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FMC GP 2019 Survey Results

Would you like to assist us in shaping the future of Frizinghall Medical Centre? Then why not join our Patient Participation Group (PPG).

If you would like more information or would like to join our PPG, this can be done by downloading our PPG Information Leaflet, which includes details of how to join.

CQC Rating - 31st May 2019

Healthwatch England wants to know what you think the NHS can do to help you and your community stay well.

Healthwatch is running a national survey to ask people’s views on how local NHS services could be improved through the NHS Long Term Plan.

The Government is investing £billions a year in the NHS as part of the Long Term Plan. Local services have been asked to work together to develop their own plans, which will set out how the national plan will work across local areas.

You can access the surveys here. Alternative formats available here.

3 people in Bradford will be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes today. It only takes a few minutes to find out if you could be at risk by visiting: https://riskscore.diabetes.org.uk/start

Type 2 diabetes

Parents and carers, download your quick guide on what to do if your child is feeling poorly.

There's lots of information about how to manage common minor illnesses at home - including coughs, colds and sickness.

Get your If your child is poorly, what can you do to help your child? leaflet.

Are you a Carer, an adult who may be struggling at home or feeling isolated?

Then why not come go along to Manningham Mills Community Centre every Tuesday from 10am till 12noon, were information and advice will be provided that may be able to help you.

Are you a Carer, an adult who may be struggling at home or feeling isolated?

NHS England are inviting patients, NHS staff, partner organisations and interested members of the public to give their views on potential proposals for changing current primary legislation relating to the NHS, with a view to implementing the NHS Long Term Plan.

You can find out more about the proposed possible changes to legislation and have your say by Thursday 25th April at: https://www.engage.england.nhs.uk/survey/nhs-long-term-plan-legislation/

On Wednesday 23rd January 2019, at City Health Bradford GP Federation Annual General Meeting (AGM), they held their first ever “Recognising Excellence in General Practice” Awards in the Midland Hotel.

At the awards ceremony, Frizinghall Medical Centre won the 'GP Practice of the Year 2019' Award, you can view the award certificate here
Award Midland

We are sorry to announce that Lynda Smith, our Practice Manager will be leaving us on Thursday 28th February, we wish her all the best for the future.

We welcome Mouna Allam, as our new Practice Manager who will start on Monday 4th February.

Frizinghall Medical Centre is now affiliated as a member of the National Association for Patient Participation (N.A.P.P).

NAPP

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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