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Winterton Medical Practice was set up in 1901 and has served the village of Winterton and the surrounding area since that time. Our branch surgery is located at Burton-upon-Stather. We welcome new patients from within our catchment area.
The practice has set high standards of care and service for all its patients. In order to help achieve these goals, this website provides a wealth of information about our organisation, the services we provide and the ways that you can help us to help you
Whilst modern healthcare embraces developing technology, new medicines and sometimes revolutionary treatments, in our practice, one thing remains constant. Our doctors and staff maintain a caring ethos that places the patient as the focus of all that we do
In addition to GP consultations, the Practice provides a wide-range of clinics and services run by our clinical team for patients registered with our practice. Patients of other practices may be referred by their own GP - either by direct referral or through the Choose and Book system.
WELCOME TO ALL
regardless of age, sex, race, gender reassignment status, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity.
If you take antibiotics when you do not need them, you could be helping to make bacteria resistent to them.
It means that the drugs can no longer kill the bacteria they are meant to fight. Your GP will advise when it is appropriate to take antibiotics
NHS 111 is a new service that has been introduced to make it easier for you to access local NHS HEALTHCARE SERVICES. You can call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency. NHS 111 is a fast and easy way to get the right help, whatever the time.
The following need North Lincolnshire CCG approval:
Carpal tunnel release
Excision of ganglion (hand, wrist, foot and knee).
Varicose Veins - Below Knee
Cubital Tunnel Release
Anal Skin TAgs
Teaching and Research at Winterton Medical Practice
The practice believes that clinical research is important for the future of health services and as such, is actively involved in the National Health Research Strategy. We are currently undertaking the National Institute for Health research Scheme for 2011/2012. This involves varied research into many areas. We have recently been involved in cough studies and nasal swab studies - all of which can help the future development of treatments. We would be please if patients who are invited to partake in any research consider involvement to aid us in successfully undertaking the research programme in 2011/2012
The practice also works with the Yorkshire and the Humber Postgraduate Deanery and annually takes up to 3 GP Registrars who are posted to GP practices as part of their on-going GP training and development. The GP partners teach, debrief and mentor the registrars before and after their clincal sessions. It may be that from time to time patients are asked if they don't mind being video'd in order for the training Gps to assess the registrar's learning and consulting technique. We are grateful for the support of patients who are involved in these training consultations and welcome other patients who may wish to become involved.
Winterton Medical Practice works closely with Hull & York Medical School for the training of medical students. The practice mentors 3rd, 4th and 5th year students. Patients may be asked if students can sit in on GP appointments as part of their learning. The practice very much appreciates the support of patients in these cases. Occasionally, patients are asked to attend for consultations with the students as part of their development. These are performed with the full support of one of the GP partners who oversee the students and patients in these consultations.
SURGICAL SERVICES AVAILABLE AT THIS PRACTICE
Primary repair of Inguinal Hernia and Umbilical Hernia
by Mr S.M. Ahmad - Consultant Surgeon
Anal Skin Tags
Haemorrhoidectomy (Banding Only)
Excision of Symptomatic Skin Lesion
by Dr M Hemadri
Carpal Tunnel Release
Cubital Tunnel Release
Trigger Finger Release
Dupuytren's Contracture (palm involvement)
Ganglion Excision - Hand/Wrist/Foot/Knee
Division of Plantar/Palmar Fascia
Canal of Guyon Release
by Mr S O Shafqat - Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Enhanced Data Sharing Model
How information about you helps
us to provide better care
On a patient by patient basis, eDSM uses a secure computer system that allows the sharing of full electronic records accross different NHS care services.
It allows the patient to decide whether to share information out of an organisation and to control what information comes in to that organisation. The patient's decisions can be changed at any time.
The way information is shared between health care organisations has
undergone change and more improvements are on the way.
Please download the various information leaflets which provide details about health care records and sharing. If you wish to opt-out of any aspect of data sharing please contact the surgery for further details.
Summary Care Record
How NHS Digital handles your information and your choices
Sharing your records
Information about you is used in a number of ways by the NHS and social care services to support your personal care and to improve health and social care services for everyone.
NHS Digital is the national NHS organisation with a legal responsibility to collect data as people make use of NHS and social care services.
The data is used locally and nationally to help with planning, managing your care, supporting research into new treatments, identifying trends and issues and so forth, and is used to try to make services better for all.
You can, however, choose not to have information about you shared or used for any purpose beyond providing your own treatment or care.
More information is available on NHS Digital's website:
WINTERTON HEALTH CHANNEL for a Healthier Lifestyle
Our Health Channel brings you the very latest health advice from NHS Choices
The choices we make about how we live can have a significant effect on our health. Eating a healthy diet, doing regular exercise, not smoking & not drinking too much alcohol can help you stay well & enjoy a long life.
You're never too young or too old to switch to a healthier lifestyle. Children who learn healthy habits at a young age will benefit from them throughout their life. And giving up bad habits can improve your health at any age.
Click to download the Statement of Intent
Statement of Intent
New contractual requirements came into force from 1 April 2014 requiring that GP Practices should make available a statement of intent in relation to the following IT developments :
1. Summary Care Record (SCR)
2. GP to GP Record Transfers
3. Patient Online Access to Their GP Record
4. Data for commissioning and other secondary care purposes
The same contractual obligations require that we have a statement of intent regarding these developments in place and publicised by 30 September 2014.
Please download details of the practices stance with regards to these points.
What are the Fact Sheets for?
The Self Care Forum Fact Sheets for common ailments aim to help clinicians and patients discuss issues around self care within the practice consultation and especially how to handle the symptoms in the future. They provide patients with information around:
What patients can expect to happen (the natural history)
What people can do to help themselves – now and in the future
When to seek medical help (the ‘red flags’)
Where to find out more
Telephone: (01724) 732202.
Fax: (01724) 734992
Telephone: (01724) 720202.
Fax: (01724) 721946
helping to reduce diabetes and improve diabetes care
This GP practice is taking part in an important national
project about people at risk of diabetes and diabetes care
and treatment in the NHS.
The project is called the National Diabetes Audit (NDA).
Information for People with Diabetes
Information - People at Risk
How your Information Improves Care
NEW ROLE AT THE PRACTICE
OVER 75’S CO-ORDINATOR
Who is undertaking this Role?
Sue Zergi - Health Care Assistant has been appointed to undertake this role for an initial pilot period of 12 months.
Why are we piloting this Role?
Loneliness and isolation factor hugely in the health and wellbeing of people in this age category. Social prescribing and sign posting are fast becoming essential tools in combating the potentially devastating effects that can result from loneliness and isolation.
The introduction of over 75’s coordination at practices has seen the beginnings of a safety net forming for the most vulnerable patients. Effective liaison between patients, their families, other NHS departments, and external services, ensure that patient’s feel supported when they need it.
Working closely with the Social Services link worker, will give great insight into service availability in the area, pathway information, and will aid in bridging the gap that can sometimes form between health and social care organisations.
Building a relationship of trust with patients, taking time to explain services and educating patients will be fundamental in securing uptake of referrals to services that are directed at a more preventative outcome, for example referrals to the falls prevention service could enhance and extend a patients mobility and independence.
Referrals to the Wellbeing Hub will be encouraged to improve patients overall health and wellbeing. The hubs can offer support and encouragement to patients to help improve socialisation that prevents loneliness and isolation.
If you would like more information or would like referring to this service then please contact reception and ask to be referred to Sue Zergi Care Co-ordinator.
Fair Processing Notice
Our practice has been asked to take part in a pilot with NICE.
The aim of the pilot is to test potential new general practice quality indicators in a representative group of general practices in England.
Piloting is designed to improve the quality of service you receive from your GP, to develop good practices which can be used nationwide.
If you would like further information, or do not wish to take part in the pilot, please inform the practice manager.
The physio will:
• Assess you
and diagnose what’s happening
• Give expert advice
on how best to manage your condition
• Refer you on
to specialist services if necessary
First Contact Physiotherapists
0800 3 247111