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Foundry Lane Surgery is aware that, with the 40th anniversary of the Falklands War and recent events in Ukraine, these events may have had an impact upon the health of some military veterans registered with us. 

If you feel that it would be helpful to discuss any concerns, please do come forward and speak with one of the GP's. 

The Practice will be closed for a planned training session on the afternoon of Thursday 3rd March 2022

Non-urgent appointments please contact the surgery Friday 4th March 2022 from 8am

Dates for

Community Outreach Vaccinations with LS14 Trust

Saturday 12th February 10am - 2pm - Vaccine clinic at Kentmere Community Centre

Tuesday  15th February 9am - 12pm - Vaccine bus outside Dennis Healey Centre / Morsedale Lane - venue to be confirmed

Thursday 17th February 9am - 12pm - Vaccine bus outside LS14 Trust 45 Ramshead Hill Seacroft LS14 1BT

Thursday 17th February 5.30pm - 7.30pm - Evening clinic at Kentmere Community Centre

Monday 21st February 10.00am - 3.00pm - Vaccine bus follow the ice-cream van around specific routes - residents can stop the vaccine bus outside their residence and we will stop at three destinations - share food and create play spaces for families.  This will include Boggart Hill, Tarnside & Foundry.

 

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.

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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:

Online: https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/OCfeedback/

Telephone: 0113 8435470

Email: Leedsccg.comms@nhs.net

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

For easy read patient information on various health problems and health services, please click on the following link:-

https://www.learningdisabilityservice-leeds.nhs.uk/get-checked-out/resources/

When We Are Closed

In life threatening situations dial 999.

For less urgent needs NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, all year round : Tel : 111

Both the above numbers are free from both mobiles and landlines.

Alternatively, you can telephone the surgery on our usual number (0113 295 1200). Between 8:00 and 8:30am and 6:00 to 6:30pm weekdays, your call will be redirected to Local Care Direct, at other times you will need to dial 111.

There are three minor injuries units and walk-in centres located across Leeds that can treat minor illnesses and injuries and also give you health advice. You do not need to book an appointment.

Use your local minor injuries unit or walk-in centre if you need medical treatment or advice which does not need a visit to A&E or a medical appointment.

Walk-in centres or Minor Injuries Units can be used for the likes of cuts, bites, stings, muscle or joint injuries / sprains. The Minor Injuries Units can treat less serious injuries and illnesses. The units can also do X-rays.

Minor Injuries Units

Wharfedale Minor Injuries Unit

Newall Carr Road, Otley, LS21 2LY

Tel: 0113 392 1647

Open* 8am-11pm everyday including bank holidays, closed Christmas Day.

St. George's Centre

St. George's Road, Middleton, Leeds, LS10 4UZ

Tel: 0113 392 9801

Open* 8am-10.30pm everyday including bank holidays, closed Christmas Day.

*Closing times may vary. Please telephone the above number to hear a recorded message.

Walk-in Centres

Shakespeare Medical Centre

1 Cromwell Mount, Burmantofts, LS9 7ST

Tel: 0113 295 1132

Open 8am-8pm every day including all bank holidays.

The Shakespeare Medical Centre can provide health advice and treatments for a range of conditions. It also provides traditional GP services for registered patients, and people not registered with the GP practice.

 
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