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Clinical Trial Opportunity


Carers Count: Still Here To Support You!


PLEASE READ: COVID-19 Privacy Notice


Coronavirus - Emotional Well-Being Useful Resources


NSAIDs - Information from NHS England


Research Ready


Suicide Bereavement Service


EPS: Phase 4


Tackling Gambling Addiction


Military Veterans: Let Us Know!


Kirklees Wellness Service


Organ Donation Is Changing


Kirkburton Parkrun Team


Dementia Friends


Kooth - Online Counselling


READ: NHS Constitution


Local Area Coordination


Survivors West Yorkshire - Free Male Counselling


Facebook Page

Kirkburton Health Centre now has an active Facebook page! You can search for us, or just visit www.facebook.com/kirkburtonhc. It is an information page where you can find the latest updates quicker and more conveniently for you!

Clinical Trial Opportunity

There is an opportunity for patients to take part in a COVID-19 clinical trial. The PRINCIPLE trial aims to find treatments that reduce hospital admission and improve symptoms for people with COVID-19. You could be eligible to join if:

  • You have had these symptoms for fewer than 15 days:- a continuous new or worsening cough- a high temperature
  • You are aged 50 to 64 with a pre-existing illness
  • You are aged 65 and above

If you are interested and would like to find out more to apply, visit www.principletrial.org.

Carers Count: Still Here To Support You

Click here to view the message from Carers Count. During lockdown, they are still operating their services for benefit advice, access to social care, emotional support and much more. They can be contacted on 0300 012 0231.

PLEASE READ: COVID-19 Privacy Notice (Updated 08.04.2020)

Click here to view the notice - We may amend this privacy notice at any time so please review it frequently. The date above will be amended each time the notice is updated.

Coronavirus - Emotional Well-Being Useful Resources

Here are some documents with useful resources for your emotional well-being during this difficult time;

Corona EWB resources   General resources   Kirklees services for parents   Kirklees services   Resources

NSAIDs - Information from NHS England

Please click here to read the latest information from NHS England regarding NSAIDs.

Research Ready

Kirkburton Health Centre are 'Research Ready'! Find out what this means by watching our presentation.

Suicide Bereavement Service

The suicide bereavement service is a self referral organisation for those struggling with thoughts of suicide, or those affected by it in another way. People can use the service if they believe someone they care about has ended their own life, even if it has not been officially recognised. For more information or to make a referral, visit www.WYHSBS.org.uk, email info@wyhsbs.org.uk or phone 0113 3055 800.

EPS: Phase 4

We are upgrading to the next phase of the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) which will mean that almost all our prescriptions will be processed electronically from Tuesday 3rd December 2019. Electronic prescriptions help save the NHS money and you will receive your prescriptions in the same you as you do now. Read more about EPS on the NHS website.

Tackling Gambling Addiction

The NHS Northern Gambling Service are a clinical team made up of psychologists, therapists, mental health nurses and psychiatrists. Based in Leeds, Manchester and Sunderland, the service provides access to people with lived experience of gambling addiction who are now in recovery. It is a self referring service for those struggling, or family members that are concerned. For more information, search online: "NHS Northern Gambling Service" or to refer, telephone 0300 300 1490 or email referral.ngs@nhs.net.

Military Veterans: Let Us Know!

Have you ever served in the Armed Forces? If so, please let us know! We can add this information to your clinical records so that the next time you come to the surgery, we are aware of your past. If you are a family member of a military veteran, we can also add this to your record. The NHS has a duty to meet the health commitments of the Armed Forces Covenant. To find out more about this, visit www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/militaryhealthcare.

You may be deaf or hard of hearing. For information on how to customise your home to tailor needs, visit 'Your At Home Team' - https://www.yourathometeam.com/deaf-or-hard-of-hearing-home-improvements/

Kirklees Wellness Service

The Kirklees Wellness Service is a self-referring scheme for people to improve on their health and wellbeing. The Wellness Service offers a planned programme to push you in the right direction. It is for people aged 18 or over living in Kirklees, who want to make a change to their lifestyle. The service helps people to improve their mood and boost their confidence, improve mental health and emotional wellbeing, manage long term conditions and increase physical activity. To find out more information, visit their website: https://www.kirklees.gov.uk/beta/health-and-well-being/wellness.aspx. To self refer, you will need to complete the form, which can be found by clicking the link above.

Organ Donation Is Changing

Unless you choose to opt out, you will be considered to have agreed to be an organ donor when you die. To find out more about your choices, including how to opt out: visit organdonation.nhs.uk or call 0300 303 2094.

Kirkburton Parkrun Team

Parkrun 01.06.19

We are now an affiliated parkrun practice! Parkrun is a collection of 5-kilometre running events that take place every Saturday morning at over 1,400 locations in twenty-three countries across five continents. Junior Parkrun is a spin-off event that provides a 2 kilometres run for children aged 4–14 weekly on a Sunday morning. For more information, visit www.parkrun.com

Dementia Friends

Please click here to view dates for Dementia Friends information sessions.

Kooth - Online Counselling

Kooth is a free, safe and anonymous online counselling and support service. You can chat to counsellors, read articles written by young people and join live moderated forums. To find out more, visit www.kooth.com or click here to see their poster.

NHS Constitution

Here is a link to the NHS Constitution Handbook for 2019: The Handbook to the NHS Constitution 2019

You can also see NHS Constitution WEB: NHS Constitution WEB

Local Area Coordination - Making Life Better

A Local Area Coordinator is now working in your area to help people find a way to make their life better with the help and support of their communities. We can take time to listen and get to know you, help you visualise a good life, help you access relevant information and advice, help you discover your strengths, skills, talents and abilities, help you to stay strong and be heard, help you find practical solutions to issues and support you to become more connected and active in your community.

For further information, please visit www.kirklees.gov.uk/localareacoordination or contact your Local Area Coordinator: Laura Wellington (Kirkburton, Shelley and Skelmanthorpe) - laura.wellington@kirklees.gov.uk or telephone 07528 252294 / 01484 221000 (ext 76641)

Survivors West Yorkshire - Free Male Counselling

Survivors West Yorkshire (SWY) and its male-focused Ben's Place online trauma-informed counselling service is survivor-led and focused. Its vision is to support the development of a range of evidence-based services that are gender-informed and accessible across West Yorkshire.

Their aim is to create a specialist service which easily connects survivors and their supporters to professional services that work well for them. The focus is on internet support whilst exploring and developing new off-line options for survivors. For more information, visit their website: https://survivorswestyorkshire.org.uk/

Poster: Survivors West Yorkshire

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