Feedback from the 2014/15 Seasonal Flu Campaign
Each year General Practices invite eligible patients to attend the surgery for a seasonal flu vaccination. The seasonal flu campaign for 2014/15 has now finished and NHS England have commended Mayfield Medical Centre for increasing the uptake of eligible patients having their jab and achieving the national target of 75%! The season starts again in September.
Read the first issue of our new look Newsletter, Issue 1 - March 2015: Issue 1 March 2015.pdf
Did you know, you can go to your local pharmacy for advice? Your pharmacist is there to help and can give quick, friendly advice and treatment for the following:
•Blocked Nose, Sore Throat, Ear Ache, Fever, Cough or Cold, Teething Pain, Athletes Foot, Thrush, Cold sores, Hayfever........
You do not need an appointment, you can go any time the pharmacy is open.
The Mayfield Virtual Surgery
Unsure if you need to see a Dr? Visit our new and innovative virtual surgery where you can 'visit' Dr Raw or Dr Suleman and get advice on a range of the most common ailments. Access the Virtual Surgery using your laptop, a tablet or mobile phone at a time to suit you.
RAC runs 9:00am-10:30am, every week day morning. Seeing a maximum of 30 patients only.
NHS 111 -
is a free telephone service introduced nationally to make it easier for people to access local health and social care services when they have an urgent need. In Yorkshire and the Humber, this service will be provided by Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) NHS Trust. It will supersede the NHS Direct telephone service (0845 46 47), and will provide a general number for people to call when their need is urgent but not considered life-threatening (999).
It will be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 (366 in a leap year) days a year. Calls from mobiles and landlines are free
You can order your prescriptions online, by post or by dropping in your counterfoil. Alternatively you can ring the following chemists to arrange your repeat medication: Cohens, Rowlands or Boots (Clayton Rd).
Please allow 2 working days for your prescription to be processed.
Please order in plenty of time and do not allow yourself to run out of medication.
SMS: We now offer a system for informing you of your blood/sample and X ray results. If you have a mobile phone we will send a text message sent to your mobile with your results. If you wish to "opt out" of this service please ask reception for details. If you do not consent then please ring the surgery between 1pm and 6pm, Monday to Friday and to speak to a receptionist regarding your results.
Online Services: You can now login securely and book, view or cancel your appointments and order repeat prescriptions from home. Please ask reception for details.