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Evening and Weekend Appointments

We're working together with our neighbouring practices to bring you more appointments when our surgery is closed.

From 1st August 2019 you will be able to see a doctor or nurse on weekdays after 6.30pm, and on weekends at Liversedge Health Centre.

If you need an appointment at these times, please tell our receptionist who will be able to arrange the appointment for you. 

New Patient Registrations

On 15th May 2019 the North Kirklees CCG approved our application to temporarily suspend new patient registrations for 6 months. This means that we are no longer registering new patients. Please see the 'New Patients' page for more details.


REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS

We are now live with electronic prescribing - ask at your pharmacy for a nomination form - your prescription can then be sent direct to them to be dispensed.

Please remember to allow 48 hours for your prescription to be processed before collecting.

TEAM TRAINING

The practice closes every 3rd Tuesday afternoon of the month to enable the practice team to train together - please click on the links below to check the dates.

Patient Participation Group

Click on the Patient Group Link below to see the minutes of previous meetings

Booking appointments on line

You will need a password to get started - please ask at reception.  Passwords cannot be given over the phone.

REMEMBER

YOU CAN ORDER YOUR REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS ONLINE TOO - ASK AT RECEPTION FOR DETAILS ON HOW TO GET STARTED

Sickness Certificates

You do not require a doctor's sickness certificate for any illness lasting seven days or less. Your employer may however require you to complete a self-certification form (SC2) which is available from your employer or on the HMRC website.

Evidence that you are sick

If you are sick for more than seven days, your employer can ask you to give them some form of medical evidence to support payment of SSP (statutory sick pay).

Your employer can ask you to confirm that you've been ill.You can do this by filling in a form yourself when you return to work. This is called self-certification.

If you're sick and off work for more than seven days, your employer will probably ask for proof of your illness. Most employers ask for a fit note from your GP.

However, this will also depend on your employer's company policy on sick leave (or sickness absence). This policy should tell you how many days you can be off sick before you need to provide proof of illness or a fit note.

You could also provide evidence from someone who is not a medical practitioner, e.g. a dentist. Your employer will decide whether or not this evidence is acceptable. If your employer has any doubts, they may still ask for a medical certificate from your GP.

Statement of Fitness for Work - ’Fit Note'

The 'fit note' was introduced on 6 April 2010. With your employer's support, the note will help you return to work sooner by providing more information about the effects of your illness or injury.

For more information see the DirectGov website (where this information was sourced)



 
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