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Kilmeny Group Medical PracticeTel: 01535 606415
Long Lee SurgeryTel: 01535 609249
We are now in the delayed phase of our response to COVID-19. This entails significant changes to how we identify and manage potential cases of COVID-19. Advice for NHS organisations is now as follows:1. The public are being advised to stay at home self-isolate for 10 days if develop symptoms OR 14 days if any household develops symptoms without any testing for COVID-19, regardless of travel history or contact with confirmed cases, if they have:a. A new continuous coughb. High temperature (of 37.8 degrees centigrade or higher)
c. Loss/change to sense of smell/taste
MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE. STAY AT HOME AND SAVE LIVES.
Held on Tuesday mornings 9.30-11.30am at Low Fold Family Centre
Wednesday pm clinic at Kilmeny is by appointment only. At other times by appointment with the practice nurse at both surgeries.
With a Midwife Long Lee Monday pm 1.30 - 4.00 pmKilmeny Tuesday pm 1.30 – 3.45 pm Kilmeny Wednesday am 9.30 – 11.45 am Low Fold Thursday am 9.30 – 11.30 am (booking clinic only)
Appointments are needed for blood tests at Kilmeny and Long Lee
Drop in clinics are available at the following locations:
Airedale Hospital Monday to Friday 8.45 am - 4.30 pm
Keighley Health Centre Monday to Friday 9.00 am - 11.30 am and
Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays 1.30 pm to 3.00 pm
NO SERVICE ON WEEKENDS AND BANK HOLIDAYS
APPOINTMENTS FOR THE FOLLOWING CLINICS ARE AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE WEEK. PLEASE ASK AT RECEPTION Routine smear clinic Well person clinic Family planning clinic Asthma clinic SpirometryChronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Smoking cessation Diabetic clinic (it is advisable that patients have a blood test prior to attending this clinic)Coronary heart disease (it is advisable that patients have a blood test prior to attending this clinic)
If your doctor has told you that you can ring up for the results of blood or urine tests please ring the surgery after 11.00 am. The results of smear tests are posted to you.
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required. There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as a second appointment will be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations. These vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.
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.
Travel Health Questionnaire
To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form before coming to see the nurse.
Click here to see vaccines that are routinely offered to everyone in the UK for free on the NHS
New contractual requirements mean that GP practices should make a statement of intent in relation to the following IT developments:
Kilmeny Group Medical practice confirm that SCR are updated automatically via our clinical system on a daily basis
NHS England requires all practises to use the electronic GP2GP facility for the transfer of patient records between GP practices when a patient changes practice.
Kilmeny Group Medical Practice confirms that GP to GP record transfers are now in place.
NHS England requires practices to offer the facility to enable patients to access online appointments, prescriptions, allergies and adverse reactions before 31 March 2015.
Online appointment booking and cancelling and prescriptions are already in place. Kilmeny Group Medical Practice confirms that access to medical records is now in place.
Click here fore more information on NHS systems
Record keeping in the practice is computerised. The practice is registered with the data protection agency. We take our responsibilities for keeping your records private, very seriously. Your medical records are kept on a strictly confidential basis. You have a right of access to your medical records. Access to your medical records by clinicians outside the team (for example hospital doctors) is only with your explicit consent. Access to other agencies, for example solicitors and insurance companies is only with your written consent.
Click here for more information on the Data Protection Act
Care.data is a programme of work led by NHS England and the Health and Social Care Information Centre which will bring together securely, health and social care information from different settings in order to see what’s working really well in the NHS – and what we could be doing better. Using data in this way is known as data sharing for purposes beyond direct care, and the information will only be shared if it will benefit patient care.
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The practice has a zero tolerance policy to violent and abusive behaviour from patients towards any member of the practice team or any persons present on the practice premises or the place where treatment is being provided. Patients behaving in such a manner will be asked to leave the premises and will be removed from the practice list
You only require a sick note if you have been off for more than 7 days. For the first 7 days of illness, you are required to complete a self certification form. GPs are not allowed to issue medical certificates for the first 7 days of an illness.
If your employer insists on a medical certificate for the first 7 days, a private sick note can be issued by the GP. Please note a charge will be made for this.
If you do not qualify for statutory sick pay or statutory sick pay runs out and you are still unwell, you should ask your employer to complete form SSP1 and send it to the local JobCentre Plus to claim for Incapacity Benefit.
We are a training practice and have GP registrars working at the practice. GP Registrars are fully qualified doctors experienced in hospital medicine who join us for 6 to 12 months to gain experience in general practice. We also undertake the training of medical students, student nurses and health visitors.