Please do not contact the practice about your COVID-19 vaccination status.
We cannot provide letters showing this information.
However, following the announcement about the new traffic light system for international travel, we wanted to share some information with patients about how you can demonstrate your COVID-19 vaccination status.
How to access your COVID-19 vaccination status
You can access your COVID-19 vaccination status through the free NHS App from 17 May. You can access the app through mobile devices such as a smartphone or by tablet. Proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status will be shown within the NHS App. The government recommends that people register with the app before booking international travel.
If you are not already registered for the NHS App, you might find it helpful to view the following video, which talks through the process of registering for it – YouTube: Register with the NHS app: Quick guide
If you do not have access to a smartphone and know that the country you are travelling to requires COVID-19 vaccination status, you can call the NHS helpline on 119 (from 17 May) and ask for a letter to be posted to you. This must be at least 5 days after you’ve completed your course of the vaccine. The government expects the letter to take up to 5 days to reach you.
More information about how to you will be able to demonstrate your coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination status on the government website: www.gov.uk/covid-19-vaccination-status
The service will go live from Monday 17 May.
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Welcome to RIVERSIDE KELSEY SURGERY
Riverside Kelsey Surgery serves Liss as well as the surrounding villages. Our team includes three GPs, Lead Practice Nurse, Treatment Room Nurse, two Health Care Assistants as well as our Practice Manager and Reception Team.
At The Riverside Partnership, we aim to treat all our patients promptly, courteously and in complete confidence.
We take pride in that we offer the traditional 'family practice' service that is sadly disappearing due to the current pressures within General Practice. We offer an appointment with the correct health care professional rather than a telephone triage service.
PRIMARY CARE NETWORKS – (PCNs)
From 1 July 2019, all GP practices - including ours - will start to work together in ‘Primary Care Networks’ (PCNs), to share their expertise and resources over wider geographical area.
The NHS’s Long Term Plan, published in January 2019, aims to integrate a lot of services which have traditionally worked separately - like mental health services, physiotherapy and social care. By working together in a PCN, practices like ours can offer you a wider range of services than we can on our own, and give you much faster and more efficient access to the right care and support.
Each PCN will develop teams of healthcare professionals, including GPs, pharmacists, district nurses, community paramedics, physiotherapists and other health workers, to provide tailored care for patients in their community. A ‘Social Prescriber’ will be appointed in each PCN to help direct people to a whole range of nonmedical services, like social clubs, community support groups and exercise activities, that will help them take greater control of their own health and stay well.
Within the South Eastern Hampshire CCG area, PCNs will deliver personal care valued by patients and GPs, and allow better collaboration between us and other practices. Locally, our PCN details are as follows
We are part of East Hants PCN and look forward to working alongside the following practices;-
East Hants PCN
Swan Medical Group
The Grange Surgery
Liphook and Liss Surgery
Rowlands Castle Surgery
Dr Richard Kershaw
Dr Richard Kershaw
PRACTICE MISSION STATEMENT
Our mission is to:
- Treat you with respect and courtesy at all times
- Provide you with advice and treatment in a timely manner
- Help you make decisions about your health by treating you with respect
- Discuss available treatments and refer you on to other experts where necessary
- Act as your advocate and guide through health care services
- Maintain confidentiality in what we discuss and the records we keep on your behalf
- Keep up to date with developments in health care by continuing to learn
In return we ask you to:
- Keep your appointment and/or let us know as soon as possible if you are unable to attend
- Only use urgent out-of-hours services for urgent conditions which can't wait until the next day or over the weekend.
- Be respectable to our staff. They do their best for you.
- Let us know if you have any suggestions or cause for complaint as soon as possible
- Let us know when we have done well
Patients who need to see a doctor urgently whilst the surgery is closed can contact the Out of Hours service on 111.nhs.uk or telephone 111
All practices in the SHIP Cluster, Southampton City, Hampshire, Isle Of Wight and Portsmouth must undertake compulsory training days each year.
The aim of this is to provide practices with protected time for co-ordinated, relevant and focused, quality education programmes for all staff from GP's to reception staff.
The training days will usually occur every 3 months and will involve the practice closing from 12.00p.m. on the day of training and remaining closed until the following morning.
Patients who need to see a doctor urgently whilst the surgery is closed will have access to the Out of Hours Services during this time. Tel. 111.
GP Practices in this area are making it easier for you to make appointments at times which suit you. From October 2017 all practices in South East Hampshire and Fareham and Gosport - including ours - will take part in a new scheme to allow you to make appointments from 8am to 8pm on week days, from 8am to 4.30pm on Saturdays and on Sunday mornings.
This extends the normal opening hours for surgeries which until now have usually run until 6.30pm on weekday evenings.
If you need to see someone we will be able to offer you an appointment at your local 'hub' location - they are located at Petersfield Community Hospital, Badgerswood Surgery Bordon, Waterlooville Health Centre, Havant Health Centre, Fareham Community Hospital and Gosport War Memorial Hospital.
Please click on the Link below for further details:
GPEA Patient Leaflet
(Site updated 11/06/2021)