We are pleased to announce that we are an accredited Carers Practice with Carers MK
Are You a Carer?
If you are a carer please complete the referral form below.
Carers Referral form
Do you look after a family member, friend or neighbour who through illness, disability or frailty cannot manage without you? If so, you are a carer and we would like to help.
- Recognition of their role
- Opportunities for a break from caring
- Care for their own health
- Emotional support
- Accessible information from reliable services
If you care, we care
At Bedford Street and Furzton Medical Centre we are aiming to identify all our patients who are carers. We are keen to ensure that all carers are aware of the help that is available, both locally and through specialist organisations and support services.
At our surgery if you are a carer we treat all referrals as urgent which means they are fast tracked though our patient referral system by our secretary's - please be aware that we will notify the department we are referring you to that you are a carer , we can not guarantee that once the referral leaves this practice that it will be fast tracked by that department
Advantages of being registered as a carer:
We can see you are a carer and the information will help your GP when planning your medical care and support
- You will be invited for annual flu vaccination
- We can provide contacts for carer groups and information
Our practice works alongside carers MK who specialise in supplying support and advice for carers of all ages. If you have any questions please contact Tracy Blackmore (Carers Champion and Assistant Practice Manager) at Furzton Surgery 01908 867064 .
Alternatively, check Carers MK website www.carersmiltonkeynes.org or telephone them on 01908 231703.
Register as a Carer
Please complete the Carers referral form and bring to our practice , alternatively you can email the form to firstname.lastname@example.org
You will then be registered in our Practice’s records as a carer. With your permission we can also refer you to your local Carers’ Support organisation – Carers MK.
You will also need to give a Carers Medical Records Access Form to the person you care for. By completing this form, the patient gives consent for their carer to access their medical records and information relating to their care e.g. test results. Please ask the person you care for if they wish to complete this form and return the completed form to the Practice’s receptionist.
Carers Medical Access Form
Carers MK Discount Card
If you are caring for a family member or friend who lives in Milton Keynes you can now register for the Carers Discount Card.
Please call 01908 231703 or email email@example.com for more information and how to apply for your discount card.