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Tong Medical PracticeTel: 01274 683331
Holmewood Health Centre Tel: 01274 681103
This website has been developed to enable you to receive the best possible care from the Practice. We have a team of dedicated doctors and other health professionals available for your care. If you do have any problems or ideas for improvement, please do not hesitate to speak to a receptionist first.
Tong Medical Practice sets measurable standards that take into account our responsibility for delivering national and local priorities in health care. These standards are reviewed regularly and we monitor our performance against the standards set by clinical audits.
The Practice is fully accessible for disabled people with suitable toilet facilities. A wheelchair is available and staff are happy to help patients with access. Please advise the Receptionist if you will require the wheelchair or help when you book your Appointment.
This Practice believes the culture of an organisation to be inherent. The culture of this Practice is consideration; consideration of our patients, their health, their future and the Practice Staff that will determine the direction by converting strategic vision into operational reality.
NEW PHYSIOTHERAPY SERVICE AVAILABLE AT THE PRACTICE
Did you know we now have a specialist Physiotherapy service operating from this practice?
What will they be able to do:
How to Book:
Anticoagulation Clinic (Warfarin)
This clinic is run by a specialist nurse. This provides a monitoring service for patients on warfarin and other anticoagulants. Clinics are held by appointment at the Highfield Health Centre (Tong Medical Practice) every Thursday.
This clinic is run by GPs and Midwives for pregnant women.
This clinic is run by Sister P Kontos (Practice Nurse) for over 5 year olds to establish diagnosis, check inhaler technique, monitor treatment and offer advice and support.
This clinic is run for the Mother and Baby check. Baby will have its 1st immunisations and 8 Week Check. Post Natal checks can be booked with Anne Petty from 6 weeks after giving birth.
Blood Pressure & 24 Hour BP Monitoring
Our hypertension clinic is run by OUR HCA'S (Healthcare Assistants).
Chaperone and Interpreter Services
The practice offers a chaperone service to both male and female patients. No prior arrangements are necessary. The practice also offers an interpretation service, but it is by prior arrangement or by telephone link for emergencies.
Chronic Kidney Disease
This Clinic is run by a Practice Nurse with specialist knowledge to advise and monitor patients with this condition.
COPD – Spirometry
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Management, this clinic is run by our Practice Nurse and Senior Healthcare Assistant.
Coronary Heart Disease
This clinic is run by a Practice Nurse with specialist knowledge to advise and monitor patients with this condition.
The diabetes management clinic is run by Sister P Kontos (Practice Nurse)
This service is carried out by our HCA's but you must be seen by a GP or Advanced Nurse Practitioner first for them to ascertain that syringing is necessary/appropriate.
An electrocardiogram is used to detect abnormal heart rhythms and to investigate the cause of chest pains. This test is performed by Snr HCA V Fold or HCA C Thompson (Healthcare Assistants)
The Epilepsy Clinic is run by our Practice Nurses.
Children's immunisations are administered by our Practice Nurses.
Minor Wounds and Removal of Stitches and Staples
We hold 2 Clinics each week (Tuesday morning and Friday afternoon) to perform this service. Please contact the Surgery to arrange an appointment.
Sexual Health & Contraception
Unfortunately, we no longer provide sexual health clinics. Please contact Locala on 0303 3309500 and they will advise you further.
We do offer coil and implant fittings/removals. Please contact the surgery to make an appointment.
Smear Tests (Cervical Screening)
Smear tests are carried out by our Practice Nurses.
Unfortunately, we no longer provide this service at the Practice. For advice and help on quitting smoking, call 01274 437700, they will advise you further.
Breast Feeding Support / Advice
Children’s Sleep Disorder clinic
Continence Advice and Assessment
Locality Baby Clinics
Parenting Programme with CAMHS
Post Natal Depression Support
Smoking Cessation Advice
Speech & Language Programme
PLEASE NOTE THAT FROM 1ST JULY 2019 THERE WILL NO LONGER BE A DROP IN CLINIC HELD AT TONG MEDICAL PRACTICE ON A THURSDAY MORNING. THIS WILL BE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. PLEASE CONTACT YOUR HEALTH VISITOR ON 01274 221223
Leg Ulcer management
Community Matrons & Case Managers
We have a diabetic Dietician who attends the Surgery once a month to offer dietary advice to our diabetic Patients. Please speak to a member of the nursing staff or doctor if you would like to see the Dietician.
A GP with Special Interest(GPwSI) in Epilepsy runs an outreach clinic here every week.
Holmewood Advice Service
Mental Health Services
We have a permanent Podiatrist based here full time called Tom Morgan. He is a Senior Podiatrist employed by Bradford District Care Trust, the Podiatry Appointments are by referral only and are managed centrally by the Administration Hub, which you can contact on 01274 251777.
Talking Therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:
The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our Reception Staff will be happy to advise you about them along with Appointment availability.
We charge £20.00 for a private "to whom it may concern" letter which is payable in advance. There is a 1 to 2 week time frame for a letter to be completed.
Unfortunately, this service is no longer held at the surgery.
Should you require contraception and sexual health service please ring Locala on 0303 3309500 and they will be able to help you further.
Our meeting rooms are able to provide the perfect venue for meetings, conferences and presentations.
A light and airy environment with a large board room style table including air conditioning.
Layouts available in this room: • Conference Style - Ideal for groups with heavy discussion and a need to write or refer to materials.
• Theatre Style - Ideal for groups that do not have much discussion or do not have to write or refer to material. • Group Discussion Style - Ideal for groups with heavy discussion and no need to write or refer to materials.
Health Education Room
Seats a small number in a relaxed atmosphere.
Layouts available in this room: • Theatre Style - Ideal for groups that do not have much discussion or do not have to write or refer to material. • Group Discussion Style - Ideal for groups with heavy discussion and no need to write or refer to materials.
We have a number clinical consultation rooms available either for day let or long term.
For enquiries and room rates, contact Perdy Gill 01274 683331 or email Perdy.Gill2@bradford.nhs.uk
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If you have a information or communication need, please let Reception know and we can quickly update your records to show this requirement.
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