We are supporting you in trying to prevent the onset of Diabetes.
We have started writing to and sending text messages to patients who are eligible to attend the "National Diabetes Prevention Programme" (NDPP). The NDPP is for people whose blood tests suggest they are at risk of developing diabetes.
You can read the letter here: NDPP mail out invite letter
And read the information leaflet here: NDPP Ingeus patient leaflet
MORE EVENING AND SATURDAY APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE NOW!
There are now extra routine appointments available in the evening, making it easier for you to get an appointment at a time to suit you.
The practice offers:
A virtual clinical pharmacist service.
This is a telephone appointment for patients who: need to speak to a pharmacist regarding a medication issue; but don’t need to come to the surgery. The pharmacists are able to prescribe and organise prescriptions electronically.
A virtual musculoskeletal (MSK) service
This is a telephone appointment for patients who need to speak to an advanced physiotherapist regarding muscle and joint problems. They will issue advice and where appropriate arrange a follow up.
For either of the above please speak to the reception team for further information on how to book one of these appointments.
A virtual mental health support service (Healthy Minds)
This is a telephone appointment for patients aged 18 and over who would like help with emotional wellbeing. It will provide a 20minute telephone consultation with Healthy Minds Practitioners who will be able to offer support for patients experiencing low mood, stress or anxiety. They will offer support, explore and develop coping strategies and offer signposting and recommend other support services. Please speak to the Reception team for further information on how to book an appointment.
Saturday and Sunday morning face to face appointments
There are now routine appointments available on Saturday and Sunday morning from 9am-12pm available through our extended access service at:
Rutland Lodge Medical Practice, Scott Hall Road, Leeds, LS7 3DR
This increased availability is an extension of the services offered by your practice and is provided by a range of local clinicians including GPs, nurses and health care assistants.
Please note, this is not a walk-in service – you still need to make an appointment. Appointments can be made either via your own GP practice or by calling the extended access team on 0113 221 3540 between 9am and 12pm on Saturday and Sunday.
Extended Access appointments are for routine general practice issues and not for urgent care. If your practice is closed and you are unwell please call NHS 111.
Alwoodley Medical Centre is pleased to be part of a programme integrating Specialist Paramedics working with Yorkshire Ambulance Service into our clinical team. We have worked collaboratively with 15 practices across Leeds on this project which we believe will benefit our patients.
Click here for the scheme information leaflet