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READ OUR LATEST NEWS LETTER ON THE LINK - LATEST NEWS ON THE RIGHT QUICK LINKS

We offer telephone triage from a GP between 8am - 4pm, if urgent medical advise is needed after 4pm you can still contact us on 01977 703437 patients will be offered a telephone triage appointment with a Clinician at the Out of Hours Urgent Care Service and if necessary booked in to see a Clinician at Pontefract Hospital 

CHANGES TO VACCINATIONS/TRAVEL VACCINATIONS

IF YOUR JOB PLACES YOU AT RISK OF HEPATITIS B INFECTION, IT IS YOUR EMPLOYER'S RESPONSIBILITY TO ARRANGE THE VACCINATION FOR YOU, RATHER THAN YOUR GP. CONTACT YOUR OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT. PLEASE NOTE STUART ROAD CHARGE A FEE OF £25 FOR THIS VACCINATION.

PLEASE SEE IN OUR TRAVEL VACCINATIONS SECTION UNDER CLINICS & SERVICES FOR CHANGES TO TRAVEL VACCINATIONS

CARE QUALITY COMMISSION INSPECTION

Stuart Road Surgery was inspected by a CQC Team on Tuesday 10th May 2016 we have recently received our feedback and official report.

The good news is that we were awarded a rating of GOOD which is a wonderful achievement for all our hard working and caring staff. 

See the report under the Care Quality Commission on our Further Information link.

Did you know you can book or cancel your Doctors appointments online

You can also order your repeat Prescriptions online 

Please contact The Surgery to register for this service 

You will be asked to provide photographic ID to confirm your identity

Travel Vaccinationsglobal air travel

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

Europe Europe & Russia North America North America
Central America Central America South America South America
Caribbean Caribbean Africa Africa
Middle East Middle East Central Asia Central Asia
East Asia East Asia Australasia Australasia and Pacific

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 VACCINATIONS NOT ALLOWED ON THE NHS:-

There are 3 main vaccines that cannot be prescribed on the NHS for travel purposes:

-RABIES

-HEPATITIS B

-MENINGITIS ACWY

Other less commonly required ones include Yellow Fever, Japanese Encephalitis, BCG and Tick-Borne Encephalitis.

ACTION: If patients require these vaccinations they will need to be administered privately.

-HEPATITIS A vaccination IS allowable on the NHS for travel

If a patient requires both Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B they should be offered Hep A on the NHS and Hep B privately.


Travel Health Questionnaire

To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form before coming to see the nurse.

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Travelling in Europe

If you are travelling to Europe a very useful booklet has been published with advice and guidance to help you get the most out of your holiday. To visit please click:- http://ec.europa.eu/publications/booklets/eu_glance/86/en.pdf (this is a large document and may take a minute or two to view)


 
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