Almshouse Surgery 
& Sandal Castle
Medical Centre

"Putting patients interests at the heart of what we do"

Young Persons Corner

Young Person Friendly Accreditation

The practice has a  ‘Young Person Friendly’ accreditation. All reception staff have received training in assisting young people to get the best from the practice.

Trinity Medical Centre has reviewed how it offers services to young people registered at the practice and welcomed the opportunity to work with the local Youth Association Group – Growing Yorkshire’s Future. http://youth-association.org/

Please take a look at all our information that we feel is particularly relevant to young people. If you have  any comments or suggestions we would welcome you to contact the practice via any of our feedback methods which can be found HERE

Information that may be useful to Young People;

Action on Smoking & Health

Alcohol: Leaflet for Young people

Contraceptive Advice (Spectrum)

What is Contraception?

Young Persons Guide to Contraception

Road Safety

Supporting Young People Online – Advice for parents

Worries and Anxieties – A leaflet for parents

Websites you may want to visit;

www.kooth.com

www.spectrumhealth.org.uk

https://www.changegrowlive.org/young-people/young-peoples-services

Services for Young People;

You can speak to any of our doctors, nurses, healthcare assistants and other practice staff in confidence. We are also linked to Spectrum and can provide the following services if you are registered;

C-Card Scheme Logo

Wakefield Young People’s Substance Misuse Service

CGL service provides confidential drug and alcohol support for young people aged 18 and
under living in Wakefield. The service also offers advice and information to parents,
carers and professionals.
CLICK HERE for more information

Practice Specific Policies;

We also have a range of practice policies which have areas specifically relating to young people. As these are updated regularly it is not possible to publish them on-line. These policies include;

  • Medicines Management
  • Confidentiality
  • Chaperones
  • Consent
  • Safeguarding
  • Registration & De-Registration
  • Access to Medical Records
  • Patient On-line

Please contact us if you would like to see any of these policies and we will be happy to send you a copy of the latest version.

Young Person’s Access to Healthcare

As part of providing a better service to Young People, the surgery now offers a callback service from our Triage Nurses at a dedicated time.

We have telephone appointments available on the following days that are only available for Young People between 12 and 24 years old to book.

Tuesdays between 8.15 am and 8.30am

Thursdays between 4 pm and 4.15pm

One of our Triage Nurses will call you back at the arranged time and offer advice as needed or refer you on to another healthcare provider within the practice if required.

Should you wish to book a telephone consultation at any of these times please call the routine appointments line on 01924 784103 and request a Young Persons Appointment.

TRAINING DAYS

We will be closed from 12pm on the following WEDNESDAYS in 2017 for training;

  • 18th Jan
  • 22nd Feb
  • 15th Mar
  • 26th Apr
  • 17th May
  • 21st Jun
  • 19th Jul
  • 20th Sep
  • 18th Oct
  • 15th Nov