Appointments at Posterngate Surgery
We know it can be confusing to work out who you need to see for a particular problem, so we have produced this leaflet to try and make things a bit easier.
Health care professional
Pharmacist (no appointment necessary)
Minor illness; coughs, colds, rashes, hay fever, warts, verrucae, conjunctivitis, thrush etc.
Minor injury unit (Selby Hospital)
Minor injuries; burns, cuts, breaks, sprains etc.
Behavioural and feeding issues in the under 5s
Follow up sick notes, medication and appointment queries, routine blood forms
Health Care Assistant
Blood pressure checks, heart tracings, health checks, new patient reviews, simple dressings, simple medication reviews, removal of stitches and staples, B 12 injections, blood tests (if you cannot access Selby hospital), application of 24 hour monitors
Smear tests, breathing reviews, diabetic reviews, leg ulcers, complicated dressings, ear syringing, contraception reviews, emergency contraception, hormone implants (non contraception), travel vaccinations, Doppler tests, medication reviews
Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Minor illness diagnosis and management, emergency contraception, contraception, medication reviews
More complicated issues, contraception
We would like to encourage you to book your appointments using our on line or patient partnership telephone services, please ask reception for further details.
There is a self-check in machine in the lobby for your convenience.