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Coronavirus - Useful Links

Please scroll down our home page to read our latest guidance.

Spring Newsletter 2020

Click here to view our recent newsletter.

Help fight COVID-19 - Trial
The NHS is trying to recruit patients to a trial for those with symptoms of COVID-19. If you are eligible, please contact https://www.phctrials.ox.ac.uk/principle-trial or contact reception on 01723 863100 and ask to speak to our Practice Research Nurse, Amanda Winterflood.

Click here to view the poster.

Advice for Parents

Click here for advice.
Click here for the fact sheet for children.

NHS Diabetes Advice Helpline

NHS England and NHS Improvement have launched a new helpline in response to disruption to normal diabetes services due to the COVID-19 pandemic and response.
The service is for adults living with diabetes who use insulin to manage their condition and require immediate clinical advice.
Whether you or a member of your household have caught the virus, or routine care has been disrupted, the helpline is available for immediate clinical advice to help you understand how to effectively manage their diabetes.
You can access NHS Diabetes Advice via Diabetes UK’s support line on 0345 123 2399 Monday-Friday from 9am-6pm.

Domestic Abuse

You are not alone.

For information on support click here or at gov.uk.domestic-abuse

For Basic Safety Planning click here or visit https://www.idas.org.uk/our-services/domestic-abuse/safety-plan/?fbclid=IwAR1X2PfqwTGxEpuxbbLfnOiCUBhW1TEfhsUEU-zDTKbQB4RBG0aGcNIW3FM

Suicide Prevention

#TalkSuicide is a suicide prevention campaign. If you’re feeling suicidal and need urgent help, or if you’re worried about someone you know, help is available from the services below:

Samaritans Call 116 123
C.A.L.M (for men, 5pm-12am) Call 0800 585 858
Papyrus Call 0800 068 4242

Visit https://talksuicide.co.uk/ to take the 20 minute training.

Advice from Macmillan

Click here to view the leaflet from Macmillan

Bereavement Information

For relatives of anyone that has died in hospital - Harrogate District Hospital Bereavement booklet

For relatives of those have died at home - Harrogate and District Community Bereavement booklet

To view the booklets click the link below

https://www.hdft.nhs.uk/coronavirus/additional-information-for-families-carers-of-loved-ones-who-have-died/

and then click on 'Information for families and carers of loved ones who have died either in our hospital or at home'

Press Release

Please click here to read a press release from North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group

Letter of Information from NHS

Please click here to view an open letter to patients from the NHS.

Struggling because of COVID-19?

Follow this link to the Goverment website https://www.gov.uk/find-coronavirus-support

Village Support

Click here to view a list of village support groups.

Doorstep Deliveries

On behalf of Morrison's please click the link below for more information about Doorstep Deliveries

https://my.morrisons.com/doorstep-deliveries/

Scarborough Council Support

Click here to read the volunteer service coordination arrangements within the Scarborough Borough Council Boundaries. Click here to view the leaflet.

Mental Health Support

For advice and tips for maintaining mental wellbeing for everybody click https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/

Help for children and young people to find mental health support in the county click https://www.thegoto.org.uk/

OR

BUZZ US is a confidential text messaging service for young people in North Yorkshire aged 11-18. The service allows young people the opportunity to message a wellbeing worker for support, signposting information or advice around mental health and wellbeing. Some of the main reasons young people text BUZZ US are around: anxiety, bullying, self-harm, eating problems, self-esteem and stress. Young people can text 07520 631168, a wellbeing worker is on duty Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm and Friday 9am-4.30pm (excluding bank holidays). Outside of these hours, a bounce back text will be sent, signposting young people to emergency services and CAMHS crisis if they need immediate support in the meantime. We aim to reply to all messages within one working day; however this service is not for young people in crisis.

Click here and here to view the posters

Requests for Certification of Absence and High Risk Patients

Click here to download a letter.

Requests for an isolation note

Click here to request an isolation note

GP Training

The practice is part of Scarborough General Practice vocational training scheme and has been since its inception.

GP Registrars

Two GP Registrar posts are available - see below.

The current trainers are John Reay and Lucy Hobkinson and the other doctors and team members. We aim to provide an appropriate balance between clinical experience, teaching and study time.

The practice has a relatively stable population with a high proportion of elderly patients most of them in their own homes. We have a strong personal list ethos and encourage registrars to establish ongoing doctor-patient relationships in as much as this is possible in a 6 month period. Formal teaching consists of two ninety minute tutorials each week. We encourage Registrars to take study leave, both formal courses and informal attachments to other specialities (for example palliative care, dermatology) in which they may lack experience. The Registrar has their own room and ongoing study is facilitated by fast internet access from every desktop and a well stocked, quiet, library.

Registrars are expected to attend and participate in weekly lunchtime clinical meetings and are welcome at the monthly evening business meetings.

Presentations 

These presentations have been written by members of the practice for various purposes mainly as PowerPoint presentations for lectures to GPs or GP Registrars or for use in one to one tutorials. You are welcome to use them within your practice though we would expect you to acknowledge us as your source!.

Medical Students

The practice also provides training for medical students from Hull and York Medical School. The students are attached to the practice for eight weeks and during that time gain experience of life in general practice. Students sit in with GPs during surgery and you may be asked if you mind if there are students present. It’s not a problem if you would prefer them not to be present, as we can always either book you into another surgery or ask them to leave during your consultation.

The practice also provides training for nursing students from York, and Hull Universities and this year will also be supporting student nurses from Coventry University (Scarborough Campus).  Placements range in length but are usually for a minimum of twelve weeks.  During the placement the students will work closely with our Nursing Team, participating in patient care under supervision.  The  students are also encouraged so spend time with the District Nursing Team and other Healthcare Providers to ensure they are given a wide range of learning opportunities and experiences.  You may be asked if you would be happy to have a student present at your appointment.



 
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