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Training Practice

We are pleased to announce that we have been approved as a GP training practice. We will therefore be welcoming GP Registrars into our Practice from the 3rd February 2016.

Dr Gillgrass and Dr Costen are the practice trainers.

GP Registrars are fully qualified doctors who are continuing their training in practice.

We will be welcoming GP Registrar Dr Corroon in August 2018.

 

Which service, when?

Inappropriate A+E attendances for problems that are neither emergencies nor related to acute injuries from accidents, cause delay in assessment for those who have genuine need. NHS Sheffield is keen to help you choose the right service for your needs at the time, i.e "the right place at the right time". That might be, self-care, pharmacist advice, walk-in-centre, GP (including urgent access as at Crystal Peaks MC),or out of hours GP service. In order to facilitate that, there is some guidance available in our further information list. Please help by accessing the right service at the right time. This is especially important in the winter months when the health service is under additional pressure.Thank you

 

 

HGV/PCV Medicals- £99!

We have reduced our price for Heavy Goods Vehicle and Passenger Carrying Vehicle examinations. We believe there are advantages to having your registered medical practice carrying out these medicals as we have full access to your medical record, if there are any queries and we can rapidly arrange any further tests that may become necessary. Please contact reception to arrange an appointment.

Extended practice boundary

We are currently working with the PCT to agree an extended practice boundary, such that those who are already registered with us, but moving slightly out of our area, may remain registered with us, as long as they fall within the extended zone. As per Government regulations, those already living in the extended zone but not currently registered won't be able to register with us. We will publish this once finalised.

Practice Closure

The practice will be closed in the afternoon on the following dates due to staff training, if you require a doctor in an emergency please call 111 or visit the Walk-in-Centre on Broad Lane:

Tuesday 6th November

 

Fitness for work notes (sick notes)

In April 2010, the sickness certificates, Med3, Med5, Med4 were replaced with "Fitness for work" notes, still known as Med3 (04/10).

These notes give more flexibility, both in terms of the Dr completing them (eg can now be over the 'phone were appropriate) and stating what you may be able to do. There are 2 categories, "you are not fit for work" and "you may be fit for work taking account of the following advice".

 For example, if your job involves stacking shelves and you have a shoulder injury, the GP can state that you "may be fit for work taking account of the following advice", eg should avoid heavy lifting and working above shoulder height, for say, 6 weeks. If your employer is able to find you suitable work, you can remain in work. If they can't then the note will be used as if it had been completed that you were "not fit for work"

Please note that you do NOT need to be signed back for work, nor do you need a Drs note for less than 7 days absence through illness. For the 1st 7 days, you need to complete a SC2 form, which is available from your employer or can be dowloaded from:

http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/forms/sc2.pdf

 

 



 
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