The NHS is now ready to deliver a vaccination programme for England so that those who need it most will be able to access vaccinations as soon as they are available.
A prioritisation list has been produced in order for the vaccine to be delivered to groups who will need it first. The NHS will contact you when you are eligible to receive the vaccine and provide you with information about location and date. We will contact you when it’s the right time to come forward, so please don’t contact the NHS or The Leys Health Centre to seek a vaccine before then.
Are should all be following the advice regarding staying at home for further information go to: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/self-isolation-advice/
PLEASE DO NOT COME TO THE SURGERY IN PERSON. YOU WILL ONLY BE SEEN IF NECESSARY BY PRIOR ARRANGEMENT.
If you have a health concern or symptoms that are not coronavirus-related please contact the surgery by calling 01865 778244 or online through econsult at Leyshealthcentre.co.uk. All appointments are initially by telephone at the moment. The doctor or practice nurse will do all they can to help you over the phone. However, if they feel you need to be seen face-to-face, safe arrangements for this appointment will be made.
Please order your prescriptions online Click Here or sign up for patient online access. Please speak to the Reception team for more information. If you do not have access to a computer or smartphone please ring the Practice to order your medication also contact to the Reception team for more information.
We are not accepting face to face prescriptions and paper prescriptions will not be accepted at the door.
We will be running flu clinics on Saturday mornings during October and November.
Please read this Flu Clinic Guidance Carefully Before Attending
Due to Covid-19 the flu clinics will be changing this year. Please read these rules carefully.
- You must not attend if have Covid symptoms or anyone in your household has Covid symptoms (unless they have had a recent negative test).
- You must dress appropriately to be able to access the shoulder without undressing as vaccinations will be given in public.
- You will wait outside so should have a warm but easy to take off coat.
- You will not be allowed to use the toilet in the Practice.
- You must attend at the booked time or they will be turned away
- It is a one stop walk through so no other issues can be dealt with
- You must bring your face mask.
- You must not bring family members or friends into the building. Only carers are allowed.
Click Here for more information for parents about Covid-19 Click Here
Online Booking of Appointments through Patient Access is currently suspended. Please only phone the practice if you have an urgent medical issue. We apologise in advance for any waiting you may experience whilst phoning the practice. DO NOT COME TO THE PRACTICE. Also please do take into account Government Coronavirus Advice not to visit any health facility if you have concerns but to go to: https://111.nhs.uk/service/covid-19
Advice on taking a good photo of a skin complaint to send your GP Click Here
Anxiety and Mental Health Support
If you are anxious about the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic please use this resource Anxiety and Coronavirus
Mental Health Support during Covid-19 please Click Here
Welcome to The Leys Health Centre
We are a practice of 10 GPs assisted by a physiotherapist, a pharmacist, four Practice Nurses and three Health Care Assistants. From time to time we need to employ locums to cover absences. In addition, we have District Nurses, Health Visitors, a podiatry service, speech and language therapists and a range of psychotherapy professionals attached to the practice.
The team is supported by a dedicated Reception and Admin team who are able to help you find the most appropriate appointment and sort out any administrative issues you may have such as sick notes or checking on a hospital referral.
Our aim is to provide an effective and personal service, working confidentially in partnership with you, to achieve a high standard of medical care in a friendly and professional manner.
If you have any suggestions or feedback please Click Here. Do not use this for prescriptions use prescription request forms nor for medical queries please use econsult (blue box above).
Our Privacy Notice:
The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has directed NHS Digital to collect and analyse data from providers and other organisations involved in managing the COVID-19 response and then disseminate information and analysis to other bodies for the purpose of planning and managing the response. NHS England and NHS Improvement have been given legal notice to support the processing and sharing of information to help the COVID-19 response under Health Service Control of Patient Information Regulations 2002.
Individual healthcare organisations and Local Authorities have also been given legal notice under the same regulations to support the processing and sharing of information to help the COVID-19 response. This is to ensure that confidential patient information can be used and shared appropriately and lawfully for purposes related to the COVID-19 response. Please see link to the COPI Notice here. This notice applies to:
• All providers of healthcare • All GP practices • All Department of Health and Social Care's Arm's Length Bodies • Local Authorities
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