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Patient Updates

Easter 4 day closure

The Practice will close at 6pm Thursday 13th April and re-open at 8am Tuesday 18th April.  If you need urgent care during the Bank Holiday please telephone the Practice, you will automatically be connected to the Out of Hours Service. All the staff at the Practice would like to wish you a happy and healthy Easter.

Easter repeat prescriptions

As the Practice will be closed for 4 days over the Easter Bank Holiday, please plan ahead if you know that your prescription will be due for renewal at this time.

Planning an international trip for your spring break?

Get prepared to have a safe and healthy trip, whether it's a beautiful beach, a rugged rainforest or a coastal cruise ship destination. The York Medical Practice wants you to be informed so you can make smart choices wherever your spring break plans take you.

To find out about vaccines and any health concerns at your destination please book a telephone appointment with our Nurse.  We have a Travel Clinic on a Tuesday evening from 4pm until 8pm. For further information click on the Travel Site tab above.

A gentle reminder

Please note that The York Medical Practice is not a Walk-in Centre and appointments are by appointment only.  The exception to this is our Tuesday evening Family Planning Clinic.

Patient Group Newsletter

The March 2017 Patient Group Newsletter is now available to view. Please click on the orange Patient Group tab opposite for further information.

Ear Syringing & Cryotherapy

The practice is reluctantly stopping providing in house Ear Syringing and Cryotherapy (liquid nitrogen) as of 1st April 2017 as these are not funded by the NHS.

Both services have been provided for free up to this point with the Partners paying all costs. However, you will have read that NHS finances are very difficult at present so the CCG will not commission a service locally.

Ear syringing: If you are experiencing painful ears you should book an appointment with a Clinician (a Health Care Assistant, Nurse or GP) for diagnosis. They can suggest a number if self-help options such as olive oil or sodium bicarbonate ear drops. A small number of people can be referred to hospital for microsuction of wax but most people requiring ear syringing will have to pay privately. Patients will need to contact private providers directly to enquire about costs. The Practice is forbidden from offering this service privately or making a reciprocal arrangement with another Practice. 

Cryotherapy: If you have a skin lesion you should book an appointment with a GP for diagnosis. They will advise appropriate treatment options.

BCG Vaccine

Due to an international shortage this vaccine is currently unavailable for the foreseeable future.

Photo Competition

The entry period has now closed. Thank you to all who took the time to send photos in. The Patient Group are currently looking through all of the brilliant entries and the winners will be chosen shortly!

Thoughts & Feedback

Let us know your thoughts via our feedback function. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.

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