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  • Northenden Group Practice

    Manchester Mental Health Services Consultation.doc Practice News Click Here Covid-19 Information Click Here Flu Season 2021/22 Click Here Practice Information Click Here Covid Vaccination Updates Click Here Choose Well NHS Services Click Here Order Medication / Book an appointment Click Here Support for Carers Click Here

  • Choose Well | northenden-gp

    What kind of care do you need? For more information, help and support go to www.choosewellmanchester.org.uk or visit NHS Choices at www.nhs.uk Use the links below to get advice about when and how to use these NHS services. Choose the right care Self-care - Look after yourself Advice on self-care, symptom checkers, details of web and telephone services, leaflets and videos about what to do when you or someone you care for is ill. NHS Health Services - In your area Details of all NHS local services including pharmacies, service chooser, GP practices and how to use your 24 hour GP service. At Hospital - In an emergency Advice on when to go to the hospital and when to use 999/A&E. Dental Services Red Eye Service Podiatry Treatment Room Social Prescribing 111 Service Update We are still open and here for you. We are continuing to provide services as we have been doing throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. If you need urgent medical help but it’s not life-threatening, then make sure you use NHS 111 instead of going straight to A&E. You can contact NHS 111 by either calling 111 or visiting the website: https://111.nhs.uk/ If you need to go to A&E, NHS 111 will book an arrival time. This will mean you spend less time in A&E. This also helps with social distancing. NHS 111 is also able to direct to or book appointments at Urgent Treatment Centres, GP surgeries, pharmacies, emergency dental services and walk-in clinics. Remember if you or someone you know has a life-threatening illness or injury then you should still call 999 immediately.

  • South Manchester Treatment Rooms | northenden-gp

    South Manchester Manchester Treatment Rooms Service Forum Health Simonsway, Wythenshawe, Manchester, M22 5RX Withington (Near Christies) 535 Wilmslow Road Withington Manchester M20 4BA Burnage Health Centre 347 Burnage Lane Burnage Manchester M19 1EW The Treatment Rooms provide nursing care for patients over the age of 18, who are registered with a South Manchester GP and not housebound Their team of nurses and health care support workers run a range of clinics, including: Wound care Leg ulcer management Catheter care Stoma/nephrostomy care To book an appointment call 0300 303 9650 (lines are open 8am-10pm daily) ​ Treatment room locations: ​

  • Manchester Red Eye Service | northenden-gp

    The Manchester Red Eye Service You can now get walk-in assessment and treatment for red, sore or itchy eyes through your local optometrist. What is the Red Eye Service? This is a free service available to all patients over the age of 12 years who are registered with a Manchester GP. The service provides a patient experiencing recently occurring red eye conditions with appropriate treatment closer to home or work. The service is provided by accredited optometrists (also known as opticians) with the specialist knowledge and skills to carry out this work at a local optometry practice. Eye conditions which can be treated in the Red Eye Service. The service is designed for recently occurring medical eye conditions such as: Red eye/s or eyelids. Significant recent discharge from or watering of the eye. Irritation and inflammation of eye/s or eyelids. Stye – infection at the edge of the eyelid. Tear dysfunction – dry eye. If you are unsure whether your symptoms qualify, please contact one of the optometry practices who can advise you. How do I access the Red Eye Service? ​​ ​ ​ Please be aware that your normal optometry practice may have chosen not to offer this service. You can contact any of these practices directly (self-refer) to make an appointment and ask to be seen under the Red Eye Service. Appointments are available during normal working hours and you will be seen within 24 hours. Alternatively, your GP or other healthcare professional may refer you to the optometrist for treatment. What happens when I see the optometrist? The optometrist will discuss your eye history, any symptoms you may be experiencing and any related medical history. You will receive an eye assessment relevant to your symptoms. This does not replace the routine sight test. Please take your glasses and a list of current medications with you to the appointment. As a result of the consultation you may be: Given appropriate treatment by the optometrist, this may include a follow-up appointment. Referred to your GP for appropriate treatment if your eye condition is related to your general health. Referred directly to the hospital eye service, if your eye condition is more serious. Following your appointment the optometrist will notify your GP about the outcome of your consultation in order to ensure your medical records are updated. Please note: This service does not replace the routine eye examination. A sight test will not be performed as part of the assessment or treatment and you will not be issued with a prescription for glasses. Remember: You may not be able to drive immediately after your eye examination. Eye conditions not treated under the Red Eye Service If you have any of the following conditions you must go directly to your nearest Accident and Emergency Department or Manchester Royal Eye Hospital Oxford Road Manchester M13 9WL: Sudden loss of vision in one or both eyes Considerable eye pain Significant trauma, such as penetration injury or lacerations to the eye(s) or lid(s) Chemical injury or burns Problems arising from recent eye surgery ​ Further Information ​​ View a list of optometrists providing the service View The Manchester Red Eye Service information leaflet

  • Covid-19 Information | northenden-gp

    If you need an NHS COVID Pass to travel, please see the following: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/demonstrating-your-covid-19-status For more information on Covid vaccinations, please see the following: https://www.wythenshawecovidvaccination.com/ Please do NOT contact the surgery if you have a new cough, fever or loss/change of taste/smell. STAY AT HOME AND BOOK A COVID TEST. Having a test allows the doctors to care for you better and keep others safe. Don't guess - get a test. Which Covid test do I need? Call 119 or visit https://www.gov.uk/get-coronavirus-test to book a Covid test.

  • Carers Manchester | northenden-gp

    https://www.carersmanchester.org.uk/ ​ Contact Point 0161 543 8000 (Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm except bank holidays, and 10am – 6pm on Wednesdays) Email - contactpoint@carersmanchester.org.uk

  • Order Prescriptions / Book Appointments | northenden-gp

    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 Book Appointments Please use Online Consults to book any routine appointments. If you can not find a form that is suitable for the problem you need to discuss please use, "Ask Reception a Question". If you are filling a form on behalf of someone else, please complete it using the patient's details. There is a section at the end where you can input your own information. ​ For same day appointments with Doctors and Advanced Nurse Practitioners, please call us, or come into the surgery, at 8am to book. If you have an urgent medical problem, that will not wait until the next working day, please let the reception staff know. ​ For appointments with Practice Nurses and Health Care Assistants please contact us after 9am as these appointments are usually booked around two weeks in advance. Contact a GP/Get Medical Advice Ask Reception a Question ​Our Online forms are available Monday-Friday 8am-6pm. We aim to respond to these within 2-3 working days. Please note the online consultation service will not be available whilst the surgery is closed. ​

  • Flu Season 2021/22 | northenden-gp

    Flu Season 2021/22 Upcoming Flu Clinics at Northenden Group Practice 2021/22 ​ If you are eligible for a flu vaccination please contact us to book. You can either call the surgery on 0161 998 3206 or use the following form (stating when you are available) to book: https://www.online-consult.co.uk/org/northenden-group-practice/topic/1801 ​ Please see below to check if you are eligible for a flu vaccination this year. ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ The flu virus on average kills 11,000 people and hospitalises tens of thousands in England each year. This year you’re more are likely to catch flu as fewer people will have built up natural immunity to it during the COVID-19 pandemic – meaning it is more important than ever to get your flu vaccine. If you get flu and COVID-19 at the same time, research shows you're more likely to be seriously ill. Getting vaccinated against flu and COVID-19 will provide protection for you and those around you for both these serious illnesses. That’s why we are urging everyone who is eligible to take up the free flu vaccine this year as well as any other winter vaccinations that they are eligible for. Some people may be eligible for both the flu and the COVID-19 booster vaccines. If you are offered both vaccines, it's safe to have them at the same time. Find out more about the COVID-19 booster vaccine and who can get it. Where can I get my flu jab? at your GP surgery if you’re eligible (see below) at a pharmacy offering the service – Find a flu vaccinating pharmacy your midwifery service if you're pregnant at a hospital appointment ​ Who can get their flu jab at their GP practice? We will contact you directly if you’re eligible for the flu vaccine. You can be vaccinated at your GP practice if you: are 50 and over (including those who'll be 50 by 31 March 2022) have certain health conditions are pregnant are in long-stay residential care receive a carer's allowance, or are the main carer for an older or disabled person who may be at risk if you get sick live with someone who is more likely to get infections (such as someone who has HIV, has had a transplant or is having certain treatments for cancer, lupus or rheumatoid arthritis) are a frontline health or social care workers Find out more about flu vaccines and children’s vaccines on the NHS website. ​ Please click to open the leaflet

  • Practice Information | northenden-gp

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  • Covid Vaccination Updates | northenden-gp

    COVID-19 Vaccination Updates Vaccination of 5-11 year olds The JCVI have shared guidance around vaccination of children and young people . It outlines that 5-11 year olds in a clinical risk group (defined in the green book) or who are a household contact of someone who is immunosuppressed can get two doses of the Pfizer (Comirnaty®) vaccine with an interval of 8 weeks. The operational guidance is not yet live but we understand you might have interest from patients as it has been in the media so have provided the following wording you may wish to add to your website: The NHS are planning to offer the vaccine to 5-11 year olds who are in a clinical risk group or who are a household contact of someone who is immunosuppressed from January. The NHS will be in touch with you if your 5-11 year old is eligible for their Covid-19 vaccine. To make sure you’re contacted when it’s time, please let the reception team know if your child is a household contact of someone who is immunosuppressed so we can make sure this detail is on their health care record. ​ Changes to the vaccination programme from Monday 13 December 2021 ​ From today (Monday 13 December), booster jabs are being offered to over 18's who had their second dose at least 3 months ago. The Covid booster helps give longer-term protection against serious illness from Covid-19. How to get yours From Wednesday 15 December, the national booking system will be open to all over 18’s. You can book from 2 months after your second vaccination to make sure you can get vaccinated at the 3 month mark. Booking a slot is the best way to make sure you get your jab - visit www.nhs.uk/covidvaccine or call 119 . Manchester residents can also book an appointment by calling the Gateway on 0161 947 0770 or 0800 092 402 . Lines are open Monday to Friday, 8am - 6pm. Ask for a translator if you need one. The Gateway can also book a free taxi to and from vaccination appointments for those who need one. Booking systems are very busy, but more appointments are being added all the time so please keep trying. You can also go along to any of our walk in clinics. Details can be found on the Manchester City Council website . You don’t need an appointment to attend our walk in clinics but there may be a queue so wrap up warm and take a brolly. Remember, it’s never too late to get vaccinated. You can still book your first or second Covid vaccination if you haven’t already. Please get vaccinated and keep yourself and others safe.