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Riverside medical Practice will be closed between 12:00-14:00 on the 19 June for staff training.  If you require urgent medical advice during this time on this day only please call 07511 044891

May Bank Holidays Pharmacy opening

Planned practice closures due to bank holidays in May 2018.

28th May 2018

If you require urgent medical attention on these planned closures please call Shropdoc on 0333 222 6655 or 111, if it is an emergency; call 999

Fit Notes

When appropriate, we issue electronically generated Fit Notes.

We have been notified by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) that, with effect from February 2016, they will be extracting data on fit note usage. This data will be made available to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) so that the Fit for Work service can be evaluated and for policies to be developed as necessary.

The data being collected will be fully anonymised and will include:

  • The number of computer-generated fit notes issued
  • The number of patients recorded as "unfit" or "may be fit" for work
  • Fit note duration
  • Gender
  • Health conditions giving rise to fit notes being issued.

At no stage will patient identifiable information be extracted.

For further information go to: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/fit-notes-plans-for-collecting-anonymous-data-in-england/patient-information-on-plans-for-collecting-anonymous-fit-note-data

 
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