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The practice is aware that all patients have received a letter from NHS England Lancashire Area Team recently. This letter is seeking patient engagement whilst they reveiw the current contract. The practice would like to reassure its patients that it is  not closing and that we shall continue to provide medical services as normal. The practice is committed to ensure that you as pateinst remain at the focal point.

 

Welcome to our new look website. Please note if you used to order repeat medication via the old site you shall need to regsiter for Patient Access to continue ordering repeat medication online.

 

Suspicious Calls

 

We have been made aware of an issue, originating in the Wigan Borough area but this may be happening further afield.

 

A company called Vivid Lifestyle are calling vulnerable patients and using persuasive sales techniques to talk them into buying unnecessary and expensive supplements and medications.  They do supply health supplements; however we would always question any medication bought without a prescription from a GP/Doctor.

 

A request for them to make their patients aware of this company and not to engage in conversation and certainly not provide any personal or bank details.  GPs may wish to reiterate to patients not to buy any health supplements or medication over the internet or via phone as you never know what you are receiving.

 

If any patients have provided such details please advise them to contact their bank(s) immediately and request that their Fraud Department put a block on the account for any future payments.  If any patients wish to take this matter further they are able to report the incident to their local Police.

  

I thought I should make the CCGs aware of this in case anyone else had reported it – as they are obviously using dubious methods to get vulnerable patients to give their card details.

 

Counter Fraud have been informed.

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