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IMPORTANT - CORONAVIRUS - If you are visiting the practice please wear a face covering. Up to date information (including COVID vaccine news) is available here


Flu Clinics Please read our flu clinic information page before booking an appointment. 


Dr Claire Laband Sadly our GP Dr Claire Laband has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. She has been a much loved GP partner at Cheddar Medical Centre for many years, and was already planning her retirement from later in 2021. She has now had to leave her clinical work abruptly in order to undergo treatment for pancreatic cancer. For those patients who would like to pass on their good wishes to Dr Laband, please send emails to Cheddarmc.chedmed@nhs.net with the subject "Claire Laband Retirement". We will ensure these good wishes are passed on to her.


Sexual Health - Free chlamydia and HIV testing is available from: www.freetest.me/landing/swish 


 CQC Inspection 2019We are delighted to announce that we were inspected by the Care Quality Commission in October and have been graded as "Good" full details of the inspection report can be found here.


Prescription Requests - From 1st September 2019 there will be changes to the way we handle some prescription requests. Please see our Repeat Prescriptions page for more information. 


confidential_fileConfidentiality

Here at Cheddar Medical Centre we safeguard all confidential information about you and your health. All staff are required to sign a confidentiality document when they start work at the surgery. This is to ensure that they are fully aware of the need to maintain patient confidentiality at all times.

So that we can all work together for your benefit, we may need to share information about you with others in healthcare. We only ever use or pass on information about you if healthcare workers have a genuine need for it and it is in your interest. Wherever possible we will remove personal details that would identify you. 

Patient Information Lealfet - Your Information

Patient Information Leaflet - Consent

How we use Your Information to Provide Your Healthcare

Read our Fair Processing and Privacy Statement


Freedom of Information

The ICO has published a new Model Publication Scheme that all public authorities are required to adopt.

https://ico.org.uk/media/for-organisations/documents/1153/model-publication-scheme.pdf


Chaperone

You have the right to ask for a chaperone for any appointment, read our Chaperone Policy to find out more.

 
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