COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS

If you have symptoms associated with coronavirus including a new continuous cough and a high temperature, lost sense of smell or taste you are advised to stay at home for 14 days. Do not book a GP appointment or attend your GP Practice.

If you are displaying symptoms of Covid-19 it is recommended that you go get tested. For more info and to book a test or order a home kit please visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/testing-and-tracing/ask-for-a-test-to-check-if-you-have-coronavirus/

If your symptoms are serious, or get worse, NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service that can tell you if you need further medical help and advise you what to do.

Only call 111 direct if you cannot go online, or are advised to do so by the online service.

For the latest COVID19 advice please visit www.nhs.uk/coronavirus.
To reduce your chances of catching COVID-19 and reduce pressure on your local GP practice during this busy time, appointments will be carried out over the phone unless there is a clinical need for you to come into the practice. This will help minimise risk while continuing to ensure people get the care and advice they need.
Like the common cold, coronavirus infection usually occurs through close contact with a person with novel coronavirus via cough and sneezes or hand contact.
A person can also catch the virus by touching contaminated surfaces if they do not wash their hands. Testing of suspected coronavirus cases is carried out in line with strict guidelines. This means that suspected cases are kept in isolation, away from public areas of GP surgeries, pharmacies and hospitals and returned home also in isolation.
Any equipment that comes into contact with suspected cases are thoroughly cleaned as appropriate. Specific guidance has also been shared with NHS staff to help safeguard them and others. Patients can be reassured that their safety is a top priority, and are encouraged to attend all appointments as usual.
Everyone is being reminded to follow Public Health England advice to:

  • Always carry tissues with you and use them to catch your cough or sneeze. Then bin the tissue, and wash your hands, or use a sanitiser gel.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water, especially after using public transport. Use a sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.

Important Information 04.06.2020

  • We ask that patients wear a face covering to all in person appointments (this could be a scarf or mask etc).
  • York Medical Pharmacy is still open to their patients, and can be contacted on 01904 794115.
  • Appointments will be carried out over the phone unless there is a clinical need for you to come into the practice.
  • Our same day care our service is still running.
  • If you need a Nurse appointment please call the surgery on the day to book the appointment.
  • Do not visit the surgery to drop off a prescription; sign up for the NHS App or give us a call. Alternatively post your prescription. Nominate a pharmacy for your prescription to be sent to electronically. You can request prescriptions via our voicemail service on 01904 439100.
  • Doors at all surgeries are locked and will only be opened for those that have appointments.
" Trust our family to look after your family "

  • "Trust our family to look after your family"
     Dr M Block
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     Dr R Field
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    Dr R Field

    Dr Rebecca Field

    Working Days: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

    Special Interests: I have special interests in women's health including coil and implant fitting, diabetes and mental health, but also love being a generalist and looking after all problems. I am passionate about adopting a 'Lifestyle Medicine' approach, and the importance of proactively taking care of our physical and mental health through diet, exercise and proper relaxation. I am particularly passionate about preventing symptoms and illness through supporting lifestyle change and host an ‘Action for Happiness’ group in York

    Bio: I grew up in York and trained at St Mary's Hospital London, qualifying in 1994. I had short spells in Brighton and Australia before returning permanently to lovely York, where I live with my husband and three children. I have been a partner at the practice since 2001. I love being a family doctor and being able to offer continuity of care wherever possible. I love yoga, running, and cycling and spending time with my family and friends.

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    Dr Clare Coe

    Working Days: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

    Special Interest: My areas of clinical interest are End of Life Care, Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Misuse, Women’s Health and Paediatrics.

    Bio: I graduated from Liverpool Medical School in 2003 and trained as a junior doctor in Merseyside before moving home to Yorkshire to complete my GP training at Clifton Medical Practice in 2007. I enjoy teaching the Hull and York Medical School Students one day a week, my usual working days are .”

     Dr R Bennett
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     Dr A Henckel
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     Dr J Tunstall
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    Dr Jason Tunstall MB ChB 

    Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

    Special Interest: Joint Injection and Student Health.

    Bio: I work between Monkgate and York St John. I provide some of the joint injections for musculoskeletal injections, help run our palliative care register and have a growing interest in student mental health. I graduated from the University of Sheffield, completed GP training in York in 2016. I use my day off to go cycling.

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    Dr Jane Inwood

    Working Days: Usual Working days at Tower Court, Monday morning Tuesday all day Thursday all day Friday morning and usually consult at Skelton Surgery on Friday afternoon

    Special Interests: Ear Nose and Throat problems, Women’s Health and Contraception, Paediatrics and Medical education

    Bio: I was born and raised in the West Midlands then qualified from University of Leicester Medical School in 1994. I set out to train as an ENT surgeon and worked in surgical training posts in Leicester Sheffield and Liverpool before moving to York in 1999. I realised along the way that I preferred talking to people to operating on them and made a career change in to General Practice in 2003.

    I did further training in paediatric then obstetrics and gynaecology and then spent time in GP practices in Escrick and Heworth.

    On a Tuesday I often have 3rd year students from the Hull York Medical school working with me.

    I live in York with my partner who is a GP in a neighbouring practice. We have two primary school aged children. When I’m not working I enjoy running, photography and baking. We enjoy cycling and walking as a family. I love a good book too.

     Dr A Fraser
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    Dr Alice Fraser

    Working Days: Monday to Thursday. Mainly at 32 Clifton but teaching medical students at Monkgate on a Tuesday, and a clinic at Water Lane some Wednesdays.
    Special Interests: Urgent Care provision, Child health, teen, adult and older people’s Mental Health, but am interested in all aspects of family medicine.
    Bio: I have been a GP for 17 years, and became a Partner in a London practice in 2006. I moved to York with my husband and 3 sons in 2013 and have spent the last nearly 5 years as a Partner at York Medical Group where apart from seeing patients I have an active role in developing our day to day Operations and patient access to our services.

     Dr H O Malley
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    Dr H O Malley

     Dr R Smith
    Dr R Smith
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    Dr Rosemary Smith MBChB MRCGP FAEG DRCOG DFSRH
     
    Working Days: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
     
    Special Interests: Women's health, contraception and sexual health. I fit/remove contraceptive coils and contraceptive implants.
     
    Bio: I qualified at Leeds in 2008 and joined York Medical Group in 2017. I have sought to broaden my medical knowledge by living and working as a GP in Western Australia, Perth. I take an active role in the medical student teaching programme for both 1st & 2nd-year students attending the practice.
     Nurse A Rowan
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    Nurse A Rowan

     Dr A Hammond
    Dr A Hammond
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    Dr A Hammond

     Dr S Ward
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    Dr Siobhan Ward

    Working Days: Monday at The Retreat and York House. Wednesday and Friday seeing patients, usually at Monkgate

    Special interests: Gynaecology and Mental Health.

    Bio:I am originally from Birmingham and qualified from Cardiff Medical School in 2008. I did my junior doctor and GP training in North Wales, in the Wrexham area. I moved to Yorkshire in 2013 to be closer to family and joined the practice in September 2013.

     Nurse J Wilson
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    Nurse J Wilson

     Dr A Ma
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     Dr A Henckel
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    Dr A Henckel

     Dr W Ovenden
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    Dr William Ovenden

    Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at Woodthorpe.

    Special Interest: Has an interest (but is not an expert) in diabetes medication.

    Bio: He is a member of the Medicines Commissioning Committee a combined committee of the hospital and the local CCG where he acts as a representative of local GPs. This committee is where decisions are made about which new medications are recommended to be prescribed locally.

     Dr A Field
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    Dr Andrew Field

    Working Days: I see patients on Wednesdays and Fridays mainly at The Surgery, 32 Clifton. The rest of the time I spend on practice development.

    Special interests: Minor surgery and skin lesions; osteoporosis and bone protection; men's health and prostate conditions; mental health, counselling and psychotherapy.

    Bio: I am married to Rebecca Field, also a YMG partner, and we have 3 children. We live in York and love the community here. I manage my son's football team. I qualified in 1990 and graduated as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS) in 1994 before training in General Practice. I have worked as a cosmetic surgeon. I trained in psychotherapy and enjoy supporting patients with mental health issues. I am the Business and Strategy lead partner for York Medical Group and split my time between seeing patients and working hard to develop the practice. I'm also the Chairperson of the City and Vale GP Alliance and represent the practice to other stakeholders. I am passionate about the NHS and the whole NHS family. I intend if fortunate enough to work in the NHS until at least 2026.

     Dr D Summers
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    Dr Dylan Summers

    Working Days: Tuesday to Friday at 32 Clifton and some Thursday mornings at Acomb.

    Special interests: Joint and tissue injections, medical education.

    Bio: Dr Summers has been a GP since 2002. He particularly enjoys teaching and supervising students and junior doctors, including GP trainees. He has a special interest in joint and tissue injections for pain relief.”

     Dr D Geddes
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    Dr David Geddes

    Working Days: Friday and alternate Saturday mornings, normally from the water lane surgery.

    Special Interests: Having worked previously in mental health services, David has a special interest in mental health, he also has a diploma in dermatology.

    Bio: David first joined Clifton Medical Practice in 1992, having trained in London and moved to the GP training scheme in York. He is married to Kate, a nurse at York hospital and has three children. Although David only works now 1½ days a week in the surgery, the rest of the week he works in London as the Director of Primary Care Commissioning for NHS England.

    In his time off, when not catching up on emails, he likes cooking, walking and trying to learn Italian



Welcome to the York Medical Group Website

This website is for both existing patients and those considering registering with us. It tells you about our services, how to access them and some general information about how our practice operates. At York Medical Group, we aim to treat all our patients promptly, courteously and in complete confidence.

Please be sure to check the Your Health Section, we have a lot of information about self-care and minor illness that might be helpful to you at home.

New Website

Welcome to the new look York Medical Group Website. We hope to have made a more user-friendly and easier to navigate website. As it is a new website we are constantly updating and hoping to improve the page so some features may not always as work intended but we will aim to quickly get these issues resolved.

Statement of Intent for York Medical Group

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Our Patient Charter

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Certificate of CQC Registration 2016

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