you are entitled to phone 999 if you have a life threatening incident otherwise you should phone the medical centre otherwise you should phone 111 NHS helpline and they will advise you how to manage your problem
if your problem is of a less serious nature you can phone 111 for advise or the medical centre both of whom will be able to advise you how you can be helped - that might include making an appointment in the medical centre rather than going to A&E
all patients now need to have a named GP - by default anyone who does not already have a named GP are allocated to Dr Mathewson - if you wish you can cange your allocated GP at any time to any doctor who regulary works in the medical centre by asking at reception or contacting the practice manager paula davies
if you require a chaparone during a consultation or an examination with either a doctor or a nurse you may bring a freind or a relative with you - if you would like an extra member of our staff to be present please ask - if we cannot provide someone straight away we will arrange a further appointment with you at a mutually convenient time
if your child is ill and under 5 years of age we have a policy of seeing your child the same day - please phone as early in the day as possible if you think you might want to use this service - please use this service responsibly
a new virtual pateint particpation group is being formed on facebook to read about and to participate if youwould like to please click on the following linkhigh lane medical centre
we have a practice based travel clinic which caters for many immunisation needs including diphtheria, tetanus, polio, hepatitis a, hepatitis b, typhoid and malaria prophylaxis - if you require yellow fever, rabies, japanese encephalitis, or pneumococcal b "total travel" private travel clinic whom operate from the same building will be able to assist you
NHS england have decided that by default your gp record will be available to any healt care provider you may be in contact with - you can opt out ot the information sharing but you need to sign an opt out form once signed you need to return it to the medical centre either in person or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can record you wishes and prevent the sharing of your health information
all gp practices are required to declare the mean earnings for gps working to deliver nhs services to patients at each practice.
the average pay for gps working In high lane medical centre in the last financial year was £68022 before tax and national insurance. this is for 1 full time gp, 3 part time gps and 0 locum gps who worked in the practice for more than six months.