Recent & Important Updates
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 June 2017: 94 patients did not attend for their appointment with a...
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...
Winter Emergency GP Surgery

Winter Emergency GP Surgery

What is the Winter Emergency GP Surgery? Gibson Lane Practice, Kippax Hall Surgery and Nova Scotia Medical Centre are working together to provide a Winter Emergency GP Surgery for all...
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

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...
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...

SystmOnLine- instructions and about...

SystmOnLine allows patients to book Doctor appointments, order repeat prescription or view certain personal patient records using a computer or certain smartphones via an...
When should I worry? Your Guide to Coughs, Colds, Earache and Sore Throats

When should I worry? Your Guide to ...

‘When Should I Worry?’ is a booklet developed to provide information for parents about the management of respiratory tract infections (coughs, colds, sore throats, and ear...
Healthy Lifestyle Services

Healthy Lifestyle Services

Back in December Healthy Lifestyle Services were rolled out across several surgeries in our area. So far they have been a great success with nearly all the classes having full attendance;...

Gibson Lane Practice GP Earnings 20...

   Gibson Lane Practice GP Earnings 2015/16 Gibson Lane Practice GP earnings 2015-16...

Spring Newsletter

Please click on the link to view our  Spring...

Patient Annual Survey Results &...

  Thanks to all our patients that completed the annual patient survey.  The results & our action plan can be seen via the link below: patient report and action plan 2016...

PharmacyFirst.

Don’t wait for a doctors appointment. Go straight to your pharmacy Local pharmacies (except Boots) are offering a new service which gives you more choice and easier access when...

HEALTHPOD & Blood Pressure mac...

Kippax Gibson Lane Practice now has a HealthPod.  This machine collects various patient data as well as being a blood pressure machine and records weight, with all data being placed...

Ordering Prescriptions On Line

Please click on the link below to assess our PDF guide on how to order repeat prescriptions using our on line services. Online Prescriptions Instructions If you like to register for on...

Getting Help For Domestic Violence

Find out where to get help if you’re experiencing domestic violence. Domestic violence, also called domestic abuse, includes physical, emotional and sexual abuse in couple...