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)

New Notices

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. 

One amazing app: Couch to 5K.

By DocMehay | 06 Jan 2017

Ever wished you were fitter?   Would you like to get there in an easy way?    This app is amazing.  It gets you to be fit enough to do a 5K run if you fancied it.  But even if you didn’t, try it out.  It will get you fitter gradually and makes running a…

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How healthy are you?

By DocMehay | 06 Jan 2017

How healthy are you?  Is it time for a new start. Click here to take this simple test.  We hope it will motivate you x Ashcroft Surgery.

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Gluten-free products are being stopped on the Bradford NHS from December 2016

By DocMehay | 22 Nov 2016

This post is about Gluten-free (GF) products on the NHS. NHS Bradford City and NHS Bradford Districts CCGs are organisations which are responsible for commissioning your NHS healthcare. Commissioning involves decisions about local need and how best to use the limited NHS finances. As you know the NHS is under enormous financial pressure due to…

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All practices in Bradford are being asked to stop prescribing Over The Counter medication.

By DocMehay | 22 Nov 2016

All surgeries and health centres in Bradford are now being asked to stop prescribing what they call ‘Over The Counter’ medication – OTC medication for short.  The other name used for OTC medication is the General Sales List Medicines.  Ashcroft Surgery will also be shortly implementing this – as it is a mandate that all…

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Pharmacies will shortly no longer be able to order your prescription

By DocMehay | 22 Nov 2016

Are you on medication that you regularly take every month? Does the pharmacist  order it for you? Does the pharmacist then pick it up and deliver it to you? If the answer is yes, please read this page carefully. So what’s happening? Before the start of 2017, pharmacies will no long be able to order…

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Was your baby born premature?

By DocMehay | 22 Nov 2016

How can I help my baby avoid infections? What are the most common infectious illnesses? I’m worried – what can I do? Want information about vaccinations   Then click on: http://www.bliss.org.uk/winter “When Leo came home, I felt he was so vulnerable that I didn’t want to leave the house. This made me feel very isolated.…

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If you’re pregnant, get the flu jab.

By DocMehay | 21 Nov 2016

Even if you feel well, you should get the jab to protect both you and your unborn baby. Click here and watch the video.   BOGOF If you’re a pregnant mum who gets the flu vaccination. Baby is also protected for a few months after birth #StayWellThisWinter pic.twitter.com/lwKHVy5i0n — Healthy Bradford (@HealthyBrad4d) November 21, 2016

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Are you cold at home? Need help with heating?

By DocMehay | 10 Nov 2016

Click here to read more.  To access these services or for further information please visit: www.first4contact.org Or telephone 01274 449 660

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Did you know we have Health Trainers you can go and see?

By DocMehay | 09 Nov 2016

We realise that we all have issues in our lives that may affect our health in some way.  We can provide support and access to other services that can help you improve your health.  We can help you feel happier and reduce stress stop smoking, eat healthier, get fit and help manage your weight deal…

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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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