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Poster for improving access to GPs. Extended access services.

GP and nurse appointments are now available in the East Riding of Yorkshire during the evening and at weekends.  To book an appointment, please contact our reception. This is not an emergency service and you must have an appointment to be seen


Health Professionals

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On this page, you will find details of the various ways that you can consult with a doctor or other health professional. All patients have a named GP responsible for their medical care. Details can be obtained from our reception and patient preferences will be accommodated wherever possible.

You will also find links to alternative services which may be more appropriate of faster. These include emergency care, Pharamcy Scheme, self care - and a range of on-line, telephone and face to face resources provided by ourselves and our health partners.

During the Covid-19 emergency these services may be subject to amendment.

Please follow the national guidance on coronavirus and do not come into the surgery if you have symptoms or live with someone who does.

When making appointments
When making an appointment with Howden Medical Centre during the Coronavirus pandemic you will be asked by reception if you have any symptoms of coronavirus. Please tell them.

If your appointment is about something else you will get a phone call from the clinician and they will consult regarding the problem over the phone.

Patients with pre-booked face to face appointment
If you have a pre-booked face to face appointment with any of our clinicians and have a persistent cough, high temperature or flu like symptoms the day before or on the day of your appointment please do not come into the surgery.

You must stay at home and follow isolation guidelines but ring the surgery to let us know and you will get a phone call from the clinician regarding your appointment.



In the case of a medical emergency DIAL 999

About Emergencies >>>


MInor Injuries may not need to go to Accident & Emergency. Contact 111 for information on local minor injuries units where a quicker and more appropriate service may be available

DIAL 111 


If you have symptoms of covid-19 coronavirus, do not come to the surgery. 

NHS Guidance>>>


If you are suffering with simple a self-limiting illness or condition, other options may be quicker and more appropriate. Your pharmacist can provide advice and simple treatements. Advice can also be obtained from NHS 111 service online or by telephone. NHS Choices website contains a vast information resource and an A-Z of conditions. Helplines and self-help guides are available on this website.

Self Help>>>


Online consultations can be commenced at any time and the practice will respond during opening hours. This can inlcude both medical concerns and administrative queries

Online Services>>>


To book an appointment online and for other online services, please click the link below

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Do not attend at the pharmacy if you have coronavirus symptoms

Covid-19 coronavirus - Symptoms & what to do >>>>>

Local pharmacies can offer free advice and medciations for minor ailments or self-limiting illness - saving you time and freeing up a doctor's appointment slot for more serious illness.

Minor Ailments Scheme Information >>>>>>>
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