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THE FERNS MEDICAL PRACTICE
FARNHAM CENTRE FOR HEALTH
HALE ROAD
FARNHAM
SURREY
GU9 9QS 
TEL: 01252 723122
 

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Sunday, February 07, 2016

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Welcome

Welcome to The Ferns Medical Practice, Farnham.

Please take time to look over our new website.   If you are a patient of our practice you will find an abundance of useful information about the practice and the services we provide, as well as how to contact us, order a repeat prescription and how to book an appointment on line.   If you are looking for a new GP practice in the Farnham area, we hope that this website gives you a clear view of both the services we offer our patients, and also an introduction to the people who work in the practice and a feel of our philosophy of providing care to you.

We are an NHS medical practice offering a full range of GP services to patients in Farnham and the surrounding areas.   We are a group of seven GPs who work together as a team, along with four senior nurses to provide a full list of primary care services in our fully equipped Health Centre and in the community.   Our aim is to provide you with an efficient, effective and professional service, whilst at the same time ensuring that you receive a personalised service so as to make you feel both comfortable and confident in receiving first class health care.

The practice prides itself on offering full family medical services, and also welcomes patients from all walks of life.   We have a strict diversity policy and do not discriminate against any group or individual based on age, disability, race or sexuality.
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Named Accountable GP

Patients registered with the practice are given a “named  accountable GP”.  We refer to this as “usual doctor”.  You probably already know the name of your usual doctor.  If you are not sure and would like to find out, please contact reception.

 

  
Flu Season 2015 - 2016

FLU VACCINATIONS 2015

 

You can now book your 2015  FLU VACCINATION APPOINTMENT
If you are aged 65 (by 31 March 2016) or over, or are under 65 with a medical condition that puts you in an “at risk” category, telephone the surgery to book an appointment.  Please telephone after 2pm.

Some patients between the ages 70 to 80 may also be eligible for the SHINGLES VACCINATION.  Ask at reception.   If you are attending the Flu Clinic you can have your shingles vaccination at the same time.

 
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The Practice provides an Extended Hours Service.   


On Wednesday and Thursday evenings, there are late evening appointments available. These are pre-bookable routine and telephone appointments for patients who find it difficult to get to the surgery or speak to a doctor during our normal working hours. 

Please contact the Surgery as normal to book these appointments. 

Please note that after 6.30 pm the Surgery will not be able to deal with urgent new cases and patients should contact the NHS out of hour service on telephone number 111

 

         

 

 FERNS MEDICAL PRACTICE STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

  
News from North East Hampshire & Farnham CCG

Earlier this year North East Hampshire and Farnham was chosen as one of a handful of sites nationwide where local clinicians and practitioners will work with communities to create and operate new, joined-up health and care services.

Our Vanguard programme has an overall aim of keeping people “happy, health and living at home” wherever possible. It will see local people supported to improve their own health and wellbeing and when they are ill or needing support, they will receive the best possible care.

The programme will focus on:

  • prevention and self-care - helping people to manage their own health condition, empowering them to make choices about their care and ensuring the right services are available to all our communities;
  • integrated teams of specialist health and social care professionals - establishing teams of community nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, social workers, a psychiatric nurse and a psychiatrist, a pharmacist, a specialist in care of the elderly, GPs, the voluntary sector, and specialists in palliative care and domiciliary care. These teams will be located in Farnham, Aldershot, Farnborough, Fleet and Yateley;
  • enhanced community care services - for people in their own homes, in GP surgeries and local, community hospitals;
  • access into and out of specialist inpatient care - in community hospitals (such as in Farnham and Fleet) as well as Frimley Park Hospital.

The Vanguard programme is a partnership between NHS North East Hampshire and Farnham Clinical Commissioning Group, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Virgin Care, South East Coast Ambulance NHS Foundation Trust, North Hampshire Urgent Care and Hampshire and Surrey County Councils and all GP surgeries of the NE Hampshire and Farnham area.

We are also working with you, the patient, the public and voluntary organisations to help shape, develop and continually improve the way services are provided.

For further information on the North East Hampshire and Farnham Vanguard, visit (http://www.northeasthampshireandfarnhamccg.nhs.uk/vanguard).

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PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO VIEW THE RESULTS OF THE FERNS MEDICAL PRACTICE 2014 PATIENT SURVEY

  
 

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Equal Opportunities Policy
 
This practice has an Equal Opportunities Policy.
It is our policy not to be judgemental regarding the lifestyle, ethnicity or sexual orientation
of our patients.
We are happy to help patients from all groups in society and will try to give the best care to everyone equally.

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