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  • Northenden Group Practice

    Manchester Mental Health Services Consultation.doc Upcoming Surgery Closures If you require medical care during these dates please use 111, walk-in-centres and 999 (in a medical emergency). Our surgery phones are covered by the out of hours service daily between 1pm and 2pm. Calls during this time will not be answered by the surgery. ​ ​ ​ Our Phone Lines at our Gatley Branch are re-opening from Tuesday 6th April 2021 They will be open 08.00-14.00 Monday- Friday 0161 428 2514 ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Tesco Baguley Walk in Clinic.pdf We are experiencing very high levels of demand so to help keep people safe, we are doing everything we can to reduce the need to come into the surgery. STAY AT HOME AND USE THE PHONE Practice News ​ ​ Northenden & Gatley surgeries are still closed for walk in queries. Our telephone lines are open, however our call volumes are high so please try to use the online resources below to contact us so we can help you with your query. ​ - Please click for information on the Covid-19 vaccination Covid-19 Vaccinations ​ ​ Please visit us and click 'like' it to receive updates from us and share posts to reach the wider community. We now have a Facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/Northenden-Group-Practice-107231497693271/ ​ You can find your NHS number at https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-services/online-services/find-nhs-number/ ​ If you are on the government shielding list you can register to receive a free supply of vitamin D using the following link: At-risk groups to receive free winter supply of vitamin D - https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/people-at-higher-risk/get-vitamin-d-supplements/ Women and children who qualify for the Healthy Start scheme can also get free supplements containing vitamin D. See the Healthy Start Website for more information: https://www.healthystart.nhs.uk/ ​ ​ Patient Notice – COVID-19 Please do not come into the surgery unless you have been asked to do so. ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Due to the ongoing pandemic, we may ask you to access GP services differently. This is so we can limit face-to-face contact and help stop the spread of COVID-19. Please watch the following video for more information. ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ From 15th June, anyone coming into the practice building will need to wear a face covering. This can be as simple as a scarf or other garment and does not need to be expensive. Face coverings should not be used for children under the age of 3 and exceptions can be made for people with sensory needs and those who may find it difficult to manage them correctly. This request is in line with the guidance from the Government about compulsory face coverings in public areas – see link: https://www.gov.uk/…/face-masks-and-coverings-to-be-worn-by… ​ Unfortunately we able to provide these for patients. Please see the following link for advise on how to make your own face mask: ARE NOT https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-52609777 HERE Click here to link to information about other vaccination venues in the city Doctors Appointments ​ All patients will be asked if they have any symptoms of coronavirus before they will allowed entry into the surgery. If you do come in for an appointment you will be asked to wait in your car with your mobile. Your clinician will call you when you are ready to be seen and then guide you through the building. If you are not able to wait in your car or do not have a mobile please let us know. We have separated the surgery into different coloured zones to reduce contact with other patients and to keep each other safe. Nurses Appointments ​ We are still seeing patients with essential care needs. This includes: Baby immunisations Smears Contraception Regular injections At doctor's request ​ If you have any questions or appointment requests please send us your query via the link below: https://www.online-consult.co.uk/org/northenden-group-practice/start/14/24 Sick Notes ​ If you need a sick note because you have self isolated due to the coronavirus please click the following link: https://111.nhs.uk/isolation-note/ ​ If you have been off work for more than 7 days for any other reason the GP will issue this. If you have a mobile we could send it to you by text. To request a GP sick note please use click here: https://www.online-consult.co.uk/org/northenden-group-practice/topic/9 Please note: If the situation worsens we are working with other local GP practices. We may ask you to attend an appointment at another surgery to keep you safe. Prescriptions We are now accepting repeat medication requests via email on smccg.meds.ngp@nhs.net If you have a regular chemist you can ask them to order medications on your behalf however please be aware that they are currently very busy. ​ The quickest way to order your prescriptions is by registering to use online services. Please see the following for more information: https://www.northenden-gp.com/patient-access Community Support ​ We know that many people are finding it difficult to cope during this difficult unprecedented time. There are lots of local community aid groups emerging who can help you if you are self isolating. Please click the following document for more information (this will open in a new web browser) ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Manchester Community Response: To help vulnerable people with with food, medicines, and care needs Call 0800 2346123 If you are able to offer support to your local food bank it would be greatly appreciated. Please visit the link below for more information: https://www.trusselltrust.org/get-involved/ways-to-give/ Community Covid.pdf Community Covid-19 Support: The Wythenshawe (Brooklands) & Northenden Neighbourhood Translation Services BSL Health Access is a brand new, on demand video remote interpreting service for any public health care requirement in England, Wales and Scotland where access to BSL interpretation is not available. For many Deaf people, using the English language is not always an effective or safe and appropriate way to communicate important medical advice. This is why SignHealth and InterpreterNow are working together to provide FREE access to online BSL Interpreters. The purpose of the service is to facilitate communication in health related situations such as GP’s, dentists, pharmacies, opticians, NHS hospitals and any health-care related appointments. The service is available, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and it is free! It is a very easy and step by step process. https://www.bslhealthaccess.co.uk/ Poster AIS- PDF.pdf

  • Carers Manchester | northenden-gp

    Carers Manchester 1.pdf Carers Manchester 2.pdf

  • Diabetes My Way | northenden-gp

    For more information on Diabetes My Way: https://diabetesmyway.nhs.uk/​

  • Useful Links

    Data sharing with UHSM - Information sheet.docx Click to see full size Useful Links and Information Bereavement 0800 2600 400 Please note: this is for immediate bereavement support and is available to anyone who may need it. Bereavement Helpline Maternity Maternity Advice and COVID (St Mary's Hospital and Wythenshawe Hospital) Go to or open the PDF https://mft.nhs.uk/app/uploads/2020/04/Covid-19-Maternity-Advice-17042020.pdf ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Domestic Violence : 0808 2000 247 National Domestic Violence Helpline https://www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/ : Babies cry: You can cope. SafeLives: Specific resources for domestic abuse and COVID. ICON http://iconcope.org/ http://safelives.org.uk/news-views/domesticabuse-and-covid-19 irisi.org/iris/find-your-local-iris-site/ IRISi interventions: Under 18 : 0808 800 5000 If you're worried about a child, even if you're unsure, contact NSPCC professional counsellors for help, advice and support. NSPCC helpline 0800 1111: Offers free, confidential advice and support for any child 18 years or under, whatever the worry. Childline: aimed at High School students in Greater Manchester covering topics such as emotional/mental health, drugs and alcohol, sex and relationships and many more. The website includes national information, but also a local Manchester area section which includes local services information and local news topics. Health for Teens: www.healthforteens.co.uk/ New Born Babies which is about how parents can safely cope with crying. ICON message https://iconcope.org/parentsadvice/ 08451 228 669 CRY-SIS HELPLINE: https://www.cry-sis.org.uk/ Safe Sleeping: https://www.lullabytrust.org.uk Mental Health : Mental Health Support with specific advice on ‘Coronavirus and your wellbeing’. YoungMinds: Supporting children and young people and their parents/carers with their mental health and wellbeing. Specific advice on managing self-isolation and anxiety about coronavirus. MIND www.mind.org.uk https://youngminds.org.uk : Every Mind Matters, Looking after your Mental Health https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/ 0161 225 9500 Crisis Point http://www.turning-point.co.uk/crisis-point.aspx 0161 226 9907 or email Manchester MIND info@manchestermind.org www.manchestermind.org Women's Self Injury Helpline 0808 800 8088 CASS ANY AGE www.selfinjurysupport.org.uk supporting those affected by self-injurywww.no-secrets.org.uk No Secrets - . Straight talk on mental health medication. Look up your medication to find out about side effects and things you might not feel comfortable asking your GP about, and listen to other people's experiences. HeadMeds www.headmeds.org.uk – A talking and socialising group for anyone who hears voices, sees things or has unusual experiences. Support given for friends and families also. Didsbury Hearing voices Group, Fortnightly Monday 10.30-12.30 at Home Café, Emmanuel Church, 6 Barlow Moor Road, Didsbury, M20 6TR. Harpurhey Hearing Voices Group, Fridays 1.30-3pm. Harpurhey Day Centre, 93 Church Lane, Harpurhey, Manchester, M9 5BG. Contact Kate Crawford on 07590837359 or the Day Centre on 0161 205 0188. Hearing Voices Group 0161 832 3736 helpline from 10am to 4pm Mon to Fri Moodswings www.moodswings.org.uk ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Travel - Ring and Ride provides a door-to-door accessible minibus service for people of all ages who find it difficult to use ordinary public transport, providing the opportunity to book trips in Greater Manchester including travel into neighbouring districts of up to six miles. The service will continue to run 8am to 10.45pm, seven days a week and trips can be booked through one call centre phone number between 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday, up to seven days in advance. Information about Ring and Ride services is available at or by calling 0845 688 4933. Ring and Ride www.tfgm.com/ringandride – Greater Manchester’s Tram system offers easy travel around the city centre and further afield. Trams run on the Metrolink network from approximately 6am to 11.30pm Mondays to Thursdays with last trams running later on Fridays and Saturdays. On Sundays, trams start later and finish earlier in a time range of approximately 7am to 10.30pm. Details of specific first and last tram times from each stop are displayed on the stop platform. Bike stands and lockers are available at most stops. For full details see ‘Stop Information’ at Metrolink Tram Service www.metrolink.co.uk – This free bus service links the main transport hubs and leisure destinations. Tickets are not needed, just hop on and off as often as you like. For more information visit: tfgm.com/metroshuttle Metroshuttle Miscellaneous –meet in the Forum Library, every Monday at 1pm, Meeting Room 1 Alcoholics Anonymous Membership is open to anyone with a drug problem seeking help. Every Tuesday, 6 – 7pm, Forum Library, Meeting Room 1 Narcotics Anonymous . Advocacy information and advice so you understand your rights and help you speak out at your reviews or other meetings. Free phone 0808 800 5792. Email: Get your voice heard help@coramvoice.org.uk www.coramvoice.org.uk is the only free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Calls are free on 0800 4 70 80 90 The Silver Line www.thesilverline.org.uk This is a user –led group and aims to provide people with social anxiety a supportive environment to practice a wide range of anxiety provoking situations, from reading aloud to acting in front of the group. All activities are optional. The group runs on the second Wednesday of every month from 6pm until 7.30pm at Withington Library. I hope you pluck up the courage to come along. You won’t regret it! If you would like more information please email: Withington Social Anxiety Practice Group. withingtonsocialanxiety@gmail.com ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Covid-19-Maternity-Advice-17042020.pdf Click Here Click here for further information Certain departments at Wythenshawe Hospital are now able to access (read only) GP records at this Practice - click below for further information. Data sharing with UHSM - Information sheet.docx

  • Online Services | northenden-gp

    Start using GP online services Sign up to GP online services and you'll be able to use a website or app to: book or cancel appointments online with a GP or nurse order repeat prescriptions online view parts of your GP record, including information about medication, allergies, vaccinations, previous illnesses and test results view clinical correspondence such as hospital discharge summaries, outpatient appointment letters and referral letters The service is free and available to everyone who is registered with a GP. ​ Please note that we are not currently offering online appointments. This is due to patients booking online with possible symptoms of Covid-19 (coronavirus). All appointments will need to be booked via reception until further notice. ​ For more information on Covid-19 please visit: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ Read these leaflets to find out more about Online Access. Information leaflet Getting Started Protecting your GP records To access Online Services: ​ 1) Create an account with one of the following service providers: Patient Access https://www.patientaccess.com Sign in to Patient Access NHS App https://www.nhs.uk/apps-library/nhs-app/ 2) Take proof of identity into the practice and ask the receptionist to complete your registration. Your ID will be checked and you will be given a short form to complete. You will then be given a registration letter which contains a Linkage Key and Account ID which you can use to link your account to the practice. OR If you are unable to come into the surgery you should be able to verify your identity online using the . You will need government issued photo ID and a front facing camera. NHS App ​ ​ ​ : We are have not currently enabled Proxy Access (this enables a parent, family member or carer to act on behalf of the patient with their access tailored accordingly). We will update this in the near future. Please note

  • Covid-19 | northenden-gp

    Covid-19 latest information and resources https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ Vaccination Information for Wythenshawe, Brooklands and Northenden Patients Domestic voilence & Covid-19 Click to open Covid 19 advice for parents in Greater Manchester Click to see full document Click to view full size Covid Vaccine We know details around the Covid Vaccine are uncertain at the moment, but we would like to reassure our patients that we are working hard with NHS England so that we are ready to deliver the Covid Vaccines when they are made available to us. ​ The vaccine is now licensed and once we have details, we will be in touch with our patients, in order of eligibility. ​ We would ask if you could kindly avoid calling the surgery at the moment regarding this, as we do not have any further details at this time.

  • Patient Group | northenden-gp

    Patient Participation Group Patient participation groups were developed as a way to extend patient involvement. A format that encourages people to engage with the NHS at the same time as engaging in their own health care. They can provide practical support for the practice and can contribute to the continuous improvement of services. ​ The practice's PPG group meets on a six-weekly basis. The minutes from the last meeting are attached below. Aims •To participate in the health improvement of the local population •To encourage patients to engage in their own healthcare Objectives •To have Knowledge on issues that impact on health •Being a signpost to other services. agencies •Sharing experience & feeding back •Identifying areas with scope for improvement •Highlighting excellence •Turning knowledge into action •Supporting change •Bringing peers together for mutual encouragement •Promoting self-management•Linking into the community What can you do to help? • Provide services/facilities in the surgery i.e. resource library, health promotion information (where space allows) • Help with patient surveys, and discuss results • Contribute to service development and decision making • Lobby local organisations, patients etc. This is not! •A forum for individual complaints •A tool for Implementation of the Governments or any individuals pre-determined agenda •Unwanted extra workload If you are interested in joining this group, please email: smccg.ngp@nhs.net CLICK TO OPEN PPG meeting - minutes TUESDAY 16th MARCH 2021 CLICK PHOTO TO OPEN

  • Register | Northenden Group Practice

    New Registrations We are happy to see new patients at Northenden Group Practice. Please use the map below to check if you live in the practice boundaries. To register, please complete and bring the following three forms, as well as two proofs of address. It will take 5 working days for you to be put on our system. You will have to have a new patient assessment with the nurse before you see the doctor. Registration forms are also available at reception. GMS1 form New Patient Medical Questionnaire Summary Care Record info

  • Upcoming events | northenden-gp

    Wythenshawe, Brooklands & Northenden Northenden Group Practice 489 Palatine Road Northenden Manchester M22 4DH 0161 998 3206 Park Medical Centre 434 Altrincham Road Wythenshawe Manchester M23 9AB 0161 998 5538 Brooklands Medical Practice 594 Altrincham Road Brooklands Manchester M23 9JH 0161 998 3818 Woodlands Medical Practice 9 Maple Road Sale Manchester M23 9RL 0161 962 1332 Northern Moor Medical Practice 216 Wythenshawe Road Wythenshawe Manchester M23 0PH 0161 998 2503 What's on in Northenden and Wythenshawe Skill Up Sessions MAES / Manchester Adult Education Service are offering Skill Up sessions where residents can come for between 1-6 sessions to learn anything they need re digital. Sessions are face-to-face across venues in Manchester (and hope to stay open even after this Thursday restrictions). https://manadulted.org.uk/courses/digital/ People will need to fill out on short online form. It used to be a drop-in but due to Covid, learners do need to book in advance and no obligation to attend all 6 sessions. LAB Project (Learn Achieve Believe) Hello, I wanted to let you know we are taking referrals now for our online LAB Project course that starts on 30 October. The LAB Project is a free two-week confidence building and work skills course for anyone aged over 19, unemployed and with a Manchester postcode. This digital version of the highly successful LAB Project (Learn Achieve Believe), which has motivated and up skilled learners for 25 years, aims to keep people connected, get them back into a routine and equip them with that confidence to move forward. LAB offers a unique blend of creative challenges and tutor mentoring to help learners match their skills and interests with further training, volunteering and current job opportunities. Runs over Zoom over 2 weeks Monday - Friday 10am - 1pm Participants will need internet access £50 voucher on completion A wide range of participants may benefit including : People who may need to participate in online interviews for training work in future People who have not worked for a long time Job seekers People seeking public facing or online contact work such as customer service roles Recent graduates or college leavers Parents and carers who are looking to get back to work People considering working from home Those soon to be or recently made redundant / indeed anyone considering their options We also run a taster session, called LAB Up, over zoom every Monday afternoon 2 - 3pm for anyone who is interested and would like to try some of our activities before deciding to commit to a longer course. For more information or to refer someone please email me or give me a ring. All the best and take care, Tess m. 07914255529 w. https://www.properjob.org.uk/the-lab-project WHEN: Wednesdays . 1 – 3pm starting Wednesday 21st April. Six 2-hour sessions (live). WHERE: Online using video conferencing via the zoom app. Pre course group induction or one-to-one zoom help available. Contact: or call Ruth on 07527 127 786 to register for your free place or to find out more. bahf@manchestermind.org https://www.manchestermind.org/our-services/community-training/long-term-conditions Register online: https://bit.ly/2ZlUk8Q "Would you like to encourage others to join you on group walks in your workplace, or community, or specifically for the Greater Manchester Walking Festival? If so, maybe we can help support with this by providing training. https://gmwalking.co.uk/courses/training-encouraging-informal-walking/ Northenden Age Friendly Newsletter March Wythenshawe and Northenden Age Friendly Newsletter Please click to view in full size We are thrilled to announce the opening of a community cInema and film club just set up in Northenden. It's called and can be found at . They will be screening evening performances on Thursdays, and some afternoons they will be running 'Feel Good Cinema' which are screenings for people experiencing memory loss issues including dementia. Not only is there a large screening area, but you will also enjoy full surround sound! 'The Block' West View Court off Royle Green Road Tickets cost £4 and include the first tea/coffee and biscuits. ​ ​ Getting Here - Transport There is parking available outside the cinema with a car park at the front and back. The cinema is close to bus routes on Longley Lane and Royle Green Road. From the bus stop on Royle Green Road, it is only a three-minute walk to the cinema down 'Greenway' and West View Road. It's a 10-minute walk from Palatine Road, if you take Church Road to Royle Green Road then Greenway on your left. ​ Postcode: For those using GoogleMaps or SatNav, the cinema postcode is M22 4LQ. ​ Please see their website for more details. Regular groups/meetings: Groups Meeting at Wythenshawe Forum Library Every 1pm - 4pm, first floor Chess Club - Monday ​ - Every 12pm - 4pm Paint Pot Art Workshop Tuesday ​ - Every 1pm - 5pm Knitting Wednesday ​ - Every 10am - 12pm, Macmillan Room Anxiety Group Saturday ​ Groups meeting in Northenden and Wythenshawe ​ - community lunches and information drop-ins for older people Wythenshawe Good Neighbours 12.30pm - 2pm, Northenden Social Club - lunch Tuesdays , Northenden Social Club - resource centre (information and advice) Wednesdays - a place for carers to meet for refreshments and share thoughts, questions and worries. Led by a Carer Links Advisor. Every 4th Tuesday morning, St Aiden's Centre in Wythenshawe. The Carers Trust ​ - 7pm, St Wilfrid's Church Rooms in Northenden. Tel: 0161 998 2615 Occasional Choir Fridays ​ - Real Food Wythenshawe 11am - 4pm, Wythenshawe transport interchange, outside the Forum centre - Green Doctor (learn how to grow and look after plants) Thursdays 10.30am - 1.30pm, Wythenshawe Park Horticultural Centre - Cooking with Confidence (learn how to cook from scratch) Fridays ​ - activities and lunches throughout the week. Betty's@M23 Diner. BBs Charity Shop. Tel: 0161 946 0506 Bideford Community Centre ​ - enjoy good company and a range of activities for over 55s. Grand Day Out 10am - 3pm, Forum Centre in Wythenshawe Wednesdays ​ - run by adults with learning disabilities. Keystones Community Café Every (except the first one of the month) 10am - 12pm Thursday ​

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