This internet site has been developed with the intention of providing information only. Whilst all attempts will be made to maintain accuracy and validity, the Practice accepts no responsibility for events arising from use of the information provided. Medical knowledge is constantly changing and we cannot guarantee that all of the information is accurate and consistent with current NHS practice. Please contact us if you feel we are providing inaccurate information. Although the advice for patients is as comprehensive and accurate as possible, it is only general and should not be used as a substitute for the patient consulting their own doctor. Information provided on these pages is factual and verifiable to the best of our knowledge. It is published in a way that conforms with the law and with the guidance issued by the GMC.
Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read.
We cannot guarantee uninterrupted access to this website, or the sites to which it links. We accept no responsibility for any damages arising from the loss of use of this information.
All links from this website are provided for information and convenience only. We cannot accept responsibility for sites linked to, or the information found there. A link does not imply an endorsement of a site; likewise, not linking to a particular site does not imply lack of endorsement.
Sending information to our site
You may be asked for personal information if you want to take advantage of specific services such as a contact form, request form, online forums, subscription to a newsletter etc. In each case we will only use the personal information you provide to deliver the services you have told us you wish to take part in. The information you submit will be treated in the strictest confidence. However, we cannot guarantee the security of the global internet/email systems. This means that it is possible (although unlikely) that your enquiry/message and our response may be read by someone other than yourself or ourselves. If you are concerned about this possible loss of privacy please contact us by alternative means such as post or telephone.
This statements above only covers this website at www.skybluemedicalgroup.co.uk. Other links within this site to other websites are not covered by this policy. For more information about the Data Protection & Freedom of Information visit www.dataprotection.gov.uk.
If you Email your GP other than through the EMIS ACCESS Secure messaging facility this pre-supposes that the email address you use is only accessible by you, is secure and any emails will not be read my other individuals.
On-line Electronic Health Record Project
It is a condition of your use of the Egton Medical Information Systems Limited (EMIS) / Patient Access to Electronic Record Systems Limited (PAERS) website introduced to you by the Practice (Green Lane & Harnall Lane Medical Centres) that you read the disclaimer of liability below and accept the terms thereof. As the disclaimer affects your legal rights you should not accept the conditions of use unless you fully understand the terms of the disclaimer.
EMIS, PAERS and the Practice are not responsible for the accuracy, quality and use of information which can be accessed and viewed by a user of the EMIS / PAERS website. EMIS, PAERS and the Practice exclude all liability to the end user who may use the website and or view information using the EMIS / PAERS website in respect of all damage howsoever caused by (i) use of the website created by EMIS and PAERS thereon, (ii) viewing any information which may be accessed and viewed using the website and (iii) any other cause whether direct or indirect.
The following list are examples of information (whether accurate or not) which may be accessed and viewed by a user of the EMIS and PAERS website for which EMIS and PAERS accept no liability: information on health advice, therapy, diagnosis and or treatment in patient information leaflets and or the information contained in medical notes, consultation records and or other records and or information which may be viewed on web sites which may be accessed by and displayed on the EMIS / PAERS website. The foregoing list of examples is not exhaustive.
Copyright is a complex issue. We respect the intellectual property of authors and creators. Every effort is made to ensure no copyrighted material is present on this website and we respect the rights of copyright holders. Sky Blue Medical Group and this website will remove copyrighted material (which may include text or pictures) upon receipt of proof within 48 hours. Sky Blue Medical Group will respond expeditiously to notices of alleged infringement that are reported to us.
If you are a copyright owner, authorized to act on behalf of one, or authorized to act under any exclusive right under copyright, please report alleged copyright infringements taking place on or through this website (the "Site") by completing the following notice ("Notice") and delivering it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Notice of Alleged Copyright Infringement ("Notice")
1. Identify the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, or-if multiple copyrighted works are covered by this Notice-you may provide a representative list of the copyrighted works that you claim have been infringed.
2. Identify the material or link you claim is infringing (or the subject of infringing activity) and that access to which is to be disabled, including at a minimum, if applicable, the URL of the link shown on the website where such material may be found.
3. Provide your mailing address, telephone number, and, if available, email address.
4. Include both of the following statements in the body of the Notice:
* "I hereby state that I have a good faith belief that the disputed use of the copyrighted material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law (e.g., as a fair use)."
* "I hereby state that the information in this Notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that I am the owner, or authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyright or of an exclusive right under the copyright that is allegedly infringed."
5. Provide your full legal name and your electronic or physical signature.
Deliver this Notice, with all items completed, to email@example.com
Medical Information on the Internet
If you use the Internet for medical information:
Always look for a balanced view - not just one site.
Remember that anyone can publish anything on the Internet.
Make sure the authors and their qualifications are listed.
Look at what other reliable information the site refers to.
Check that the site is regularly updated.
Look for advertising which might influence the information on the site.
Avoid online consultations or diagnoses.
Check on privacy and confidentiality.
Sites from outside the UK may mention treatments that are not available here.
The information provided herein should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical practitioner should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions.