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Telephone system update

Please note that we are updating our telephone system on Thursday 18th July and there may be some disruption to our telephone service. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
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National data opt-out

  Opting out of sharing your data   The NHS wants to make sure you and your family have the best care now and in the future. Your health and adult social care information supports your individual care. It also helps us to research, plan and improve health and care services in England. You can choose whether your confidential patient information is used for research and planning purposes. To find out more visit https://www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters/ Or telephone: 0300 303 5678 ( 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays ) You do NOT need to do anything if you are
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Watch out! There’s measles about!

MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) – We are actively promoting the uptake for children to have their second dose of the MMR vaccine. Your child will receive a small bear as well as a sticker and a balloon when they attend their second MMR appointment. The first dose should be given at the age of 12 months and the second does around 3 years and four months before starting school. This will give your child long lasting protection.
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Exeter University Fresher’s Fayre

We recently participated in the Fresher’s Fayre at Exeter University to promote Mount Pleasant Health Centre. This was a great success with over 100 students registering as new patients further to the event. We welcome student registrations for anyone living in our catchment area. Natalie, our student liaison will be happy to assist with any questions you may have regarding your registration and any one of our Healthcare Navigators is on hand to direct you to the appropriate person should you have a clinical need. Our e-consult is available for use via this website 24 hours a day.
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Extended Hours

https://www.exeterprimarycare.co.uk/uncategorized/exeteropeningtimes/ Please click on the above link to access the rota for extended evening and weekend opening times.
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Flu Jab

We currently have plenty of the under 65’s flu vaccination left if you would like to either walk in or contact us to arrange an appointment. Unfortunately we have NOT got any of the over 65’s flu vaccination and will not be getting another delivery due to the national shortage.      
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GDPR ( General Data Protection Regulation )

The EU General Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on 25th May 2018; The extant data Protection Bill published in September 2017 is to be read in conjunction with GDPR. The GDPR applies to all EU members states and Mount Pleasant Health Centre must be able to demonstrate compliance at all times. Understanding the requirements of the GDPR will ensure that personal data of both staff and patients is protected accordingly. Below are some documents for more information. Practice Privacy Notice (1) Childrens Privacy Information Leaflet (2) Data Subject Access Request x2  
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Results from our 2017 patient survey

Thank you to all who participated in our 2017 survey. Having collated the results, 179 responses in total, the Patient Participation Group (PPG) has reviewed them with the partners of the health centre. The following is a summary of our findings. We had an overall positive response to how the centre caters for our patients, with very few feeling we do not cater for everyone’s needs. In relation to travel to the health centre it was pleasing to see how many patients walk to appointments (a total of 33% respondents). We have in the last year introduced the E Consult
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