Welcome to Chevin Medical Practice

We are a large training General Practice with three surgeries, providing a range of primary healthcare services to over 19,000 patients living in Otley, Bramhope, Pool and surrounding areas.

This website provides useful information about us and how to access our services in the most appropriate way for your needs.

Spring Bank Holiday Closure

Please be aware that the surgery will be closed  on Monday the 27th of May and will not re-open until Tuesday the 28th of May at 8am.

Should you require any medical assistance, please contact 111 or in cases of emergency please dial 999. You can check the chemists opening times here.

We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

eReception - New Service Available

 

Instead of ringing Reception
you can now contact us for routine matters via

eReception

from your computer, tablet or smartphone

Bowel Cancer Screening Programme

Screening can help detect cancer at an early stage, when it's easier to treat. Bowel cancer screening involves having tests to check if you have or are at risk of bowel cancer and it is offered to people aged 55 or over.

The Public Health England National General Practice Profiles show that for the past 30 months ending in 2018/19, 58.8% of people eligible for bowel screening in Leeds, completed the test. You can find more information about the bowel cancer and the screening programme by downloading this document.

Additional Evening & Weekend Appointments

Chevin Medical practice now offers a wide range of care services 7 days a week including bank holidays. This increased availability enhances the service offered by our practice and is provided by a range of local clinicians including GPs, Nurses and Healthcare Assistants. Additional appointments with Pharmacists, Mental Health practitioners and Physiotherapists are available in the evening and at the weekends. More information on how to arrange these appointments are available here.

 

Friends and Family Test

We welcome patient feedback to tell us what we are doing right and what we can improve.

Please send us your feedback using the contact  us option on our website, alternatively you can post or email the form to us. Thank you

Measles Outbreak

Public Health England is advising the public to ensure they have had 2 doses of MMR vaccine after outbreaks of measles are confirmed across England. We are bringing this to your attention as we encourage our patients to have the MMR vaccine. You can find more information and advice about the measles outbreaks accross England on the Nhs website and also in the media.

Please speak to a Practice Nurse if you need any further advice. 

Sign-up for Online Services

The Practice is always looking for ways to simplify your engagement with us. We encourage you to register for our Online Services which will enable you to book and cancel appointments, order repeat prescriptions and handle additional tasks without having to call us or wait in a queue. The NHS App will be launched in early 2019 and make this even easier.

We would also ask you to provide us with up-to-date mobile phone numbers and email addresses, so that you can receive free text messages regarding your appointments, medical reviews and vaccinations, and changes to our services.

Over-the-counter medicines, changes to prescribing

Did you know in 2017-2018 we spent £3.2 million on prescribing over-the-counter medicines in Leeds?

And across England, in the year prior to June 2017, the NHS spent approximately £569 million on prescriptions for medicines which can be purchased over the counter from a pharmacy and other outlets such as supermarkets.

To help ensure we make the best use of our budget we have now implemented national guidance (issued by NHS England) and are asking GPs not to routinely prescribe over-the-counter medicines for a range of minor health concerns. Instead we are asking local people to buy over-the-counter medicines from their local pharmacy or supermarket.

Please help the NHS to use the resources sensibly. You can find more information here and here.