Welcome to Posterngate Surgery Online
We are a 6 Partner GP practice situated in purpose built premises in the centre of Selby, covering a radius of about 7 miles. We operate one branch surgery in Hemingbrough which is only open part of the week and is for patients who live at Hemingbrough or Cliffe. For details of the branch surgery and its opening hours, please click on the 'Opening Hours' tab above.
We run many clinics for the management of chronic diseases such as asthma and diabetes and offer a wide variety of other medical services including antenatal and postnatal care, minor surgery, childhood vaccinations and well-person check-ups.
As a practice we also take part in occasional research projects.
In addition to everything you need to know about the practice, you will also find a wealth of health-related information in the menu on the right hand side. Please have a look around the website and feel free to send us some feedback.
Abuse of Practice Staff
Most people who attend or contact the surgery are polite and well-mannered with our staff. However there are an increasing number of patients who think it is acceptable to be rude or swear at our staff, the Reception team in particular. This can happen when coming into the surgery or on the telephone.
As a team we are trying to provide a high quality service to all our patients. Most of you will be aware of the difficulties the NHS is facing, and there has been a lot in the press about the problems that GP surgeries are encountering. There is a greater demand with more complex problems, more work being passed from hospitals to GPs and other Primary Care staff but often with no consideration for the time and resources that this additional work takes. As a result the whole team is working harder than ever, but that also means the whole system is under pressure. We continue to look at our staffing levels but recruitment across Primary care is also a problem.
What this means is that our Staff will do their best to help you. But we will not tolerate abuse of our staff including the use of bad language. We have a right to sanction patients who act in such a manner including removing them from our Practice list. We know that people can get frustrated and cross at times, and may act out of character, but if that happens, please remember an apology does go a long way to calm the anger that is felt by the staff who have had to put up with this abuse.
The NHS has a Zero Tolerance policy. We can and will act to support our staff.
Please click on the links below to read more information on the impact of wasted prescriptions and medication on the NHS.
Medwaste poster for GP Practices
Meningitis ACWY immunisations
Were you born between 1st September 1997 and 31st August 1998 or are you aged under 25 years? If so you are eligible for the above vaccination. This is very important particularly if you are going on to further education or university.
You are at greater risk of catching this serious infection in the 1st few weeks at Uni. Therefore it is essential to make an appointment before you go away.
We are being supplied with limited quantities of this vaccine but should have sufficient supplies to immunise all eligible patients in the next few weeks.
We have sent letters to those of you who are in the age group above inviting you in, but we are unable to identify those who are off to Uni so we need you to contact the surgery for an appointment.
Please note that other teenagers will be offered this vaccination through the school nursing services.
For more information please go to the web address: http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/vaccinations/Pages/men-acwy-vaccine.aspx
Please note, if you send a prescription request to firstname.lastname@example.org you will now receive an automatic reply via email which lets you know your email has been received.
(Site updated 18/05/2017)