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Macmillan Cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support
One in three of us will get cancer and it’s the toughest thing most of us will ever face. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, or a loved one has, you’ll want a team of people in your corner supporting you every step of the way. Macmillan provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care.

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Marie Curie Cancer Care is a UK charity dedicated to the care of people with terminal cancer and other illnesses. Over the financial year 2010/11, we reached a total of 31,799 patients

Youth Health Talk

YouthHealthTalk
Youthhealthtalk enables young people, their family and friends, and professionals such as doctors and teachers to understand young people's experiences of health, illness and life in general. The website feature real-life accounts of issues such as effect on work and education, social life and relationships, consulting health professionals and treatment.

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 Flu Vaccines

Updated 20th December 2021 If you have not yet had your flu vaccine please book your appointment either online or ring the Surgery - we have now had further stock delivered.  

Covid vaccines

 

Update 23rd December 2021.  To date 5217 (86.8% of our total patient population) of our patients have received their first vaccination with 4953 (82.4% of our total population) of our patients also having received their second vaccination.  To date 3852 (64.1% of our total patient population) patients have received their booster vaccine.  We are extremely grateful to our staff and volunteers for enabling this to happen.  Please note that although Clinics take place at Pickering Surgery it is our staff who invite patients, book their appointments, and then vaccinate and provide the administration when you are seen at Pickering Surgery in addition to the volunteers.  We have appointments available to any patients aged 16 and above who require a first dose, any patient aged 18 and above who is 13 weeks or more from their second dose and patients aged 16-17 who is more than 8 weeks from their first dose who require a second dose.  Please try and book your vaccine either through our website or via the NHS app.  Please note although it states your appointment is at Kirkbymoorside Surgery all covid vaccine appointments take place at Pickering Surgery.    

If you do not wish to wait for an appointment locally you can book via the national booking service to attend a mass vaccine site who have more flexibility and availability than we can offer as we are delivering the vaccine programme on top of maintaining our normal work.  Our staff are working very hard to ensure Clinics are able to take place with staff working weekends alongside the volunteers as well as during the week.  Please be kind to them. 

We have now invited all patients aged 16 years and over for their first vaccination.   If you haven't received an invitation please do contact us to ensure we have your up to date contact details and book your appointment.  

We have contacted parents/guardians of eligible at risk children between the ages of 12 and 15. If you believe your child is eligible and you have not yet been contacted by the Surgery then please contact us.  

If you have been invited but wish to decline the vaccination it is really important that you let us know so we can update your records, this saves us sending you any further reminders. You can email voyccg.b82077-kirkbymoorsidesurgery@nhs.net or ring us.   

      

It is very helpful if we have up to date contact details including mobile telephone numbers and email addresses.  Covid vaccines can be delivered at short notice and it is imperative that we contact patients as soon as possible once delivery is confirmed, by providing us with your mobile telephone or email address we can contact patients and provide them with the information needed in a quick and efficient manner.  You can update your contact details using the link at the bottom of the home page.  

Online consultations, sick note requests, general queries and prescription requests

We are pleased to be able to offer to give our patients the choice of having an online consultation when it is helpful and convenient.  You can now send a consultation, request for a sick note, repeat prescription request or general query via our online consultation service here.  Further details are available in the online consultations section to the right.

GP survey results 2021

We are very grateful to those patient who completed the GP survey this year.  We are very pleased that 98% of patients rated their overall experience of the Surgery as good.  It is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our whole Surgery team who strive to ensure that we always do the best we can.  To view the results please click here

The United Charities Trust of Kirkbymoorside

The aim of the charity is to make small financial grants to help the sick and elderly of Kirkbymoorside in times of need.  If you know of anyone needing a little help please contact one of the following trustees:  Mark Brosnan 01751 431452, Tony Clark 01751 431531, June Cook 01751 431160, Debby Richardson 01751 432677, Nigel Richardson 01751 432795, Jo Towler 01751 431229 or Lesley Temple 01751 431237. 

GP Registrar

We welcome our new GP Registrar, Dr Tim Robinson who will be with us until February 2022. 

 

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