Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for 1 of 4 reasons:
Important - These 4 reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
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Ampleforth SurgeryTel: 01439 788215
Hovingham SurgeryTel: 01439 788215
M.B., Ch.B. 1994, M.R.C.G.P. Distinction 1998
Dr Black has been with the practice since 2000. He offers a full general practice service and has a special interest in minor surgery, ophthalmology, hypertension, heart disease, respiratory medicine and Ear, Nose & Throat.
BSc, University of St Andrews, M.B. Ch. B. (University of Manchester) 1995, MRCGP 2000, DFFP 1999, D.R.C.O.G. 1999, Certificate in Management of Drugs Misuse 2003, Diploma course in Management of Diabetes 2004.
Dr Howlett has a special interest in heart disease and diabetes as well as contraception, offering full range of contraception services. She joined the practice in 2013, previously working locally and in rural Scotland.
Dr Jacobs is currently covering Dr Rusby's maternity leave.
RCGP, MBBS with distinction 2009 (Newcastle), BA (Hons) 1999 (Newcastle)
Dr Jimenez provides a full range of GP services including minor surgery. Her particular areas of interest include dermatology and mental health. She is currently studying for a postgraduate Diploma in Dermatology. Before joining the team at Ampleforth & Hovingham Surgeries she worked as a GP Registrar in Newcastle, Northumberland and Cleveland.
BScHons MedSci (University of St Andrews) 2008, MBChB (University of Manchester) 2011, MRCGP 2016
Dr Rusby joined the practice in 2018 having trained and worked locally in Northallerton and Ripon. Dr Rusby provides a full range of GP services and her particular areas of interest include mental health and women's health.
Dr Rusby is currently on maternity leave.
Advanced Nurse Practitioner/Head Nurse
Ann provides daily appointments and is qualified to diagnose medical problems, order treatments, prescribe medications, and make referrals for a wide range of acute and chronic medical conditions.
Fiona Amer Rebecca Anlauf
Our practice nurses provide care for patients with chronic conditions such as asthma, diabetes and hypertension. They can also offer advice on immunisations required for foreign travel.
Karen Stubbings Caroline Bellwood
Our healthcare assistants can take blood and perform hypertension reviews.
The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
Our Patient Services Team are here to help you. They answer the phone, deal with enquiries and their job is very demanding so please be patient. If you wish to speak to a member of the Patient Services Team in confidence please let them know that you would like to talk to them away from the desk.
Our secretaries and administrators are responsible for preparing letters and other patient related correspondence, and handling referral and general queries. They also liaise with hospitals and other health care providers.
Our Physician Associate is a medically trained healthcare professional who works alongside our GPs and other members of the Practice team to provide a range of patient care.
Our dispensers are responsible for dispensing from the on-site dispensary at Ampleforth Surgery. They can help with any questions you may have about your repeat medication.
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