Following new national guidance on the Covid-19 pandemic, Derwent Practice would like to remind you to Stay Alert, Control the Virus, Save Lives.
The Clinical Case definition for Covid-19 has been updated - if you have developed a new continuous cough or fever or loss of/change in sense of smell and taste, do not come to the GP practice. National guidance remains that you must self-isolate at home for 7 days if you have any of these symptoms. If your symptoms get worse visit 111.nhs.uk/covid-19 for advice
If you have been told to self-isolate because of coronavirus and you need a note for your employer, you do not need to contact your GP practice; the information you need is here: https://111.nhs.uk/isolation-note/
Currently all requests for appointments will be assessed and a medical practitioner will speak to you before arranging a face-to-face appointment. These restrictions are in place to protect patients and to ensure our staff can stay healthy and continue to run the practice. Thank you for your co-operation.
The facility to book appointments on-line has temporarily been suspended due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
The Practice will be closing for 1 hour between 1pm-2pm.
Please follow the link below to the new on-line consultation service that the practice is offering.
GP On-Line Consultations
National Coronavirus Testing Programme
Anybody who suspects they are displaying corona virus symptoms can now request a test through the following link:
Tests will be carried out at regional test centers or mobile units and home test kits can be requested when these are available (currently in high demand and often availability is low).
Tests are only available for people who have symptoms and are not available to children under 5 years old. Some test sites cannot do tests for children aged 5 to 11. If a test site in your area cannot test children under 12 years old, you’ll get a warning when you’re booking the test.
Please see below guidance on the NHS Test and Trace System
Test and Trace Information
Please see the link below for guidance on Social Distancing:
Covid-19 Social Distancing Guidance Poster
Please follow the link below for information regarding immunisations during the COVID-19 Pandemic:
Immunisation FAQ's during COVID-19
Please see the link below for anyone who may be feeling isolated or lonely during the Coronavirus Pandemic:
Ryedale Volunteer Support
Mental Health Awareness
A new website has been launched, dedicated to helping children and young people in North Yorkshire find mental health support.
The Go-To – www.thegoto.org.uk – is designed to be a portal or ‘single point of information’ showcasing the mental health support services offered by different agencies in the county.
With the majority of young people currently not in school and many in isolation as a result of the restrictions imposed on movement to deal with the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, health leaders believe online mental health support for young people has never been more important.
Extended Access Service
During the Covid-19 pandemic we are still offering appointments outside of core hours throughout Ryedale to provide services 7 days per week. These appointments are likely to be telephone or video calls. If you do require an appointment between 6:30-8pm weekdays or on weekends, please speak to reception about availability. Please note that appointments during Extended Access hours may be offered at Derwent Practice or at GP practices in Ampleforth, Sherburn or West Ayton.
Derwent Practice Child Information Poster
Derwent Practice Information Poster
Derwent Practice Subject Access Request Form
The Yorkshire & Humber Care Record
The Yorkshire & Humber Care Record is a shared system that allows Healthcare staff within the Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Social Care community to appropriately access the most up-to-date and correct information about patients, to deliver the best possible care.
The Yorkshire & Humber Care Record Guarantee is our commitment that we will use records about you in ways that respect your rights and promote your health and wellbeing.
If you would like any further information, or would like to discuss this further, please contact us using the details provided below:
Data Protection Officer - 01653 600069
The Yorkshire & Humber Care Record - FAQs
NEW PATIENTS: to start your registration process online please CLICK HERE
To accept your registration we will need to see two form of ID (one must contain a photograph and the other must contain proof of address)
(do not use this form for registering for online prescriptions appointments etc.)
(Site updated 04/06/2020)