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SMS Messaging Service

Idle Medical Centre offers a free text messaging service to all our patients.

This service will allow you to receive the following messages:

  • Appointment Confirmations
  • Appointment Reminders (sent out the day before the appointment)
  • Test Results (to inform you when your blood test results, x-ray, ultrasound etc become available)
  • Review Reminders (for patients with long-term condition such as Asthma, Diabetes, High Blood Pressure etc)

If you would like to register for this service please fill in a consent form which can be completed online, downloaded here or collected from the surgery. Please return your completed form for to the surgery. It's important to inform us if any of your contact details change.

This practice offers a FREE text messaging service for appointment reminders and test results!

To sign up for this fantastic service just provided the receptionist with your mobile number and tell us you'd like to consent to receiving messages.


Click here to download the SMS-messaging-poster (.pdf)

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