Carers Week 10th to 15th June 2019
Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. It also helps people who don't think of themselves as having caring responsibilities to identify as carers and access much-needed support. The campaign is brought to life by thousands of individuals and organisations who come together to organise activities and events throughout the UK, drawing attention to just how important caring is. For further information see our Carers page Carers
Patient Participation Group
Its The National Association for Patient Participation PPG awareness week from 10th to 15th June. Please see our Patient Group section on our website for further information about the Brookroyd Surgery Patient Group our achievements so far and details on how you can become involved. Brookroyd Surgery Patient Group
Looking out for our Neighbours
Brookroyd Surgery are supporting the Looking out for our Neighbours scheme.
Looking out for our neighbours is a community campaign running across West Yorkshire and Harrogate to help people feel better in the place they live and have the peace
of mind good neighbours bring.
If you would like to help please pick up a helpful neighbour pack from surgery
Try the new NHS AppIf you’re a patient at our practice you can now use the new NHS App, a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet. You can use the NHS App to check your symptoms and get instant advice, book appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view your GP medical record and more. If you already use our online services, Systmonline, you can continue to use it. You can use the NHS App as well. For more information go to www.nhs.uk/nhsapp'
Military Veterans Friendly Practice
Brookroyd surgery are a military veteran friendly practice. Please see separate page on our website with links for further information which you may find helpful Armed Forces Friendly Practice
GP Appointments now available during evenings and at weekends – see Services and appointments tab on website for further details
In line with new GDPR - General Data Protection Regulations please view our Privacy statement which is available on our website.Privacy Notice Copies are also available from our Reception Team.
Not registered to use these services? Would you like to be? Ask at reception for full details.
Changes to Repeat Prescriptions Ordering from 1st February 2017
Pharmacies and suppliers of medical appliances will not be able to order medicines on your behalf from 1st April 2017. Instead you will need to order your repeat prescription directly from your GP practice. read more...
We are closed once a month on a Tuesday afternoon for in-house staff training. A notice is always placed on the main entrance a few days before to advise patients.
Out of hours services
Each day – Monday to Friday the phone lines close at 6pm. If you need medical assistance outside surgery hours please hang up and call 111 and listen carefully to the instructions.
If you need to see a GP at the weekends for:
- Urgent Medical Treatment
- Urgent Medication
- Urgent Medical Advice
Please call 111 will get you through to a team of fully trained call advisers who are supported by experienced nurses. They will ask you questions to assess your symptoms and give you the healthcare advice you need or direct you to the right local service. If they think you need an ambulance one will be sent just as quickly if you had dialled 999.
They can advise you whether you need to go to the nearest A&E (Accident and Emergency) or if there is an alternative such as visiting an NHS Walk-In centre. The nearest NHS Walk-In centre is located in A&E at Dewsbury Hospital.
Walk-In services can provide:
- urgent initial treatment for emergencies such as suspected meningitis, asthma attacks and airway obstruction
- treatment for minor injuries and illnesses such as cuts and wounds, sore throats, bites or stings, rashes and allergic reactions, coughs and colds, muscle or joint injuries, earache, eye injuries and infections
- emergency contraception.
Walk-In services can not provide repeat prescriptions (without the approval of your registered GP unless in an emergency) medical certificates or Accident and Emergency.
If you experience severe chest pain, loss of consciousness or suspected broken bones go to your nearest A&E department or call 999.
Please be aware that if you cannot order an item on your repeat list because your medication review is due you may not need a GP appointment. Please contact the surgery and the receptionist will confirm with the GP whether or not an appointment is necessary.