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Lake Lock RoadStanleyWakefield, WF3 4HSTel: 01924 822328
Child Health - By appointment with the doctor and the practice nurse.
Child Immunisations - By appointment. Parents are notified when their children’s immunisations are due.
Other Immunisation - The practice and district nurses do most other injections and immunisations by appointment only. See next tab for Travel Vaccination advice.
Asthma - Everyone with asthma is encouraged to attend at least once a year for a review. The aim of this is to help you to control your symptoms and receive up-to-date treatment and advice.
Jointly Lead Diabetic Clinics - Dr El-Syed holds joint diabetic clinics where a Consultant Diabetologist attends the surgery to share the management of complex diabetic conditions & our Practice Nurse also has clinics supported by a Diabetic Specialist Nurse.
NHS Diabetes Advice helpline NHS England and NHS Improvement have launched a new helpline in response to disruption to normal diabetes services due to the COVID-19 pandemic and response. The service is for adults living with diabetes who use insulin to manage their condition and require immediate clinical advice. Whether you or a member of your household have caught the virus, or routine care has been disrupted, the helpline is available for immediate clinical advice to help you understand how to effectively manage their diabetes. You can access NHS Diabetes Advice via Diabetes UK’s support line on 0345 123 2399 Monday-Friday from 9am-6pm.
Well Person Health Checks - Men and women aged 40 – 74 years old are eligible to have a health check and discuss healthy lifestyle with our nursing team. We hope to see everyone over 75 years old at least annually - this can be in your own home.
Minor Surgery and Cryocautery - Dr Fasae offers removal of cysts, skin tags and some skin lesions. Patients are asked to book a routine appointment with a doctor first to discuss this.
Joint Injections - Dr Fasae offers a joint injection clinic. You should make an appointment with him to discuss this type of appointment.
Family Planning - A full range of contraceptive methods is available. All GPs are available for general advice, prescription of pills and emergency contraception. Emergency contraception is available in normal or urgent surgery appointments.
Smear Tests - Regular smear tests (cervical cytology) are offered for all womenage 25 - 65 years. There is a computer recall system in place to remind patients when their smear is due.
Travel Vaccinations - See next tab for information
Stop Smoking Clinics - Please ask our receptionist for more information if you want help or advice on how to stop smoking or telephone: 01924 252174
Physiotherapy Clinics - We have physiotherapy clinics at the practice. You would first see a GP or our Advanced Nurse Practitioner who can refer you to this service
Audiology Clinics - We have Audiology clinics at the practice. You would first see a GP or our Advanced Nurse Practitioner who can refer you to this service
The practice nurse offers travel advice and some immunisations. It's recommended you see the practice nurse approximately 2 months before you travel, so that adequate protection can be achieved.
Some vaccinations required for travel abroad are not given in practice and you will be advised to contact a Travel Clinic, see NHS Choices at www.nhs.uk for more information.
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you should complete a form, available from reception or download a Travel Vaccination Patient Questionnaire
This will then be passed to the practice nurse to check your requirements, You should then contact us to check if you need an appointment for travel vaccinations.
Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe a very useful booklet has been published with advice and guidance to help you get the most out of your holiday. To visit please click:- http://ec.europa.eu/publications/booklets/eu_glance/86/en.pdf (this is a large document and may take a minute or two to view)
Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:
The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability.
Accessible Information StandardWe would also like to know if you have any communication needs or sensory impairment, such as hearing or visual difficulties. We can then provide information about our practice and other NHS services in a format that is accessible to you. Please inform us during your next visit to the practice.
AccessThe health centre has been designed to take wheelchairs and has facilities for the disabled. If you require any assistance please telephone the surgery for advice or ask at reception.
Risk profiling is a new NHS service that will help your GP spot whether you might need early treatment or care
Your health information will be profiled in a local NHS data warehouse and the results will be seen only by your GP
This information will then be used to offer those patients who may need it, the opportunity to discuss their health and access all available services
If you object to your information being used in this way, or have any other concerns, please contact the Practice Manager: Mrs Pat Foster
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