News

Dr Amanda Rosario

Amanda left the practice at the end of December 2020. She has been a fantastic part of our team and we wish her well for the future. Amanda has been at Foxhill since 1997 and will be truly missed by all her colleagues and patients alike.

Mandy Neville, Practice Manager

Mandy retired at the end of December 2020 after almost 18 years’ service. We wish her a long and happy retirement. We have appointed Mrs Marie Wragg as our new Business Manager. 

Dr Rachel Walsh

Dr Rachel Walsh left the practice at the end of February 2021. She has been a valued team member for over 19 years and we wish her all the best for the future. We are missing her already. 

Covid 19 Vaccination Programme Update

We are contacting patients to book them into a covid-19 vaccination clinic in accordance with the criteria set by the Government.

As of 15 February, the covid-19 vaccine is being given to:

  • people aged 65 and over
  • people who are at high risk from coronavirus (clinically extremely vulnerable)
  • people who are at moderate risk from coronavirus (clinically vulnerable)
  • people who live or work in care homes
  • health and social care workers

 

More information can be found on the CCG’s website in the Frequently Asked Questions section https://www.sheffieldccg.nhs.uk/Your-Health/covid-19-vaccine-faqs.htm

Contact Information for COVID vaccinations

If you have not yet been invited for your COVID vaccination it may be due to your records not having an up to date mobile telephone number and / or you have not consented to receiving SMS text messages.

Please ensure that your details are correct, this can be done the following ways:

  1. Online if you are registered as an online user
  2. by completing an online form through the website https://www.foxhillmedicalcentre.co.uk/update-your-patient-record

Covid 19 Germ Defence - Information for patients

 

The following website will help you find out how to protect yourself. After a bit of practice the ideas and advice in Germ Defence will become habits and they will help protect you from coronavirus - and other germs in the future:

www.germdefence.org

 

COVID-19 Vaccination Evidence

Your General Practice is unable to offer you a certification of COVID vaccination, a vaccination passport or a letter to prove you have been vaccinated against COVID-19.

These proof of vaccination documents have not yet been developed and as such cannot be provided by your GP.  As soon as we have further information we will share it with you.

Information / Updates

Mr Tom Hewitt, Operations Manager

Mr Tom Hewitt left the practice at the end of January 2021. We have appointed Miss Keren Cheverton as our new Operations Manager

Appointments

We receive many complaints regarding insufficient number of GP appointments. Going forward Foxhill will provide 158 hours of GP time which is the equivalent of 4.6 whole time equivalent (WTE) GPs. A practice of our size would be expected to have 3.5WTE.  We provide 396 GP appointments where the 'recommended/average' would be 336 for a practice of our size.  If you experience a problem in booking an appointment, this is likely due to high demand rather than provision of service. If you remain dissatisfied with the service please direct the complaint to your local MP.