Girlington Health CentreTel: 01274 484111
Allerton Health CentreTel: 01274 484111
Travel service - We offer a travel service - please ensure you contact us with plenty of notice ( at least 6 weeks before you plan to travel to enable us to plan your vaccination/medication requirements).Please note this is not an NHS service and so any vaccinations or medications required will incur a charge. For further details please click on the link 'Travel Information'
Carers - you are entitled to a health check / review with your GP or Nurse. Please make an appointment at the surgery
Friends & Family test - this is a simple test of our service and provides us with useful feedback as to how we are doing. We would be most grateful if you would complete this short set of questions if you have used our service. Cards are available from reception or your GP/Nurse.
Please note the surgery will be closed from 12.00 at Allerton Health Centre and from 1pm at Girlington Road Health Centre on Wednesday 23rd August 2017. We will re-open at 8am on Thursday 24th August at 8am. If you require a GP please call the practice on Tel:01274 484111 and your call will be diverted to the on call doctor.
We provide the full range of services expected of modern General Practice
We provide full antenatal care to all our patients - we do not however personally provide home delivery.
These are provided by Dr Braun and our attached health visitors
We provide the full range of immunisations and would encourage all eligible patients to attend for these when called. We will of course be happy to discuss any concerns you may have regarding any aspect of immunisation.
Women within the eligible age range will be called in line with the national screening program for cervical ( neck of womb ) cancer. This is a highly successful program which has significantly cut death rates from cervical cancer. The procedure is routinely provided by highly skilled female nursing staff - if you have any questions or concerns regarding this procedure then one of the nurses would be delighted to discuss your concerns.
We provide minor surgery services - this mainly involves removal of lumps and bumps, skin tags, warts etc. You may be referred to this service by any of the medical staff but not may not book direct unless previously invited to. If you have any concerns you should first of all make a routine appointment to see one of the GPs.
Headed by Prof. Shahid Ali we provide higher tier diabetes services to our patients.
Chronic disease clinics
Asthma, chronic obstructive airways disease ( chronic bronchitis & emphysema), coronary heart disease and diabetic clinics are run by our highly trained nursing staff working to locally agreed protocols. Each nurse has their own area of special interest and provide an excellent monitoring service for patients with chronic diseases requiring regular monitoring. We maintain a register of such patients and operate a call and recall system - if however you feel you may have been missed please contact us.
All teenage health issues will be confidentially and sympathetically dealt with by all staff. Please feel free to make an appointment to see one of the nurses or one of the doctors to discuss any concerns you may have - all details discussed will be treated as strictly confidential - even if your whole family is registered with us we will not divulge anything to anyone without your express written consent.
Full contraceptive and sexual health services are provided ranging from advice to fitting of coils. We can also refer patients who require sterilisation. Why not discuss it with Dr Braun or Dr Quereshi. You do not have to be a patient to access these services.
This is a specialised breathing test previously only available in hospitals - if you require this your GP will refer you to us.
Provided on site for a quick and convenient service 24 hr
Another specialised test usually only available in hospital - this helps us to obtain a better idea of your blood pressure control over a full day and hence allow us to treat your blood pressure more effectively - again you will be referred to this service by your doctor should it be required.
Provided by most of our doctors as part of our minor surgery service.
Again if you have any concerns please contact us to discuss them.
HGV, adoptions, life assurance etc - please arrange by ringing reception. These are not an NHS service and thus do incur a charge of £100 - for more details ask reception
Surgery fees set out by the BMA
1) A printed copy of your medical records .......................................£10
2) A private letter TWIMC over 6 lines ..........................£20.00 - £30.00
3)Full copy of your medical records ................................................£50
4)AWYW vaccine for travel with certificate ......................................£35
5) HGV and Taxi medicals ...........................................................£100
7) Holiday cancellation form...........................................................£25
8) Medical Reports........................................................................£70
For any other enquiries please ask at reception
Most tests will be performed at the surgery - some will need to be sent off for analysis. While we have risk management procedures in place to avoid abnormal test results being overlooked it is your responsibility to ring or attend the surgery for your test result.
You will be informed as to how long to expect to wait for your test. Most results can be dealt with over the phone - ring reception and they will be able to read to you the message left by the doctor regarding your results and the action ( if any ) that needs to be taken.
We can also text your results to you - if you wish to enable this option please arrange with reception to record consent for us to do this. We will not text any significantly abnormal or worrying results to you - we will talk to you in person. Please note that our system does not allow us to determine the time the text is sent so you may receive a result late in the evening.
Teaching & Training
Our education leads are Dr Adeela Khan, Dr Uzma Qureshi and Sister Julie Jackson. We work with Leeds and Bradford Universities to tutor and mentor medical & nursing students as well as qualified training grade doctors and nurses.
You will probably have some contact with them at the practice. If this is likely you will be informed beforehand and have the opportunity to decline their presence during the consultation.
We are extremely grateful to all patients that allow our students to interact with them but also totally respect that this may not be comfortable some & have procedures in place to ensure that your wishes are fully respected and adhered to.
The practice has been approved by the University of Leeds for the teaching and education of medical students. In addition the practice has been recognised by the Yorkshire Deanery, a body responsible for doctor training, as a practice qualified to train doctors.
Foundation Year Doctors
The Practice will be supporting Foundation Year Doctors (FY2) at the surgery for a period of 4 months at a time. The doctor who is fully qualified has worked in hospital and will be joining us to gain an insight into the workings of General Practice. These doctors work closely with our own GP's throughout their time with us.
The doctor may sit in on consultations and will gradually see patients on their own under supervision. Some consultations my be videoed for training purposes only, consent will be requested in these instances. These consultations are a key part of the training new GP's but you may also request to see your own GP alone.
You may be offered an appointment to see the foundation year doctor and most patients do not find this a problem, however, if for any reason you would prefer not to see them please make the receptionist aware when you make an appointment.
Our current Foundation Year Doctor: Dr Joanne Hood.
FY2 Information Leaflet
For further information please see the attached leaflet.
Medical Students attend the practice as part of their training. We train students from years 1 through to 4 of their 5 year training and we are also examiners. We hope that you will co-operate with us and help the students to learn about general practice. However, you will be informed of their presence in advance, and if you do not want them to be present at a consultation, your wishes will be respected. This will not affect your treatment in anyway.
Language & Interpreting Service
At the Practice we can help you with the following languages:-
Click on the link below to access enable2 Translation and Interpreting service for Bradford & Airedale.
If you require an interpretor at your appointment please inform the receptionist so that we organise an interpretor for your appointment day and time.
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