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Flu Clinics

Flu Schedule

See our latest practice newsletter

http://www.withernseadoctors.co.uk/website/B81025/files/newsletter.pdf

MIU FOI Letter 22.5.2017

CCG Letter

MIU Closure Statement

http://www.withernseadoctors.co.uk/news_form.aspx?pr=B81025

Late Night Appointments

We are pleased to announce that we now have late night opening on Tuesdays and Wednesdays to 8pm for nurse and Healthcare Assistant appointments.  We hope this will prove beneficial to patients who struggle to make a day time nurse appointments.  You can see our Healthcare Assistant Evie for the following: BP's, Healthchecks, Dementia Screening, Vascular checks, Stroke/TIA checks, Hearing Tests, Mental Health Reviews, Dopplers, B12 injections, ECG's. 

Appointments

A small number of online appointments are available to book. This includes onlline booking for telephone appointments.

We continue to have a very high number of patients who fail to attend appointments they have made each day so please do remember to cancel so they can be offered to other patients who may really need them . You can cancel your appointments online. 
 Online Access to records

We now offer patients limited access to their medical records. We will have further information about this on our website shortly. Please note you will need to provide photographic ID to get the required log on. Please ask reception for more information.

Latest News

Another Successful Carers Week at South Holderness Medical Practice 2017

Carers Week 2017

MIU Freedom of Information - Holderness Health Alliance

As 4 Holderness Practices last week, we sent a joint letter to Jonathan Beckerlegge, Chair of the ERYCCG Audit and Integrated Governance Committee. This followed a Freedom of Information (FOI) request we sent to the CCG regarding the Urgent Care Review which has, as you will know been undertaken over the last few months. We remain very concerned at the outcome and the adverse effect on our patients care.

 

The four Practices signing the letter are

  • Church View Surgery Hedon,

  • Eastgate Medical Practice Hornsea,

  • Hedon Group Practice
  • South Holderness Medical Practice Withernsea

Below is our letter so which shows that we hold the CCG to account and help us get the best outcome for our patients. Our practices serve one of the most rural locations in Yorkshire and have some of the highest health needs nationally. In addition, the area is served by poor transport links and there are significant pockets of severe deprivation. 

 

Our letter is a detailed response and you will note that our overriding concern is that the Gunning Principles have not been followed. We feel that there should be an immediate halt and a review of the whole process prior to irreversible damage to healthcare in our community.

 

CCG letter

Friends & Family Test - CLICK HERE

Please note we no longer accept telephone requests for repeat medication. This is to prevent mistakes and allow our team to dispense medication with less interuptions. This will allow them to provide you with a better service.

Training Closures - We will be closed from 12noon on Wednesday 20th September from 12pm please note you can contact our out of hours on 111

You now have one number to call to reach us 01964 613221-  please listen carefully to all the options to help us direct your call efficiently to the correct department.

Option 3 is same day access

Option 4 is for pre bookable appointments or any other reason

Please Cancel your Appointment if you no longer need it

Please help us to offer you more appointments. If you no longer need your appointment please make sure you cancel it. We can then offer the appointment to someone else who may really need it

If you are registered for systmone online you cancel appointments here

 

Men-B

There is currently heightened interest and demand in the MenB immunisation programme leading to an increased volume of queries to screening and immunisation and health protection teams within PHE and NHS England. The national stock of Bexsero® should only be used to vaccinate children who are eligible for NHS vaccination”.

 

Parents seeking the vaccine privately will be liable for the full costs of the vaccine and any additional administration charges that the private provider may apply. We do not provide this as a private service.  We understand that GSK has supply constraints on the Bexsero vaccine for the private market. Practices are not permitted to use centrally-procured stock for the national programme to vaccinate private patients or any patients outside the eligible cohort (other than those at high risk as defined in the green book).

 

For further information please see: NHS Choices - Men B Vaccination

Dementia Friends

Dementia friend logo In April 2015 a group of Doctors, Nurses and Administration staff from the surgery completed Dementia Friends training.  A Dementia Friend learns a little bit more about what it is like to live with Dementia and then turns that understanding into action.  As recognition of this worthwhile training we were awarded with a certificate by MP Graham Stuart. 

https://www.dementiafriends.org.uk/

Dementia Friends Training

Long Term Conditions Clinic 

Award Winning Long Term Conditions Clinic - please see the link to our video on the righthand side listed in our further information, to watch more about our nationally acclaimed service we offer to all patients with more than one Long Term Condition.


Book your appointments and prescriptions online

logo.gifYou can book or cancel appointments and manage your repeat prescription using the links below. To use this service you must obtain a username from the surgery.

A number of appointments are now available to book online. This includes some telephone appointments. Please take care if you book an appointment to check if this is a telephone consultation as we will not be able to see you in the surgery.  We are expanding our online services and subject to full identification you may now access a limited medical summary

Click here to order your repeat prescription online

 Click here to book/cancel your appointment online

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