Welcome to Ashcroft Surgery in Bradford

Tel 01274 612 279           Fax 01274 618 593

 Opening Times: 8am-6pm weekdays

(except Thursdays closed 1-3pm & Bank Hols)

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Latest events, services and things happening in your area.

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  • Are you on 10 or more medication?
  • Don't know what they are for?
  • Fed up of taking so many?
  • Have some questions you've been meaning to ask?

Then give us a call...

07944 515 915

Please know which surgery you belong to.  We will need this information.

  • Sick and tired of nuisance calls?
  • Both on your home phone or landline?
  • Want them to stop?

A quick registration with TPS – telephone preference service (which costs nothing) will stop nuisance calls and text messages.   It's free and takes no time at all.   Click here…

http://www.tpsonline.org.uk/tps/number_type.html

Who are TPS?

The Telephone Preference Service (TPS) is a free service. It is the official central opt out register on which you can record your preference not to receive unsolicited sales or marketing calls. It is a legal requirement that all organisations (including charities, voluntary organisations and political parties) do not make such calls to numbers registered on the TPS unless they have your consent to do so.

 If someone keeps bothering you, make a complaint through this link

https://complaints.tpsonline.org.uk/consumer

Our Blog

We hope you find some of our latest posts an interesting read. 

New Alcohol & Drugs Recovery Service in Bradford

By dr-mehay | 01 Oct 2017

A new service has been launched in Bradford.  It’s called New Directions and is a confidential drug and alcohol recovery service for adults (including offenders), families and concerned others in Bradford.  We can support you with any questions or concerns you might have about prescription medications, alcohol, illegal drugs, ‘dual diagnosis’ and mental health, steroid use…

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Are you aged 15-24?

By DocMehay | 08 Aug 2017

Get tested! In 2016, over 1.4 million Chlamydia tests were carried out and over 128,000 diagnoses were made amongst young people aged 15-24. Young people age 15-24 experience the highest STI diagnosis rates This is double compared to men aged 25 -59 But it is a whopping seven times compared to women aged 25-29. (Public…

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PrEP is a pill that can PREVENT HIV – enrol in a trial.

By DocMehay | 08 Aug 2017

PrEP IMPACT Trial announcement: community PrEP advocates from PrEPster and iwantPrEPnow welcomed today’s announcement by NHS England of the launch of the PrEP IMPACT trial.  The IMPACT trial will provide PrEP to 10,000 people in England, with the first clinics in London, Brighton, Manchester, Liverpool and Sheffield expected to start enrolling participants into the trial…

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Why you should get tested for HIV…

By DocMehay | 29 Jun 2017

If you feel you are at risk of catching HIV, you should get tested regularly (every 3-6 months).   Why? The test is free. If you are positive, HIV treatment means that you will live a near normal life with near normal life expectancy (in a nutshell – you’re likely to live as long as anyone…

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Want to lose weight? Start eating at the dinner table!

By DocMehay | 23 Jun 2017

Do you ever eat your breakfast, dinner, lunch or supper whilst watching TV?  Sometimes, most of the time, all of the time?   Did you know that if you do two things at once (for example watching TV and eating dinner) you actually pay less attention to one of them.  And in the case of…

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Cyber Attack on the NHS – what does it mean?

By DocMehay | 15 May 2017

Key messages A number of NHS organisations , including hospitals and GP practices, have been affected by a ransomware attack. This has impacted organisations in different ways. In some cases computers have been infected with the ransomware virus; in other cases, computers/servers/internet connections have been shut down as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread…

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Does your child need help with losing weight?

By DocMehay | 18 Apr 2017

Is your child overweight? Are you worried about their weight and the future risk to their health? Want to do something about it? Well now you can!  Here is a list of FREE child weight management programmes available in the Bradford area.  Please ring the number below and sign up yourself.   You do not…

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Are you female and a refugee, asylum seeker or from an minority ethnic background?

By DocMehay | 06 Apr 2017

There is a new project called the Together Women Project which aims to discourage isolation by encouraging participation in activities in the community. We aim to help women who are refugees, asylum seekers of from a minority ethnic background to develop their confidence and self-esteem in addressing any issues they may have by offering advice,…

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Do you think you parent has Alzheimer’s?

By DocMehay | 17 Jan 2017

Here’s a great video… http://video.dailymail.co.uk/video/1418450360/2014/10/1418450360_3816353614001_alz.mp4  

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Counselling, Help with Alcohol/Smoking/Drugs/Debt & Other Useful Numbers

These organisations are here to help you.   Please consider giving them a call.  They'll be delighted that you did.  

Feeling depressed, anxious, OCD? Relationship or other life difficulties? Health anxiety, Phobias or Sleep problems?
Please consider counselling.

Do you have and want help with either your mood, nerves, stress, phobia or any other life situation?    Now you can see a counsellor directly without having to see your GP.   The service is confidential.  Counsellors can help with all sorts of problems including...

  • anxiety, panic attacks, depression, post-natal depression/anxiety, health anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • relationship issues, difficult/challenging life events, mid-life crises
  • sleep problems, phobias

How to get seen:

Do you need help with Alcohol?

At Ashcroft, we provide an Alcohol Service every Tues 9-1130am run by an Alcohol Health Care Worker called Tamara Paul. Patients can refer themselves. Simply ring or email Tamara herself or ask a person on reception at Ashcroft to book you in. Tamara is happy to see patients who are social drinkers, dependent drinkers, binge drinkers and ex-drinkers.

  • Ring her on 07702900654
  • Email: Tamara.Paul@bradford.nhs.uk

Click here to read more

There's also another new Alcohol & Drugs recovery service in Bradford

It's totally confidential and it's free for adults, families and others that are concerned.   Click on the link:

https://www.changegrowlive.org/content/new-directions-bradford

Do you need help to Stop Smoking?

If you are thinking about or wanting to stop smoking, please ask one of our receptionists to book you with a smoking cessation advisor.

Remember - stopping smoking AT ANY AGE has big benefits.    Smoking contributes strongly to lung disease, heart disease and some cancers.

Thing about stopping - it's one of the biggest things you can do for your health!

Basics & Essentials

We've picked some areas which we thing are important for all patients to know about or which patients commonly find confusing

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What's On in Bradford?

Here are some things happening in Bradford that you might want to explore further.

Activities, Groups & Walks in Bradford

Here are some activities, groups and walks that are happening in the Bradford and surrounding areas.  Click on a link.  We will try our best to keep this page up to date.

Fun things & Events in Bradford

Life is for living!   Did you know that there's lots to do in Bradford and the surrounding areas.    And there are new events every week - and many are free!  Click on a link below to explore...

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Our Mission Statement
At Ashcroft Surgery, we simply believe in one thing....
'always trying to do the right thing'.  This means doing the
right thing for our patients, our staff, the community, the city,
the region, the nation and so on.
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