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Corona Virus - Information for Patients

The NHS in Bradford and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to teh public as normal.

The risk to the general public is moderate. If a patient has arrived back to the UK from mainland China,Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macau within 14 days, they must follow the specific advice for travellers.

Anyone who has travelled to China or places listed above in the last 14 days and develops symptoms of cough, fever or shortness of breath should immediately:

Stay indoors and avoid contact with other people as you would with flu. Do not come to the surgery or go to A&E. Call NHS 111 to inform them of you recent travel to the country. Information for the public is available at

Corona Virus Government Public Information Poster

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Why are we making changes?

Your NHS is facing a massive financial challenge. Nationally, your NHS needs to save £22bn by 2020/21. This year, 2016/17, NHS Bradford City and NHS Bradford Districts clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) need to save £13m. 

To make savings we need to work together. There are no additional resources available, savings need to be made now so that we can meet increasing demand and ensure that local services continue to meet your needs. 

We are looking at how to be more innovative, more productive and help you use your NHS resources better whilst making sure services are still of the highest quality.

How can you get involved?

To make sure you get the most out of every NHS pound spent in Bradford, we're asking you to take more control of your health and change the way you use some of your NHS services. Some things that we need you to do are:  

  1. take the medicines you are given - the most expensive medicines are the ones not taken. 50% of medicines are not taken as directed within 10 days of being prescribed.  
  2. not asking for medicines you don't need - check what you've got at home first. Your NHS can't reuse medicines once they have been given out. 
  3. use your NHS to the best - sometimes your GP isn't the best person to see, you can see your pharmacist, quickly without an appointment.
  4. buy some medicines from shops instead - it's cheaper to buy medicines for short term, minor illnesses, from your supermarket or pharmacy. 

Join in with the campaign on social media. Follow us on Facebook, @NHSinBradford or on Twitter, @NHSBDCCG and use #ItsOurNHS to show your support for making a change.

What are we doing?

We will be looking at your whole patient journey and seeing how we can transform your services to give you a better experience. We are also looking at how we can innovate, be more productive, prevent your NHS resources being used inappropriately and ensure your services are high quality.

confidentialityWould you like to make your record shareable to services that might care for you in the future or the services that are currently taking care of you?

Would you like your doctor to be able to see information recorded by those other services?

You now have the choice to ask your practice to make it possible to share your records should the need arise. Setting this up does not mean that anyone can look at your records. They still have to ask for your permission. If you would like to arrange this option please ask at reception.  The choice you record can be changed at any time.




If you have difficulty remembering your appointment. Sign up for our SMS text reminder service. Ask at reception for details.


The NHS Friends and Family Test

Have your say to improve your care

We would like your feedback on the care or treatment we give you

any time you visit your GP or have contact with the practice. It doesn’t

take long.

Put us to the test and tell us what is working and what we can improve. You can say what

you think without giving your name and we will use the information to plan improvements to

our services.

Contact Details

BHMP Travel Information


Our practice is located at two sites within the BD4 post code area.  Below are directions to and from each site.

Directions from Bowling Hall (BD4 7SS) to Highfield (BD4 9QA)

0.0     Exit Bowling Hall Medical Practice car park and turn left onto Rooley Lane.

0.2     After 0.2 miles, at the Dudley Hill roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Tong Street

0.9     After 0.7 miles turn left onto Proctor St, and then immediately turn right into Highfield Medical           Practice car park

Please note – When entering the building via the main entrance Highfield Medical Practice is on the left.

Buses to Highfield:              Numbers 283, 425, 427


Directions from Highfield (BD4 9QA) to Bowling Hall (BD4 7SS)

0.0     Exit Highfield Medical Practice car park and turn left onto Proctor St, and then immediately turn           right onto Tong Street.

0.4     After 0.4 miles turn left onto Rook Lane.

0.7     After 0.3 miles turn left onto Rooley Lane.

0.8     After 0.1 miles, at the roundabout, take the 5th exit and stay on Rooley Lane.

1.0     After 0.2 miles turn left into Bowling Hall Medical Practice car park.

Please note – Bowling Hall is just past the Asda on Rooley Lane and before Bowling Hall Road, and is the new building on the north side of the car park.

Buses to Bowling Hall:        Numbers 635, 620, 618

Address book Address

Highfield Health Centre
2 Procter Street
(off Tong Street)

Telephone Numbers Telephone Numbers

Telephone(BT LINE):
01274 651416
Out of Hours:
01274 651416
Please only use this form for comments about the practice and suggestions as to how we can improve our service to you. Medical matters and official complaints cannot be dealt with via this form. If you have a query regarding a medical matter please telephone reception to make an appointment to see the appropriate person.

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