SEASONAL FLU VACCINATION INFORMATION (ELIGIBILITY STATUS / VACCINATION CLINIC DATES)
The Flu vaccine is available for the following only:
- 65 years and over
- Pregnant Ladies
- Respiratory Disease (COPD)
- Heart disease / history of stroke
- Kidney disease
- Liver disease
- Asthma requiring inhaled steroids
- A Registered carer
- Weakened immune system
Our vaccination clinic dates are as follows. All the clinics below are to be held at Porter Brook Medical Centre
- APPOINTMENT REQUIRED - FOR AT RISK 65-74 YEARS OLD & ALL OVER 75's ONLY (Please book an appointment at Reception or over the phone for this clinic)
- Wednesday 17th October 2018 - 5.30pm to 7.30pm
- DROP IN CLINIC - FOR CHILDREN ONLY (No appointment necessary)
- Tuesday 23rd October 2018 - 3.30pm to 5.30pm
- DROP IN CLINIC - FOR 18 to 64 YEAR OLDS ONLY (No appointment necessary)
- Wednesday 31st October 2018 - 5.30pm to 7.30pm
- DROP IN CLINIC - FOR 18 YEAR OLDS & UPWARDS, NO UPPER AGE LIMIT RESTRICTION (No appointment necessary)
- Saturday 17th November 2018
GDPR (GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION) - 25th MAY 2018
Please use the following link to look at our GDPR / Privacy Notice page - GDPR / Privacy Notice Information
The Practice has now completed its training for our Reception Staff to become Care Navigators. This means that they are prepared to help direct you to the best service for your specific health needs. Our receptionists are here to help you get it right. The receptionist might be able to suggest more appropriate professionals such as:
- Family Services
- Support Groups
Please don't be offended if they ask you what the problem is when you ask for an appointment.
WHY YOUR DOCTOR MAY NOT PRESCRIBE YOUR USUAL MEDICINES
NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is responsible for buying health services on behalf of people in Sheffield, including medicines provided on prescription.
We need to make sure we get the best value for NHS resources and that patients get the most effective care and treatment.
In Sheffield, we currently spend over £3 million a year on medicines that are widely available to buy over-the-counter without a prescription and a further £300,000 on expensive branded medicines where a non-branded product would have been available at a much lower cost.
Please see the following leaflet and poster for more information.
Patient Information Poster
PRACTICE NEWSLETTER - SUMMER 2018
Please click on the following link to view our Summer 2018 practice newsletter - Summer 2018 Practice Newsletter
WHAT'S GOING ON IN YOUR LOCAL AREA
Please see below for information on local events that are happening in your area/city.
Social Sessions Summer 2017
Community Development and Health Course's
Kids Summer Club 2017
CQC FULL INSPECTION REPORT
Please click on the following link to see our full CQC Inspection Report.
LATEST PRG MEETING MINUTES
Please find the latest PRG Meeting Minutes here. (Click on the Reports & Surveys Tab)
PORTER BROOK MEDICAL CENTRE APPOINTMENT INFORMATION
Please click here to take a look at the practices appointment information. If you feel like you need more time, then please ask at reception for a double appointment
SHEFFIELD PRESCRIPTION ORDER LINE
As of the 22nd August 2016, we will be operating a new telephone service to order your repeat prescriptions. The Prescription Order Line (POL) will be open between 9am to 3pm, Monday to Friday and you can contact them on 0114 372 3000.
Trained NHS Healthcare staff will take your phone call and make sure you receive the medications that are suitable for you as well as the correct quantity of medication.
This will mean that the ability to leave a voicemail requesting your medication will be ceased.
PLEASE NOTE: As of the 22nd August 2016, we will no longer accept repeat prescriptions ordered on your behalf by pharmacies unless you meet certain criteria.
Other ways to order repeat prescriptions
By post or drop off your request at Reception
Via Practice website Online Services - Please ask at Reception if you would like to register for this online service.
PORTER BROOK MEDICAL CENTRE & STUDENT HEALTH at SHU PRACTICE LEAFLET
You can find our practice leaflet here, which will give you a host of information about what the practice has to offer as well as an abundance of other information.
COUGH AND COLDS - WHEN SHOULD I WORRY?
Please click on the following link to find out more information about when you should worry about a cough or a cold.
When Should I Worry?