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For advice on minor childhood illnesses see our page 'Use Your Pharmacy' or click on the link When Should I Worry? 

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Shingles - see home page for eligibility

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Call 111 when it's less urgent than 999 

You can use the NHS 111 service if you urgently need medical help or advice but it's not a life-threatening situation

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Appointment cancellations: please use the link on Appointments Screen 'Cancel your Appointment online' .  If you send a message via the comments box we may not receive it in time

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A doctor's appointment is not usually required for sick notes, repeat medication requests, insurance forms.  If in doubt please contact the doctor's secretary before booking an appointment

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For full details of future practice training dates when we are closed please search 'Training' 

Ilkley Moor Medical Practice

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We are a caring and committed team whose aim is to improve the health of our community by delivering high quality patient care, whilst maintaining a fulfilling working environment  for all

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At Ilkley Moor Medical Practice the doctors and nurses take pride in offering the highest standard of patient-centred healthcare. We run many clinics for chronic disease care and offer a wide variety of other medical services such as antenatal and postnatal care, minor surgery, childhood vaccinations and well-person check-ups

In addition to everything you need to know about the practice you will also find a wealth of health-related information in the menu on the right hand side

  


Care Navigation

IG Medical is participating in a new scheme designed to help direct patients to the most appropriate care. This is being launched from Monday 3rd December at GP practices across Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven districts

As part of the Care Navigation initiative, receptionists may ask callers seeking to book an appointment a few simple questions to establish who could best meet their needs

Patients might then be offered a slot within the practice – for example with a GP, nurse or pharmacist – or be referred to such as wellbeing or community services

Care Navigation will only be applicable to adults and is completely voluntary

Click on the link below for more information

Please Click here for the Care Navigation page



Extended Hours GP appointments

Patients can now book for routine GP appointments

 at Addingham Medical Centre

Monday - Thursday 6.30-7.30pm

Saturday and Sunday mornings 9.00-10.00am

Please ring the surgery on 604999 to book


Privacy Notice Summary

If you have not yet updated your sharing preference or are unsure if you have, please complete the form and drop it off at the surgery to ensure we have your choice of consent recorded. You may amend this at any time should  change your mind

New Patient - Sharing of health records

 

 

We hold sensitive and confidential data about you in our computer system 

We have a duty of care to ensure we protect this information for you 

We share this information with some other NHS services such as hospitals

in order to improve the care that you receive 

Other NHS services also share their information about you with us

 These organisations are listed in our Privacy Notice

 

 Our practice assumes that you are happy to share your information

with these services UNLESS YOU TELL US OTHERWISE

 For some services we have an extra level of security. We ask them

to verify your consent to share your information by providing

 a unique code sent to you by text, email or via SystmOnline 

You have the right to have your say about which services you do, or do not, want to have access to your details

You can change your mind about this at any time

 

 

If you have any questions about this please speak to reception.

See the GDPR page  for the full Privacy Notice document

 


FLU APPOINTMENTS NOW AVAILABLE TO BOOK

 

Book your flu appointment now - clinics starting on 26 Sept. 
Please note THERE WILL BE  NO DROP-IN CLINICS THIS YEAR


NHS Choices improvements

NHS Choices has announced a name change.

The information on www.nhs.uk has been made easier to read so people can use it to better manage their health and care. 

The site has also improved on its design for use on mobile devices to give users quick access to a range of services and practical health information.

www.nhs.uk               


CONFIRMED MEASLES OUTBREAK IN BRADFORD AREA

Measles is a serious illness which can be unpleasant and lead to complications, especially in vulnerable, immuno-compromised or pregnant patients


Measles is highly infectious to anyone who is not im-mune—being in the same room as someone with mea-sles for more than 15 minutes is a significant exposure

Measles symptoms can include:
 High fever
 Sore, red, watery eyes
 Coughing and/or runny nose
 Small red spots with bluish-white centres inside the mouth
 A red-brown blotchy rash, which appears after several days

Anyone phoning the surgery with any of these symptoms will be asked not to come into the surgery or go into a walk-in centre or hospital A&E department where they could infect others. Arrangements will be made for them to receive clinical advice by telephone

Anyone presenting in the surgery with any of the above symptoms (the rash may not be present in the initial stages) will be assessed and isolated away from the main waiting area if there is any suspicion they could have measles


This sounds alarming but remember most people will be immune to measles—either because they have had two doses of MMR vaccination or generally healthy people born before 1970 are likely to have developed natural immunity. However, any immunocompromised patients, unvaccinated children and young people or pregnant women are vulnerable to the infection


SHINGLES ELIGIBILITY CALCULATOR

To find out if you are eligible for a shingles vaccination click the link above

 


 

HEPATITIS VACCINE - SHORTAGE

We have been advised that there is currently a global shortage of Hepatitis B vaccine which has been caused by problems in the manufacturing process.

There is also a global shortage of Hepatitis A vaccine due to supply issues.

Should you require either of these vaccinations, or any combined vaccination containing these, please check with the practice before booking an appointment.


MENTAL HEALTH INFO

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#MentalHealthAwareness - read how one young person sought help for severe anxiety phobia bit.ly/2zfxAsS


WORTH CONNECTING

Do you know an older person who might need help with connecting to the Internet, using Skype etc?  Please pass on this information

Worth Connecting    Worth Connecting 2


GOOD NEIGHBOURS

Good Neighbours Leaflet


Making health and social care information accessible

The Accessible Information Standard will come into force from 31 July 2016 across health and social care in England. 

Our aim is to make sure disabled people have access to information that they can understand and any communication support they might need 

You can find out more by reading this guide in easy words and pictures.

 You can also watch a video in British Sign Language (BSL) or listen to an audio recording. 

We are currently working towards the standard.  The first thing we need to do is to identify those people with information and communication needs. 

Please help us to do this. 

Let us know if you have a disability, impairment or sensory loss, and the kind of information and communication support that you need.

 We will record this on your medical records.  This will help us to be prepared the next time you use our services.


Have your say to improve your healthcare

Did you know you can now have your say to help improve more services across the NHS?

The Friends & Family Test gives patients the opportunity to provide quick feedback on their care and treatment experience. 

You can say what is going well and what can be improved so that people who make decisions about local healthcare can take your views into account.

Look out for details in the practice reception area, or click this link

  


 

Latest practice news, upcoming events and general health info
 

 

(Site updated 11/12/2018)
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