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Flu Vaccinations

If you are in an "At risk" group (see below), please book an appointment for your flu vaccination now. 

Flu can be unpleasant, but if you are otherwise healthy it will usually clear up on its own within a week.

However, flu can be more severe in certain people, such as:

  • anyone aged 65 and over
  • pregnant women
  • children and adults with an underlying health condition (such as long-term heart or respiratory disease)
  • children and adults with weakened immune systems

New Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service – New Directions, due to commence 1 October 2017.

New Directions is a free, confidential drug and alcohol recovery service for adults (including offenders), families and concerned others in Bradford.

This service will offer the single point of access to treatment for:

  • users of crack cocaine and opiate
  • alcoholism
  • addiction to prescribed and non-prescribed medication.
  • New psychoactive substances (NPS) and other substances of abuse.

 Individuals who wish to access the service can call or visit in person. For further information, please visit our website. A secure email address will be confirmed next week for professionals to send referrals directly to the service. From 1 October, telephone referrals can be made by calling 01274 296023.

Services will be provided from the addresses below for all new referrals:

Bradford

Pelican House

10 Currer Street

Bradford

BD1 5BA

 

Unity

Manningham Lane

Bradford

BD1 3ND

 Keighley

 Temple Street

18 Temple Street

Keighley

BD21 2AD

The NHS Friends and Family Test

The NHS Friends and Family Test is a simple question that patients across the country are asked about the care they have received.

Patients are asked: “How likely are you to recommend our service to friends and family if they needed similar care or treatment?”

Patients can choose from a number of responses ranging from ‘extremely likely’ to ‘extremely unlikely’.

The test aims to encourage patient feedback, show patients that their views and experiences matter to the NHS, and improve patient experience

http://www.mysurgeryintranet.co.uk/FriendsAndFamily/surveys/TakeOurSurvey/?surveyId=3879

Self Care   self care

Self Care is about looking after yourself; living a healthy lifestyle and looking at what you can do and want to do- rather than what you can’t do.

It is also about taking responsibility for your own health and wellbeing with the support of the people involved in your care.

This could be brushing your teeth regularly, taking medicine when you have a cold, or doing some exercise. It is really important to help keep yourself as well as possible.

We have a useful Self Care leaflet available to pick up in the surgery or access it here Keep Calm and Self Care






 

 

 

 

 

 

Temporary Registration

If you are ill while away from home or if you are not registered with a doctor but need to see one you can receive emergency treatment from the local GP practice for 14 days. After 14 days you will need to register as a temporary or permanent patient.

You can be registered as a temporary patient for up to three months. This will allow you to be on the local practice list and still remain a patient of your permanent GP. After three months you will have to re-register as a temporary patient or permanently register with that practice.

To register as a temporary patient simply contact the local practice you wish to use. Practices do not have to accept you as a temporary patient although they do have an obligation to offer emergency treatment. You cannot register as a temporary patient at a practice in the town or area where you are already registered.

pdfDownload the Temporary Resident Registration Form

 
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