Welcome to Parkfield Medical Practice
With patient’s needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.
We hope you enjoy having a look around the site and familiarising yourself with some of the online features such as ordering a repeat prescription.Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know via our feedback function.
Changes to the Practice’s opening times from the 1st of April 2018
In addition to our usual opening times the practice can now offer our patients an extended service outside of the normal working hours.
Appointments after 6.30pm each weeknight
Appointments on weekdays between 6.30pm-8.00pm will be available every weekday at :-
Pennfields Health Centre, Upper Zoar Street, Wolverhampton, WV3 0JH (near McDonalds/Penn Road)
These appointments will be bookable by our reception team via our shared computer system
Appointments at weekends
Saturday: Appointments available at Penfield’s Health Centre from 8.00am – 2.00pm
Sunday: appointments available from 9.00am – 1.00pm
Available for all Parkfield Medical Practice patients, please enquire at reception.
- Type of appointments usually available : GP, Nurse Practitioner, Nurse, Clinical Pharmacist and Health Care Assistant
- If you are attending for a dressing, please ensure you have been given a prescription by your nurse and you take your dressing with you, as no additional dressing are available from Penfield’s Health Centre
In line with most GP Practices nationally, we are experiencing an unprecedented demand on our services.
We have reviewed the appointment system for December and January in order to manage the expected peak demand with winter pressures. As such, with effect from 17th December 2018 to 7th January 2019, GP appointments will be “on the day” booking.
CHRISTMAS ARRANGEMENTS 2018
MONDAY 17th DECEMBER – NORMAL SURGERY
TUESDAY 18th DECEMBER – NORMAL SURGERY
WEDNESDAY 19th DECEMBER– NORMAL SURGERY
THURSDAY 20th DECEMBER – NORMAL SURGERY
FRIDAY 21st DECEMBER – NORMAL SURGERY
*SATURDAY 22nd DECEMBER – NORMAL SURGERY
SUNDAY 23rd DECEMBER - CLOSED
MONDAY 24th DECEMBER – 8AM – 6.30PM
TUESDAY 25TH DECEMBER – CLOSED
WEDNESDAY 26th DECEMBER – CLOSED
THURSDAY 27th DECEMBER – NORMAL SURGERY
FRIDAY 28th DECEMBER – NORMAL SURGERY
*SATURDAY 29th DECEMBER – NORMAL SURGERY
SUNDAY 30thDECEMBER – CLOSED
MONDAY 31ST JANUARY – 8AM – 6.30PM
TUESDAY 1st JANUARY – CLOSED
WEDNESDAY 2NDJANUARY – NORMAL SURGERY
*(PLEASE NOTE THE SATURDAYS ARE FOR PRE-BOOKED APPOINTMENTS ONLY AND FOR THE COLLECTION OF PRESCRIPTIONS BETWEEN 8.00AM – 12.30PM)
IN THE CASE OF AN EMERGENCY WHEN THE SURGERY IS CLOSED, PLEASE TELEPHONE THE OUT OF HOURS SERVICE ON
IF YOU REQUIRE ANY FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE SPEAK TO A MEMBER OF THE RECEPTION TEAM.
Information from the Care Quality Commission
Our practice was inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) on the 17th May 2016 to ensure we are meeting essential standards of quality and safety. The Practice is happy to announce that we received an overall rating of GOOD
Click on the widget to the right to view the report of the checks carried out by the CQC.
You can also access the full publication of the report, by clicking on the Survey Reports button on the right hand pane.
Our dedicated team are here to treat those minor ailments that occur as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions and clinics covering a wide range of healthcare issues. However in line with national guidance it is not always necessary to see your GP with certain medical problems and information is now available on our website just click on the Minor illness button on the right hand pane.
New technology also means you can now do a lot of things from the comfort of your home such as order a repeat prescription or book/ cancel an appointment provided by our patient on-line access facility For more information click on the Patient Online Services button on the right hand pane or speak to the reception staff as further consent may be required for access.
We are Partners in care
Once registered, patients and healthcare professionals work together to ensure the most appropriate care is provided. This partnership philosophy extends even further and our active Patient Participation Group(PPG) exist to make sure that patient needs and the practice offerings are always are always heading in the same direction. If you are interested in joining the Patient Participation Group (PPG) click on the Patient Group for more information
Your comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.
You can also register your views by responding to that Friends and Family Test (FFT) text received on your mobile phone following a consultation at the surgery or completing the Friends and Family Test (FFT) postcards found in reception or just decide which site you want to register your views and complete by clicking on the button below
Take the survey for Parkfield Medical Practice or Woodcross Health Centre
Access & Facilities
Each of the surgeries has marked car parking spaces reserved for the disabled. There is wheelchair access available at both premises. We have a wheelchair available for the use of patients who have difficulty walking to the consulting rooms. A hearing loop is installed in the premises at Parkfield Medical Centre. If you require assistance in using our services please do not hesitate to ask.
HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION AND CHANGES IN THE LAW
As a patient, at Parkfield Medical Practice you have a right to privacy under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2016 and the Data Protection Act which became law on 24th May 2016. This is a single EU-wide regulation on the protection of confidential and sensitive information. It enters into force in the UK on the 25th May 2018, repealing the Data Protection Act (1998).
Parkfield Medical Practice need your personal, sensitive and confidential data in order to perform our statutory health duties and the practice is responsible for your personal data.
The Practice has issued a Data Protection Privacy Notice for patients. This Notice describes how we collect, use and process your personal data, and how, in doing so, we comply with our legal obligations to you. Your privacy is important to us, and we are committed to protecting and safeguarding your data privacy rights. To view the document please click on the button on the right hand pane.
Named Allocated GP - for all patients
All practices are required to provide all their patients with a named GP. Your named GP will have overall responsibility for the care and support that our surgery provides to you. They will also work with other relevant health and care professionals, who are involved in your care, to ensure that your care package meets your individual needs. These new arrangements do not prevent you making an appointment or seeing any doctor of your choosing within the surgery, as you would normally do. Following the departure of Dr Hibbs and Dr Dowell their patients have been reallocated to Dr Latunji. If you want to know who is your allocated GP is then please contact the surgery and speak to a member of staff who can advise you
(Site updated 12/12/2018)