SEASONAL FLU & COVID BOOSTER - VACCINATION PROGRAMME
The surgery is pleased by the response to the Flu and COVID Booster Vaccination Programmes.
We have one date remaining for the administration of the COVID Booster which is 15th December 2021.
Additional clinics will be provided where demand is appropriate
The Government and the JCVI have confirmed that it is completely safe to administer the two vaccines at the same time and, therefore, given the numbers involved IT IS NOT POSSIBLE to split the appointments and book both vaccines individually. However, some patients have already been vaccinated with one of the above vaccines - inidividual vaccinations are also available on the same dates for this scenario.
IF YOU HAVE A MOBILE TELEPHONE PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT THE SURGERY UNTIL WE HAVE SENT YOU A TEXT INVITING YOU TO BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENT.
PATIENTS WITHOUT A MOBILE ARE INVITED TO CALL THE SURGERY NOW BY DIALLING (0114) 240 3159 AND CHOOSING OPTION 6
19th July 2021
COVID-19 - CONTINUING SAFETY MEASURES
Please note the latest advice re COVID-19 can be obtained via https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus
As this country moves out of most legal restrictions due to COVID-19, we feel it continues to be necessary to take the following safety precautions to protect YOU our patients and our STAFF.
To maintain the safety of patients and staff you will be asked to wear a face covering in the surgery - NO MASK NO ENTRY - unless clinically exempt.
Patients are asked to note the following will continue at the surgery:
LOCKED DOOR: In order to prevent the spread of infection this door wll remain locked. Please press the INTERCOM on the right and a member of staff will answer ASAP.
PRESCRIPTIONS: For all repeat requests please order online or telephone the surgery. Only in exceptional circumstances will paper requests be accepted - which can be placed in the post box to your left. ALL prescriptions not sent electronically via EPS will be posted out to the patient's home first class.
GP APPOINTMENTS: All initial GP consultations will be done via telephone. Patients with urgent clinical issues are asked to call the surgery as early in the day as possible; only a set number of appointments are available on the day. You will be asked for details of the issue to determine if your problem is urgent. If appropriate, you will then be placed on the Telephone List for a GP to call you back. A face to face appointment will subsequently be offered to you by the doctor if it is deemed necessary. When all the appointments are taken you may be asked to contact NHS111 to be triaged to the most appropriate service, referred to a local pharmacy or to an Out of Hours Hub.
We sincerely apologise for the distruption to services as we strive to provide an appropriate level of sevice to our patients. Please note that at all times we have the health and well-being of our patients and our staff in the forefront of our minds.
If you wish to register at our practice, please contact us on (0114) 240 3159 Option 6 to check you are within our practice boundary. We will then arrange to send a New Patient Pack out to you. Please do not use the online option.
DAILY DROP IN SURGERY AND ROUTINE BOOKABLE GP APPOINTMENTS SUSPENDED - please see News Page
Notice for Patients
GP APPOINTMENTS: All initial GP consultations will be done via telephone
With effect from Monday, 2nd August we have reinstated on-line booking of appointments - these are bookable from 6pm the evening before. All these appointments will be telephone calls from a GP.
When calling the surgery, patients with urgent clinical issues are asked to call as early in the day as possible; only a set number of appointments are available on the day.
You will be asked for details of the issue to determine if your problem is urgent. If appropriate, you will then be placed on the Telephone List for a GP to call you back. A face to face appointment will subsequently be offered to you by the doctor if it is deemed necessary. When all the appointments are taken you may be asked to contact NHS111 to be triaged to the most appropriate service, referred to a local pharmacy or an Out of Hours Hu
21st July 2021
Welcome to Grenoside Surgery & Wadsley Bridge Medical Centre
Here at Grenoside and Wadsley Bridge Surgery our aim is to provide excellent medical care to all our patients. This leaflet is about who we are, the services we provide and outlines the standards we aim to achieve.
The Practice was founded in 1936 by Richard Panniker's Grandfather who had qualified in Sheffield. We have the privilege of having three and four generations of some families registered with us. We are a two site, four partner practice with a chemist on site in Grenoside, the practice is paper light.
Existing patients can enjoy access to our wide range of services at the touch of a button. Whether managing your appointment or ordering a repeat prescription you can now do both without leaving your home.
There is wheelchair access at both sites.
PLEASE NOTE THAT GP APPOINTMENTS ARE IN TEN MINUTE DURATIONS AND, THEREFORE, ARE NOT APPROPRIATE TIME SLOTS FOR CERVICAL SMEARS. THESE SHOULD BE BOOKED WITH A PRACTICE NURSE AT RECEPTION.