move between services, so rel...

    News story: Safer care for patients

    NHS updates

    Among the measures introduced by the act is a duty on health and adult social care providers to share information about a person’s care with other health and care professionals. This means that doctors and other professionals providing a person’s care and treatment will have the information they need so they can treat patients more effectively.

    Relevant health and adult social care bodies will also be required to use a consistent identifier - the NHS Number - when processing and/or sharing information about an individual for their direct care. This will enable better connection of health and care records as people move between services, so rel...

    Guidance: Flu plan: winter 2015 to 2016

    NHS updates

    The flu plan will aid the development of strong and flexible operational plans by local organisations and emergency planners within the NHS and local government. It provides the public, and healthcare professionals, with:

    an overview of the co-ordination and the preparation for the flu season signposting to further guidance and information

    The flu plan includes details about the extension of the flu vaccination programme to children, which is being implemented gradually due to the scale of the programme, and is supported by the:

    annual flu letter