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The next Patient Participation Group (PPG) is on Tuesday 8th January 2019 at 4:20pm for more information about the PPG, please click here or contact Emmerson Walgrove, Patient Engagement Lead (PEL) at the surgery or via email.

As from Monday 3rd December 2018, the practice will go live with Care Navigation

We may ask you about your health issue when you call to book an appointment.

It is about helping you get the service you need.

Our specially trained reception team may suggest other professionals that could help you better, for more information clicking here

On Monday 5th November at the surgery, Healthwatch Bradford & District held a stall where about 15 of our patients give their views about health and social care services in the Bradford District.

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If you missed this great opportunity to have your say, you can also expressed your views by clicking here

Frizinghall Medical Centre is part of the Extended Access Service which provides GP, Physiotherapy, Nurse and Health Care Assistant appointments.

Extended Access Service - Information for Patients

Why not is how Frizinghall Medical Centre is doing in the latest GP Patient Survey 2018, by clicking here

On Monday 10th September 2018, the Surgery was pleased to welcome our new Patient Engagement Lead (PEL) - Emmerson Walgrove.

Emmerson will be more than happy to take any suggestions you may have on activities, events or services which would be beneficial to both patients and the medical centre.

Please ask at Reception for more information or contact Emmerson Walgrove, Patient Engagement Lead (PEL) at the surgery on:

01274 495577 or email: Emmerson.Walgrove@bradford.nhs.uk

Survey Results

Sickness Certificates

You do not require a doctor's sickness certificate for any illness lasting seven days or less. Your employer may however require you to complete a self-certification form (SC2) which is available from your employer or on the HMRC website.

Evidence that you are sick

If you are sick for more than seven days, your employer can ask you to give them some form of medical evidence to support payment of SSP (statutory sick pay).

Your employer can ask you to confirm that you've been ill.You can do this by filling in a form yourself when you return to work. This is called self-certification.

If you're sick and off work for more than seven days, your employer will probably ask for proof of your illness. Most employers ask for a fit note from your GP.

However, this will also depend on your employer's company policy on sick leave (or sickness absence). This policy should tell you how many days you can be off sick before you need to provide proof of illness or a fit note.

You could also provide evidence from someone who is not a medical practitioner, e.g. a dentist. Your employer will decide whether or not this evidence is acceptable. If your employer has any doubts, they may still ask for a medical certificate from your GP.

Statement of Fitness for Work - ’Fit Note'

The 'fit note' was introduced on 6 April 2010. With your employer's support, the note will help you return to work sooner by providing more information about the effects of your illness or injury.

For more information see the DirectGov website (where this information was sourced)



 
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