High Field Surgery
Tel: 0113 295 3600
Doctors Kitchen, Shaw, Bobet, Cheridjian and Adikaram provide a NHS General Practice Service based at High Field Surgery, Holtdale Approach, Holt Park, Leeds, LS16 7RX. The practice has list size of 7,600 patients, and offers a comprehensive range of services.
Online and Mobile Services
Explains how you can order prescriptions and includes on line ordering of prescriptions.
Our free text message service continues to prove very popular with patients. It has quickly become the preferred method of communication for many patients who receive appointment confirmations and reminders, especially when its difficult to make contact by telephone. The service is never used for medical emergencies. To utilise this service simply let us have your mobile phone number.
Flu Vaccinations (11/09/2014)
Its that time of year again - flu vaccine time. We are now taking bookings for our October clinics as we expect vaccine deliveries to arrive in early October. The clinic dates are:
- Tuesday 7th October (pm)
- Wednesday 15th October (pm)
- Saturday 18th October (am)
It is recommended that you have a flu jab (for free) if you:
- are 65 years of age or over,
- are pregnant,
- aged 2 or 3 (by nasal spray),
- Over six months of age and have one of the following conditions:
- chronic respiratory disease, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic bronchitis and cystic fibrosis. Also included are people with severe asthma who need to continuously or repeatedly use their inhaler or take steroid medication, or who have been admitted to hospital because of their asthma,
- chronic heart disease, including heart failure, congenital heart disease, and heart disease caused by high blood pressure,
- chronic kidney disease, such as kidney failure and people who have had a kidney transplant,
- chronic liver disease, such as cirrhosis and chronic hepatitis,
- chronic neurological disease, such as stroke, Parkinson's disease, cerebral palsy, motor neurone disease or multiple sclerosis,
- immunosuppression (a suppressed immune system), due to disease or treatment. This includes people who have a damaged or no spleen, those people with HIV, people having chemotherapy or other immunosuppressant treatment, and those on high doses of steroid medication.
- are living in a long-stay residential care home or other long-stay care facility (not including prisons, young offender institutions or university halls of residence),
- are the main carer for an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if you fall ill,
- are a frontline health or social care worker (this should be provided by your employer).
For more information please see the Department of Health Website.
New Health Care Assistant, Carol Kaye has joined the Practice (05/09/2014)
We are delighted to welcome Carol Kaye to the practice as our new Health Care Assistant. She has been working previously has a Health Care Assistant at a practice in Otley. She has joined just in time to help us with the upcoming influenza vaccine season!
Patient Participation Group (05/09/2014)
The next meeting of our Patient Participation Group is scheduled for the evening of Tuesday 16th September. All patients are welcome, should you wish to attend please call the surgery on 0113 2953600 and ask to speak to Mike or Janet.
New Clinical Commissioning Group Website (05/09/2014)
High Field surgery is a member of Leeds West Clinical Commissioning Group. The CCG have just launched a new website which explains their role in your care. They have developed the site to meet key accessibility requirements and to ensure that it works across a range of device from PCs, tablets and smart phones.
Older Peoples Action In the Locality (OPAL) is a registered charity which supports the over 60’s living in Cookridge, Ireland Wood, Tinshill, Holt Park, Adel and Bramhope - Leeds 16 above the Ring Road. If you are over 60, and live in this area, you can become a full member of OPAL. If not, you may become an affiliated member. Their website gives information about their activities.
Flu Vaccinations (15/08/2014)
For patients asking about Flu vaccinations, we expect our delivery of vaccines to take place at the end of September. Full details will be posted online in September and you will be able to call us in September to book into a clinic.
Shingles Vaccinations (15/08/2014)
If you are aged 70, 78 or 79 on 1st September 2014 it is likely that you are eligible for a free shingles vaccination. We will be calling in eligible patients over the coming months, but feel free to ask before you hear from us and we will book you in. You can find more information at the NHS choices website.
Wharfedale General Hospital Cardiac Club (19/06/2014)
Wharfedale Cardiac Club is based at Wharfedale Hospital and offers exercise classes for people rehabilitating from a cardiac event or those with cardiac risk factors who wish to exercise for preventative reasons. It offers evening sessions five days per week at Wharfedale Hospital. Classes are held under the supervision of qualified instructors and allow you to work at your own pace.
Leeds Lets Change Website (09/06/2014)
Leeds Lets Change website provides healthy living information and advice. You will find information on alcohol, exercise, food, mental health and smoking. Under the Leeds Lets Get Active initiative you can even receive free gym and swimming sessions at your local leisure centre. If you want more information about these services off-line, you can phone 0113 843 4538.
Leeds Care Record (09/06/2014)
At the moment, every health and social care organisation that you use has a different set of patient records for you. To provide the best care for you as a patient it is essential that clinical staff have access to the most up to date information. In Leeds, a secure virtual medical record has been developed called the Leeds Care Record. If you live in Leeds you will have a Leeds Care Record created for you. It will be held on a secure computer system and will contain some key health and social care information about you. The information is taken from other medical records you may have including your GP record. Your records will be confidential, and only seen by people directly involved in your care. The Leeds Record will go live shortly. We understand the sharing of medical records is a complex area and have created a page to help you understand the different schemes and your options.
New Practice Nurse (16/05/2014)
We are delighted to announce that Vanessa Ingle has joined the practice as a new Practice Nurse. We are all looking forward to working with Vanessa.
Patient Participation Group Meeting 13th May 2014 (16/05/2014)
Please find the details of the minutes of the latest meeting of the Patient Reference Group on the website.
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