From 10/08/22 :
We are no longer using the intercom system
On arrival, please present yourself at the front desk or use the self check-in machine to let us know you are here
Your clinician will either come out and call you into the appointment or use the TV screens
You are still required to wear a face mask/shield when you are in clinical rooms
The Prime Minister announced on 12th December that COVID boosters are to be offered to everyone over 18 (who had their second dose of the vaccine at least three months ago).
We are awaiting further details tomorrow and would ask the public to be patient and to please NOT ring their GP practice.
Additional clinics will be made available in North East Lincolnshire, and the local CCG will also update any local walk-in sites on the CCG walk in clinic page which you can find at www.northeastlincolnshireccg.nhs.uk/covid-19/vaccineclinics/
IMPORTANT UPDATE - PRESCRIPTIONS
FROM 1ST OCTOBER 2021 WE WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTING PRESCRIPTIONS OVER THE TELEPHONE.
PATIENTS CAN ORDER PRESCRIPTIONS USING THE FOLLOWING OPTIONS:-
USING SYSTEMONLINE OR AIRMID UK
BY POSTING THE REQUEST WITH FULL PATIENT DETAILS AND MEDICATION REQUIRED IN THE BOX AT THE RIGHT OF THE MAIN ENTRANCE
BY COMPLETING A REQUEST SLIP AVAILABLE IN THE PRACTICE FOYER.
PRESCRIPTION REQUESTS ARE COMPLETED WITHIN 72 WORKING HOURS FROM RECEIPT
Important Patient Notice
Due to the Covid-19 epidemic, Birkwood Medical Centre has changed our practices and priorities, whilst doing our utmost to protect our staff and patients the best as we can.
CORONAVIRUS If you have any of the following symptoms, STAY AT HOME
• a high temperature
• a new, continuous cough
• a loss of, or change to, your sense of smell or taste
To view the recent and upcoming changes to National restrictions in our area, click here: www.gov.uk/coronavirus19/
In order to safeguard our staff and patients, we are screening all people who come to the building.
ATTENDING THE PRACTICE
In the event that you are requested to attend the Practice for a Face to Face Appointment, you will be asked to wear a Mask / Face Covering.
We do understand that Patients may be asymptomatic and not exhibiting signs of the virus, but GPs must keep themselves and their Patients safe during these unprecedented times in keeping with Public Health England guidance.
We thank you for your understanding during these difficult times.
Welcome to Birkwood Medical Centre
With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.
Get Well, Keep Well
Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.
We hope you enjoy having a look around the site and familiarising yourself with some of the online features such as ordering a repeat prescription. Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know via our feedback function. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.
(Site updated 09/08/2022)