We were voted the best surgery in Hull & East Yorkshire
Dr 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 and 229th out of over 7,000 GP surgery nationwide. 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 July 2017.
ANNUAL FLU VACCINATIONS 2018
Flu Vaccinations will be available from late September 2018. 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 or attend without an appointment at the WALK IN CLINICS (dates to be announced soon)
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.
3,368 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 February 2017.
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 7th May. Monday 28th May. 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)
IF YOU HAVE A LIFE THREATENING MEDICAL EMERGENCY CONTACT THE AMBULANCE SERVICE ON 999.
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
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
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)
Goole and District Hospital Woodlands Avenue
Open 7 days a week, 24 hours (including Bank Holidays)
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.
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 www.nhs.uk 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
aches and pains
Some pharmacies can offer additional services including:
needle exchange and supervised drug administration
stop smoking services
medicines use reviews
chlamydia screening and treatment