Welcome to Tame Valley Medical Centre
This surgery website is used to present all our patients with up to date news and information about our practice. We will keep it current with any developments or other details that we feel are relevant to you.
Growing Better Together
We would like to announce that the Doctors and Staff of Tame Valley, Chapel Street and Bedford House are planning to join forces. Please download the document below for more information. Thank you.
Growing Better Together waiting room poster.docx
Or you can go directly to an online survey to provide your feedback at:
Tame Valley Medical Centre aims to be a centre of excellence, enhancing the lives of its practice population.
- Through the promotion of good health
- The provision of first class, primary and secondary care services
- Provide access to other services appropriate to the patients' needs
ELECTRONIC PRESCRIPTION SERVICE:
please see the "prescriptions" section for details on the EPS system.
Friends and Family Test.
The NHS friends and family test (FFT) is an important opportunity for you to provide feedback on the care and treatment you receive and to improve services.
It couldnt be easier, the next time you contact the practice or attend an appointment simply complete the quick anonymous questionairre either in the practice or by clicking on the link to the right of the website home page under the "have your say" heading.
Your feedback is vitally important to the on going development of future services your GP practice will offer.
Surgery opening times.
The surgery will be closed from 12pm for training purposes on:
Thursday 20th July 2017
Thursday 21st September 2017
Thursday 19th October 2017
Thursday 16th November 2017
And all day for the bank holidays on:
Monday 28th August 2017
Please ensure you collect all your required prescriptions on these days BEFORE 12pm.
If you require URGENT medical attention when the practice is closed please contact:
NHS 1 1 1.
If you have a life threatening emergency please call 999
Out of Hours Coverage
Please see our "when we are closed" section for changes to the greater manchester out of hours coverage.
Thank-you to all our patients who took the time to complete our feedback questionnaire for the reception team. 96% of our patients rated our reception team as excellent or good overall, 97% felt our receptionists level of helpfulness was either excellent or good, 98% said their level of politeness was excellent or good and 97% felt their level of approachability was excellent or good. We hope you'll join us in congratulating the reception team for such excellent results!
Why not let everyone know what a good job the team are doing by logging onto the NHS Choices website and leaving the practice a positive feedback message. http://www.nhs.uk/services/gp/overview/defaultview.aspx?id=42214
The practice is currently taking on new patients. If you have a family member, a friend or know of someone living in our catchment area looking to register at a new practice please let them know they are welcome here. Simply ask them to contact a member of the reception team.
Need a Chaperone?
If you would like a chaperone when you attend your appointment, please let a member of the Reception Team know; they will be happy to arrange this for you.
What's New at Tame Valley?
There are a number of things you can do through our online access service, View your medical records, request repeat prescriptions, book and cancel appointments and thats just the begining. Its more convenient than making a phone call as its available for you to access.
Please contact the surgery and speak to a member of the reception team who will be able to arrange your sign up. You will need to provide two forms of identification (one photographic ie: passport/Driving licence)
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