NHS VOLUNTEERS

NHS VOLUNTEERS

Community, News
The NHS Volunteer scheme has drawn attention to the arrangements for providing help to those that are vulnerable and self-isolating during the current coronavirus outbreak. There is a website link here - and a contact number 0808 196 3646. In addition the Patients’ Association has for some time had its own team of local volunteers to provide help. They can be accessed by referral from the Pinn Medical Centre on 020 8866 5766.
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Changes to  NHS Services

Changes to NHS Services

Community, News, NHS
We have been asked to share a communication from The North West London health and care partnership entitled Coronavirus pandemic: information for the public about changes to NHS services. 200220_nw_london_coronavirus_guidance_for_patientsDownload
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Update on the Pinn Medical Centre Services

Update on the Pinn Medical Centre Services

News, NHS
Today the Partners of the Pinn Medical Centre (PMC) agreed to a request from the Harrow Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to close the Walk in Centre (WiC) as a temporary measure. In its place the CCG has asked the PMC to set up a temporary GP Access service for non-Covid-19 patients. As of Saturday 28 March 2020 the Walk in Centre will be closed to patients who do not have an appointment. It should be noted that patients who are acutely ill and who cannot be redirected elsewhere will continue to be seen at the Pinn. The Pinn will continue to remain available to our registered patients for initial telephone consultations and booked face-to-face consultations as are necessary. Unregistered patients wishing to have an appointment should call 111 where they will be…
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DEVELOPMENTS ON THE WALK IN CENTRE

DEVELOPMENTS ON THE WALK IN CENTRE

News
On Friday 7 February 2020 the Harrow Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), responsible for commissioning services at the Pinn Medical Centre (PMC), issued the following statement: “ We have been discussing the future of the walk in services at the Pinn Medical Centre with patients over the last few months. Having considered the feedback we have received, we can confirm that we will be working with the Pinn Medical Centre to maintain the provision of walk in services for all patients at the site”. The Patients’ Association and the Partners of the PMC sought an urgent meeting with the CCG, and that meeting was held on Monday 10 February 2020. At that meeting the CCG confirmed that their recent proposal to convert the Pinn Walk In Centre to a GP Access…
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