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Changes to repeat prescriptions from 31st January 2020

From 31st January Pharmacies will no longer be able to order repeat prescriptions on your behalf. 

Click here to find out more.

Flu Season 2019/20

Book your flu vaccine from 7th October

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New Opening Hours

Opening Hours

PPG Meeting

We have held our first PPG after relaunching the group this summer. Thanks to those PPG members who attended. We had some really good ideas to improve communication and recruit more PPG members to ensure that we have a diverse group that represents the practice population.  To see the minutes from the meeting click here.

Online Consultations Update 

We have done our first week of online GP consultations and had some brilliant feedback from patients about the service.

Our average response time for queries before 12pm has been 30 minutes

Patients have been able to obtain treatment and advice without coming to the surgery

We have found that patients who consult online but still need to be seen in person by a GP take less time to be seen due the detailed information given online

Keeping in touch.......

Our Summer News letter is available here, in the Surgery or on our

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Measles Outbreak

Please be aware that there have been confirmed cases of measles in the area. For advice on vaccinations or symptoms click the links below. If you are unsure and want further advice please contact the surgery.

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/measles-outbreak-advice/

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/measles/


Extended Access appointments - Seacroft Hospital and St Georges Minor Injuries Unit

To access a routine GP appointment during the out of hours period, Monday to Friday 6.30 - 8.00pm, Saturdays 8 and to 2pm and Sundays 8am to midday, please call 0113 206 2049.  Outside of these hours, please contact Ashfield Medical Centre to book.   

Clinical pharmacist

We now have a clinical pharmacist working at the practice.  As a specialist in medicine, you can see her if you have medication related problems to discuss rather than seeing a GP.  As at reception.  

 

Practice Team Work

Mcmillan Coffee Morning

Today our Administrator, Harriet, organised a Mcmillan Coffee morning raising funds to help continue the excellent work Mcmillan do. Staff enjoyed some lovely home baked goods and coffee. Thanks to Harriet for organising and to all those who spent time baking and who contributed.

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All of our staff have taken part in CPR training this month (February 2019). For some of our new staff this was their first time. The training provided was excellent and was enjoyed by all the team. This training is compulsory for all staff and equips them with valuable, potentially life saving skills.

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Dr Clare Morris has started a monthly walking group to encourage staff and patients to get active and enjoy green spaces to realise the health benefits of this. The first one was held on Tuesday 22nd May 2018, with the next due Tuesday 26nd June. All are welcome. The walk will be led by Dr Carmichael along with lots of the team, in Dr Morris' absence so please come along still. 

Our practice team work very well together providing support across all our different roles. We understand the wide role a GP surgery plays in society and are looking for ways to offer greater support to our community.

Our Practice Manager, Lisa took part in a local litter pick at Fearnville fields in May. So much goes on in our locality for people to get involved in.

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Last November a team of staff and their families joined in the local Mo run in support of men's health. We plan to continue opportunities to support such good causes and raise awareness of important issues. Men's health is a vitally important area and one often neglected by men and the health services which are often not tailored to provide the ideal approach for them.

Staff at Mo run



 
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