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FLU Saturday 6th October 10am-12noon OPEN clinic (no appointment needed)

OR Book your FLU VACCINATIONS now for October 2018

Our receptionists can book an appointment for your annual FLU Vaccination.

They will be free of charge for everyone over the age of 65 and for everyone who is in an "at Risk" group or who is pregnant.  It is important to have the vaccination as early as possible as the flu season can start in mid-autumn.  The vaccine protects you for a whole year.  Ask the receptionist to make you an appointment with the nurse.

Dr OLIVIA MITCHELL got married on Saturday 15th September 

For the 2nd Year running we were voted the best surgery in Hull & East Yorkshire

Dr Robert Mitchell's North Ferriby surgery was rated the top in the region.  In an NHS England survey of more than a million people, we were rated the best in Hull and East Yorkshire. 

100% of patients polled said that they were treated with care and concern and felt their doctor listened to them.  More than 98% said that the Receptionists were helpful and they were happy with the appointment times on offer.

Thank you to all of our patients who took the time to complete the survey and thank you to our wonderful staff.  Dr Robert Mitchell 11th August 2018

Dr Olivia Mitchell MBBS MRCGP DRCOG 

Dr Olivia Mitchell joined the surgery on 1st August 2018.   She qualified as a Doctor in 2013 and since then has undertaken extra study in Emergency Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Psychiatry and Care of the Elderly.   Dr Mitchell co-authored Orthopaedic Research into hip replacement surgery and presented the paper at the European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology Conference in Berlin.   She also presented Research into Dermatological presentations in General Practice at the British Association of Dermatologists.    Dr Mitchell is an experienced GP having worked for GP practices in Twickenham, Hounslow and Lincoln.   She has a particular interest in Women's health.  She will work together with Dr Robert Mitchell to provide an enhanced service for their patients in North Ferriby, Melton and Swanland.

Have you registered for our Online Prescription service?  

Ask our receptionist how you can register, it makes it so much easier for you to order your repeat medication.  You order online and we send it electronically to a pharmacist of your choice.

4,213 patients highly recommend this surgery

Thank you to all the patients who have completed written questionnaires or who have answered our questions by the end of July 2018.

Diabetic annual reviews & Asthma checks 2018

Please ask our receptionist to make you an appointment during April or May to attend the Nurse clinic for a Diabetic Annual Review or an Asthma Annual review.

The Surgery will be closed for Bank Holidays on the following days :-

 Monday 27th August.    Tuesday 25th December.    Wednesday 26th December.    Tuesday 1st January 2019.

If you require medical assistance, which cannot wait until the surgery re-opens on the next working day, please telephone 111 (NHS 111)


When to visit Accident & Emergency at Hull Royal Infirmary or call 999

A&E departments assess and treat patients with serious injuries or illnesses.   Only visit A&E or call 999 for life-threatening emergencies, such as:

  • loss of consciousness

  • acute confused state and fits that are not stopping

  • persistent, severe chest pain

  • breathing difficulties

  • severe bleeding that cannot be stopped

Many people go to Accident and Emergency when they could be treated just as well and probably quicker at a Minor Injury Unit.   In Accident and Emergency staff must give priority to serious and life-threatening conditions, so if you go there with a minor injury you may have to wait longer to be seen.   It is better to go to a minor injury unit,

Minor Injury Units

Throughout Hull and East Riding there are a number of minor injury units for less serious injuries, such deep cuts, eye injury, severe sprains, minor head injury, minor burns and scalds and  less serious broken bones.

  • Less serious fractures

  • sprains

  • strains

  • cuts

  • bruises

  • minor burns

You don’t need an appointment to visit a minor injury unit. They are run by a team of highly qualified nurse practitioners with a lot of experience and expertise in the treatment of minor injuries. Children over the age of 18 months can also be treated at a minor injury unit.

East Riding Community Hospital, Swinemoor Lane, Beverley 

Open Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm (Weekends and bank holidays - open 9am to 6pm)

01482 886600 

Goole and District Hospital Woodlands Avenue  

Open 7 days a week, 24 hours (including Bank Holidays)

01405 720720

GP walk-in services in Hull are available at: 

Story Street Walk in Centre, Wilberforce Health Centre, 6 – 10 Story Street

Hull. HU1 3SA. Tel: 01482 335180

8.00am-8.00pm 7 days a week and Bank Holidays

You don't have to be registered and you don't need an appointment to access services at Story Street Walk in Centre.  


Pharmacies (Chemists)

Pharmacists are qualified experts who can offer health advice and remedies for a range of minor medical problems, without the need for an appointment.  Visit or contact NHS 111 to find your nearest pharmacy. Pharmacists dispense medicines prescribed by your GP and can offer advice on a range of common conditions including:

  • bugs and viruses
  • minor injuries
  • tummy troubles
  • women’s health
  • skin conditions
  • allergies
  • aches and pains
  • children’s ailments

Some pharmacies can offer additional services including:

  • emergency contraception
  • truss fittings
  • incontinence supplies
  • needle exchange and supervised drug administration
  • pregnancy testing
  • stop smoking services
  • medicines use reviews
  • chlamydia screening and treatment
  • weight management




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