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COVID VACC GENERAL INFORMATION 

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT BETWEEN THE FIRST COVID VACCINATION AND THE SECOND, THERE SHOULD BE AT LEAST A 21 DAY INTERVAL. 

 

 

WELCOME TO BARNSLEY HEALTHCARE FEDERATION - BHF HIGHGATE

BHF Highgate would like to invite you to join DoctorLink.  Further update regarding DoctorLink added 14.01.2021

We have been looking at how we can improve access to Practice services; DoctorLink is our new online service where you can access advice and appointments on line.

Registration is simple and you can register here:

https://app.doctorlink.com/highgatesurgery/register 

Further upadte from 14.01.2021 - We are delighted to say Doctorlink can now offer patients the Admin Task functionality, which provides them with the opportunity to request Test results, Referral follow ups, a letter, report, sick note, or something else, all through the Doctorlink App.

For all urgent appointments, we ask that you undertake a symptom assessment through DoctorLink.

The symptom checker will ask you a number of questions to help to identify your problem.

The outcome of your assessment will direct you to the right treatment, whether emergency care, your GP, nurse or self care.

If your outcome indicates that an appointment is required, you simply click on the request appointment link.

Once the request has been submitted, you will then be contacted by the Practice Team, to arrange an appointment within the identified timeframe (as outlined in the outcome of your symptom checker).

The information you provide will be shared with our clinical team (where appropriate) and will assist in providing robust information of your problem to the required clinical team member prior to your appointment.

You can even download the App:

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Barnsley Healthcare Federation is a not for profit, Community Interest Company, we were formed by a group of Barnsley GPs in June 2015.  Our guiding principle is to deliver patient focussed care that improves health outcomes for the residents of Barnsley.

 

The Federation aims to promote and provide high quality health and wellbeing services working with local partners and patients to shape the future of healthcare.  We strive to strengthen the positive reputation of Barnsley in all we do.

Serving You

Our dedicated team are here to treat those minor ailments that occur as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions and clinics covering a wide range of healthcare issues. The technology also means you can now do a lot of things from the comfort of your home such as order a repeat prescription or cancel an appointment.

Partners in Care

Once registered, patients and healthcare professionals work together to ensure the most appropriate care is provided. This partnership philosophy extends even further and our active patient group exists to make sure that patient needs and the practice offering are always heading in the same direction.

General Data Protection Regulation

In accordance with the new European General Data Protection Regulation which came into effect on Friday 25th May 2018 we have to inform you how we treat personal information that we hold about you. Please refer to our 'Practice Privacy Notice' which can be found under further information and 'Privacy Notice'.   

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More choice to access evening and weekend appointments with GP's and Nurses.

 This is a free NHS service and you do not need to register, and is available to anyone who is registered with a GP practice in Barnsley.

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 We are currently accepting new patients at Highgate Surgery, if you wish to register please call in to either of our surgeries where you can complete a registration form.

SUICIDE PREVENTION/BEREAVEMENT

Please see the below documents regarding preventing and dealing with the aftermath of suicide and also bereavement resources

Referral leaflet

Helpline poster

Suicide prevention

Suicide prevention and bereavement resources

 

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