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  • 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/ 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 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

  • 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). Wednesday 21st October 2020 - Gatley Green Surgery Closed 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 Please click here to see more information about this year's flu vaccinations Practice News ​ ​ Northenden & Gatley surgeries are still closed for walk in queries, but our telephone lines are both now 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 check back here for regular updates and information about the steps we are taking to ensure we continue to provide the best possible services to the community. We will also be texting updates with respect to systems for prescriptions, appointments and reception queries. ​ We now have a Facebook page! Please visit us and click 'like' it to receive updates from us and share posts to reach the wider community. https://www.facebook.com/Northenden-Group-Practice-107231497693271/ ​ PATIENT NOTICE – Covid19 Please do not come to the surgery unless a clinician has arranged this with you. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, how you contact us will be different at the moment. This is to limit face-to-face contact whenever possible and help stop the spread of coronavirus. All patients who have been asked by the practice to come in for a face to face appointment with a member of our clinical team, will be asked to wear a face covering of their own choice from Monday 15th June. 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. Exceptions can be made for people with sensory needs and those who may find it difficult to manage them correctly. ​ ​ It is with regret that we able to provide these for patients but as we are sure you will appreciate, supplies must be saved for NHS staff. This request is in line with the guidance from the Government about compulsory face coverings in public areas – see link: ARE NOT https://www.gov.uk/…/face-masks-and-coverings-to-be-worn-by… ​ Link to - How to Make Your Own: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-52609777 We hope you will appreciate that this is necessary and for everyone’s safety including your own. 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. 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 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. 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/

  • 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 Bideford Community Centre "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 Newsletter October 2020.pdf 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 ​

  • Information Leaflets | northenden-gp

    Essential Guide to Statins Templates PDF.pdf Protecting your child against flu PHE_Protecting_Child_Against_Flu_leaflet Vaccines and Porcine Gelatin PHE_vaccines_porcine_gelatine.pdf English Timetable.pdf Tigrinya - transaltion.pdf

  • Flu Season 2020/21 | northenden-gp

    Flu Season 2020/21 Due to Covid, and the complex nature of vaccinations whilst social distancing, we are allocating specific clinics for our patients to get their flu vaccination. All appointments this flu season will be held at our Northenden Surgery, we apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause. ​ Appointments can be booked using or by submitting an . Alternatively you can call our Gatley Branch on 0161 428 2514. ​ Vaccines for our adult patients are expected to be delivered on the 18th September and the 9th October 2020. ​ If you are eligible for a free NHS flu vaccination this year, you will receive an invite from us once there are appointments on the system. ​ Our planned clinic dates so far are: ​ Over 65s (Born on or before 31st March 1956) - Tuesday 13th & Thursday 15th October (all patients in this age bracket are eligible) ​ Saturday 10th & Wednesday 14th & Thursday 15th October Under 65s (Born after 31st March 1956) - (eligible patients only) ​ Wednesday 14th & Friday 16th October (afternoon appointments) Children's nasal flu vaccinations (under 18) - (eligible patients only) Patient Access Online Enquiry

  • 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 29th September 2020 - mintues CLICK PHOTO TO OPEN

  • Covid-19 | northenden-gp

    Covid-19 latest information and resources https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ Advice for patients during Covid-19 Domestic voilence & Covid-19 Click to open Covid 19 advice for parents in Greater Manchester Click to see full document

  • Services | northenden-gp

    CQC Rating. The practice was rated 'Good' following their visit in July 2015 ​ Click on the file to the right to view the visit report ​ ​ CQC final visit report.pdf Home Visits If you are too ill to come to the Surgery, a home visit can be arranged. Doctors will only visit patients if medically indicated - the doctor may ask you to attend the Surgery. If you require a home visit please telephone the surgery in the morning. Telephone Advice If you wish to speak to a doctor/nurse a message can be left with the receptionist and the doctor/nurse will call you back when available. Staff cannot discuss results with patients - you must arrange to see your doctor. Please Note: Disabled Access The Practice has parking and a wheelchair ramp at the side of the building. The practice staff are more than happy to assist you if you encounter any difficulties. Toilet facilities are also available. Repeat Prescriptions If your doctor agrees, you may obtain a repeat prescription by giving 48 hours notice (excluding weekends). Allow extra time for prescriptions which are required by post and include a stamped addressed envelope. We now offer online repeat prescriptions as an additional service. Please call at the surgery and request to enrol for this service. You will be given a designated pin and ID number to use online. The details of your request will be sent to the surgery by email. Please give 48 hours (excluding weekends) for collection of your prescription. Requests for repeat prescriptions cannot be taken over the telephone for medico-legal reasons. Patient Group It is important that we listen to and understand the veiws and ideas of patients who use our services. By completing a simple on-line questionnaire patients will be encouraged to give their views about how the Practice is doing. The informaton gained will make an important contribution to areas including: Raising awareness of patient issues Suggestions for clinics and facilities Developing the group for long term use to build into an effect "real" patient participation group within the Practice To join, please email: smu-tr.virtualpatient@nhs.net Out Of Hours Calls For serious medical emergencies which require immediate attention, such as severe chest pain, breathing difficulties or bleeding you should dial 999. For medical problems which cannot wait until the Surgery re-opens, please telephone NHS 111. Free Healthchecks We offer free NHS healthchecks and are proud to be the leader in this service in Manchester. This is a basic health check which includes: BMI Cholesterol Diabetes Blood Pressure Pulse rate Other lifestyle advice For more information, please click here NOTE: you are only eligible for one health check every five years. Specialist Clinics We run specialist clinics for Diabetic patients, Baby wellbeing and immunistation and Cardiology. To find out more, please click here Access to Records Under the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018, patients are entitled to request full copies of their medical records. This is commonly known as a Subject Access Request (SAR). Whilst this service is usually free of charge, the surgery reserves the right to charge a reasonable fee for a SAR if the request is manifestly unfounded or excessive. ​

  • Domestic Violence - COVID-19 | northenden-gp

    Domestic violence during COVID-19 Boots has partnered with the UK Says No More campaign to turn its consultation rooms into “safe spaces” for victims of domestic abuse, and other pharmacies can join the initiative. People who are experiencing domestic abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic can walk into any Boots branch in the UK from May 1st 2020 and ask the pharmacist if they can use the consultation room. Once inside the room, “all the specialist domestic abuse support information will be available” and if the person needs to contact a domestic abuse support service, they can “make that call safely”, according to the website set up for the campaign. The initiative is a partnership between Hestia – a charity offering support to victims of domestic abuse and modern slavery and those with mental health needs – and Boots. It issupported by the National Pharmacy Association (NPA), the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) and the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC). To find your local Boots pharmacy, click here. For more information on domestic violence support and advice, click here. https://www.lgbt.foundation/how-we-can-help-you/domestic-abuse Government support for anyone who feels they are at risk of abuse Website: www.gov.uk/government/coronavirus ​ is a free to download mobile app providing support and information to anyone who may be in an abusive relationship, or those concerned about someone they know. Available in four languages: English, Urdu, Punjabi and Polish. Bright Sky Website : www.hestia.org/brightsky – Manchester Women’s Aid Helpline 0161 660 7999 ​ : available Monday to Friday 10.00 -12.00 or Women’s Aid Live Chat https://chat.womensaid.org.uk – Galop LGBT Domestic Violence Helpline 0800 999 5428 – Greater Manchester Domestic Abuse Helpline 0161 636 7525 ​ – Saheli Asian Women’s Project 0161 945 4187 ​ : Community Language Helpline Service (Urdu and Punjabi) 0161 636 7525 ​ Greater Manchester End The Fear www.EndtheFear.co.uk – Helpline for ‘honour’-based abuse and forced marriage: 0800 599 9247 Karma Nirvana ​ – Manchester Social Care (adults and children) 0161 234 5001 ​ - a UK-wide charity has further advice and support on COVID 19 and domestic abuse. SafeLives www.safelives.org.uk ​ share information on abuse and economic resources. There is a page specific to COVID 19 Outbreak Surviving Economic Abuse www.survivingeconomicabuse/resources - Respect 0808 802 4040 If you are concerned about your behaviour and feel you may be about to hurt someone please call the helpline or contact: respectphoneline.org.uk The Respect Phone line is a confidential national helpline, email, webchat service for perpetrators of domestic abuse looking for help to stop. They help male and female perpetrators in heterosexual or same sex relationships. Partners or ex-partners of perpetrators, as well as family and friends, are welcome to get in touch for information, advice and support. are the local provider of perpetrator behaviour change programmes in Manchester, ring: 0161 872 1100 or Talk Listen Change (TLC) . www.talklistenchange.org.uk/domesticabuseservices

  • Home BP Monitoring | northenden-gp

    Home Blood Pressure Monitoring ​ If you have recently had high blood pressure or have had a history of high blood pressure, The doctors or nurses may ask you to record your blood pressure at home. The following form can be used if you have been told to send us your results so we can decide how to further treat your high blood pressure. Please only use this form if you have been instructed to do so by one of our clinicians.

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