Welcome to Dr Shahs & Talpur Surgery at Hanford Health Centre
CQC Rating - GOOD
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Your Health in Safe Hands
The team are here to provide all patients with a professional and caring healthcare experience in friendly and personal surroundings. With discretion and confidentiality guaranteed your welfare is safe, secure and in good hands.
All patients are allocated an accountable named GP. If you wish to know the name of your accountable GP, please ask at reception. Patients still have a choice of which GP they see but we do ask for continuity of care if possible.
The health centre has access for both wheelchairs and pushchairs and free onsite parking.
Registering is easy with on-line application forms or register at the surgery's reception. Registration is only complete when you have shown ID evidence and address verification.
Before registering please check your postcode is within our practice boundary, this is under the tab new patients.
PATIENT ONLINE ACCESS VIA PATIENT ACCESS
The practice offers patients facilities to book, view amend and cancel appointments online.
This practice also offers patients the facility to order online and view / print a list of their repeat prescriptions, medicines and appliances.
The practice offers patients facilities to view online, export or print any summary information from their records, relating to medications, allergies, adverse reactions and any other items agreed between the practice and individual patients.
Please contact reception for more information and provision of a password.
Friends and Family
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Patient participation group (PPG) - A patient lead meeting
Would you like to have a say about the practice and help improve services? Why not join the PPG? Please send us your details via following the link on the right side of the page or at the reception and we will get in touch. Alternatively, please do pass your views or opinions for the group to discuss, you can do this by submitting your topic or matter in writing and handing in to Reception.
We kindly request our patients to help us reduce the volume of incoming calls by not phoning the surgery to ask if your prescription is ready. By allowing the 48 hours for turnaround of your script you need only go to collect your prescription from your designated pharmacy or from the surgery.
Drs Shah & Talpur is a GP Practice within Hanford Health Centre. Hanford health centre holds community clinics that are booked directly with the health centre and has a separate phone line to the practice and we cannot transfer calls across to the health centre. If you require to make an appointment for their clinics such as Phlebotomy, Podiatry... or any enquiries, you need to call Hanford Health Centre - 0300 123 0974.
Drs Shah & Talpur surgery IS NOT responsible for the booking or cancellation of blood test appointments - Phlebotomy is part of the health centre. Currently their answer machine message sounds like it is directing the caller to ring the surgery which is not correct, please do not waste your call to us and ensure you ring 0300 123 0974 for blood test appointments.
EXTENDED - PRIMARY CARE SERVICES - ACCESS FOR PATIENTS
The practice aims to provide appointments for all patients and in order to provide for patients only able to reach the service in the extended hours after 6.30pm, we advise you to call the practice and we will be able to advise any availability in the extended hours primary care service - please visit the following link to know more about what extended access for patients is:
For an emergency when the surgery is closed please call 111 to be signposted to the correct out of hours service. Life threatening emergencies are 999 or A&E.
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(Site updated 13/03/2020)