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CQC News

We have just published the link to CQC website for the latest report for Crown Wood Medical Centre. Please see the latest news for the link.

Flu Vaccinations

We are holding open flu clinics as well as bookable clinics at the surgery, please call the surgery on 01344 310202 and we will be happy to book an appointment for you.

Thank you

Important Info: From 1 April 2015, patients at Crown Wood Medical Centre be able to self checkin when they arrive for their appointments. Patients also be able to complete the health questionnaire.

Crown Wood Medical Centre has installed a Visual Information System to provide the health information as well as patient call facility

Important Info: Access to online Patient Records is activated. This includes medication, allergies and immunisations. In order to access this information, patients have to logon to online services. If you have not already registered for online services such as online appointments and repeat prescriptions, please contact the surgery. For those patients who have already registered for online services, please come to the surgery with a photo id (passport or driving licence) to enable this service.

The NHS Friends and Family Test begins on 1 December 2014. If you would like to leave your feedback for the surgery please complete the Friends & Family Survey. 

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 From Monday 2 June, we will be offering our patients the facility to book and cancel appointments online. 

CQC News

We have just published the link to CQC website for the latest report for Crown Wood Medical Centre. Please see the latest news for the link.

In Times of Bereavement

In the unfortunate event that a person has passed away, there are three things that must be done in the first few days;

  • Get a medical certificate from your GP or hospital doctor (this is necessary to register the death)
  • Register the death within 5 days (8 days in Scotland). You will then receive the necessary documents for the funeral.
  • Make the necessary funeral arrangements.

Register the death

If the death has been reported to the coroner (or Procurator Fiscal in Scotland) they must give permission before registering the death.

You can register the death if you are a relative, a witness to the death, a hospital administrator or the person making the arrangements with the funeral directors.

You can use the ‘Register a Death’ page on the gov.uk website that will guide you through the process. This will also explain the registration process for Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Arrange the funeral

The funeral can usually only take place after the death is registered. Most people use a funeral director, though you can arrange a funeral yourself.

Funeral directors

Choose a funeral director who’s a member of one of the following:

These organisations have codes of practice - they must give you a price list when asked.

Some local councils run their own funeral services, for example for non-religious burials. The British Humanist Association can also help with non-religious funerals.

Arranging the funeral yourself

Contact the Cemeteries and Crematorium Department of your local council to arrange a funeral yourself.

Funeral costs

Funeral costs can include:

  • funeral director fees
  • things the funeral director pays for on your behalf (called ‘disbursements’ or ‘third-party costs’), for example, crematorium or cemetery fees, or a newspaper announcement about the death
  • local authority burial or cremation fees

Funeral directors may list all these costs in their quotes.



 
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