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*Extending the use of Text Messaging

We are now using Chain SMS to message patients!

Chain SMS is…

A system which allows us to easily send text messages to patients.​ It means we can be much more proactive about some communications, messaging you quickly and securely, so you are not waiting around to hear from us!

Some examples of how we might use it

Reminders or notifications (e.g. prescription ready), Responding to simple queries (e.g. if you had a quick question about your medication), Letting you know we tried to call,Sending you advice at the end of a consultation

The Practice name or Doctor will always be at the bottom of the message. You won’t be able to reply them. Please help us to help you by keeping your number up to date. If you don’t want us to contact you in this way please let us know.


*NHS APP – What is it?

The NHS App provides a simple and secure way for people to access a range of NHS services on their smartphone or tablet.

The NHS App enables people to:

If their GP practice is connected to the app, they can register and verify their identity so they can:

Find out more about the future developments planned for the NHS App.

NHS APP Help and Support Page Click Here


*Pharmacy Services – How can they help?

Help us Help you, before you get worse


*Patient Participation Group

Updates to our Patient Participation page. Click here


*Online Services

Online services Support – Can’t Register? Problems logging in? Click here to request help


*Text Messaging

Text Messaging reminders – we will send you an appointment reminder to your phone. Have you changed your number? please update your mobile phone number via patient online services or by speaking to a member of Reception


*Friends and Family Test

We are very keen to hear from you about the service that you have received from Firth Park surgery. Please take part in our Friends and Family Test Survey and let us have your views. CLICK HERE TO TAKE PART For more information about the friends and family test click here


*Electronic Prescribing

We are enabled for Electronic Prescribing, we can send your prescriptions electronically and safely to a Pharmacy of your Choice, if you haven’t already done so, and would like to take advantage of this, pop into your local pharmacy and request that your prescriptions go there. More information about EPS here