As part of our upgrade to improve service for our patinets, we commissioned a new telephone system, so that more patients could contact the practice and we hired more staff … [continue] Telephone service frustrations
Over the last few years we have experienced regular issues with our computer systems. Today, after a long period of preparation, we have made the leap to a new system … [continue] System upgrade
LATEST COVID-19 VACCINATION DROP IN CLINIC Dearne Valley Leisure Centre Pfizer Vaccine Only 18+yrs old First and Second Doses (MUST be 8 weeks apart) 3rd doses as part of primary course … [continue] COVID vaccine drop in clinic
We have now had a part delivery of our Flu vaccines! We will be inviting the first cohort of patients for their flu vaccine on Saturday 9th October. We will … [continue] Flu Vaccines
Our very popular and supportive Fibromyalgia and Chronic pain Patient Group has started again on the last Friday of the month. 13:30 – 14:30 at Conisbrough Group Practice. This is … [continue] Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Peer Support group
All the staff in the practice are working incredibly hard to keep up with the needs of the community, but Primary care is being criticised constantly both on social media … [continue] Criticism hurts
This week sees the start of the COVID vaccine rollout for 12-15yr olds. This programme will be carried out in schools If you are unsure as to whether your child … [continue] COVID vaccines 12-15yr olds
There is currently a national shortage of blood bottles. We have been told to restrict our blood testing to clinically urgent cases only, until mid-September at least. We will continue … [continue] Blood collection bottle shortage
Doncaster Carers Reach Out Service will be meeting again on Tuesday 17th Aug at 11:00am – 12:00pm. This will be the last ‘virtual’ meeting before meeting face to face again … [continue] Doncaster Carers Reach Out Group
Next month will see the start of the Flu vaccine campaign. We are still awaiting further information from the government about whether we will be able to administer the flu … [continue] Flu vaccine
Our doctors strongly recommend that pregnant women should get vaccinated against COVID 19 as soon as possible. The vaccine is shown to protect both mother and baby from complications caused … [continue] Are you pregnant? Are you vaccinated?
Making Space are running a Carers and Former Carers Social Group at The Stone Castle Centre starting on September 21st at 10:30! Anyone over the age of 18 welcome. Contact … [continue] Carers Group
Please read the Self-care patient statement which explains a Doncaster wide position on the prescribing of medications for minor and self- limiting conditions. This is the approach that our clinians … [continue] Doncaster CCG Self Care Patient Statement
Doncaster CCG (Care Commissioning Group) and DBTHFT (Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust) DO NOT support the long-term prescribing (greater than 3 months) of opioids or the use of … [continue] Doncaster Wide policy on Opioid prescribing
From Monday (July 19th) some of the COVID-19 restrictions will be eased as England moves to the next stage of the government’s roadmap. As exciting as it may be to … [continue] Face masks and ‘freedom day’
The Press is reporting that some Astra Zeneca COVID vaccine batches manufactured in India may not be recognised for travel by EU member states. Currently we are awaiting further information … [continue] Astra Zeneca batches made in India UPDATE
The partners would like to send heartfelt thanks to all the patients who voted for our practice as being one of the best in Doncaster. The recent poll carried out … [continue] One of the best practices in Doncaster
This practice will process prescription requests within 48hours. The pharmacy may also require 48 hours before you collect your prescription Please submit your repeat prescription requests with enough time to … [continue] 48 hour prescription ordering reminder
The information below is not something we, as General Practice or Conisbrough Group Practice, have a choice about; and we’d also like to highlight that we also do not receive … [continue] The Sharing of GP data with third parties.
Dear Patients – General Practice is under immense pressure at the moment and it is making things very frustrating for both patients and Doctors alike. Please read our Open_Letter_to_our_Patients_about_Pressures which … [continue] Open letter to Patients about the pressures on General Practice
From 17 May 2021, people in England who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can demonstrate their vaccination status for international travel. A full course is currently two doses of any … [continue] COVID vaccine travel evidence
We now have a designated page of resources for accessing support related to and around mental health issues. They cover all age groups and many concerns. Please scroll through to … [continue] Contacts for Support around mental health
Concerns raised in the media about rare blood clots caused by the Astra Zeneca vaccine, may be causing you some concern. We would like to stress that the risks to … [continue] Concerns about the Astra Zeneca Vaccine? Read on…
We are holding our next online community forum for all patients in our South Doncaster Network area. Thursday 18th March 2 pm until 3 pm Whether you’ve been before, or … [continue] Join our Online Forum 18th March 2 pm – 3 pm
It is with great sadness that we already have to try and protect our most vulnerable from scams regarding COVID vaccines. If you receive a message from, what looks like, … [continue] Warning COVID-19 Vaccine Scams!
Dear Patients, We do not issue letters to patients who are advised to Shield. Letters are either sent to you directly from NHS England based on the information in your … [continue] Shielding letters
As you will be aware from the media, there is now a vaccine available for COVID-19. This vaccine allows patients to develop a level of immunity to the virus. This … [continue] COVID-19 Vaccine
The latest publication from the government regarding clinically extremely vulnerable patients states that the government will contact you about what you should be doing to minimise your risk of exposure … [continue] Lockdown information for Clinically Extremely Vulnerable Patients
Here is a copy of the Doncaster Carers latest newsletter.