Monday 27th August Bank Holiday

 If you are worried over the Bank Holiday or you have an urgent medical condition please phone the NHS 111 service (dial 111) for advice. The NHS 111 line can sometimes be busy; but, your call will always be answered. Please do not attend at the A & E department unless your have been injured […]

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Welcome to Health Matters

Welcome to Health Matters Welcome to our new look news bulletin for local people, partners and stakeholders. As NHS Greater Huddersfield and NHS North Kirklees Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are working more closely together and share a Chief Officer, it makes sense for us to join forces with a single bulletin too. We’ve made a […]

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GP Appointments – Evenings and Weekends from 1st August 2018

Evening and weekend appointments now available Patients can now see a local GP for routine appointments on weekday evenings and at weekends. Pre-bookable and on-the-day appointments are available between 6.30 pm and 9.30 pm each weekday, with additional slots available on Saturdays from 9 am and 4 pm and Sundays 9 am and 1 pm. The […]

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Kirklees Dementia Hub

http://www.commlinks.co.uk/services/kirklees/kirklees-dementia-hub About the service The Kirklees Dementia Hub is a partnership between Community Links and Age UK Calderdale & Kirklees and offers community activity, awareness raising and information & advice sessions for adults of any age with memory problems or a recent diagnosis of dementia. An Information and Advice Line operates Monday-Friday 9am – 5pm […]

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Carers Week – 11th-15th June 2018

Justin our ‘Carers Champion‘ will be holding our annual ‘Carers Coffee Morning’ here in the Practice on Thursday 14th June 10 am to 12.30 pm to support the ‘National Carers week awareness week’ which runs 11th to 15th June 2018. This year the focus is about carers staying healthy and connected.   Our event will be supported […]

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YOUR DATA MATTERS TO THE NHS – NATIONAL DATA OPT-OUT

Your Data Matters to the NHS Information about your health and care helps us to improve your individual care, speed up diagnosis, plan your local services and research new treatments. In May 2018, the strict rules about how this data can and cannot be used were strengthened. The NHS is committed to keeping patient information […]

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NATIONAL BREAST SCREENING PROGRAMME ALERT

Following an investigation started in January 2018, Public Health England (PHE) and NHS England (NHSE) identified that in some instances women were not being invited for their final breast screen between their 68th and 71st birthday. Data have been analysed back to 2009 and an estimated 206,000 women on a GP register in England, now […]

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CHAICUP PRODUCTIONS PROUDLY PRESENT: AMMI IS FINE?

 CHAICUP PRODUCTIONS PROUDLY PRESENT: AMMI IS FINE? AN IMPACTFUL PLAY FOR THE SOUTH ASIAN COMMUNITY IN ENGLISH & URDU ABOUT THE JOURNEY WE TAKE IN DEALING WITH DEMENTIA SATURDAY 12TH MAY DOORS OPEN AT 5.30 PM: PLAY 6-8 PM BATLEY OLD PEOPLE’S CENTRE, UPPER COMMERCIAL STREET, BATLEY, WF17 5DP A professional panel, refreshments and stall […]

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GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS FROM 25TH MAY 2018

IMPORTANT UPDATE: THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS  We want to make patients aware that from the 25th May 2018 the ‘General Data Protection Regulations’ (GDPR) will come in to force in the UK  – the information on this page is currently been updated to ensure that our patients have the information they need about how their Personal […]

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SHINGLES VACCINATION

There is a vaccine that helps reduce your risk of getting shingles and reduces the severity of symptoms if you develop the disease. Shingles is caused by the same virus as chickenpox. Anyone can develop shingles because most people have had chickenpox (even if they don’t remember having it). Shingles can be very painful and […]

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