On this page, you will find details of the various ways that you can consult with a doctor or other health professional. All patients have a named GP responsible for their medical care. Details can be obtained from our reception and patient preferences will be accommodated wherever possible.
You will also find links to alternative services which may be more appropriate of faster. These include emergency care, Pharamcy Scheme, self care - and a range of on-line, telephone and face to face resources provided by ourselves and our health partners.
During the Covid-19 emergency these services may be subject to amendment.
Please follow the national guidance on coronavirus and do not come into the surgery if you have symptoms or live with someone who does.
When making appointments
When making an appointment with Howden Medical Centre during the Coronavirus pandemic you will be asked by reception if you have any symptoms of coronavirus. Please tell them.
If your appointment is about something else you will get a phone call from the clinician and they will consult regarding the problem over the phone.
Patients with pre-booked face to face appointment
If you have a pre-booked face to face appointment with any of our clinicians and have a persistent cough, high temperature or flu like symptoms the day before or on the day of your appointment please do not come into the surgery.
You must stay at home and follow isolation guidelines but ring the surgery to let us know and you will get a phone call from the clinician regarding your appointment.
Appointments with your doctor
Contraceptive Services: Dr Harrison.
Minor Surgery Services: Dr Harrison
Child Health Surveillance Services: Dr Harrison, Dr Nixon, Dr Skeet
Maternity Services: Dr Harrison, Dr Nixon, Dr Skeet
If you are suffering with simple self-limiting illness or condtion, other options may be more quicker and more appropriate. Your pharmacist can provide advice and simple treatements. Advice can also be obtained from NHS 111 service online or by telephone. NHS Choices website contains a vast information resource and an A-Z of conditions. Helplines and self-help guides are available on this website.
During the covid-19 coronavirus emergency our services have changed. If you would like a face to face appointment with your doctor, please ring the surgery with full details of your medicil concerns. A member of our reception team will ensure that you receive the most appropriate care for your needs.
To book an appointment online and for other online services, please click the link below
EVENING & WEEKEND APPOINTMENTS
GP and nurse appointments are now available in the East Riding of Yorkshire during the evening and at weekends. To book an appointment, please contact our reception. This is not an emergency service and you must have an appointment to be seen
Minor Ailments Scheme
Do not attend at the pharmacy if you have coronavirus symptoms