Amersham Health Centre

Details

Name :

Amersham Health Centre

Address  :

Chiltern Avenue

Town  :

Amersham

State  :

Buckinghamshire

Country  :

UK

Post Code:

HP6 5AY

Phone  :

0844 477 8733

Fax  :

08444 99 69 76

Web URL  :

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Description

Welcome to The Surgery Amersham Health Centre We hope that you will find this website useful We aim to provide a high standard of medical and nursing care for all our patients with a strong emphasis on disease prevention health education and selfhelp

To help you by giving useful information about the services we offer and advice on how to manage minor illness in the home

To help us by making clear how our services can best be used

To help us to help you by encouraging a team approach between the practice and the patients Practice Newsletter

This is produced quarterly and informs patients on medical issues general information and seasonal medical help If you wish to write a short article for inclusion in our newsletter please hand your suggestion to the receptionist If you would like to view the current newsletter click on the link above

Access To Medical Records

Patients can request access to their medical records but the records may not be removed from the practice premises A charge will be made for access to records for copies and for computer printouts There are times when notes need to be audited in order to ensure that the quality of care patients receive is monitored and improved if you have any objection to this please write to the practice manager District nurses and health visitors have access to medical records of the patients in their care

Violent Or Abusive Patients

Violent or abusive behaviour towards our doctors or staff will not be tolerated Any patient who verbally or physically assaults a doctor or member of staff will be removed from our list of patients

Freedom Of Information

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 obliges the practice to produce a Publication Scheme A Publication Scheme is a guide to the classes of information the practice intends to routinely make available This scheme is available on request

Additional Services

A wide range of additional services is available Please ask at reception for details
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