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There are no steps in any doorway. Corridors are wide enough to take motorised wheelchairs. There is a lift to the first floor. Hydraulic couches are available to assist disabled persons. One toilet is also suitable for disabled and wheelchair users. Outside, we have parking bays for disabled persons.
We are happy to provide a chaperone if this would make you feel more comfortable during a physical examination. Please ask when you book the appointment so we can make arrangements.
Are you one of the main carers for someone with problems related to ageing, physical or sensory disability, mental illness or a learning difficulty?
If so, Please talk to us, alternatively you can contact Social Services may be able to help with:
- Home care
- Meals on Wheels
- Day care
- Respite care
- Equipment and adaptations
- Links with other organisations
- Practical issues such as benefits and disabled parking permits
Please contact: Social Services Adult Team – Coventry 024 7678 5354
NHS Referral Service (eRS)
Formally known as "Choose and Book", this is a service that allows you to choose your hospital or clinic and book an appointment with a specialist from any hospital in England.
For more information speak to our Practice Secretaries or see NHS eRS
Summary Care Record
The NHS in England is using an electronic record called the Summary Care Record to support patient care. All the settings where you receive healthcare keep their own medical records about you. These places can often only share information from your records by letter, fax or phone. At times, this can delay information sharing and this can affect decision making and slow down treatment.
About your Summary Care Record
Your Summary Care Record contains important information about any medicines you are taking, any allergies you suffer from and any bad reactions to medicines that you have previously experienced. Allowing authorised healthcare professionals to have access to this information will improve decision making by doctors and other healthcare professionals and has prevented mistakes being made when patients are being cared for in different care settings.
Your Summary Care Record also includes your name, address, date of birth and your unique NHS Number to help identify you correctly. You may want to add other details about your care to your Summary Care Record. This will only happen if both you and your GP agree to do this. You should discuss your wishes with your practice. Healthcare staff will have access to this information, so that they can provide safer care, whenever or wherever you need it, anywhere in England.
For further information visit NHS Digital
If you choose to opt out of the scheme, then you will need to complete a form and bring it along to the surgery. Opt Out form
CQC Statement of Purpose
This is a Statement of Purpose for Holbrooks Health team which sets out the following information: Statement of Purpose
- The full name of the service provider and of any registered manager together with their business address, telephone number, and where available electronic mail addresses;
- The legal status of the service provider;
- Details of the locations at which the services provided for the purposes of the regulated activity;
- Our aims and objectives in carrying on the regulated activity;
- The kinds of services provided for the purpose of carrying on of the regulated activity;
- The range of service users needs which those services are intended to meet
Holbrooks Health team is a General Practice Partnership based in North Coventry and open to all patients living within our Practice boundary. We work in partnership with our patients and our Patient Group to provide medical care for our patients.
We are a General Medical Services (GMS) Practice offering Primary care services for the diagnosis and prevention of disease. We help patients to manage their health and prevent illness. Our GPs assess, diagnose, treat and manage illness. They carry out screening for some diseases and promote general health and wellbeing. Our GPs act as a patient’s advocate, supporting and representing a patient’s best interests to ensure they receive the best and most appropriate health and/or social care. Our GPs also provide the link to further health services and work closely with other healthcare colleagues. They may also arrange hospital admissions and referrals to other services and specialists and they link with secondary and community services about patient care, taking advice and sharing information where needed. They also collect and record important information from other healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of our patients.
We are a training practice and our GPs are also involved in the education and training of doctors, practice staff and other healthcare professionals.
The standard GMS services provided by our GPs are defined under the Standard General Medical Services Contract.
Our core services include:
- GP consultations
- Asthma clinics
- Chronic obstructive airways disease clinics
- Coronary heart disease clinics
- Diabetes clinics
Our additional services include:
- Cervical cytology screening
- Contraceptive services
- Child health surveillance
- Maternity services
- Vaccinations and immunisations
Our enhanced services include:
- Childhood vaccinations and immunisations
- Contraceptive coil fitting (IUD)
- Diabetes Management
- Prostate Cancer Injection Therapy
- Flu and Pneumococcal immunisation
- Shingles immunisation
- Minor injury service
- Extended Hours appointments (Monday - Friday 7am - 8am)
Our Practice also offers services including:
- Child health and development
- Contraceptive advice
- Contraceptive implants and coil fitting
- Would Dressing clinics
- Ear wax and irrigation
- ECGs (electrical heart trace)
- End of life care
- Lung testing (spirometry)
- Medication reviews
- Men’s health
- Mental health
- Ring pessary replacement
- Smoking Cessation clinics
- Travel advice
- Women’s health
Our Practice provides services which are non NHS and are paid for by the patient. These services include:
- Insurance claims forms
- Non NHS vaccinations
- Prescription for taking medication abroad
- Private fit notes
- Pre-employment and HGV medicals
- Travel vaccinations (limited appointments)
- Vaccination certificates
- Yellow Fever Centre
Good preparation is essential to a great trip! Please read this information and take the appropriate advice before you travel. Some appointments for vaccinations must be made at least 6 weeks before you travel - see our nurses in good time. Remember, some vaccinations are NOT available on the NHS and will incur a charge. Travel Advice Leaflet. Please note: This is not an NHS service and may be subject to change or withdrawal. Appointments are currently available during peak holiday periods but may not be available during other times of the year. Please see Reception for further details.
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe the EU has published useful information for travellers on the European website European Travel
Armed Forces Veteran Service
We have a dedicated clinician who has a specialist knowledge of service related health conditions and Veteran specific health services. If you are a Veteran, please let your GP know to help ensure you are getting the best possible care.
Whilst the advice offered on this page is relevant for most people, anyone with any long term medical conditions or taking medication for any condition should consult their doctor or pharmacist before taking or using medicines purchased over the counter. if you cannot find what you are looking for then please visit the NHS website for more information: http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Pages/hub.aspx
A short video showing you alternatives to attending A&E https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZozBE60kGNk
Diarrhoea & Vomiting (gastroenteritis) http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/gastroenteritis/Pages/Introduction.aspx
Head Lice & Nits http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Head-lice/Pages/Introduction.aspx
High Temperature (in children) http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/Pages/treating-high-temperature-children.aspx
Insect Bites & Stings http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Bites-insect/Pages/Introduction.aspx
Sprains & Strains http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Sprains/Pages/Introduction.aspx
Warts & Verrucas http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Warts/Pages/introduction.aspx