How Crown Wood Works during Covid-19
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, how you contact us will be different at the moment.
This is to limit face-to-face contact whenever possible and help stop the spread of coronavirus.
Your GP practice is open and if you need to see your GP, please ring us or visit our
website to use E-Consult – our opening hours are 8AM to 6.30 PM.
You can also call NHS 111. Please do not come to the surgery unless you have an
If you are waiting for a check-up, please be assured we will be in touch.
Appointments are being delivered face-to-face, online and over the telephone. If you are asked to come into the surgery for a face-to-face appointment, please remember to wear a face covering.
Measures are in place to keep you safe from infection during your visit to the surgery.
If you have any symptoms of Coronavirus please go online at 111
You can find the latest information and advice from Public Health England at www.gov.uk/coronavirus
Privacy Notice during COVID-19
The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has directed NHS Digital to collect and analyse data from providers and other organisations involved in managing the COVID-19 response and then disseminate information and analysis to other bodies for the purpose of planning and managing the response. NHS England and NHS Improvement have been given legal notice to support the processing and sharing of information to help the COVID-19 response under Health Service Control of Patient Information Regulations 2002.
Individual healthcare organisations and Local Authorities have also been given legal notice under the same regulations to support the processing and sharing of information to help the COVID-19 response. This is to ensure that confidential patient information can be used and shared appropriately and lawfully for purposes related to the COVID-19 response.
Please see link to the COPI Notice here.
This notice applies to:
• All providers of healthcare
• All GP practices
• All Department of Health and Social Care's Arm's Length Bodies
• Local Authorities
Non-Covid 19 News
Flu Vaccine for 50 - 64 year olds
If you are aged between 50 and 64 you will be invited to get your free flu vaccine from the beginning of December and into the New Year as part of this year’s expanded flu vaccination programme.
We will be arranging appointments to coincide with delivery of new vaccine stock. Please be patient as we make plans for this and wait to be contacted. Please remember that vaccinations will continue throughout the winter season.
If you are in an at-risk group, you remain a priority for vaccination and should contact us or a local pharmacy as soon as possible for your free flu vaccine. We have a range of measures in place to keep you safe from COVID-19.
Visit nhs.uk/flujab to find out more.
For test results please ring the practice between 12:00 and 14.00 Monday to Friday
If you wish to submit prescriptions electronically you will need to register for online Patient Access. This allows electronic prescriptions to be sent to the practice, online booking of appointments and access to a sample of your patient record. To register for Patient Online Access please come to reception with a Photo ID (either passport or a driving licence)
Bracknell and Ascot Extended Hours Service
Please see opening hours for a link to the website for Bracknell and Ascot Extended Hours Service
Fair Processing Notice
This privacy notice explains why we collect information about you, how that information will be used, how we keep it safe and confidential and what your rights are in relation to this.
Fair Processing Notice
Text Messaging Service
If the practice has your mobile number we will use it to send you appointment reminders, general health information and information about specific services which you may be eligible for depending on age and/or whether you have a specific condition. Examples of these specific services include the flu immunisation campaign, shingles, bowel cancer screening and cervical cancer screening.
If you wish to opt out of receiving text messages from the practice please contact reception who will give you an opt out form.
Friends and Family
Each month we ask patients about whether they would recommend Crown Wood Medical Centre to their friends and family. We do this in a variety of ways including ask text, handwritten questions and on this site.
For January 2020 the results were as follows:
93% would recommend the practice
3% would neither not recommend or recommend the practice
4% would not recommend the practice
You Said We Did
Friends and Family and patient surveys help us to develop services at Crown Wood Medical Centre. The following are developments which we have introduced at Crown Wood Medical Centre following patient feedback
- Built new consulting rooms to accommodate the Health Care Assistant and Midwife
- Introduced Self Check in
- Changed cleaning contractors to improve the cleaning of the building
- Redesigned the front entrance with automatic access to help access for all groups of patients
Bowel Cancer Screening for over 60s
If you are over 60 and receive a bowel screening kit please submit it to the address given. Bowel cancer screening is an important test for the benefit of your health.
ARE YOU 65 AND OVER?
OR ARE YOU UNDER 65 AND SUFFER FROM:
- Respitory Disease
- Heart Disease
- Kidney Disease
- Liver Disease
- Neurological Disease
- Have had a stroke
If the answer to any of these questions is YES, then please call the surgery on 01344 310202 and we will be happy to book an appointment for you.
Please click on the link below for the latest CQC report on Crown Wood Medical Centre. Pleased to say that the practice on the whole rated as Good
Self Check In
Important Info: Patients at Crown Wood Medical Centre are able to self check in when they arrive for their appointments. Patients will also be able to complete the health questionnaire.
Crown Wood Medical Centre has also installed a Visual Information System to provide the health information as well as patient call facility
On Line Appointments
Our patients can now book appointments online. Please contact Reception to arrange to have an account which allows you to book appointments online.