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Welcome to Lyme Bay Medical & Dental Practices

Lyme Regis Medical Centre, Charmouth Medical Practice & Kent House Health Centre

e-Consult

e-consult allows patients to safely contact their GP surgery without having to come into the practice. eConsult collects all the details your GP surgery needs to decide on the right care for you and you will receive a response by the end of the next working day.

e-consult is available from 8am Monday until 6.30pm on Friday. When e-consult is unavailable you will still be able to access the self help information.

For more information, please click here or go to our News tab to look at  “frequently asked questions” on e-consult

 

Are you ready to book your flu jab and over 65?

If you are ready to book your  flu vaccination for this year, please contact the surgery on 01297 443399/445777/560872 to make an appointment as soon as possible. If you are registered for  online services, appointments can also be booked via https://systmonline.tpp-uk.com/2/Login. We are currently booking appointments for over 65 year olds  as we are still awaiting delivery information regarding other vaccines. We are expecting a much higher uptake for the flu vaccines this year so recommend you book as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

We have flu clinics planned at Woodmead Halls on the following date:

Saturday 25th September – Over 65’s

Saturday 23rd October 2021

Free parking has been arranged for the duration of your appointment, please put a note in your car to say you are attending the ‘Flu Clinic’

There will further clinics at Woodmead Halls, and also Lyme Regis Medical Centre & Charmouth Medical Practice advertised at a later date for patients between 50-64 and any patients in an ‘at risk’ group.

If you are attending either the Practice or Woodmead Halls for your vaccination please remember your face mask and to arrive for your appointment on time.  Free parking has been arranged at Woodmead Halls for the duration of your appointment.

flu vaccine

Blood Tests

A supplier to the NHS has advised us of a global shortage of some equipment used for taking blood tests. 

Anyone who needs a test for urgent health problems, will still get one but where your clinician recommends that it’s safe to do so, then you may be asked to come back for a test at a later date, or your appointment may be rescheduled. 

Given the nature of the shortage, we cannot give an exact date for when the test will be rescheduled, but please be assured that if your condition or symptoms require it, then you will get a test, and we will be re-booking your test when supplies become more easily available. 

If your condition or symptoms change or get worse, please contact the NHS as you would normally.

Content

On this page you are able to find further information on the following:

  • COVID - 19 Vaccination Clinic News
  • e-Consult
  • NHS App
  • Latest News/Information
  • Opening Times
  • When We Are Closed

 

  • Meet The Team
  • Friends & Family Test
  • Join the Patient Participations Group
  • CQC Report
  • Link to Facebook

HOW TO ACCESS YOUR COVID-19 VACCINATION STATUS

GP surgery’s cannot provide letters showing COVID-19 vaccination status.

  • You can access your COVID-19 vaccination status through the free NHS App from.
  • You can access the app through mobile devices such as a smartphone or by tablet. Proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status will be shown within the NHS App.
  • It is recommend that you register with the app before booking & at least 2 weeks before your departure date and once you have had a full course of vaccinations, which is currently 2 doses of an approved vaccine
  • If you DO NOT have access to a smartphone and know that the country you are travelling to requires COVID-19 vaccination status, Please call the NHS helpline on 119 and ask for a letter to be posted to your home address. This must be at least 5 days after you have completed the course of the vaccine. They expect the letter to take up to 7 working days to reach them.

To use the NHS App,

 

Lyme Bay Medical and Dental Practices

Lyme Bay is a friendly practice situated in the coastal towns of Lyme Regis & Charmouth on Dorset’s famous and beautiful Jurassic Coast. We offer NHS Medical services across three sites close to the town of Lyme Regis & Charmouth and aim to provide traditional patient centred care to young and old alike.

Our premises at Lyme Regis Medical Centre, Charmouth Medical Practice & Kent House Health Centre offer parking and full disabled access including being sited on main bus routes. Our Practices are part of an integrated community team for the area which provides locally based intermediate care, community nursing, physiotherapy and occupational therapy. We also provide additional physical and mental health services in the form of consultant outpatient clinics and therapy and work closely with our colleagues in West Dorset to deliver as much care as close to home as is safely possible.

We work closely with our patient group and community and aspire to deliver holistic modern care at all times.

TYPE 1 OPT-OUT OPTION

REGISTER YOUR TYPE 1 OPT-OUT PREFERENCE

As of 1st September 2021 your data will be shared with NHS Digital to help improve health, care and services.

Patient data from GP medical records kept by GP practices in England is used every day to improve health, care and services through planning and research, helping to find better treatments and improve patient care. The NHS is introducing an improved way to share this information - called the General Practice Data for Planning and Research data collection.

NHS Digital will collect, analyse, publish and share this patient data to improve health and care services for everyone.

This includes:

  • informing and developing health and social care policy
  • planning and commissioning health and care services
  • taking steps to protect public health (including managing and monitoring the coronavirus pandemic)
  • in exceptional circumstances, providing you with individual care
  • enabling healthcare and scientific research

Any data that NHS Digital collects will only be used for health and care purposes. It is never shared with marketing or insurance

NHS Digital will not collect any patient data for patients who have already registered a Type 1 opt-out in line with current policy. If this changes patients who have registered a Type 1 opt-out will be informed.

If you do not want your patient data shared with NHS Digital, you can register a Type 1 opt-out with us. You can register a Type 1 opt-out at any time. You can also change your mind at any time and withdraw a Type 1 opt-out.

Data sharing with NHS Digital will start on 1st September 2021.

If you have already registered a Type 1 opt-out with your GP practice your data will not be shared with NHS Digital.

If you wish to register a Type 1 opt-out with your GP practice before data sharing starts with NHS Digital, this should be done by 24 August 2021 to allow time for processing it.

If you have previously registered a Type 1 opt-out and you would like to withdraw this, you can also use the form to do this.

If you register a Type 1 opt-out after your patient data has already been shared with NHS Digital, no more of your data will be shared with NHS Digital. NHS Digital will however still hold the patient data which was shared with us before you registered the Type 1 opt-out.

The form you need to do this can be found by clicking here

 

Latest News/Information

Please click on the links on the right for further information or latest news

Available:

  • Covid Vaccination Clinic 2021
  • Lymebay & Charmouth Medical Practice Merger 2021
  • Dental Update January 2021
  • Video Consultation Audit 2021
  • Telephone Consultation Audit 2021
  • e-Consult
  • e-Consult Feedback 2021

 

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Friends and Family Test

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