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Quality Improvement Project - Unhealthy Behaviours

The Practice is participating in a Quality Improvement project as part of the General Medical Services Contract with regards Unhealthy Behaviours.  
The aim is to improve the recording of lifestyle behaviours to ensure that advice can be given to patients where appropriate

This includes

  • Smoking Status
  • Alcohol Consumption
  • Weight 

The Practice will be working alongside Lifestyle Advocates who will provide patients with the necessary support and resources where appropriate/ 

How we are obtaining this information.

  • Clinicians may ask you questions about your lifestyle behaviours during a consultation
  • "General Health Questionnaire" available at reception, this also allows patients to inform us if any personal details have changed, and to sign consent for text messages from the Practice.  An electronic version of the questionnaire is available via this link
  • Newly registering patients complete as part of the New Patient Questionnaire

Please be assured that this information is added to your medical record and kept confidential