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Accessible Information Standard

Introduction 

The new Accessible Information Standard was agreed on 24th June 2015 and all organisations that provide NHS or adult social care must follow the standard in full by 31st July 2016.

Stockbridge Surgery are waiting on literature and guidance being provided by NHS England and our Clinical Systems supplier.

The Accessible Information Standard aims to make sure that disabled people have access to information that they can understand and any communication support they might need.

The standard tells organisations how to make information accessible to the following people:

  • Patients
  • Service Users
  • Their Carers and parents

This includes making sure that people get information in different formats if they need it, such as:

  • Large print
  • Braille
  • Easy read
  • via email

Please click here for a summary document, while we await the official guidance documents.

A NAMED ACCOUNTABLE GP FOR ALL PATIENTS

All patients at Stockbridge Surgery have been allocated a named accountable GP.

The named accountable GP will take lead responsibility for the coordination of all services required under the contract and ensure they are delivered to each of their patients where required.

If you would like to know the name of your named GP, please contact Reception.

Having a named GP does not prevent you from seeing any other doctor at the practice as your named GP may not always be available.

Should you wish to express a preference as to which GP you have been allocated, the practice will make every reasonable effort to accommodate your request.

 

 
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