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Bank Holidays:

The surgery will be shut on the following days over the Christmas period:

  • Tuesday 25th December 2018 (Christmas Day)
  • Wednesday 26th December 2018 (Boxing Day)
  • Tuesday 1st January 2019 (New Years Day)

During this period if you need to access medical help, please use:

  • NHS 111
  • Scarborough Urgent Care Centre (Scarborough Hospital)
  • Urgent Out of Hours dental care locations can be accessed by ringing your own dentist or contacting NHS 111
  • Local chemist

We will be open normal hours after the bank holidays.

Protected Time for Learning (PTL) Dates:

The Practice is supported by the CCG in order to facilitate necessary training for all Practice staff. During this training, the surgery will be closed and all phone calls will divert to the On-Call GP service.

On the following dates the surgery will be shut from 12.30pm

Thursday 28th February 2019

The Practice is supported by NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group to provide and facilitate important training and learning events for practice staff to help them keep up to date with relevant information to carry out their jobs and continue to deliver the services at the practice.

 

When the practice is closed, there will be an On-Call GP service running during these events and the date will be displayed in the surgery premises, on the main entrance door, main reception areas and on the NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group website.

 

Patients will need to collect repeat prescriptions outside of these times and any awaited test results will be available

the following day after 14.00pm.

 

In cases of medically urgent problems, please phone the practice and your call will be forwarded onto the On-Call GP service.

 

The practice will be closed from 12.30pm on the following dates:-  Thursday 15th November 2018 and Thursday 28th February 2019

OOH contact number: 0300 123 0762.

Named Accountable GP

For many years we have run a "usual Doctor" system where one of the Doctors in the practice takes responsibility for your care. Recently the Government has wanted this extending to all practices and so this has been changed to the "named accountable GP". From our and your point of view this has made no difference, however so that you are aware of who is responsible for your care  your prescription repeat ordering slip will tell you.
If you do not have repeat prescriptions you can contact the surgery and ask one of the receptionists. You are of course free to see any of the GPs but it is helpful to know who is "your doctor" as any queries or letters or messages will go to that person.

Care Home Choices

Please find a link below to Care Choices, here you will find a list of registered care homes in the area:

https://carechoices.co.uk/region/yorkshire-and-the-humber/north-yorkshire/

Eastfield Medical Centre does not endorse any of the care homes listed, it is provided as a helpful tool should you need it.

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