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  • Northenden Group Practice

    Manchester Mental Health Services Consultation.doc Upcoming Surgery Closures If you require medical assistance while we are closed please call 111 or visit https://111.nhs.uk/ ​ 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. ​ ​ Due to staff shortages we have no option but to close our Gatley phone lines from Monday 28.06.2021. We aim to resolve this as quickly as possible and we will post an update when the phones reopen at Gatley. We apologise for the inconvenience. Always call 999 in a Medical Emergency 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. 111 Service Update 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 to contact us so we can help you with your query. ​ COVID UPDATE - 19th July Throughout the pandemic we have strived to make the surgery as safe as possible for all our patients and staff. We will continue to do so going forward. From the 19th July nothing will change at the surgery – patients will need to still wear a mask, socially distance and use hand sanitiser in the surgery and staff will continue to wear PPE. We do understand that it can be frustrating, but we know that when people come to us they are sick and vulnerable (and some cannot receive the COVID vaccinations due to medical reasons) so we feel it would be wrong to not take these small precautions that can protect people. In terms of opening up, as many of you know, we have never been shut and in fact have consulted with much higher numbers of patients than we did pre-covid (face to face, by phone, by e-consult and by video). We thank you for your understanding and co-operation. ​ Covering your face when you’re in the GP practice Even though the restrictions on wearing a facemask lifted on Monday 19 July, the guidance from Public Health England confirms that people must still wear a face mask in healthcare settings like your GP practice and hospitals. This is to stop the spread of Covid-19 and keep yourself and our staff safe when they’re at work. What does this mean for me? When you book an appointment with your GP you will have a telephone or online appointment where possible but if you need to be seen in person, a GP will book you into the practice. When you arrive at your GP practice, yourself and anyone accompanying you must wear a face covering such as a face mask. You can find out how to make a cloth face covering on the Gov.uk website . Staff in the practice will be wearing personal protective equipment. Doors and windows will be kept open to let any Covid particles out into the air. Your practice will take the necessary steps to make sure that the premises is Covid-19 secure and safe for you to visit. Remember to wash your hands regularly and use the hand sanitiser provided, keep your distance from people, and avoid touching your face. For more information about the current infection prevention and control guidance visit the Gov.UK website . ​ We are working alongside Manchester University to improve our Covid vaccination service. One of their students is collecting anonymous feedback to better understand the perspective of young people. If you are willing to spare a couple of minutes to help us improve our service, please follow this link: https://www.qualtrics.manchester.ac.uk/jfe/form/SV_8DlU1TkuswN2pvw ​ 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/ ​ You can find your NHS number at https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-services/online-services/find-nhs-number/ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ 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. ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Anyone coming into the practice building will need to wear a face covering. 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. For more information: https://www.gov.uk/…/face-masks-and-coverings-to-be-worn-by… ​ Unfortunately we ARE NOT able to provide these for patients. Please see the following link for advise on how to make your own face mask: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-52609777 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

  • 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 the following three forms. You can then either email them to us at smccg.ngp@nhs.net or print and post them into the white "prescriptions" box at the front of the surgery. Forms are also available from reception. It is important that forms are filled out fully. If you need help with this please ask at the reception desk. ​ Everyone is welcome in general practice. You do not need to provide proof of ID, address, immigration status or have an NHS number in order to receive care or see a GP. ​ Primary care services are free of charge to all, whether registering with a GP as an NHS patient, or accessing NHS services as a temporary patient . (A temporary patient is someone who is in the area for more than 24 hours and less than 3 months.) ​ If you do not have a fixed abode you are welcome to provide a care of address (ie a friend's address, a day centre or even the surgery's). ​ It can take up to five working days for us to process your registration. If you need medical care before your registration is complete please contact your previous surgery or 111. ​ ​ GMS1 form New Patient Medical Questionnaire Summary Care Record info

  • Manchester Adult Education | northenden-gp

    If you cannot register using the link , you can phone the centre to enquire and book on: Greenheys Adult Learning Centre - 0161 254 7314 Abraham Moss Adult Learning Centre - 0161 219 6735 Forum Adult Learning Centre - 0161 935 4020 Any questions, please contact Kate Lindley - kate.lindley@manchester.gov.uk

  • 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

  • Citizens Advice | northenden-gp

    Specialist Clinics/Appointments ​ Citizens Advice Northenden Group Practice are working with Citizens Advice Manchester to offer an 'Advice on Prescription' service. We know that many of the issues you face can't be fixed by a GP, but speaking to a trained adviser about your concerns may help you to feel healthier and happier. CAM can help with issues around welfare benefits, dent and money, housing, employment, energy and much more. To use the service, use the telephone provided in the surgery, ask a member of the practice team to refer you in, or click here to refer yourself in. Click Here The Northenden surgery has a dedicated phone for patients to use to contact Citizens Advice. ​ Please ask at reception for more information Picture1 Picture2 Picture5 Picture1 1/5

  • Staff | Northenden Group Practice

    Staff General Practitioners GP Partner Dr Bruce Jobling (Manchester 1992) MB ChB DRCOG DFFP Usual clinic days - Monday, Wednesday GP Partner Dr Naresh Kanumilli (Madras 1988) MB BS MRCGP DFFP Usual clinic days - Monday, Tuesday. GP Partner Dr Paul Wright (Manchester 1998) MB ChB Usual clinic day - Monday. GP Partner Dr Debbie Williams (Manchester 2001) MB ChB DRCOG MRCGP DFFP Usual clinic days - Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. GP Partner Dr Yvonne Hindle (Liverpool 1992) MB ChB MRCGP DFFP DFMB Usual clinic days - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday. Salaried GP Dr Anne Thomas (Nottingham 1997) BMBS BMedSci MRCGP DFFP Usual clinic day - Tuesday Salaried GP Dr Rebekah Holmes (Birmingham 1999) MB ChB MRCGP Usual clinic days - Wednesday, Thursday. Salaried GP Dr Syahrul Idris (Manchester 2006) MBChB MRCGP DFSRH Usual clinic days - Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Salaried GP Dr Ragini Desai MBBS 2002, MRCGP 2018 Usual clinic days - Tuesday, Wednesday Salaried GP Dr Peter Jordan MBChB 2010, BSc, PhD and MRCGP Usual clinic days - Monday, Tuesday, Friday Salaried GP Dr Jennifer Doyle ​Usual clinic days - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday ◄ 1 / 3 ► Please reload GP earnings All GP Practices are required to declare the mean earnings for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice. The average pay for GPs working at Northenden Group Practice in the last financial year was £49,661 before tax and National Insurance. This was for 4 full time GPs and 6 part time GPs. Practice manager Allison Hey ​ Assistant practice manager Paula Lock ​ Practice nurses ​ Trainee Advanced Nurse Practitioner Alison Morgan ​ Sister Katy Evans Sister Najmha Arqum Sister Ajitha Aju ​ Practice nurses provide the following services: ​ General health advice Dietary information Heart disease ECGs BP monitoring Asthma review Diabetic review Immunisations* Cervical cytology Blood tests Smoking cessation Our specially trained nurses provide travel health advice, immunisations and vaccinations. You need to make a 20 minute appointment 8 weeks before you travel. Please fill out and return a completed travel clinic form to reception at least 7 days before your appointment. A refundable deposit of £5 per patient is required when booking your appointment. Please note, we do not book the appointment until we have received the risk assessment and deposit. ​ ​ Other health professionals District nursing team Contact on: 0161 2549 6170 District nurses provide holistic care to patients with chronic illness, terminal illness, incontinence, wounds and diabetes. Working mostly within client’s homes, District nurses provide support to patients and their families through assessment of need, care planning, multidisciplinary team working and implementation and evaluation of nursing care. Active case managers These are highly qualified district nurses who have been given an extended role. They will visit people who have multiple chronic disease and who may need high levels of health and social care support to pro-actively monitor their health. They are experts in many areas of disease management such as asthma and diabetes. Health visitors Contact on: 0161 215 2030 All health visitors are qualified nurses. Some health visitors are also qualified midwives or paediatric nurses and all have undertaken further training covering a wide range of community health issues. Overall, their role is to promote good health and prevent poor health. Their skills include: Children’s health and development Baby massage Parenting skills Sure start Public health / health promotion projects School nurses Contact on: 0161 215 2019 ​ The ultimate aim of the School Nursing Service is to see all children and young people reach their full potential. The majority of School Nurses work term time only. Their role includes: Assessing the health needs of individual children and formulating action plans where necessary Offering advice and support to families on a number of health issues Planning and delivering health education programmes Participating in health promoting activities in the community Supporting children with special needs, including those in need of protection Other support professionals ​ Community Midwives/ Community Podiatrist Alcohol Link Worker Community Drug Team - 0161 945 3624 - 0161 215 2010 - 0161 490 2251

  • Neighbourhood Working | 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 “We are guests in someone else’s neighbourhood” Manchester Local Care Organisation ’s Wythenshawe (Brooklands) & Northenden Integrated Neighbourhood Team (INT) is working towards a new model of neighbourhood working across Manchester . It's one of the 12 INTs in the city - each working across an approximate population of 30-50,000 people. On a practical level INTs bring NHS community health and adult social care services together to improve how they work for people. Staff will be located together in the same building and can work together. That means that district nurses, social workers and other staff meet each day, carry out joint visits and discuss the best plan for people in their care. As little as 10% of a population’s health and wellbeing is linked to access to Healthcare so the teams also work in the place they are based with other organisations (for example the police, council neighbourhood teams and housing), and importantly local community groups and people who live in the area to improve services. The neighbourhood team hold bimonthly Neighbourhood Partnership meetings and are committed to ensuring that plans, initiatives and solutions are genuinely co-produced, involving local residents, organisations and communities of interest. To find out more information about Wythenshawe and Northenden’s neighbourhood work please contact rachel.harding9@nhs.net Our neighbourhood area is: Northenden Group Practice Northern Moor Medical Practice The Park Medical centre Brooklands Medical Practice Woodlands Medical Practice To find out what's going on in the neighbourhood click here

  • 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: bahf@manchestermind.org or call Ruth on 07527 127 786 to register for your free place or to find out more. 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 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 'The Block' and can be found at West View Court off Royle Green Road . 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! 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 Chess Club - Every Monday 1pm - 4pm, first floor ​ Paint Pot Art Workshop - Every Tuesday 12pm - 4pm ​ Knitting - Every Wednesday 1pm - 5pm ​ Anxiety Group - Every Saturday 10am - 12pm, Macmillan Room ​ Groups meeting in Northenden and Wythenshawe ​ Wythenshawe Good Neighbours - community lunches and information drop-ins for older people Tuesdays 12.30pm - 2pm, Northenden Social Club - lunch Wednesdays , Northenden Social Club - resource centre (information and advice) The Carers Trust - 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. ​ Occasional Choir - Fridays 7pm, St Wilfrid's Church Rooms in Northenden. Tel: 0161 998 2615 ​ Real Food Wythenshawe - Thursdays 11am - 4pm, Wythenshawe transport interchange, outside the Forum centre - Green Doctor (learn how to grow and look after plants) Fridays 10.30am - 1.30pm, Wythenshawe Park Horticultural Centre - Cooking with Confidence (learn how to cook from scratch) ​ Bideford Community Centre - activities and lunches throughout the week. Betty's@M23 Diner. BBs Charity Shop. Tel: 0161 946 0506 ​ Grand Day Out - enjoy good company and a range of activities for over 55s. Wednesdays 10am - 3pm, Forum Centre in Wythenshawe ​ Keystones Community Café - run by adults with learning disabilities. Every Thursday (except the first one of the month) 10am - 12pm ​

  • Domestic Violence Aware Practice | northenden-gp

    Domestic Violence Aware Practice The staff in your GP practice are trained to ask about domestic abuse and specialist workers are available to support you. Your practice is an ‘IRIS’ practice. You can talk to the doctors, nurses or other staff working here, if you are being hurt or controlled by your current or ex-partner, are afraid of someone at home or a member of your family. The IRIS service is for all GP patients and staff, both women and men, aged 16 or over, whatever age, gender, sexuality, ethnicity or background. IRIS’s oldest patient so far is over 80. Social isolation can increase stress at home, impacting on you and your family’s well-being. Your GP practice is here to help you. Please contact your GP or Practice Nurse for help and advice. They will refer you to the practice’s IRIS worker, the ‘IRIS Advocate Educator’. IRIS Office - 0161 820 8416 (9am - 4.30pm) ​ In an emergency call the Police on 999 . Silent Solutions Police In an emergency call 999 for emergency services. If you cannot safely speak to the operator to ask for the Police, stay on the line and the call will be forwarded to an operating system. Press 55 to be transferred to the local police force as an emergency. Silent Call to Police: 999 , wait, then 55 ​ 24 hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline Telephone: 0808 2000 247 Website: www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk Men’s Advice Line - 0808 8010327 Domestic Abuse affects men too – helpline support for male victims. Manchester Women’s Aid Helpline - 0161 660 7999 For advice on how to cover your tracks on-line go to: https://www.womensaid.org.uk/cover-your-tracks-online/ 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 Click Here to View Document Government support for anyone who feels they are at risk of abuse: www.gov.uk/government/coronavirus ​ Bright Sky 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. Website : www.hestia.org/brightsky Manchester Women’s Aid Helpline – 0161 660 7999 ​ Women’s Aid Live Chat : available Monday to Friday 10.00 -12.00 or 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 Karma Nirvana – Helpline for ‘honour’-based abuse and forced marriage: 0800 599 9247 ​ Manchester Social Care (adults and children) – 0161 234 5001 ​ SafeLives www.safelives.org.uk - a UK-wide charity has further advice and support on COVID 19 and domestic abuse. ​ Surviving Economic Abuse www.survivingeconomicabuse/resources share information on abuse and economic resources. There is a page specific to COVID 19 Outbreak 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. Talk Listen Change (TLC) are the local provider of perpetrator behaviour change programmes in Manchester, ring: 0161 872 1100 or www.talklistenchange.org.uk/domesticabuseservices .

  • Covid-19 - old | northenden-gp

    Covid-19 latest information and resources https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ 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.