The administration staff deal with the everyday running of the surgery, their tasks include:
- Processing prescription
- Processing patients results
- Sending referral letters
- Booking, Cancelling and Re-arranging GP & Nurse Appointments
- Medical records requests
- Processing patients being transferred into and out of the practice.
Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.