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- Because feedback from patients improves healthcare across the UK
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Symptoms of Ebola virus disease
A person infected with Ebola virus will typically develop a fever, a headache, joint and muscle pain, a sore throat, and intense muscle weakness. These symptoms start suddenly between 2 and 21 days after becoming infected.
Diarrhoea, vomiting, a rash, stomach pain and impaired kidney and liver function follow. The patient then bleeds internally, and may also bleed from the ears, eyes, nose or mouth.
Ebola virus disease is fatal in 50-90% of cases. The sooner a person is given care, the better the chances that they will survive.
Do you know that there is a Walking group and a Gardening group in this Practice?
Do you want more from this practice and what kind of changes would you like to see ?
Come and share with us on what WE can do TOGETHER to make changes.
We are holding a Patient Participation Group meeting here at the practice every quarter.
As part of our continued drive to improve our service, we want to ensure that the views of all patients are fed into the practice regarding the services we deliver and any changes or new services that are being considered.
Violent patients - Zero tolerance
The NHS operates a Zero Tolerance Policy with regard to violence and abuse and the practice has the right to remove violent patients from the list with immediate effect in order to safeguard practice staff, patients and other persons.
Violence in this context includes actual or threatened physical violence or verbal abuse which leads to fear for a person's safety.
In this situation we are obliged to notify the patient in writing of their removal from the list and record in the patient's medical records the fact of the removal and the circumstances leading to it. The PCT (primary care trust) is then responsible for providing further medical care for such patients.
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