National Breast Screening Incident
Public Health England have identified that in some instances women were not being invited for their final breast screen between their 68th and 71st birthday. Any patients that have been affected by this incident will receive a letter by the end of May directly from Public Health England.
If you are concerned that you have been affected by this you can call the National Breast Screening helpline on 0800 169 2692 there is also information on the NHS Choices website at https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/breast-cancer-screening/
May 2018 - Bank Holidays
The practice will be closed on Monday 28th May 2018. If you require a repeat prescription during this time please ensure that you make the request early in order for it to be processed on time. Please see the attachment below for pharmacy opening times.
With recent media coverage on prostate cancer our GP's would advise patients wanting a PSA test to please read the information on PSA testing before coming to see the GP.
If you still wish to request a PSA test please book a routine appointment with your GP and you can discuss your test in the consultation.
Friday 8th June 10.30am
Looking to get fitter by walking? Organised by the Patients of the York Medical Practice, these walks are a great opportunity to meet up with other patients who want to improve their health and fitness by walking. Please see the attached poster for more information on dates and times of future walks.
Health Walk June
Free NHS Health Checks for patients aged between 40 and 74 years old - Find out your risk of heart disease and how you can improve your health. We will measure your height, weight, waist, blood pressure, pulse and your cholesterol level.
If you have not had an NHS Health Check in the last 5 years please phone our reception to book your 20 minute appointment with our Nurse.
Important information if you are booking through our Online Services
If you are booking an appointment through our online services please note:
- Our nurses are unable to see children under 12 years old
- Blood tests cannot be booked online
- B12 injections cannot be booked online
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