New contractual requirements came into force from 1st April 2014 requiring that GP practices should make available a statement of intent in relation to the following IT developments. Please find below links to these requirements below:
All practices must include the NHS Number as the primary identifier in all NHS clinical correspondence issued by the practice.
Practice has conformed with this requirement since April 2014.
Electronic appointment booking
Practices are required to promote and offer the facility for all patients, who wish to book, view, amend, cancel and print appointments online.
The practice currently offer the facility for booking and cancelling appointments online via askmyGP.
Online booking of repeat prescriptions
Practices are required to promote and offer the facility for all patients, who wish to order online, view and print a list of their repeat prescriptions for necessary drugs, medicines or appliances.
The practice currently offer the facility for ordering repeat prescriptions online.