Removal Of Patients From The Practice List
Central Surgery aims to provide the best possible health care for their patients. However, there may be circumstances when it would be considered reasonable, or in the best interest of the patient, to remove patients from the list. The situations which justify removal are:
The doctor can remove a patient from the list with immediate effect when a patient:
is physically violent or threatening towards a doctor, practice staff or other patients on the practice premises
causes physical damage to practice premises or other patients' property
gives verbal abuse or makes threats towards the doctor, practice staff or other patients
gives racist abuse verbally or physically
is violent or uses or condones threatening behaviour to doctors (or some other members of the primary health care team) while visiting the patient's home.
The Doctor can remove a patient from the list giving a maximum of 28 days’ notice under the following circumstances:-
Where a patient has moved out of the designated practice area and has failed to register with another practice.
Where a patient has moved abroad for a period of three months or more.
Failure To Attend Pre-booked Appointments
Where a patient fails to attend pre-booked appointments on a number of occasions during a given period.
Irretrievable Breakdown Of The Doctor/Patient Relationship
Where a patient's behaviour falls outside of that which is normally considered reasonable and leads to an irretrievable breakdown of the doctor/patient relationship.
One in every eight adults is a Carer. A Carer is anyone who provides unpaid care for a family member or friend who is ill or disabled, or frail because of old age. If you are a Carer you can gain support from many different sources. The Carers Support Centre in Brigg offers free information and advice. For more information regarding this please visit their website: www.carerssupportcentre.com.
If you are a Carer, please may you complete the form available below and return it to the surgery when possible. This ensures that the GP is aware that you are a Carer and can also offer support and guidance accordingly.
DOWNLOAD FORM HERE (.pdf)
Consent to Disclose Medical Information
If a relative or Carer is required to have access to your confidential medical information, please complete the form below and send to Central Surgery. It is vitally important that this form is signed by you as the patient and by an independent witness who the consent is not being granted for. If for any reason it is felt the request is suspicious the practice with holds the right to ask for further information from the patient who the records belong to.
Download the disclose medical information form here (.docx)
All patient consultations are conducted on the ground floor and ramps and toilet facilities are available specifically for our disabled patients. Please contact the receptionist if you have any special needs.
Freedom Of Information - Publication Sceme
The Freedom of Information Act 2000 obliges the practice to produce a Publication Scheme. A Publication Scheme is a guide to the ‘classes’ of information the practice intends to routinely make available.
This scheme is available from reception.