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Patient Online Services - April 2016

Dyneley House Surgery has offered patients’ facilities to book appointments and order their repeat prescriptions ‘on-line’ since 2011.

From 1 April, we are able to offer patients the facility to view information from their medical record. 

Please ask at Reception about the process of registering to be able to access this facility.

NHS Friends & Family Test

We welcome your feedback and would be really pleased if you can spare a few minutes to complete the new NHS Friends & Family Test. You can find the survey in the 'Have your say' section on the homepage of the website.

Named Accountable GP

From the 1 April 2015, under the terms and conditions of the General Medical Services Contract, the Practice is required to allocate a named, accountable GP to all registered patients.

 

If you wish to know who your allocated GP is, or have a preference as to which GP you are allocated, please contact Reception.

 

These new arrangements do not prevent you making an appointment or seeing any GP at the Practice as patients have always been able to.

 

GP Earnings

From April 2016, all doctors’ practices are required to declare the mean earnings (average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients. 

The average pay for GPs working in Dyneley House Surgery in the last financial year was £67,250 before tax and National Insurance.  This is for 2 full time GPs, 8 part time GPs and 0 locum GPs who worked in the practice for more than six months.”

NHS England require that the net earnings of doctors engaged in the Practice are publicised and the required disclosure is shown above. However it should be noted that the prescribed method for calculating earnings is potentially misleading because it takes no account of how much time doctors spend working in the Practice and should not be used to form any judgement about GP earnings, nor to make any comparison with any other practice.

Accessible Information Standard - Making Health & Social Care Information Accessible

The Accessible Information Standard will come into force from 31 July 2016 across health and social care in England. Our aim is to make sure disabled people have access to information that they can understand and any communication support they might need.

You can find out more by reading this guide in easy words and pictures. You can also watch a video in British Sign Language (BSL) or listen to an audio recording.

We are currently working towards the standard.  The first thing we need to do is identify those people with information and communication needs. Please help us to do this.

Let us know if you have a disability, impairment or sensory loss, and the kind of information and communication support that you need.

We will record this on your medical records.  This will help us to be prepared the next time you use our services. Please ask a member of the Practice Team if you need any further information or assistance.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic and Your Information

The ICO recognises the unprecedented challenges the NHS and other health professionals are facing during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The ICO also recognise that 'Public bodies may require additional collection and sharing of personal data to protect against serious threats to public health.' The Government have also taken action in respect of this and on 20th March 2020 the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care issued a Notice under Regulation 3(4) of The Health Service (Control of Patient Information) Regulations 2002 requiring organisations such as GP Practices to use your information to help GP Practices and other healthcare organisations to respond to and deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

In order to look after your healthcare needs during this difficult time, we may urgently  need to share your personal information, including medical records, with clinical and non clinical staff who belong to organisations that are permitted to use your information and need to use it to help deal with the Covid-19 pandemic. This could (amongst other measures) consist of either treating you or a member of your family and enable us and other healthcare organisations to monitor the disease, assess risk and manage the spread of the disease. 

Please be assured that we will only share information and health data that is necessary to meet yours and public healthcare needs. The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has also stated that these measures are temporary and will expire on 30th September 2020 unless a further extension is required. Any further extension will be will be provided in writing and we will communicate the same to you.

Please also note that the data protection and electronic communication laws do not stop us from sending public health messages to you, either by phone, text or email as these messages are not direct marketing.

It may also be necessary, where the latest technology allows us to do so, to use your information and health data to facilitate digital consultations and diagnoses and we will always do this with your security in mind. If you are concerned about how your information is being used, please contact our DPO using the contact details available in the GDPR section of our website.

The Practice's Commitment to Information Governance

How the NHS and care services use your information

Dyneley House Surgery is one of many organisations working in the health and care system to improve care for patients and the public.

Whenever you use a health or care service, such as attending Accident & Emergency (A & E) or using Community Care services, important information about you is collected in a patient record for that service. Collecting this information helps to ensure you get the best possible care and treatment.

The information collected about you when you use these services can also be used and provided to other organisations for purposes beyond your individual care, for instance to help with:

 

  • improving the quality and standards of care provided
  • research into the development of new treatments
  • preventing illness and diseases
  • monitoring safety
  • planning services

 

This may only take place when there is a clear legal basis to use this information. All these uses help to provide better health and care for you, your family and future generations. Confidential patient information about your health and care is only used like this where allowed by law.

 

Most of the time, anonymised data is used for research and planning so that you cannot be identified in which case your confidential patient information isn’t needed.

 

You have a choice about whether you want your confidential patient information to be used in this way. If you are happy with this use of information you do not need to do anything. If you do choose to opt out your confidential patient information will still be used to support your individual care.

To find out more or to register your choice to opt out, please visit www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters. On this web page you will:

  • See what is meant by confidential patient information
  • Find examples of when confidential patient information is used for individual care and examples of when it is used for purposes beyond individual care
  • Find out more about the benefits of sharing data
  • Understand more about who uses the data
  • Find out how your data is protected
  • Be able to access the system to view, set or change your opt-out setting
  • Find the contact telephone number if you want to know any more or to set/change your opt-out by phone
  • See the situations where the opt-out will not apply

 

You can also find out more about how patient information is used at:

https://www.hra.nhs.uk/information-about-patients/ (which covers health and care research); and

https://understandingpatientdata.org.uk/what-you-need-know (which covers how and why patient information is used, the safeguards and how decisions are made)

 

You can change your mind about your choice at any time.

 

Data being used or shared for purposes beyond individual care does not include your data being shared with insurance companies or used for marketing purposes and data would only be used in this way with your specific agreement.

 

Health and care organisations have until 2020 to put systems and processes in place so they can be compliant with the national data opt-out and apply your choice to any confidential patient information they use or share for purposes beyond your individual care. 

Please refer to the Practice's 'privacy notices' for adults and children in the GDPR 'tab' on our website.

 

 

Peer Support Groups

Carers Clinic

Carers can now book appointments with Carers Resource at Dyneley House Surgery. A carer is someone who, without payment, provides help and support to a friend, neighbour or relative who could not manage otherwise because of frailty, illness or disability. They may even be juggling paid work with caring responsibilities at home. Carers have a tough job – it can mean unrelenting pressure, little chance to relax and a lot of worry. The system is complicated, and the issue is hidden. The Carers Resource Charity provide support for carers, no matter what their age, race, religion or needs. For more information, call Carers Resource on 01756 700888  

https://www.carersresource.org/


Dementia Advice Clinic

Do you or a loved one have dementia? Are you worried about your memory? Patients can now book an appointment at our new Dementia Advice Clinic at Dyneley House Surgery ( 01756 799811) . For more information about the project or local support for people with dementia and their carers, contact the Alzheimer's Society Ripon, Harrogate and Craven on 01423 813464

Flyer

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/

Craven Directory of Dementia Activities 


Memory Lane Café

Social group for people with memory problems or learning disabilities. Meeting at Dyneley Barn from on 2nd and 4th Thursdays 2-3:30pm for Refreshments & activities. Carers and Family members welcome. No booking required.  



Stroke Support Group

Social Support Group for people who have had a stroke/ neurological condition. We meet on the 1st Thursday of the month, 2-3.30pm at Dyneley Barn. We have a variety of activities and guest speakers lined up. It is free of charge and no booking is required.

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cSkipton Cancer Support Centre

Dyneley House Surgery is working in partnership with Skipton Cancer Support Centre, to raise awareness about Cancer, provide information and also support patients and carers affected by a cancer diagnosis. Skipton Cancer Support Centre offer a variety of group activities and 1-2-1 support
For more information visit >> http://www.bradfordcancersupport.org.uk/ 

Timetable


Disability Forum

The overarching aim of Craven Disability Forum is to improve the lives of disabled people with physical and sensory impairments in Craven

Poster Terms of Reference


M.S Support Group

There are over 300 MS Society branches run by volunteers working alongside local staff.

The services they offer include:

  • emotional and practical support
  • financial help
  • information events
  • social events

They also raise millions every year to help people affected by MS.

The Craven Branch Group meet regularly. To find out more information, please contact Jean or Michelle on 07539 527 051 https://www.mssociety.org.uk/near-me/branches/skipton-and-craven-branch


Parkinsons Society

Parkinson’s Social Group

Parkinson’s UK local branch. Third Thursday of the month 2.15 in the Soroptimist Rooms, Otley Street, Skipton. Talks, social events, information, friendship and support to local people with Parkinson's, their families and carers

Contact David 01535 633054

Parkinson’s Café

First Tuesday of the month 7-9 p.m. in the conservatory, Heriots Hotel, Broughton Road, Skipton. Informal support meeting. Contact workingageskiptongroup@gmail.com


Yorkshire MESMAC

Social Support groups and 1-2-1 support for LGB& T living in North Yorkshire. Talk to a support worker about issues including sexual health, sexuality and coming out, HIV, STIs, gender identity, sex work, faith, risky behaviour and chem-sex. 

Rainbow Wellbeing Support Group meet on 4th Wednesday of every month 6-8pm at Dyneley Barn. Supporting LGBTQ+ people achieve and maintain positive mental health. Contact Christine for more information : 07771 937 327

Visit www.mesmac.co.uk or call 01609 258 745


Osteoporosis & Osteopenia Education Talks

Bi Monthly Health Talks for patients with Osteoporosis and/or Osteopenia. Topics include Diet, Exercise, Mobility, Medication, Endocrinology, Bone Health & Carers Support.  

There will be the opportunity to talk together as well as learn from the Professionals.

For more information, please contact Gaynor Ward on 01756 799311

Poster - 2020 dates


Skipton Aphasia Support Group 

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Sporting Memories Social group

Open to anyone with an interest in Sport.  The group meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month at Dyneley Barn 2-3:30pm. Listen to local athletes, meet peers, and enjoy some delicious refreshments. 

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