GP practice to offer advice on non-medical matters

Patients at a GP surgery in Daneshouse can now access more than just medical help.

Tuesday, 3rd January 2017, 3:21 pm
Updated Monday, 9th January 2017, 12:43 pm

Daneshouse Medical Centre is now giving advice on a range of issues including letters for immigration purposes, passport and visa applications, personal independent payments (PIPS) or rebate at a weekly drop-in session.

The single GP practice said it understands how some of its patients may need help with non-medical tasks.

A letter from the centre to patients said: “These tasks can be very time consuming and time spent on filling applications and preparing reports takes your GP away from the medical care of patients.

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“To support both the residents of Daneshouse and patients at Daneshouse Medical Centre, a bid has been approved to provide help and support.”

Anyone living in the Daneshouse area, can visit the centre from 9-15am until 11am. Advice and support is given by various healthcare professionals and other community service volunteers.

For more information contact Danielle Marsden on 01282 423288 or e-mail [email protected]