New Service at EBMC
EBMC now has a First Contact Physiotherapy Service with the first clinic to accept patients being Monday 13th January 2020. The role of the First Contact Physio Therapist is to assess patients with soft tissue,muscle and joint pain and to decide on the appropriate management pathway. So if you have a new problem that affects your neck, back, bones, joints or muscles please ask reception to book you in to this clinic rather than with a GP.
Awards for EBMC
After our Fracture Liaison Service team recently won The Nursing Times Award for nursing in the community, our long serving Reception Manager Jo Bloor has won an 'Outstanding Contribution to General Practice' award at the recent LMC Awards event. Our thanks and congratulations to Jo for her dedicated service and to the FLS team for their outstanding contribution.
National Patient Survey
Missed Appointments cost £200m
Missed Appointments Cost NHS
EXTENDED GP EVENING AND WEEKEND OPENING HOURS
Did you know as Rushcliffe patients you will benefit from additional GP appointments? These appointments will be available in the evenings and at weekends.
You will be able to book through your surgery during opening hours for appointments between 6.30pm and 8pm in the evening on weekdays and between 8.30am and 12.30pm at weekends. If you request one of these appointments, which are outside of usual working hours you will be offered a slot with a Rushcliffe GP, Nurse or Healthcare Assistant at one of three locations across the borough. The location will depend on the day of your appointment.
The additional evening and weekend appointments will be available at:
Castle Healthcare Practice in West Bridgford
East Bridgford Medical Centre
Gamston Medical Practice
Keyworth Medical Practice
PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL EXTENDED HOURS APPOINTMENTS ARE PREBOOKABLE ONLY BY CONTACTING YOUR OWN GP PRACTICE.
THERE IS NO WALK IN SERVICE OFFERED. IF YOU REQUIRE URGENT ASSISTANCE BEFORE 8AM OR AFTER 6.30PM, PLEASE PHONE 111