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FLU CLINICS

Our Flu Clinics are now on the system. If you are eligible for a flu jab please contact the surgery to make an appointment in the flu clinic.

Evening Educational Sessions

We have arranged a number of educational events at the surgery for our patients. Below is a schedule of events booked so far. If you are interested in any of the topics or know someone who would benefit from any of them, please come along. The meetings are at the surgery between 6pm and 7pm and will be run as a drop in session.

20th July - Alcohol Advisor

16th August - Debt Advisor

29th September - St Johns Ambulance to run a basic first aid session

8th November - Champions show the way to discuss healthy eating and weight management.

Patient Participation Group

We have a patient group which tries to meet up on a quarterly basis. We discuss changes within the practice and how we can improve patient experience. Our next meeting is on Tuesday 24th May at 6pm. New members are always welcome. If you would like to attend please let a member of the reception team know or alternatively email hortonbank.patients@nhs.net

We are looking for feedback from patients as to what information they would like to see at the practice. Whether it is at the surgery or on the website.

Could you please spare 5 minutes to complete the Patient Information Survey.Patient Information Survey

Walking Group

We have a patient who has trained up as a Health Champion and has organinsed a walking group which is free for all to join Please come along to improve fitness, enjoy some fresh air and meet new people. The first walk is taking place on Monday 13th June at 10:50am. The walk will last around 45 mins. Please meet at the surgery. For more information please ring 01274 321911 or email champions@bdct.nhs.uk

We now have a dedicated telephone number for our elderly and housebound patients to ring to order their prescriptions. The number is 01274 503642 and is available Mon -Fri 10.30am -1.30pm. This number is also available for all patients to ring for their test results.

SMS text service is available to all mobile phone users to remind them of their appointments. Please ask at reception for a consent slip or you can register online. Please be aware it is the patients responsibility to inform the practice of any changes to mobile numbers. 

If you are unable to attend an appointment you can text your name and appointment details to 07754 805009 and a member of the reception team will cancel your appointment.

NAMED GP

You may be aware from April 2016 all surgeries are required to provide their patients with a named GP who will have overall responsibility for the care and support that the surgery provides. This is intended to continue the patient care you already recieve from the practice.

Important: This does not mean that you must always see this doctor. You are free to choose to see any of the GPs at the surgery. Also your named GP may not always be available.You may need to see a different doctor if you are acutely ill. If this is the case, your continuity of care will not be affected

The practice is associated with the University of Leeds


Bradford Beating Diabetes- https://www.bradfordbeatingdiabetes.nhs.uk/ have a link for patient's to have a look at and raise awareness of  Type2 Diabetes. 


 Welcome to Horton Bank Top practice

The doctors and staff at Horton Bank Surgery in Bradford are proud to offer the highest standard of patient-centered healthcare. We run many clinics for the management of chronic diseases such as asthma and diabetes and offer a wide variety of other medical services including antenatal and postnatal care, minor surgery, childhood vaccinations and well-person check-ups. We are also a training practice so we will have regular GP registrars who will be doing a 6 or 12 month placement with the practice. Dr H Thandi is our GP trainer.

In addition to everything you need to know about the practice you will also find a wealth of health-related information in the menu on the right hand side. Please have a look around and do send us some feedback if you like.

 

     HORTON BANK TOP PRACTICE MISSION STATEMENT

     To provide excellent,personal medical care which is sensitive to the needs

of our patients in a primary care led NHS.

 

We would be grateful for your ratings of the practice on NHS Choices website http://www.nhs.uk/

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Make Sure you get your flu Jab

                                                                                                Feeling unwell? Don't wait - get advice

                             Look out for other people

                                                         Wear shoes with a good grip and a scarf around the mouth

      Get any prescription medicines before the Christmas Holidays start  

                                                                                      Check your medicine cabinet

Keep warm                               


 

Its that time of year again. Stay well this winter and get vaccinated against Flu. Our clinics are now on for September so if you are eligible for the flu jab please contact a member of the reception team who will make you an appointment.

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Prescription and test result line

We have a dedicated telephone number for our elderly and housebound patients to ring to order their medication. The number is 01274 503642 and is available Mon - Fri 10.30am -1.30pm. This number is also available for all patients to ring for their test results.

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3dgraph1 Friends and Family Test 

https://www.iwantgreatcare.org/gpsurgeries/horton-bank-practice


Choose Well

If you become unwell or are injured make sure you choose the right NHS service to make sure you get the best treatment.

http://www.carersresource.org/

http://www.diabetes.co.uk/


  

Shared care record

The General practice or Clinical Service you are attending uses a secure computerised records system,which allows clinical staff to share information in your record to ensure the best care can be provided to you.

A facility is now available in this new system which allows you to have control over how your record is shared between the different teams of clinical staff treating you both in the future.

You will be asked at each location where you are treated to agree to make your clinical record shareable with other NHS staff that you are under the care of.

At any time in the future you can request that this is changed.  

Your record from your treatment by this practice or department will be available to other clinical services who need to treat you or are treating you and who use a compatible system.

  •  Your consent to view (share in) can be specified at each service.
  •  But only staff with a legitimate clinical reason to access your record may do so.
  • All access to patient’s computerised records are automatically recorded with the date, time and person who accessed the record.
  • Staff are restricted to certain functions and views depending on their professional role.
  • It is also possible for you to request at any time that a particular part of your record (e.g. a particular consultation with your GP) is marked as private (non shareable).
  •  It is also possible for you to ask that your record is not shared between different NHS organisations (i.e. GP, Care Trust, Hospitals etc) but allow it to be shared between departments in those organisations.
  • Again the same rules of confidentiality and access described above apply.
  • If you do not consent to share your information

    • Your full record of treatment by this practice or department will NOT be available to other clinical services that need to treat you.

    • Having access to all the current information is important in being able to provide you with the best quality of care.
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      You would need to take extra care to ensure that if you are treated by other services you are able to provide them with any information about yourself they might need.
    • You can change your mind at any time.

    In the event of an emergency:

    In certain circumstances, such as if you are unconscious or there is a court order, healthcare staff may look at your record without asking you. If they have to do this, a note will be made on your record. If we share information without your permission, we will make sure that we keep to the Data Protection Act 1998, the NHS confidentiality code of practice and other national guidelines on best practice.

    There is more information about existing guidelines at:

    http://www.nhscarerecords.nhs.uk/carerecords

    For more information about sharing please ask for a leaflet at reception or visit our website:

    More information is available in the “Patient Care Record Guarantee” (available on request from reception) or at the website above.

    Please let us know your sharing preferences


                              

(Site updated 17/11/2016)
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