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Last Updated: 23rd April 2018

 

Patient Participation Group Minutes of 11th April 2018

Please click here to link to the minutes of the last PPG meeting.

 

Publication of GP Net Earnings 2016/17

All GP practices are required to declare the mean earnings (e.g. average
pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice.

The average pay for GPs working in the Billesdon and Bushby Surgery
in the last financial year before tax and National Insurance was £64,878.
This is for two full time GPs and three part time GPs who worked in the
practice for more than six months.

It should be noted that the prescribed method for calculating earnings is
potentially misleading because it takes no account of how much time
doctors spend working in the practice, and should not be used to form any judgement about GP earnings, nor to make any comparison with any
other practice.

 

2018 Bank Holidays

Please note the surgery and branch site are closed for the following bank holidays in 2018.

Easter – Friday 30th March and Monday 2nd April.
May Day – Monday 7th May.
Spring – Monday 28th May.
Summer – Monday 27th August.
Christmas – Tuesday 25th December and Wednesday 26th December
New year – Tuesday 1st January 2019.

 

Training Afternoons for 2018/19

Billesdon Surgery participates in the East Leicestershire & Rutland
Clinical Commissioning Group (ELR CCG) "Protected Learning Time"
(PLT) afternoons. The surgery & dispensary will be closed for training on
the following afternoons:

17th April 2018, 13th June 2018, 11th September 2018, 14th November
2018, 23rd January 2019, 14th March 2019.

An emergency out-of-hours doctor service is provided on these
afternoons - please telephone: 01785 783322 between the hours of 1pm
and 6.30pm. The out-of-hours service reverts to 111 after 6.30pm.

 

 

Patient Participation Group Minutes of 13th December 2017

Please click here to link to the minutes of the last PPG meeting.

 

Publication of GP Net Earnings 2015/16

All GP practices are required to declare the mean earnings (e.g. average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice.

The average pay for GPs working in Billesdon Surgery in the last financial year was £75,000 before tax and National Insurance. This is for 2 full time GPs and 3 part time GPs who worked in the practice for more than six months.

 

Training Afternoons

Billesdon Surgery participates in the East Leicestershire & Rutland Clinical Commissioning Group (ELR CCG) "Protected Learning Time" (PLT) afternoons. The surgery & dispensary will be closed for training on the following afternoons:

27th April 2017, 20th June 2017, 19th September 2017, 8th November 2017, 17th January 2018, 8th March 2018.

An emergency out-of-hours doctor service is provided on these afternoons - please telephone: 01785 783322 between the hours of 1pm and 6.30pm. The out-of-hours service reverts to 111 after 6.30pm.

 

2017 Bank Holidays

Please note the surgery and branch site are closed for the following bank holidays in 2017.

Easter – Friday 14th April and Monday 17th April.
May Day – Monday 1st May.
Spring – Monday 29th May.
Summer – Monday 28th August.
Christmas – Monday 25th December and Tuesday 26th December
New year – Monday 1st January 2018.

 

Named Accountable GP

We have allocated a named accountable GP for everyone at the surgery in accordance with NHS General Medical Services guidance.

This does not mean that you will only be able to see one particular doctor when attending the surgery, you are still free to see any doctor as you prefer.

The ‘named accountable GP’ has the lead responsibility for ensuring the coordination of your care. In practical terms this responsibility is shared by the GP team – so for example, a GP other than your ‘named GP’ might refer you to hospital and the resulting hospital correspondence would be principally addressed to them. Then of course, this correspondence would sit on your electronic file and could be picked-up by a different GP further along the line.

If you should like to know who you have been allocated to please ask anyone at the practice the next time that you happen to be here or are calling us for another purpose. Please do not make a special journey, or call the surgery just for this. If you should like to change your ‘named GP’ you are free to do this at any time.

 

Summary Care Record

A small portion of your electronic health record (prescribed medicines, contraindications and allergies) is shared across the NHS should it be needed in an emergency. This happens automatically unless you actively opt-out. You can do this simply by letting us know your wish – we will then switch off automatic uploads from your record held at the surgery.

 

Medical Interoperability Gateway (MIG)

Whilst the ‘Summary Care Record’ (SCR) system makes a very small portion of your medical record available across the whole NHS (and can be viewed by a range of staff in an emergency), the MIG shares a much fuller view of your records but only with local NHS providers – and only when you give explicit consent to a doctor or nurse at the point of care. This local scheme is administered by our local I.T. Service Commissioners who have produced a poster and factsheet to inform you of these processes. If you should like to opt-out of the MIG entirely please let us know and we will add a code to your notes that will prevent any data uploads.

 

 

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