Recent & Important Updates
Closure for Easter Bank Holiday 2018

Closure for Easter Bank Holiday 201...

    Bank Holiday Opening Hours GIBSON LANE PRACTICE Will be CLOSED for Easter on Friday March 30th 2018 Monday 2nd April 2018 Extended Hours Emergency GP Surgeries will be held on...

Gibson Lane Practice GP Earnings 20...

NHS England require that the net earnings of doctors engaged in the practice is publicised, and the required disclosure is shown below. However it should be noted that the prescribed...
Meningitis B Vaccine

Meningitis B Vaccine

A new vaccine to prevent meningitis is being offered to babies as part of the routine NHS childhood vaccination programme. For further information on meningitis B please visit NHS Choices...
Antibiotics Campaign

Antibiotics Campaign

This Winter NHS Leeds North Clinical Commissioning Group is running a citywide antibiotics campaign, targeting patients that frequently visit their doctor for antibiotics for coughs and...
Named Allocated GP

Named Allocated GP

From the 1st April 2015 practices are required under their contract to allocate a named GP to ALL patients including children. All patients at the surgery have been allocated a named...
Missed appointments

Missed appointments

If you are unable to attend for an appointment please contact the practice as soon as possible to cancel or rebook. In February 2018: 104 patients did not attend for their appointment...
News – Repeat Presciptions

News – Repeat Presciptions

Important changes to the way “repeat prescriptions” are ordered in the Practice What is changing? If medicine is ordered on your behalf by your pharmacy or a company, you will now need...
Electronic Prescription Service (EPS)

Electronic Prescription Service (EP...

Electronic Prescription Service (EPS)- Changes from 1st August 2017 EPS enables prescribers – such as GPs and practice nurses – to send prescriptions electronically to a...
Travel Advice and Immunisations

Travel Advice and Immunisations

We are able to offer basic holiday advice and vaccinations however we are not a specialist centre with the expertise that is available at travel clinics, where they undertake extended...
NHS Health Check

NHS Health Check

What is an NHS Health Check? Even though you might be feeling fine, Leeds is offering a free NHS Health Check which is for everyone between the ages of 40 and 74, who has not already been...
Friends and Family Test

Friends and Family Test

Have your say to improve your care When you receive care or treatment within the NHS, you can fill out a short questionnaire to give us feedback that will help to improve local services...
Extended Hours GP Surgery

Extended Hours GP Surgery

What is the Extended Hours GP Surgery? Gibson Lane Practice, Kippax Hall Surgery and Nova Scotia Medical Centre are working together to provide a Extended Hours GP Surgery for all their...
Shingles Vaccination

Shingles Vaccination

Patients who are eligible for a shingles vaccination, based on their date of birth, will receive an invitation letter.  For more information about shingles and the vaccination programme...
Bowel Cancer Screening Campaign

Bowel Cancer Screening Campaign

The bowel cancer screening process helps detect bowel cancer at an early stage, before people experience noticeable symptoms, when treatment is more likely to be effective. Men and women in...

Leeds Care Record

Launch of medical record system will improve patient care  The Leeds Care Record is being rolled out across Leeds with the aim of improving care for people who use NHS and social care...
Bank Holiday Opening Times

Bank Holiday Opening Times

May Bank Holiday Opening Hours GIBSON LANE PRACTICE Will be CLOSED for MAY BANK HOLIDAY on the following days: Monday 7th May 2018 Monday 28th April 2018 Gibson Lane Surgery will be...
Is A&E the best place for me?

Is A&E the best place for me?

You can help your local NHS by making the right choice about which health service to use by simply stopping and thinking “Is A&E the best place for me?” We know that...
Leeds Lets Change

Leeds Lets Change

Please visit the Leeds Lets Change website for advice about local health services including weight management, mental health problems and some free...
Mental Wellbeing and Counselling Services in Leeds

Mental Wellbeing and Counselling Se...

You can self refer to Leeds Counselling Service for low mood, depression, bereavement, anxiety and emotional problems. Please see their leaflet or telephone 0113 8434388 for full...

CQC Care Quality Commission

See the CQC Report CQC Role Poster Tell CQC about your care poster Gibson Lane Practice Statement of Purpose: Statement of Purpose Aims and objectives cqc-september-2016-ratings –...
Minor Injury Units

Minor Injury Units

There are three minor injuries units and walk-in centres located across Leeds that can treat minor illnesses and injuries and give you health advice. You do not need to book an...
Prescribing of medications for minor self limiting illnesses

Prescribing of medications for mino...

We have had an increasing number of calls from patients wanting an appointment with a GP simply to obtain Paracetamol for minor self limiting illnesses. The practice feels this is not a...
Patient.co.uk

Patient.co.uk

Patient.co.uk allows you to search their database of information leaflets on health, conditions and diseases. http://www.patient.co.uk/
NHS Choices

NHS Choices

NHS Choices is the UK’s biggest health website it provides a comprehensive health information service that puts you in control of your healthcare. Their website helps you make choices...
Check Your Symptoms Online

Check Your Symptoms Online

The way you access health care information, advice and services on the telephone is changing. Over the next few months the 0845 4647 service is being replaced by NHS 111 in England. You...
Seasonal Flu Campaign 2017 including children

Seasonal Flu Campaign 2017 includin...

Gibson Lane Practice will be sending invitation letters this year. All eligible patients are now able to book an appointment: anyone aged 65 and over pregnant women children and...

General Practice Nurse Awards 2018 ...

UPDATE Last night was the Regional Nurse Awards were held. Alison (our Senior Practice Nurse) was a top 3 finalist and received a certificate for the Nurse leadership award and Lisa...

DRUG ALERT! ASTHMA INHALERS

DRUG ALERT- ASTHMA INHALERS. If you use SERETIDE ACCUHALER 50MG/250MG dose. Lot number 5K8W, First Distributed: 29 Aug 2017 Expiry date: 04-2019. or VENTOLIN ACCUHALER 200mg.  Lot number...

Well Done!

At the Patient Participation Meeting held on 8th February, some excellent statisitics were presented by West Yorkshire Research and development. 179 patients were recruited in to studies...

Special Announcement regarding loca...

Following the announcement of the closure of Radshan Practice, just to reassure all of our patients & any new potential patients wishing to register at the practice, Gibson Lane...
We need YOU! We need another Walking Group

We need YOU! We need another Walkin...

The Garforth Walking Group has really taken off & the group are now undertaking longer walks. But these leaves us with a problem! We have patients that would like to join the group but...

Change of Address or Name Form

Please print off and complete the Change of name or address Jan 18 and return it in person to any of our 3 surgeries along with the applicable paperwork showing the name change or change...

Secondhand Book Sale!

The Practice supports the Yorkshire Cancer Centre at St James Hospital by offering secondhand books for sale in our Kippax Health Centre. If you have any secondhand books, you would like to...

BEWARE NHS TEXT SCAM!

BE AWARE: SCAM TEXT MESSAGES A patient has received a text from (07860054507) saying ‘that she needs “pay £115 to re:book an appointment by texting 30333 to cancel text...

Garforth and District Walking Group...

Why not joining our Walking Group? It’s a great way to meet new people, get some exercise and enjoy the local area. 12 Mar 2018 – Meeting @ Crusader car park/shops in Garforth...

Winter Newsletter 2017

Newsletter Winter 2017