Health Start Vitamin & Voucher Scheme
For those who are eligible, Healthy Start vouchers offer up to £8.00 a week to spend on milk, fruit, vegetables, tinned / dried pulses and infant formula milk.
Health Start Vitamin & Voucher Scheme
WALK-IN COVID BOOSTER CLINICS
Oakwood Lane Medical Practice, Leeds LS8 3BZ, are now operating WALK-IN Covid Booster Clinics, open to eligible patients from aged 12 years.lt 1st, Second at 8 weeks after 1st, Booster at 12 weeks after second)
Wednesday 22nd December @ 8.30am-11am, 1pm-4pm
Thursday 23rd December @ 8.30am -11am, 1pm-4pm
Please do not attend if you have had Covid in the last 28 days. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.
Given the latest UK Government announcement, General Practice are prioritising clinically urgent patients and the vaccination booster programme. At this busy time, please don't call the practice - you will be contacted directly. If you are over 30 you can also book online, and from Wednesday you can book online if you are over 18.
Your GP extended access service in:-
Oakwood Lane Medical Practice
What is 'extended access'?
It's the term we use to describe the additional evening and weekend appointments that are now available with GPs, practice nurses and other healthcare professionals for pre-booked and 'same day' booked appointments.
When can I get an 'extended access' appointment?
In addition to your regular GP practice opening hours, you have access to the following extended access appointments:
Monday - Friday 6pm - 8pm
Saturday - 9am - 3pm
Sunday - 11am - 1pm
Who can get an appointment on an evening or weekend?
Anyone can use the extended access appointments. However, this services is ideal if you:
* find it difficult to attend an appointment during the working day (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm)
* are a busy parent with small children; or
* rely on working carers to take you to appointments
How do I attend an extended access appointment?
You can access face to face or telephone and video consultation appointments vie the extended access service. This will be based on individual need and the nature of the appointment required.
As of October 2021, face-to-face extended access appointments are carried out at Oakwood Lane Medical Practice (2 Amberton Terrace, Leeds LS8 3BZ). This means your appointment may not be with a member of staff from your usual GP practice. They will have access to all necessary information about you to give you the care you need.
Virtual consultations are carried out online and you will be provided with guidance and instructions for how to login to your appointment (you will not be made to have a video consultation if you are unable to do so).
What services can I get from extended access appointments?
Extended access appointments provide routine appointments you would get during normal opening hours, this includes:-
* GP, nurse and health care assistant appointments
* NHS health checks
Pharmacist (for more information, please contact your practice)
* Musculoskeletal (MSK) appointments
* Long Term Condition reviews including Spirometry
How do I get an extended access appointment?
Extended access appointments are only available via booking. There is no 'walk-in' offer. To book an appointment, you must contact your own GP practice. You can book via telephone or by using your GP online service (speak to your own practice for more information).
Always cancel any appointment you no longer need, someone else could be using it.
We'd love to hear from you!
If you have any comments or experiences, you would like to share about using the extended access service, or primary care services more generally, please get in touch via any of the options below:
Telephone: 0113 8435470
Post: Send your feedback to :
Primary Care Feedback, FREEPOST RTEG-JRZR-CLZG, NHS Leeds CCG, WIRA House, Leeds LS16 6EB
Veterans: NHS Mental Health Service
Op Courage Veterans MH&WS
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