This week is national carers week
A carer does not necessarily have to be a professional, many carers are family members or friends who silently care for their loved ones.
Please let staff know if you are a carer and we will document this on your record
Brierley Medical Centre Patient Participation Group
We are currently looking for patients to join our Patient Participation Group, the group meets at Brierley Medical Centre once a quarter and we would love to hear your comments and views.
If you would like to join either visit the Medical Centre or call the reception team to register your interest .
Our next meeting will be on Thursday 29th August at 12:00pm
Did you know we run a stop smoking service at Brierley Medical Centre. Please ask at reception to make an appointment with our Healthcare assistant who will be happy to help you achieve your goal
Bowel Cancer Awareness
Every 15 minutes in the UK somebody is diagnosed with bowel cancer. Young, old, female or male – it affects us all.
Early diagnosis really does save lives, @bowelcanceruk are raising awareness of the UK’s 2nd biggest cancer killer. You can help spread the word too, find out how #thisisbowelcancer https://www.bowelcanceruk.org.uk/bowel-cancer-awareness-month/
Named GP -over 75s
If you are aged 75 or over you will have an assigned named GP at the practice. This GP is Dr A J Littlewood, this does not prevent you from seeing the clinician of your choice.
Named GP - all patients
As a patient of the Barnsley Healthcare Federation your named GP is Dr A J Littlewood, however this does not prevent you from seeing the clinician of your choice
Accessible Information Standard
The Practice is compliant with the above standard and is committed to recording and meeting the information and communication needs of its patients with a disability, impairment or sensory loss.
If you require any assistance with how we can communicate with you more effectively please contact the surgery.