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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Our Blog

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

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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How weather affects your mood

By DocMehay | 16 Jan 2017

Watch this short 4 minute video.

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How Cold Weather Affects Your Health

By DocMehay | 16 Jan 2017

Watch this 3 minute video.

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And one more amazing app: Easy Meals

By DocMehay | 06 Jan 2017

This free Easy Meals app is a great way to eat foods that are healthier for you. You’ll find delicious, easy meal ideas to help get you going if you’re ever short of inspiration. The App Store or Google Play link can be found on here

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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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Counselling, Psychological Therapy & Other Useful Numbers

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

Want to see a counsellor?

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.   Counsellors can help with all sorts of problems including anxiety, panic attacks, depression, relationship issues, sleep problems, phobias, difficult/challenging life events, mid-life crises, post-natal depression/anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and health anxiety.

Useful numbers

  • Bradford Bereavement  01274 771 545
  • Citizens Advice Bureau  0344 245 1282
  • Debt Centre (National)  0808 808 400
  • Guide-Line (12.00 – 21.00)  01274 594 594
  • Mind Centre  01274 730 815
  • Samaritans  01274 547 547
  • First Response  01274 221 181

Alcohol & Smoking

Did you know the latest research says it is NEVER too late to give up; even if you're more senior in years!    When you want to stop, remember we are here!

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

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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!

 

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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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