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The Surgery will be closed for training on Tuesday 11th October from 1pm. We will re-open at 8am on Wednesday 12th October. If you require medical assistance- please contact 111

UPDATE 12.09.22

 

COVID-19 GUIDANCE IN LOCAL HEALTHCARE SETTINGS 

In the interests of patient safety and the protection of health and care staff, volunteers and visitors, the wearing of face masks will be personal choice.  

 

  • HANDS: Wash hands regularly with soap and water or hand gel if hand washing facilities are not available 
  • SPACE:  Give people space (1m away from people is preferable) wherever possible and ensure workplaces are COVID Secure 
  • FRESH AIR: Ensure areas are well ventilated wherever possible by opening windows, etc 

Please watch out for further updates.         

We appreciate your ongoing support. 

 

 

 

 

 

Latest News

Vacancy for General Practitioner - August 2021

Worden Medical Centre is looking to recruit 1 or more General Practitioners to fill a position of 4,6 or 8 clinical sessions per week.

A competitive salary will be offered to the right candidate as a salaried or principal partner commensurate with experience and qualification.

Worden Medical Centre has been an established surgery serving the Leyland population of 12,500 patients for more than 30 years. The practice premises were built in 1993 and we have just had a full refurbishment in 2018, including the addition of 2 more clinical rooms.

We have 2 GP Partners who have worked closely together for over 20 years and 5 salaried GPs who all deliver an excellent and progressive service to our patient population. We currently train Y4 and Y5 medical students, with a long term aim to train GP trainees and FY2 doctors. The GP team is supported by an innovative team of clinical staff and administrators.

We are part of Leyland Primary Care Network and the Practice Manager has a lead role within the network. As part of the network there are currently 4 additional roles working with all practices; Care Home Nurse, Clinical Pharmacists, First Contact Physiotherapist and Social Prescriber. 

Clinical Team: Clinical Services Manager, 2 Advanced Nurse Practitioners, 4 Practice Nurses, Health Care Assistant and Pharmacy Technician

Administrative Team: Practice Manager, Patient Services Manager, 2 Medical Secretaries, Admin and Reception team of .

If you wish to discuss the vacancy further, please do hesitate to contact me for an informal chat – Tracy Williams, Practice Manager, 01772 426441 or email tracy.williams7@nhs.net

Applications can be made by emailing a CV  to the above address.

Tracy Williams

Practice Manager

Job Description

Person Specification


Action Fraud has received over 700 reports from members of the public about fake emails purporting to be from the NHS. The emails claim to be able to provide people with a “digital passport” that “proves you have been vaccinated against COVID-19”. These emails are fake, and the links within them lead to genuine-looking websites that steal your personal and financial information.

How to protect yourself:

In the UK, coronavirus vaccines will only be available via the National Health Services of England, Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland. You can be contacted by the NHS, your employer, a GP surgery or pharmacy local to you, to receive your vaccine. Remember, the vaccine is free of charge. At no point will you be asked to pay.

  • The NHS will never ask you for your bank account or card details.
  • The NHS will never ask you for your PIN or banking passwords.
  • The NHS will never arrive unannounced at your home to administer the vaccine.
  • The NHS will never ask you to prove your identity by sending copies of personal documents such as your passport, driving licence, bills or pay slips.  
  • Your vaccination status can be obtained for free through the official NHS app, NHS website, or by calling the NHS on 119.


How to report scams:

If you receive a call you believe to be fraudulent, hang up. If you are suspicious about an email you have received, you can report it by forwarding the email to: report@phishing.gov.uk. Suspicious text messages can also be reported by forwarding them to the number: 7726 (it’s free of charge).

If you believe you are the victim of a fraud, please report this to Action Fraud as soon as possible by calling 0300 123 2040 or visiting www.actionfraud.police.uk.



 

Lancashire Victim Support

https://lancashirevictimservices.org/

0300 323 0085

Surgery Update - August 2019

Stroke Event - Have your say

St Catherines drop in HUB for advice.

DESMOND - DIABETES EDUCATION AND SELF MANAGEMENT

Please click onto the Diabetes page on the right for further information around DESMOND and diabetes support.

August 2017

The surgery was re inspected by CQC and achieved 'Good'.

You can see the full reports online via the CQC website:

https://www.cqc.org.uk/search/site/worden%20medical%20centre?location=&latitude=&longitude=&sort=default&la=&distance=15&mode=html

 

 

 

 

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