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MORE EVENING AND SATURDAY & SUNDAY APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE

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EXTENDED ACCESS APPOINTMENTS

Evening appointments

There are now extra routine appointments available in the evening, making it easier for you to get an appointment at a time to suit you.  

A virtual clinical pharmacist serviceThis is a telephone appointment for patients who: need to speak to a pharmacist regarding a medication issue; but don’t need to come to the surgery. The pharmacists are able to prescribe and organise prescriptions electronically. 

 A virtual musculoskeletal (MSK) service This is a telephone appointment for patients who need to speak to an advanced physiotherapist regarding muscle and joint problems. They will issue advice and where appropriate arrange a follow

A virtual mental health support service (Healthy Minds) This is a telephone appointment for patients aged 18 and over who would like help with emotional wellbeing. It will provide a 20minute telephone consultation with Healthy Minds Practitioners who will be able to offer support for patients experiencing low mood, stress or anxiety. They will offer support, explore and develop coping strategies and offer signposting and recommend other support services. Please speak to the Reception team for further information on how to book an appointment.

For any of the above please speak to the reception team for further information on how to book one of these appointments. 

 Saturday & Sunday morning face to face appointments

There are now routine appointments available on Saturday and Sunday morning from 9am-12pm available through our extended access service at:

Rutland Lodge Medical Practice, Scott Hall Road, Leeds, LS7 3DR

This increased availability is an extension of the services offered by your practice and is provided by a range of local clinicians including GPs, nurses and health care assistants.

Please note, this is not a walk-in service – you still need to make an appointment. Appointments can be made either via your own GP practice or by calling the extended access team on 0113 221 3540 between 9am and 12pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Extended Access appointments are for routine general practice issues and not for urgent care. If your practice is closed and you are unwell please call NHS 111.

 

 

 

 

 

 

When We Are Closed

Please call our usual surgery numbers and you will be given advice how to contact our Out of Hours Service which is provided by NHS Leeds or directed to redial the NHS non emergency number 111.

You can call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency

Your needs will be assessed and advice offered or arrangements made for you to see a doctor.

Please do not ask to see a doctor out of hours unless you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.

Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.

We are closed one Thursday a month from 12pm for training

If you have an urgent medical problem while we are closed, please telephone the usual surgery number 0113 295 3780 and you will hear a message which will give you the option of phoning NHS Direct or the out of hours service – Local Care Direct.

You may speak to a duty doctor for advice or they may require you to attend at Lexicon House. If you are unable to travel, the doctor may visit you.The out of hours service is the responsibility of Leeds North Clinical commissioning group.

We shall be closed on the following dates from 12pm; however the surgery will reopen at 5.30pm for our late night surgery

        THURSDAY 20 JUNE

         THURSDAY 11 JULY

THURSDAY 6 SEPTEMBER

THURSDAY 12 JULY

THURSDAY 19 SEPTEMBER

THURSDAY 10 OCTOBER

THURSDAY 21 NOVEMBER

 

 
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