APPOINTMENTS MISSED could mean being removed from our patients list - see revised policy on Appointments page. +++ See our new Self-Health corner at SAMC - check your height, weight, and blood pressure confidentially and get advice if necessary. + see latest news from KCC on the medical centre at the Southborough Hub.


Newsletter Q4 Winter 2017
All the latest news from SAMC.

In this issue

Behind the scenes at SAMC - Medical Receptionists
Not surprisingly most patients won’t be familiar with the roles of our ‘behind the scenes’ teams - find out more....
 
Missed appointments could mean removal from our list
150 appointments per month are classified as ‘Did Not Attend’ - the patient didn't turn up for the appointment and didn't contact the surgery in advance to cancel/change appointment - find out more....

Pharmacy First - The Common Ailments Scheme
The 'Common Ailments Scheme' helps people who don’t usually have to pay for NHS prescriptions access medicines for common minor ailments, free of charge from a pharmacy - find out more....
 
Prescriptions written at the hospital 
These must be collected from hospital pharmacy and not st SAMC - find out more....

Introducing the SAMC Self-Health Corner
Our Patient Group has purchased scales, height measure and blood pressure monitor for our new Self-Health Corner - find out more....

‘SAMC Strollers’
Our own walking group now seeking guides and strollers - find out more....
 

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