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Care Quality Commission (CQC)

The Practice was inspected by the Care Quality Commission in April 2016 and found to be “Good” in all areas. We would like to thank all the patients who attended the Practice on the day of the inspection and provided their support. A full copy of the report can be accessed at the link below.

Care Quality Commission Report

Practice Improvement Plan

Thank you to all patients and members of the Patient Reference Group who have assisted us with the research, production and signing off of our Improvement Plan for 2015-16. Details are also available on the Practice Information noticeboards in the waiting rooms. Click here  to read more details: PPG Report 2015-16

"The Friends and Family Test" Patient Feedback

We value your feedback. Please help us to reflect on and improve the service we offer our patients by completing this short survey.

The Banks and Bearwood Medical Practice Friends and Family Test 

For the latest Friends and Family Test Results, please click here

Named GP

Since April 2015, all patients have been allocated a named, accountable GP. Details of your named GP will be communicated to new patients when they register at the Practice. Existing patients can find details of their named GP on their repeat prescription slip or by asking Reception

Book GP appointments, order repeat prescriptions and view summary details from your medical record on-line.

The "EMIS Patient Access" on-line appointment booking and repeat prescription request service can be accessed here . Patients can use this service to book a routine appointment with a GP, cancel an appointment, order repeat prescriptions and view summary information from your medical record. Please use the Patient Access service above to order a repeat prescription rather than the link at the bottom of the home page, unless you are ordering for a child.

Fitness to Work - Data Extraction

Anonymised data on the use of fit notes is being provided to the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) on behalf of the Department of Health and the Department for Work and Pensions. This will enable the Department for Work and Pensions to undertake research analysis to inform policy relating to employment and sickness absence, including evaluation of Fit for Work.

The data to be extracted will be non-patient identifiable on extraction (i.e when it leaves the GP Practice) and anonymous on publication and will not contain any personal information that can be used to identify individuals. The data collected includes the type and duration of fit note; recommendations for adjustments to enable a return to work; diagnostic codes; geographical area and gender. Data will not be collected before Wednesday January 27th 2016. Historical data backdating to 1 December 2014 will be collected in the first extract, subsequent extracts will be on a weekly basis until the end of August 2018.

If you object to your data being extracted please ask Reception for Confidential Data Extraction Opt Out Form.


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