Tag: GP

Evening and weekend GP appointments now available

Patients in Leeds are now able to pre-book evening and weekend appointments with a GP, practice nurse or other healthcare professional. NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has commissioned the Leeds GP Confederation to work with local GP practices to offer additional appointments outside of normal GP practice hours. Improving

Got a cough? Get a check

  Lung Cancer Awareness Month is now in full swing across the UK. Throughout November, events will be running across the country raising awareness of lung cancer, so the NHS in Leeds, along with Leeds City Council are reminding people in Leeds: “Got a cough? Get a check”. Many people

South of the River – Paying for healthcare

  The National Health Service is being privatised before our eyes. The latest idea is that we should pay to visit our GP. The free-at-the-point-of-delivery principle of the NHS has been compromised for decades – prescriptions charges, opticians and dental charges, but encouraging patients not to see their GP sounds