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Latest News

 

Changes to the appointment booking system for GP's and Nurse Practitioners (June 2019)

Due to an increase in the number of patients failing to attend appointments booked in advance the Practice is changing its appointment system so more appointments will only be available to book on the day.  The Practice will operate an emergency triage assessment service with a GP or nurse practitioner for patients requiring an urgent medical assessment on the day who are unable to book an appointment.

For information about booking an appointment up to 4 weeks in advance please see here Changes to the appointment booking system June 2019

From July 1st 2019 the surgery will be offering pre-bookable appointments from 7am on Mondays

Extended Hours Service

For details of the High Peak extended hours service please click on our  Extended Hours page 

Practice Privacy Policy

In order to comply with the new GDPR (Data Protection) legislation the Practice has updated its privacy policy. The policy explains

  • who we are, how we use your information and how to contact our Data Protection Officer
  • what kind of personal information we process
  • what are the legal grounds for our processing of your personal information (including when we share it with others)
  • what you should do if your personal information changes
  • for how long your personal information is retained by us

Please click the link to read more

Practice Privacy Notice

CQC Visit March 2018

We are pleased to announce that following a comprehensive CQC inspection in March 2018 we have once again been rated as GOOD in all domains. To read the full report please click the link

Elmwood CQC Inspection Report

The New ‘Health Hub’ Planned For Central Buxton

It is important to note that the Buxton Advertiser article suggests that the 3 GP practices in Buxton “will be involved in the project”.

We have expressed an interest in being involved with this project, however nothing is agreed regarding our future location and there’s some way to go yet!

We look forward to working with our friends at the other practices and other health and social care proviers to help progress the scheme.  We will, however, put the best interests of our patients first in making any decisions.


 

Derbyshire CCG Self Care Policy

Self-care is widely acknowledged as an important solution to managing demand and keeping the NHS sustainable. Supporting people to self-manage common conditions such as coughs and colds could help bring down the 57 million GP consultations each year for minor ailments, a situation which costs the NHS approximately £2 billion and takes up to an hour a day on average for every GP.

Please click the link below for further information.

Derbyshire CCG Self Care Policy

EXCELLENT - Patient Experience Survey Results

Patient Experience Survey Results

We are thrilled to report that we have improved again this year and these are our best ever results. Thank you for your support.

Citizens Advice Bureau

A Citizens Advice advisor is available at Elmwood by appointment each Thursday afternoon. This report shows how they can help.

CAB GP Report 2018-2019

Free WiFi Available At Elmwood Surgery

You can now access free WiFi at Elmwood Surgery.  Look for network NHS WiFi then go to your browser and follow the prompts.   

Patient Participation Group

Our meetings are held approximately every three months and are held at either the surgery or Buxton Methodist Church, everyone welcome! For more information about the group, including dates of future meeting please contact the PPG administrator at the surgery or email emcpatient.group@nhs.net

Date of next meeting: TBC

District Nurse Team

The District Nurse Team are located at the Cavendish Hospital. To contact them please telephone 01332 564 900

Hospice at Home

This is a new service to provide care for patients with life-limiting illnesses, who are experiencing difficulties, who wish to be supported in the comfort of their own home.

Please see the link in the Self Referral Information found at the bottom of the home page.

Dementia Support Worker

We now have a Dementia Support Worker attached to Elmwood.

For more information please see the links in the Self Referral Information

 

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