Ashwell RoadManninghamBradford, BD8 9DPTel: 01274 490409
Our nurses are qualified to diploma level in chronic disease management and offer the following services:
The nursing team is supported by our three Nursing Assistants. They:
All these attached staff work closely with the Ashwell Team to offer you integrated health care. Our Health Visiting Team help to look after our families with children under the age of five.
Drop-in advice, weighing and general support Health Visitors Clinic
Our team of District Nurses help to look after patients who are housebound or who find it difficult to attend surgery. They deal with chronic disease management and wound care in the comfort of your home.
Our Community Matron, may take you onto her caseload if you have complex chronic health care needs. Her remit is to help you stay well at home.
Our team of Midwives are responsible for providing care in pregnancy.
You can book direct with the midwife as soon as you know you are pregnant. Simply inform our reception team who arrange booking appointments. An Antenatal clinic is held Wednesday afternoons at Ashwell Medical Centre.
A "HealthPlus" Advisor can help you with your benefit entitlements, housing or immigration issues. By appointment, ask at reception, you do NOT need a GP referral.
Available for advice and information for patients and carers.
We are pleased to offer physiotherapy at the Ashwell Building by referral.
Going on holiday? We are able to offer a full range of travel vaccines. Our nursing team are able to offer advice on vaccination requirements. Please book an appointment well in advance of your holiday.
We also offer a wide range of Non NHS Services for which a charge will be payable to the practice. These include: HGV/Taxi medicals, confirmation of registration, medical reports, etc. Please ask at reception for details of the charges applicable.
We offer a translation service for Urdu/Punjabi speakers.If you require a translator please tell our receptionist at the time of booking your appointment.
All our bilingual staff are “language assessed” and three of our team have recently attained to diploma standard in community based interpretation.We also use the PCT’s Primary Care Interpreting Services to support our translation service.
Many languages are available but require pre-booking. We can also use the National Interpreting Service for telephone translation in an emergency.
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.
If 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.
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)
Ashwell Medical Centtre Needs You to become a practice Health Champion!
Are you interested in health and would like to encourage others to improve their health and wellbeing? practice Health Champions volunteer with their GP practice to deliver health and wellbeing activities to patients and the wider community. To become a practice Health Champion you will need to attend a 2 day training course which will develop your knowledge, skills, experience and passion. Following which the practice Health Champions will volunteer with the practice for approximately 3 hours per week. The practice Health Champions will meet regularly with GP practice staff to identify and explore health concerns and issues which affect patients of the practice.
For more information contact 01274 322661, email email@example.com . Application forms are available from the above or the practice reception. Closing date for application is (insert closing date)
The practice Health Champions project is delivered by Bradford District Care Trust.
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