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The National Patient Survey showed in a very good light in all areas and we are in the top 5 Practices in the Wirral, we also secured 100% trust section for healthcare professionals.

The article can be found on the Wirral Globe website.

We want to thank all of our patients who voted for us, it means a lot that you think so highly of our service to you and we aim to keep it up.

Here are some of the comments that our lovely patients gave us:

"100% best doctors and staff"

"Well deserved!"

"Congratulations to a great practice"

"Brilliant, love the surgery, Dr Srivastava is the best GP ever and the team are fab"

"Wow!!! Well done... but no surprise!!!"

"Best team ever"

"Congratulations to all the team. You do provide an excellent service"

Dr Pankaj Srivastava and Ms Srivastava thanked and appreciated all staff for being in the top 5 Practices in Wirral as per national survey. They would like to thank all patients for giving us very good scores.


Over the next few months there will be a drive for over 50 male patients (also over 40 male patients who have a family history of Prostate Cancer) to have a PSA test. This test detects raised PSA levels which could be an indicator for Prostate Cancer, however, there is no screening test available which has 100% sensitivity or specificity. Holmlands Medical Centre has been proactive for this test and an audit has previously been carried out.

Please ask reception for a leaflet with more information which can be emailed to you.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ADVICE


  • To communicate with us (for repeat prescriptions, sick notes and other queries) please use our practice email: wiccg.holmlandsmc@nhs.net

  • Please visit https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/903452/Exemption_from_face_covering_badge_for_mobile_phone.pdf for those patients who would be exempt from wearing a mask. We do not give out letters to these patients.
  • If unwell please call 111 or visit this website

  • If symptoms acutely deteriorate please call 999

  • If you have any Covid symptoms (continuous new cough, temperature or loss of taste/smell) please visit for Wirral.gov.uk/test to get a test
  • For the most up-to-date and thorough advice concerning Covid-19, please visit https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus
    Please read our latest document outlining our Innovation and Preparation during Covid19 at Holmlands Medical Centre, please click on the linkInnovation at Holmlands Medical Centre during Covid19
  • Surgery is still open and working at normal hours. We are still organising face to face appointments for children's immunisations (including 6 week baby and mum check - now done at 8 weeks to coincide with immunisations), pneumonnia vaccinations and cervical smears only in risk categories.

  • All other appointments are telephone and video consultations unless the doctor wishes to see the patient face to face.

  • To support your mental health and wellbeing, we encourage you to use the Sattva Meditiation App, this is an app to download on your phone for meditation      Sattva

  • For any joint pain, including shoulder and knee pain, please visit/click on the link: https://www.versusarthritis.org/about-arthritis/managing-symptoms/exercise/exercises-to-manage-pain/
  • For support with shopping, medications and even dog walking during Covid19, please click on this document:

    Help for shopping during covid19

  • We also have two enthusiastic students who are helping to audit if there is any help required for our shielding and high risk Covid-19 patients. If they do call you, please let them know about your difficulties. They are sixth form college students and not medical students.


If you experience any of the following symptoms, please follow the guidance below:

  • High temperature

  • New, continuous cough

  • Loss or change to your sense of smell or taste

 Testing for covid 19 protocol


You may find the following advice on staying well helpful

  • stay in touch with family and friends over the phone or on social media

  • spend time doing things you enjoy, such as reading, cooking, indoor hobbies, listening to the radio or watching TV

  • do light exercise at home

  • spend time with the windows open to let in fresh air

  • spend time in your garden or on your doorstep, if possible, but stay at least 2 metres (3 steps) away from other people

  • consider taking 10 micrograms of vitamin D each day if you’re indoors most of the day – this is to keep your bones and muscles healthy

For advice about looking after your mental wellbeing, please click the following links:

  We wish you all continuing good health. We are currently fully staffed and operational and here to help you when you need us, Dr PS, and, the

team!


  • Med 3 Certificates- You can self certify for seven days even if you think you have Covid-19 and are self isolating. For periods beyond this up to 14 Days your employer should not request a sick note as you are following Central Government Guidance.

  • Please point your employer to this website and message Rachel Kavanagh, Practice Manager.

  • Please note you and your employer have a duty of care under HASWA 1975 to protect the workforce.


Welcome to Holmlands Medical Centre 

Our dedicated team are here to treat those minor ailments that occur as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions and clinics covering a wide range of healthcare issues. The technology also means you can now do a lot of things from the comfort of your home such as order a repeat prescription or cancel an appointment.

Once registered, patients and healthcare professionals work together to ensure the most appropriate care is provided. This partnership philosophy extends even further and our active patient group exists to make sure that patient needs and the practice offering are always heading in the same direction.


Your Opinion Matters

As a practice, we always strive to do our best for our patients and have received excellent feedback so far. However, we are continually looking for new ways to improve, to make the services we offer even better for our patients. This can only be done by hearing your views and opinions, so please complete the "Family and Friends Survey" and leave a review by clicking here.


We Have Been Praised For Our Services in the Media

We have been recently praised by one of our patients in Wirral Globe for the support and services we provide. We are pleased and thankful to all our patients for recognition and continuous support.

 This is not the first time our patients have posted in the newspaper, in January 2018, similar praise was also published in Liverpool Echo.

 We will continue to provide excellent service to our patient and will learn from the feedback received from the patient.

 Link for the Newspaper Clipping: http://www.wirralglobe.co.uk/your_say/wirralletters/16121408.Praise_for_great_staff_at_Arrowe_Park_Hospital/?ref=erec


What's New?

Ms Rachel Kavanagh has been appointed as Practice Manager at Holmlands.

Friend and family test yielded 100 % results . People recommended Practice and most were highly likely. Practice has seen an increase in number of patient registering back or new to area.

We now have a massive 99% of patients ordering on line scripts which has been achieved since April, it was previously very few 2-5% of Practice patients ordering online. If you would like to also order your prescriptions online, please pop in to surgery for your registration details and download the MyGP app.

Our senior Admin /HCA Shannon will be starting her Nursing training in September. Partners, Practice Manager and all staff have thanked her and wished her good luck.

 Farewell to Shannon


Online Services

Patient Access lets you use the online services of your local practice. These may include arranging appointments, repeat medication, secure messages, medical record and updating your details. For further details please contact the reception.

These services can be easily accessed by clicking the links at the top of the website.

Website designed and monitored by Miss Erica Donnison and Mr Rohan Singhal; who supported with information and guidance on Covid19.

(Site updated 13/08/2020)
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