Parkside Extended Access
Appointments Available Evening time
Extended Access is the provision of Parkside Medical Practices core GP services outside of the current ‘standard’ GP hours (8am to 6:30pm).
Extended Access is provided at Parkside Medical Practice and also across 3 other different site locations. See Parkside Medical Practice opening times for more details on extended access provided in the practice.
EXTENDED ACCESS SERVICE – INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS
This practice is part of the extended access service which provides GP, Physiotherapy, Nurse, and Health care assistant appointments from the following locations (hubs) across Bradford:
- North hub: Shipley Medical Practice, Alexandra Road, Shipley, Bradford BD18 3EG
- Central hub: Picton Medical Centre, Westbourne Green Community Health Care Centre, Manningham, Bradford, BD8 8RA
- South hub: The Ridge Medical Practice, Cousen Road, Bradford, BD7 3JX
As a patient registered with this practice, you have access to the following:
Evening appointments (6.30pm – 9.30pm) at any of the three hubs to see one of the following, subject to availability:
- Routine GP appointments
- Asthma reviews
- Blood pressure reviews
- Smear tests
- Blood tests
- Welfare & benefit advise
- Young people's mental health support & counselling
- Physiotherapy triage
Weekend appointments are available with a GP from 10.00am - 1.00pm on Saturdays and Sundays from the central hub, subject to availability.
More information about appointments with the extended access service:
The service is run by Bradford Care Alliance, which represents all GP practices in the Bradford area. Medical appointments are with GPs and other healthcare staff who work in the area; so your appointment may not be with a clinician from this practice.
To use the service we will ask for your consent to share your medical record and our reception staff will explain what this means and why it is necessary. Click here to learn more about how and why we process your information.
Further details of the services and location maps are available here.
Physio First Clinic
Physio First offer physiotherapy triage services. Patients with new episodes of joint pain or aches can be booked into these clinics. If physiotherapy is appropriate then they will be referred for this. Please note that patients who are already under physiotherapy should not be booked into this clinic.
An example Physio First information leaflet is shown in Appendix A.
When: Monday, Wednesday, Friday – 6:30pm to 9:30pm.
Appointments last around 15 minutes.
Welfare Benefits Advice
Equality Together will provide a face to face appointment with a welfare benefits advice worker giving independent confidential impartial advice direct to people about their welfare rights. They will provide basic level advice on issues that go beyond welfare benefits.
When: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday – 6:30pm to 9:30pm.
Appointments last around 30 minutes.
Nutrition and Weight Management Health Checks
HALE will provide health checks linked to offering advice around nutrition and weight management to support improved health for those at risk of weight related ill health.
When: Monday – 6:30pm to 9:30pm. Tuesday, Wednesday – 6:30pm to 8:30pm.
Appointments last around 30 minutes.
Group Sessions - Food Growing and Gardening, healthy eating and cook and eat
On Tuesdays BCEP will provide two sessions for up to 5 people each on food growing and gardening, healthy eating on a budget and cook and eat.
When: Tuesday - Session 1 will be from 6.30pm to 8.00pm, Session 2 will be from 8.00pm to 9.30pm.
Group Sessions – Outdoor Active Session
On Wednesdays BCEP will provide an outdoor active session for up to 10 people involving getting physically active in the local community. Activities will be around walking and gardening using the grounds of Westbourne Green, Lister Park and the local allotments.
When: Wednesday - The session will be from 6.30pm to 9.30pm with up to 10 people in the group.
Please speak to a member of staff for more details