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Dr Moxon’s Retirement: Messages from patients welcome

After more than 30 years of dedicated service as a family GP, our senior partner Dr James Moxon has decided, that the time has come to ‘hang up his stethoscope’ and spend more time with his own family. He will be retiring on 22nd December 2020 .

If patients would like to send any well wishes to him, the admin staff are collecting these to give to him on his final day. Please send any messages either via email or post using the contact details to the right.

Email: burton [email protected]

Or Post to:

Burton Croft Surgery 2nd Floor
Headingley Medical Centre
1 Shire Oak Street
Headingley
Leeds
LS6 2AF

Non-urgent advice: Coronavirus Vaccine

Please could we kindly ask you to avoid calling the practice for information about the vaccine as we cannot provide any further details or book anyone in for an appointment to receive a vaccine.

We are experiencing high call volumes currently, calling for the vaccine may stop someone who needs urgent medical help getting through to us.

You will have seen on the news that the NHS is preparing to roll out a vaccination programme for COVID-19. At this stage we do not have an approved vaccine. Before any vaccines are approved for use they go through a strict process of clinical trials and safety checks. Our practice is working with other NHS providers, and our healthcare partners, so that we are ready to offer the vaccine as soon as it becomes available and is approved for use.

Vaccines will be offered from a number of different locations in Leeds to make sure everyone who needs a vaccine is able to get one. We will share these details withour patients as soon as we know. For information about who will be offered a vaccine, please see the guidance from the Joint Committee for Vaccinations and Immunisations.

Non-urgent advice: Patient Attendance of Appointments

It has come to our attention that there has been an increased amount of appointments that have not been attended by patients.

As our surgery is working under immense pressure at the moment time is very precious to us. Please could we ask that patients let us know if they are unable to make their appointments.

This can be done by calling the surgery on 0113 274 4777, emailing us at [email protected] or cancelling through your patient access online services account

Non-urgent advice: Patient update: Flu Vaccinations

We now have Flu Clinics for patients aged 50-64yrs who are not in an at risk group. If you would not normally be eligible for a flu vaccine and are aged between 50 and 64 you will become eligible from the 1st December.

 In order to accommodate social distancing measures, we are holding our Flu Clinics at St Chad’s Church Hall in Headingley. 

We have clinics on Friday 4th and Friday 11th December.  

These will run from 8.30am – 5.30pm

If you have access to our online services, please log into your account where you will be able to book your appointment through the system. To manage demand for our reception team please only contact us to book if you do not have access to our online services.  

To avoid any potential confusion, please note these clinics are for the FLU vaccination and NOT a COVID vaccine.  Information on the Covid Vaccine will be supplied in due course. Please also note that where you have any symptoms associated with COVID 19 you should cancel your FLU appointment and self-isolate as per government guidelines.

Non-urgent advice: Patient update: Current position in regard to COVID 19 and other services resuming

Dear patients – we are currently receiving high volumes of phone calls, especially between 8am and 10am on a morning.Please only call between 8am and 10am if it is truly urgent for today. All other calls can be taken at any time.

 There are other ways to contact us such as raising your query online.You can do this by clicking the link below. Please leave a good description of the query or request so that the Clinician can make the best assessment of the care that you need.

https://leedswest-forms.forms4health.com/launch/b86030

Thank you for your help and understanding at this difficult time.

For advice on Coronavirus symptoms please use the following links:

111 Coronavirus service

Information about Coronavirus (COVID-19)

111 is the NHS non-emergency number. It’s fast, easy and free. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals. They will ask you a series of questions to assess your symptoms and immediately direct you to the best medical care for you.

NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.

We also offer weekday late and weekend appointments at our neighbouring ‘HUB’ practice which is at Ireland Wood Surgery. These appointments cannot yet be booked online, but can be booked by speaking to reception.

Online services allow you to:

  • book, check or cancel appointments with a GP, nurse or other healthcare professional 
  • order repeat prescriptions
  • see parts of your health record, including information about medicines, vaccinations and test results
  • see communications between your GP surgery and other services, such as hospitals

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