PCNs are essentially GP practices joining together to work locally with community service providers and other health and care organisations.
When is the service available?
The service operates Monday to Sunday during the day. It covers the whole of Leeds.
Anyone registered at a Leeds-based practice can book into the ‘Extended Access’ service via your practice.
PCN supporting our patients and practices
Morley PCN extended access service offers out of hours GP appointments.
Both Face to face and telephone appointments are offered. (These run from Windsor House Surgery, Morley)
Nurse & HCA Appointments
Morley PCN extended access service offers Nurse and HCA out of hours on weekends (These run from Windsor House Surgery, Morley)
Services such as:
NHS health check
Morley PCN offers social prescribing appointments. For patients who require non-clinical intervention to support and manage their health and wellbeing. Face to face and telephone appointments are offered.
(These run from different Surgeries in surrounding area)
First contact Physiotherapy
For patients who are experiencing problems such as back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain and from sports injuries. Both Face to face and telephone appointments are offered. (These run from different Surgeries in surrounding area)
A first contact practitioner is an experienced physiotherapist who has the advanced skills necessary to assess and diagnose patients in a Primary Care setting.
They can recommend appropriate treatment or referral for musculoskeletal (MCK) physiotherapy, imaging, or future investigations. They will often prescribe exercise and postural advice.
Healthy Minds Service
Morley PCN extended access service offers mental health support service for patients aged 18 and over who are feeling low, irritable, anxious, or stressed are experiencing poor sleep or concentration, or have had a recent bereavement and would like help with emotional wellbeing. (Telephone appointments)
Morley PCN offers OT appointments to assess individuals who experience difficulties with activities of daily living.
E.G bathing, mobility outdoor access. Supporting with the frailty pathway. Reduce falls and Hospital admission. And can provide, (subject to local council criteria) outdoor aids such as rails and ramps.