Text Messaging Service
This practice will occasionally want to use our SMS text messaging service to notify you of the following:
- Reminders of appointments.
- Changes to your booked appointment.
- National issues such as Flu pandemics.
- Practice being closed due to unforeseen circumstances.
- Cancelled or altered clinics including GP, Nurse & Healthcare assistant
- Reminders of any reviews or vaccinations due
Your mobile phone number will only be used by the practice and will NOT be passed to any third parties.
If you would like to opt out of the above service, please make a personal request to the GP practice and you will be opted out of the service within 48 hours. You may also like to include your reason for opting out, to help us review and improve the service in the future.
Your mobile phone will solely be used by the GP practice in relation to the healthcare services offered by the GP practice (listed above). You will not be contacted in relation to any other types of products or services.
Whilst the GP practice will regularly check your telephone numbers with you, please be aware the onus of keeping your details current with the practice rests with you.
Our use of text messages is for the purpose of providing appropriate, timely care for patients, not marketing purposes.
Information submitted through secure forms is used only for the purposes of processing your request. We may
be in touch with you in relation to the information submitted.
All Information submitted through secure forms is secured with a private key and is accessed over a secure
connection by nominated staff. We have a strict confidentiality policy.
This information is not shared with any third party organisations.
This information is retained for up to 28 days.
Should you have any concerns about sending your personal details using the web,
please use one of the alternative methods offered by our organisation.