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Appointments

Monday - Friday - 3.00pm to 5.00pm

appointment_1It is possible for patients to see the doctor by appointment. This could be either for a more detailed assessment, to give advice or counsel on certain matters, to carry out specific medical examinations or tests or when a patient is unable to come during morning surgery hours. Arrangements for such consultations can be made at either the doctor's or patient's initiative.

Appointments are available outside normal surgery hours

We are able to book routine GP appointments for our patients to be seen

MONDAY – FRIDAY          6.30pm – 8.00pm

SATURDAY                      8.00am – 11.00am

SUNDAY                          8.00am – 11.00am

These appointments will be held at either Broom Lane Medical Centre,  Kimberworth Park Medical Centre and Magna Group – Valley Health Centre.

Please speak to a receptionist for further information or to book an appointment

Care Navigation

Care Navigation is about getting the right care, by the right person, first time for our patients in Rotherham.  We are offering our patients some alternatives to having a GP appointment, if it is suitable for you.  Our Receptionists will ask you a couple of questions to find out the nature of your call and they may suggest that you are seen by another service that you could possibly access quicker?  Here are the services they may suggest you try:

Physio First

From October 2018 there will be a Physio Assessment Service available for all Rotherham patients.  You may be offered a 20 minute appointment, where your condition can be assessed.  You do not need to see your GP to be referred, this can be done by Reception if you are suffering with the following:-

Back Pain

Spinal Pain

Neck Pain

Pain in the elbow, wrist or hand

Shoulder pain on movement

Pain in the Hip, knee or ankle

Sprains/Strains/Twisting Injury

Self-Care Via Pharmacy

A lot of conditions can be treated by our Community Pharmacists.  As part of a National Campaign our GP practices are encouraged to no longer prescribe paracetamol (in some cases), antihistamines and other over the counter medication.

Midwifery

If you are pregnant you can be referred directly to the community midwife, there is no need to see a GP first unless you are taking regular medications.

Stop Smoking / Weight Management / Alcohol Services

You will be directed to the appropriate service by a member of our Care Navigation team.

IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies)

IAPT have a team of Counsellors and Therapist trained to help you with some common mental health issues.  You don’t need to be referred by a Doctor; the receptionist will be able to give you the details about how you access this service.

Sexual Health

There are a wide range of services that the Sexual Health Clinic covers, the receptionist will be able to give you some more details.

Help us to help you

  • Surgeries are usually busy on Mondays and Fridays. Please reserve these days for acute illness. For routine consultations please come on other days.
  • If you have an infant who needs consultation, please let the receptionists know. We attempt to see children as soon as possible.
  • Please always keep your appointments and do telephone us if you are unable to come for whatever reason.

 

 
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