The Hollygreen Practice merged with it’s practice at the Great Houghton Medical Centre on 21 July 2015. Therefore all patients now have access to appointments at either the Goldthorpe, Thurnscoe or Great Houghton Medical Centre.
Please note that with effect from Saturday 26 December 2015 the practice will no longer be open on a Saturday morning.
The Hollygreen Practice has surgeries at Great Houghton and in the Goldthorpe and Thurnscoe Centres.
The practice can be contacted on 01709 886490 for either Goldthorpe or Thurnscoe and 01226 273888 for Great Houghton.
The clinical team comprises 7 Doctors, 1 Nurse Practitioner, 5 Practice Nurses and 3 Healthcare Assistants.
The other surgery staff includes a Practice Manager, Assistant Practice Manager, Secretaries and Receptionists.
Our goal is to provide a first class service for patients.
We use text messaging to remind our patients of their appointments. However if you wish to opt out of receiving text messages please contact reception.
i-Heart Barnsley – Additional GP and Nurse appointments across Barnsley
This new service is a FREE NHS service available to anyone registered with a GP in Barnsley (whilst some of our practices have Rotherham addresses we stil come under NHS Barnsley Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)).
The service offers additional GP and nurse appointments on an evening and weekends. To access the service you can either:
* Telephone on 01226 242429 and you will be assessed by a clinical advisor. Who will, based on your needs book you an appointment with the relevant doctor or nurse.
* Request a call back via the website on www.iheartbarnsley.org.uk. A clinical advisor will call you and based on your needs, book you an appointment with the relevant doctor or nurse.
The service is open Monday to Friday 10am to 10pm and Saturday 10am to 1pm.
PHARMACY FIRST – MINOR AILMENTS SCHEME
Barnsley GPs and Pharmacies are offering a service that gives more patient choice.
If you don’t normally pay NHS prescription charges, then any medicine supplied under the Pharmacy First Scheme will be FREE.
If you do pay for your prescriptions, then the cost of the medicine should be much less than the current prescription charge.
Your Pharmacist is a qualified health care professional who can help with your health problems.
The Pharmacist will offer you a private space to talk to you about your symptoms. Conditions they can advise on include:
|Athlete’s Foot||Ear Wax||Oral Thrush|
|Cold Sores||Hay Fever||Scabies|
Don’t wait for a doctors appointment – Go straight to your pharmacy
OUR PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT NETWORK (OPEN) MEMBERSHIP
Below is a message form Barnsley Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) regarding OPEN Membership.
The Public and Patient Engagement Team (PPE) of Barnsley CCG are ensuring public and patient engagement is at the heart of its activities, and should be embedded within the culture of the NHS Barnsley and views of all patients, members of the public and service users are equally valued.
By becoming an ‘OPEN Member’ you will have the opportunity to make a difference to local health services and have a voice in the planning of local services. Within the Scheme three levels of membership have been developed depending on how involved you would like to be. These are:
Level 1 – Receive regular Newsletters from NHS Barnsley CCG
Level 2 – as Level 1 but happy to be asked for your views and opinions on local health services via surveys
Level 3 – As Levels 1 and 2 above but would like to be invited to be involved in discussions around a chosen area of interest
For more information on ‘OPEN’ please visit www.barnsleyccg.nhs.uk.