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Please be aware that due to essential maintenance the car park at Snainton Surgery will be closed all day on Friday 3rd December. We apologise for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience and co-operation.


Please be aware that we are continuing to hold Covid & Flu vaccination clinics on Fridays through the remainder of November and into December, therefore the car park at Ayton Surgery will be extremely busy. 
If you are able to collect your medication on an alternative week day this may reduce your waiting time at the Dispensary hatch.
Thank you for your continued co-operation and support.

If you are over 65 and have not yet booked your Flu Vaccination please contact the Surgery on 01723 863100 or 01723 859302.

We are looking for a Telephone/Appointment Clerk with excellent communication skills and who is keen to develop within an exciting and varied role. Please click on this link to apply:- https://uk.indeed.com/jobs?q=Ayton%20%26%20Snainton%20Medical%20Practice&vjk=a803e80f965376bb

We are looking for a friendly, enthusiastic team player to provide practice nursing services. A background of working in a GP Practice is desirable and experience of chronic disease is preferred. 

The North Riding Community Health Network are excited to offer an opportunity for a Clinical Pharmacist to join our expanding Primary Care Network team. Please apply through the following link:- https://beta.jobs.nhs.uk/candidate/jobadvert/A0197-21-4868

Please note that if you do not wish to receive text messages from us please let us know as soon as possible. We hope to invite eligible patients for their Flu and Covid vaccinations by text messages going forward. 
Thank you 

Our Primary Care Network is excited to offer a new opportunity for an enthusiastic, forward thinking First Contact Physiotherapist to join our practice teams and to develop the role within our practice network. For more details and to apply please follow the link:- https://beta.jobs.nhs.uk/candidate/jobadvert/A3656-21-5740

We have an exciting opportunity for a Physician Associate to join our Primary Care Network.
You will be responsible for the provision of a clinical service, working as part of the practice multidisciplinary team, delivering care within your scope of practice to our patient population.


The data held in GP medical records of patients is used every day to support health and care planning and research in England, helping to find better treatments and improve patient outcomes for everyone. The new data collection, known as the General Practice Data for Planning and Research, reduces burden on GP practices, allowing doctors and other staff to focus on patient care. NHS Digital has engaged with the British Medical Association, Royal College of GP's and the National Data Guardian to ensure relevant safeguards are in place for patients and GP practices.

From 1st September 2021 pseudonymised (non-identifiable patient data) data from GP medical records will be shared with NHS Digital. NHS Digital will not collect patients' names and addresses. Any other data that could directly identify patients (such as NHS Number, Date of Birth, full postcode) is replaced with unique codes via de-identification software before the data is shared with NHS Digital.

If you do not want your identifiable patient data to be shared with NHS Digital you can opt-out by registering a National Data Opt-out via the below link:-

https://www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters/manage-your-choice/

If you have any further queries please visit the following link for more information:-

https://digital.nhs.uk/data-and-information/data-collections-and-data-sets/data-collections/general-practice-data-for-planning-and-research/advice-for-the-public

West Ayton

The dispensary is open on weekdays between 08:30 and 18:30.

For patients on regular treatment the doctor may allow monthly repeat prescriptions. A list of medication that you can order without a consultation will be printed for you each time you collect any medication or prescription. If the date at the bottom of this list has passed you should make an appointment before ordering any more medication.

Repeat prescriptions can be ordered:

  • by ringing (01723) 864553 stating your name, address and the names of the medicines required. Please note you can leave your request on the answerphone 24 hours a day.
  • by ticking the boxes on your repeat prescription list and handing it in to Ayton or Seamer surgery. 
  • For non-dispensing patients please specify if you will collect your prescription from the surgery or which pharmacist you would like your prescription sending to. 
  • Online – via the link at the top of this page.

To use the online facility you will need to request a pin number and password from the surgery. If you already use this system for booking appointments online you use the same username and password.

Please allow a MINIUM OF 3 FULL WORKING DAYS before collection either from the Surgery or by prior arrangement to go to the Seamer Stores (delivery at 15:00 each weekday) or Seamer Surgery (Monday, Wednesday and Friday only). 

Please note: We would prefer patients to collect their medication during the week when the dispensary is open. Saturdays are only for patients who cannot get there during the week. 

Please take particular care not to run out of tablets at the weekend or holiday time, by ringing well in advance.

Policy about quantities 

With a small number of exceptions, such as contraception & hormone replacement therapy, we prescribe ongoing medication in 28 day amounts, which has been shown to reduce wastage for the NHS (this is common practice). Patients who are not exempt from prescription charges should consider purchasing a pre-payment certificate if they are on 2 or more regular prescriptions.

Free Delivery Service 

If you normally have your medication dispensed by the surgery we can deliver it to you free of charge. Medication will need to be ordered at least 2 days in advance and colostomy products and dressings will need to be ordered 3 days in advance in order to take advantage of this service. 
The delivery day for Snainton prescriptions is Thursday afternoon. 

The delivery day for West Ayton prescriptions is Wednesday afternoon. 

Please ask at the dispensary for more details.

What to do if you are unsure about anything 

The dispensary staff (01723) 864553 can answer any other questions you may have.

 
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