Allerton Medical Centre

Westfield Medical Centre

Patient Information

Here you can find out how to register at our practice and read other important information for patients.

You can find out more by clicking on the links.

Access to medical records

The practice is registered and complies with the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018). Any request for access to notes by a patient, patient’s representative or outside body will be ... [continue] Access to medical records

Care & Support

Please click on the buttons below for more information on support groups and services.

Carers

Are you looking after or providing support for a relative friend or neighbour? Are you being helped or supported by a relative friend or neighbour? Your GP needs to know ... [continue] Carers

Child Health links

West Yorkshire Healthier Together – information for parents and carers of babies, children and young people Strep A and scarlet fever information

Complaints and compliments

Due to the ongoing COVID19 pandemic, there are delays to our complaints process, in line with national guidance. You can still raise concerns or make a complaint, but we may ... [continue] Complaints and compliments

DWP supporting reports/letters – PIP/ESA

There is no contractual requirement for GPs to supply supporting statements and there is no resource available for GPs to do so.  We have seen a sharp increase in demand ... [continue] DWP supporting reports/letters – PIP/ESA

Fear of Flying – Prescribing Policy

Allerton & Westfield Medical Centres has taken the decision not to prescribe diazepam in cases where the there is a fear of flying. There are a number of reasons for ... [continue] Fear of Flying – Prescribing Policy

How to register

To register with Allerton and Westfield Medical Centres you will need to live within the boundary for one of the Practices – please click here to check this. Where possible, ... [continue] How to register

How we collect, use and look after your data

As a GP practice we are responsible for your day to day medical care and the purpose of this notice is to inform you of the type of information that ... [continue] How we collect, use and look after your data

Named GP

All patients at Allerton and Westfield Medical Centres have a named, accountable doctor who is responsible for coordinating their care. Your named doctor will be allocated to you by the ... [continue] Named GP

Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

The following services are available to support patients in Leeds: Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust PALS – support for all complaints, comments, concerns and compliments regarding hospital services Telephone 0113 2066261 ... [continue] Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

Patient confidentiality and sharing your information

Your information and responding to coronavirus (COVID-19) The health and social care system is facing significant pressures due to the coronavirus outbreak. In the current emergency, it has become even ... [continue] Patient confidentiality and sharing your information

Patient online access

The NHS wants to give people better ways to see their personal health information online. We know that most people want to be able to access their health records. It ... [continue] Patient online access

Patient rights and responsibilities

We aim to treat our patients courteously at all times and expect our patients to treat our staff in a similarly respectful way. It is your responsibility to keep your ... [continue] Patient rights and responsibilities

Pharmacy First/Minor Ailments Scheme

All pharmacies across Leeds offer a service called Pharmacy First OR Minor Ailment Scheme to patients who are registered with a GP Practice in Leeds. Many pharmacies across Leeds are ... [continue] Pharmacy First/Minor Ailments Scheme

Phone call recording policy

Summary of Call Recording Policy Outline: This summary outlines the practice’s call recording process that is in operation. The purpose of call recording is to provide a record of incoming ... [continue] Phone call recording policy

Practice boundary

Please use the links below and put in your postcode to check if you live within the Practice boundary. You can be seen at either site, regardless of where you ... [continue] Practice boundary

Privacy

Privacy notice As data controllers, GPs have fair processing responsibilities under the Data Protection Act and GDPR law 2018. This means ensuring that your personal confidential data (PCD) is handled ... [continue] Privacy

Removal of patients from practice list

There may be circumstances when it would be considered reasonable, or in the best interests of the patient, to remove patients from our list. This page gives a summary of the practice ... [continue] Removal of patients from practice list

Updating your details

If you change name, address or telephone number, please let our receptionists know by calling or writing to us. Alternatively you can complete the online form. If you move outside the ... [continue] Updating your details

Using this website

The medical information on this website, and on any sites linked to from this website, gives general advice only and SHOULD NOT be used as a substitute for the personal ... [continue] Using this website

Violent or abusive behaviour

We take seriously any threatening, abusive or violent behaviour against any of our staff or patients. If a patient is violent or abusive, they will be warned to stop their ... [continue] Violent or abusive behaviour