Surgery E-mail address
Please note that the Emmer Green Surgery email address has changed, from Monday the 22nd April 2013 the email address to use for contacting the practice is RCCG.firstname.lastname@example.org.
For ordering repeat prescriptions online you can either use the ordering facility on this website or you can email directly to RCCG.email@example.com.
Care.data is a forthcoming extract of patient data commissioned by NHS England. The intention of the scheme is to make increased use of the information in medical records in order to improve the quality of care for patients. The service is one of the first initiatives to use the powers of the Health and Social Care Act 2012 (HSCA), which allows the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC), in certain circumstances, to extract confidential data from GP practices without seeking patient consent.
The BMA supports the use of data for appropriate secondary uses but also recognises the importance of confidentiality. The priority in negotiations has been of information governance safeguards and allowing patients to maintain control of the data held in their medical records. The BMA therefore negotiated the right for patients to be able to object to the disclosure of their confidential information from the GP practice.
Practices have received an email from HSCIC including GP guidance and FAQs and patient information materials. We have been advised to undertake patient awareness raising activities, such as displaying the poster, making the leaflet available and providing information on the practice website. These activities will help ensure that patients are aware of the scheme and their right to object.
Practices have been reassured that we will not be solely responsible for making patients aware of Care.data and we will be informed before any extractions take place. NHS England has been working with the Information Commissioner so that there is clarity about what GPs have to do in order to meet the fair processing component of the DPA. It has also been confirmed that data will not be extracted until the awareness raising activities have taken place.
For further information please visit the NHS England webiste:
Find out when our practice is open, what the GP consulting times are and what to do if you need help when the practice is closed. Find out more
Do you need to re-order your medication? Visit our prescriptions page and complete the online form. Find out more
Like To Register?
New to the area and would like to join our practice? We would be happy to help you. Fill in our registration forms and come see us. Find out more
From 08:00 - 18:30 we have a dedicated emergency line Tel: 0118 948 6921 which will be answered as a priority by the reception team. This number is to be used strictly in the case of medical emergencies only where the doctor is needed immediately.
We have a large car park, easy access for the elderly and disabled, and a large waiting room with a children’s play area and baby changing facilities. There is a separate entrance at the far end of the building (complete with outside buggy park) for access to the health visitors and the baby clinic.
Patient Survey 2013
Thankyou to everyone who took part in the practice survey we have been running since the beginning of February. We are grateful for all of your input. Patient survey's are an ideal way to help us understand how we can improve upon the service we provide for you. The results have now been collated and analysed, and can be viewed via the link to the right side of this page 'Survey Results'.
(Site updated 01/11/2013)