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. 

Millions of patients are putting unnecessary strain on the NHS – are you one of them?

By DocMehay | 08 Nov 2016

Millions of patients are putting unnecessary strain on GP surgeries and A&E departments by seeking medical help for minor complaints such as colds, insect bites and dandruff, according to a report.   Is this you?  Do you decide to see a GP or go to A&E willy-nilly or do you stop for a moment and think? …

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Free & New Counselling Service

By DocMehay | 03 Nov 2016

A message from the BD10 Self Help Centre (on Idlethorpe Way in Thorpe Edge)…. We are offering time limited Relational counselling sessions in 12 week blocks at the discreet BD10 offices at York House.  We have fully insured, qualified BACP registered Psychotherapist  working with us.  Therefore we are offering time limited Relational counselling sessions in…

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New Service – we now have a Well-being Worker!

By DocMehay | 03 Nov 2016

Would you like to see the  Well-being Worker? For things like ·    Weight loss ·    Stress, Anxiety, Feeling Low or Depressed ·    Finance & Gambling Problems ·    Boyfriend/Girlfriend problems ·    Marriage problems ·    How to prevent trips and falls ·    How to stay safe during hot & cold weather ·    Understand national screening campaigns Ask…

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CQC report on Ashcroft Surgery

By DocMehay | 25 Oct 2016

Click here to read this report right now. The CQC stands for Care Quality Commission.   It is the independent regulator for health and social care in England.    It makes sure services such as GP surgeries, care homes, hospitals and dentists, provide patients with safe, effective, compassionate and high quality care.   It encourages us to continually…

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Bradford Healthy Hearts…

By DocMehay | 24 Sep 2016

Do you want to know more about how you can reduce your risk of coronary heart disease and stroke?  Bradford has one of the worst death rates from heart disease in England. That’s why one of Bradford Districts Clinical Commissioning Group’s main priorities is to reduce the number of deaths caused by heart attack and…

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It’s YOUR NHS – don’t waste it. Get involved here…

By DocMehay | 23 Sep 2016

We’re making your local NHS work better for you. Find out more and get involved… Twitter: @NHSBDCCG   #ItsOurNHS Twitter: @NHSBfdCityCCG Facebook: /NHSinBradford Read more at www.bradfordcityccg.nhs.uk

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www.thrivebradford.org.uk

By DocMehay | 22 Sep 2016

New Website to Support Young People Through their Teenage Years The Thrive Bradford website is a new website to help young people (11 to 18 years) navigate their teenage years. It is an easy-to-use website  for advice and support, and real stories from people like you.  The website covers a wide range of issues including:…

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Mindfulness @ Ashcroft for stress, pain & an easier life

By DocMehay | 22 Sep 2016

Tuesday morning 27th September 2016 @ Ashcroft Surgery.  8.30 am til late morning. Come talk to us.   We will be in the reception area.  Find out more about how Mindfulness can help you with stress and pain.  It may change your life completely!    No need to book an appointment.

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The secret to getting fit

By DocMehay | 09 Sep 2016

The secret to getting fit for free is to use every opportunity to be active. Armed with a bit of get-up-and-go and good planning, you can be fitter than ever without spending a penny. Recommended physical activity levels Children aged under 5 years should do 180 minutes every day Young people (5-18 years) should do 60 minutes…

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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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