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With immediate effect in line with NHS Digital we no longer have a Fax Machine.

Practices have very limited information about the new vaccination programme.  Further information will be made available in the fullness of time and we will contact you and update our website as soon as we know.  Meantime please see details of Flu Vaccines Supplies under Latest News......j

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Any patients who are seen in the Practice now need to wear a face covering or mask if asked to attend an appointment. During your visit, our Toilet facilities will not be available.

We are now offering a new Video Consultation Service and to use this service you will need to be registered for Patient Access. During these uncertain times, the best way to register for this service is by setting up online as below. If you are unable to do this you can download a form and return to us in the post or email.

Patient Guidance for Video Consultations

Please note any digital image submitted as part of an online consultation, will be stored within your clinical notes.

Patient Registration:  If you are registering as a New Patient, you will need to complete a GMS1 (purple form) and a New Patient Form according to your age.  We can not process any New Registrations without both of these forms.

In Times of Bereavement

In the unfortunate event that a person has passed away, there are three things that must be done in the first few days;

  • Get a medical certificate from your GP or hospital doctor (this is necessary to register the death)
  • Register the death within 5 days (8 days in Scotland). You will then receive the necessary documents for the funeral.
  • Make the necessary funeral arrangements.

Register the death

If the death has been reported to the coroner (or Procurator Fiscal in Scotland) they must give permission before registering the death.

You can register the death if you are a relative, a witness to the death, a hospital administrator or the person making the arrangements with the funeral directors.

You can use the ‘Register a Death’ page on the gov.uk website that will guide you through the process. This will also explain the registration process for Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Arrange the funeral

The funeral can usually only take place after the death is registered. Most people use a funeral director, though you can arrange a funeral yourself.

Funeral directors

Choose a funeral director who’s a member of one of the following:

These organisations have codes of practice - they must give you a price list when asked.

Some local councils run their own funeral services, for example for non-religious burials. The British Humanist Association can also help with non-religious funerals.

Arranging the funeral yourself

Contact the Cemeteries and Crematorium Department of your local council to arrange a funeral yourself.

Funeral costs

Funeral costs can include:

  • funeral director fees
  • things the funeral director pays for on your behalf (called ‘disbursements’ or ‘third-party costs’), for example, crematorium or cemetery fees, or a newspaper announcement about the death
  • local authority burial or cremation fees

Funeral directors may list all these costs in their quotes.



 
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