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Call 111 when it's less urgent than 999

If you need medical help fast, but it isn't a 999 emergency, you can now call NHS 111.  NHS 111 will assess you, provide advice and direct you straight away to the local service that can help you best.  NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and calls are free, including from mobiles.

For more information visit www.nhs.uk/111

Phone calls

Please note that phone calls to the surgery are recorded for training and monitoring purposes

Cancelling your Appointment

If you are unable to attend an appointment with one of the doctors or nurse, please telephone or use the link at the bottom of this page to cancel your appointment.

You can also text a message to us on 07554 071577. Don’t forget to add your surname

CLINICS AND SERVICES

Children’s Clinic - Tuesday afternoon 1.30pm until 3.30pm (for immunisations with the nurse).

Child Health checks - By appointment with a doctor.

Minor Surgery - Dr Robinson, Dr Singh and Dr Ghafoor, in surgery, can undertake small surgical procedures under local anaesthetic. These include joint injections and the surgical removal of some skin lesions and lumps. Please make an appointment with one of the doctors who will see if your problem is suitable for any of these procedures.

Cervical Smears - By appointment with the practice nurse or with a doctor in evening surgery. We recommend that all women aged between 24.5 and 65 have a Cervical Smear every 3-5 years.

Vascular Clinic - Friday mornings by appointment with the practice nurse. This is a clinic for those who have had a stroke or those with heart disease.

Diabetic Clinic - By appointment with the practice nurse. We aim to monitor all our diabetic patients regularly and with a full review annually.

Asthma Clinic - By appointment with the practice nurse. All our asthma patients are encouraged to attend this clinic for monitoring, further education about their condition and news of the latest ideas.

Family Planning - General contraceptive advice is given during normal surgery hours. Coils and implants can be fitted by Locala who run the Contraception and Sexual Health Clinic. Their contact number is 030 3330 9141

Chiropody/Podiatry - Enquiries and appointments are made through Locala tel. 030 0304 5555

Counselling - If you need counselling, the doctor will refer you to see a trained counsellor. Alternatively you can refer yourself to the IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) team on 01484 434625/6.  You can also visit their website for more information and to submit a referral form online: www.swyt.co/kirkleesiapt

Smoking Cessation - Smokers who wish to stop can see the Practice Nurse or Health Care Assistant for advice and help

Immunisation - The Practice Nurse will arrange immunisations for travel; a fee may be payable for some vaccines. Please ask at reception for details at least six weeks before you travel. Immunisations for tetanus, rubella and hepatitis can also be arranged. Influenza vaccination is recommended for everyone aged over 65 years and those people with asthma, diabetes, heart disease and other chronic diseases. Pneumococcal vaccination is also recommended for patients aged 65 and over (this is usually a once only vaccination).

Registering with an NHS dentist

You can find local NHS dental practices that are accepting new patients on the NHS Choices website, or alternatively you can call NHS 111 and speak to an advisor.


Non NHS Services

Some services provided by the surgery are not covered by the NHS and attract a fee. A list of these is displayed at reception and can be found below. All fees will be payable on completion of the report or examination and a receipt will be given on request. Please note that medical examinations need to be booked in advance and usually take place early to mid afternoon. 

Fees leaflet

 
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