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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

Sickness Certificates

You do not require a doctor's sickness certificate for any illness lasting seven days or less. Your employer may however require you to complete a self-certification form (SC2) which is available from your employer or on the HMRC website.

Evidence that you are sick

Sickness CertificatesIf you are sick for more than seven days, your employer can ask you to give them some form of medical evidence to support payment of SSP (statutory sick pay).

It is up to your employer to decide whether you are incapable of work. A medical certificate, now called a 'Statement of Fitness for Work’ (see below) from your doctor is strong evidence that you are sick and would normally be accepted, unless there is evidence to prove otherwise.

You could also provide evidence from someone who is not a medical practitioner, e.g. a dentist. Your employer will decide whether or not this evidence is acceptable. If your employer has any doubts, they may still ask for a medical certificate from your GP.

Statement of Fitness for Work - ’Fit Note'

The 'fit note' was introduced on 6 April 2010. With your employer's support, the note will help you return to work sooner by providing more information about the effects of your illness or injury.

For more information see the DirectGov website (where this information was sourced)

 
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