GMS Contractual Requirement and Statement of Intent Offering and promoting Patient Online services by March 2015


Practice contact details

The Caxton Surgery

Oswald Road



SY11 1RD

01691 654646


Current online patient services

GP System Supplier – Emis Web


GMS / PMS 2014-15 Contractual Requirement for Patient online Services


It is a contractual requirement for GP practices to offer and promote to patients: online booking of appointments, ordering of repeat prescriptions and by 31st of March 2015 access to summary information (as a minimum) in their patient record. If you need any guidance, advice or support (including contact details), please visit NHS England’s Patient Online Programme’s web pages for more information

Patient online access

(GMS Schedule 6, part 5, new paragraph 74C, PMS Schedule 5, part 5, paragraph 70D)

4J (n). Patients at this practice can book appointments online.


4K (n). Patients at this practice can order their repeat prescriptions online.           


4L (n). Patients at this practice can access summary information from their medical record online.


4M (n). If ‘No’ [1] does the practice have a plan * to enable this facility by 31 March 2015? .


[1] Applicable if responding No to question 4L only.






Signed: James Bradbury

Title: Practice Manager

Practice Plan GMS / PMS 2014/2015

Practice contact details                                                     

Surgery Name: The Caxton Surgery

Address: Oswald Road, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 1RD                

Telephone: 01691 654646                                                            

Email address:



Current online patient services

GP System Supplier -  Emis Web

GP System Version –



Plan to meet GMS / PMS 2014-15 Contractual Requirement for Patient online Service


This practice currently offers patients’ facilities to book, view, amend, cancel and print appointments online.


This practice currently offers the facility for all patients to order online, view and print a list of their repeat prescriptions or medicines and appliances.


This practice plans to offer patients facilities to view on line, export or print any summary information from their record, relating to medications, allergies, adverse reactions and any other items agreed between the practice and individual patient, from 1st December date, subject to the availability of NHS GP systems and software.


We will publicise and promote our online services to our practice patients through the practice website, practice waiting room leaflets, posters and the Patient Participation Group by 1st November date.





Planned activity




Agree the initial small group of patients to use access to records


October 2014


Write up practice policies and internal staff awareness sessions


November 2014


Prepare promotion and information activities for the patients

Review any nationally provided supportive material from RCGP/NHS England

Train relevant staff for access (i.e. reception)


November 2014


Commence summary information access to records for patients in practice who request this

Publicise online services to patients through website and PPG

December 2014 onwards




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