College Lane SurgeryTel: 01977 611023
Thorpe Lane BranchTel: 01977 611023
ON-LINE OPTIONS ..... Register at reception with photo and address identification for access to order your Repeat Presciption: Book an appointments: View your Medical Record.
Chronic Illness Management
If you have a chronic illness such as diabetes, angina or asthma, you will be offered regular monitoring by the nurses to enable you to keep as healthy as possible. Where necessary you will be asked to see a doctor.
We offer a full range of contraceptive services including coil fitting. Our practice nurses provide contraception advice and monitoring.
Immunisations for children are carried out by the practice nurse by appointment in our baby clinic, Wednesday 13:00 – 16:00 (subject to change, please check first).
Health visitors offer a full range of services for under-5s including developmental screening and advice. Your health visitor will make appointments to see you in your home and you can contact them if you have any other concerns Telephone 01977 610491. The doctor is available in baby clinic between 14:00 – 15:00. This is a walk-in clinic – no appointment necessary.
Young Persons Services
Our practice nurse is available at our weekly parent-free teenage clinic for 10 - 19 year olds held on Wednesday from 16:45 – 17:45. A GP is also available during these times. Please check in at reception, no appointment is necessary.
We look after patients throughout pregnancy and after delivery. Midwife booking clinic and antenatal follow ups are bookable at reception. Postnatal reviews are arranged by appointment.
The practice offers a range of procedures including joint injections, removal of minor skin lesions and lumps. Your GP can refer you to this service.
Please complete a form at least 3 months before you are due to travel. The practice nurse will advise when you need to be seen. A range of travel advice and immunisations are available. Not all vaccinations are available on the NHS and you may have to pay for certain vaccines or go to an alternative provider for these; please check with reception. More information is available from the above tab.
Well Women Centre Courses
To secure a place on either of the following courses please contact: Tamsin on 01924 211 114. Further information can be seen on their website by visiting: http://www.wellwomenwakefield.org.uk/
Managing Stress www.wellwomenwakefield.org.uk
Anyone can become stressed, especially with the busy lifestyles we all lead. This course is designed to help you to explore what stresses you and to find ways to deal with stress in a positive and creative way.
We will look at; Symptoms of stress, different forms of stress/burnt out, dealing with anxiety, panic attacks, fears and phobias, increasing stress resistance, low stress diet & life style, self help & sharing.
Building Self Esteem
The Basic Self Esteem course gives women space to think about themselves how they think, feel and behave. It is an opportunity to consider choices and to get to know yourself.
We will look at; Different Behaviours types, Exploring Junk Thoughts, Body Language, The Rights Charter, Owning our own feelings, Saying No, Self-Respect, Giving and receiving compliments.
This practice is currently undertaking work to achieve the "Young Person Friendly Accreditation"
The C-Card scheme is a free and confidential service for young patients aged between 13 and 25. It allows you to collect free condoms from us. You must register on line at http://www.wfact-ccard.org.uk/register/self_login.asp and then call us to make an appointment with the practice nurse or healthcare assistant on 01977 611023. We won't tell anyone you've been but it is important that you register on line before coming for an appointment.
Our practice nurses are all available to provide you with contraceptive and sexual health advice to make an appointment with one of them please ring 01977 611023 or attend our dropin Teenage Clinic on Wednesdays 4:45-5:45pm each week.
Spectrum also provide a free confidential contraceptive and sexual health advice service. Spectrum staff are highly trained to assist you in making informed decisions about sex and sexual health. Their aim is to reduce the rates of sexually transmitted infections and teenage pregnancies in the Wakefield area. Please ring 01924 327568 for advice or to make an appointment with them or visit the Spectrum Health website.
Kooth is a free online service that will offer emotional and mental health support for children and young people. When you sign in you can choose an Avatar(character) and this helps keep you safe and anonymous. When you sign in you can have a 'drop-in chat' with a counsellor or therapist, or you can book a one-to-one session. The counsellors and therapists are available 365 days a year up until 10.00pm. You can also chat to other young people anonymously on the forums whenever you wish. When you are signed up you can access the online magazine.
Kooth is suitable for any children or young people aged 11-19 (25 in some areas). It can help with lots of different problems including:-
If you would like to sign up to Kooth then go to https://www.kooth.com/ - you will be asked to enter a user name and password. Once in select the drop down box to see if you have access to Kooth in your area.
If it is available in your area you will need to enter information about yourself. No other young people will be able to see this, so that you can stay safe and anonymous.
No, this is a free service but at the moment only available in certain areas.
If you are under 18 and are having problems with drugs or alcohol you can access free and confidential advice from this service. They will not judge you or tell you what to do but they will be there to help you make changes if you wish.
To access this service you can find out how to contact them by visiting www.changegrowlive.org
FRANK helps you find out everything you might want to know about drugs (and some stuff you don't). For friendly, confidential advice, Talk to FRANK.
YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.
Has something happened online that has made you feel worried or unsafe? See the Child Exploitation and Online Protection website.
For additional information please visit the Thinkuknow website.
The duty of confidentiality owed to a person under 16 is great as the duty owed to any person. We inform young people about the practice's confidentiality policy with posters and leaflet in the surgery.
If you are having problems or concerns about relationship abuse or sexting you can now access a web site that will provide you with information that may help you. The web address is https://www.disrepectingnobody.co.uk/
College Lane Surgery aim to make our services available and accessible to all. Young people are valued, we hope to make you feel at ease, allowing you to talk openly to all our clinicians in confidence.
If you have any suggestions on how to make it better for young people please do your suggestion through our comments and suggestions box. Or alternately join our patient group, we would love for you to be involved in help shaping our practice future.
Contact the PPG group by writing to PPG Chairperson College Lane Surgery, Barnsley Road, Ackworth, Pontefract, WF7 7HZ.
We are sorry but due to a national shortage of vaccines we will no longer be able to offer travel advice/appointments and risk assessments until further notice.
Please visit the fit for travel website to assess your own risk for your intended travel and if any vaccines are recommended you can contact the private travel clinic in Leeds.Details are:Superdrug travel clinic Tel: 0333 311 1007Citydoc travel clinic Tel: 020 3131 6403MASTA leeds Tel: 0330 100 4131
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries, and areas within countries, that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as a second appointment will be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations. These vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.
Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.
Travel Consultation Form
Going abroad for business or pleasure? You may need travel vaccinations, travel advice and/or bite prevention advice, depending upon where you intend to visit. to help us offer the best protection you need please complete thiw questionnaire below - ideally 12 weeks prior to your travel.
Following completion of this form please bring it into the surgery and then contact us in 10-14 working days on 01977 611023 where you will be advised if you require an appointment for travel vaccinations or a telephone consultation for advice prior to your trip.
Some vaccinations are available free of charge from your GP, others have a charge and you may be required to attend a travel health clinic so please complete your form ASAP.
Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:
The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability.
We do not complete Shotgun Licence Applications under any circumstances.
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