Parkside Surgery Important Coronavirus Information
If you have a COVID 19 query please refer first to NHS 111 for advice
Useful Coronavirus Information - Please follow link below
We are currently experiencing a much higher number of daily telephone calls and appointment requests. Please bear with us as the waiting times will be a lot longer.
We are trying to reduce the need for patients to attend our surgery and adding unnecessary pressure to our already busy phone lines, so please use our online service for ordering prescriptions. To reduce the number of patients attending the practice we are asking all patients to nominate a named pharmacy for their prescription to be sent to.
Our processes and appointment system may change on a daily basis. At present we are offering triage appointments only and have stopped all routine bookable appointments with GPs and Nursing team. Patients will need to Telephone call the practice each day for a triage appointment.
Sick Lines For Self Isolation
If you are self isolating please self certify for the first 7 days. As per Government guidance, employers are expected to be flexible during an employee's isolation period. We will not be issuing sick lines for self isolation.
Please see the link below for our latest update regarding the coronavirus infection
Update 01.04.2020: FAQs regarding the very high risk shielding group: FAQs-Patients.pdf
You can also use the link below to be taken to the NHS website page for the most up to date information
Coronavirus-covid-19 NHS website page
Childrens Coronavirus Fact Sheet -National.pdf
Easy to read guidance regarding shielding for patients with Learning Disabilities and other Vulnerable Patients
Important Medication Information
We would like to advise patients with COVID 19 symptoms to hold some medication whilst unwell. The medication included are listed below
ACE Inhibitors – eg Ramipril
Angiotensin Receptor Blockers – eg Losartan
Diuretics – eg Furosemide
Anti-inflammatories – eg ibuprofen
We thank you for your understanding and apologise for any inconvenience the changes may cause.
The Practice may use AccuRx to carry out a video consultation. The consultation is not stored or recorded within the AccuRx system, the clinical staff member is required to record observations and outcomes of the consultation directly into patient records in the same way as a face to face consultation.
Welcome to Practice Web Page
Parkside Surgery is situated in the Grove Wellbeing Centre, York Road, Belfast. Our friendly practice team offers a high standard of patient centred care. In the practice we offer specialist clinics for COPD, asthma, diabetes, hypertension, childhood immunisations, antenatal care, smoking cessation, weight management, family planning and minor surgery. We also have a cognitive behavioural therapist working within the practice.
At Parkside we operate a booked appointment system with the option to book appointments online, allowing 24/7 access to appointment booking. We also offer an Urgent Surgery daily Monday to Friday for problems which cannot wait until the next booked appointment, ensuring that all patients with urgent medical problems can be seen on the day.
The Grove Wellbeing Centre where the practice is situated houses a range of community and health and social care services with health, leisure and library facilities all on the one site. The centre offers onsite parking and is convenient to bus stops as well as free Wifi and an onsite pharmacy and café.
We always welcome new patients. Registration is easy and can be done in person at reception. If you have any further queries about joining the practice please ring 02890164600 to speak to one of our reception team.
(Site updated 01/05/2020)