Welcome to Wolverley Surgery Online
Wolverley Surgery is located in Wolverley, a small village on the outskirts of Kidderminster in Worcestershire. We run many clinics for the management of chronic diseases such as asthma and diabetes and offer a wide variety of other medical services including antenatal and postnatal care, minor surgery, childhood vaccinations and well-person check-ups. There are around 3300 patients registered at the Surgery. There has been a Doctors surgery on the site since 1962.
The Surgery comprises of 2 Doctors working from a purpose built premises. We have a free car park and good access for wheelchair users.
Patient Face Masks
From 19th July 2021, patients ( age 11 & over ) will still be required to wear a face covering/ mask at all times while in the practice
PATIENT COVID VACCINATION PASSPORTS/CERTIFICATES
We are UNABLE to issue this certificate at the practice.
Please see https://www.gov.uk/guidance/demonstrating-your-covid-19-vaccination-status-when-travelling-abroad for further information.
Proof of your vaccination status will be available on the NHS App.
The NHS App can be downloaded from https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/nhs-app/id1388411277 for iPhone or https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nhs.online.nhsonline for android.
Alternatively you can call the NHS helpline on 119 (from 17 May) and ask for a letter to be posted to you. This must be at least 5 days after you’ve completed your course of the vaccine, the letter may to take up to 5 days to reach you.
When We Are Closed
If you need medical treatment outside normal surgery hours, the surgery answerphone will direct you to the Out Of Hours Service
Telephone 111 (free service)
The Out Of Hours Service is located along side the Minor Injuries Unit at Kidderminster Hospital but operates independently from it.
The Service is open from 6.30pm-8.00am Mondays-Friday morning and from 6.30 pm on Fridays until 8.00am on Monday morning and on all Bank Holidays.
Although the Out Of Hours Service is staffed by General Practitioners and specially trained nurses, it is not a substitute for your own doctors surgery.
If you think you have a problem that will not wait until normal surgery hours, please telephone the Service and the nurse or doctor on duty will advise you what to do next. Please do not drop in.
The current NHS Digital (NHSD) extract of GP data for Research purposes (known as the GPDPR) has been delayed due to NHSD wishing to review the way in which this data will be collected, to conduct more public involvement and information about the plans and change the way in which patients can opt out of the extract of their GP data.
Currently the only way to opt out is to complete a Type 1 opt out form and return this to the practice by the 1st September. However, this extract will not be taken until the NHSD have changed the way it will take the data and respect the patient’s choice for using their data. NHSD are introducing the following changes to the opt out process which will mean that patients will be able to change their opt-out status at any time::-
- Patients do not need to register a Type 1 opt-out by 1st September to ensure their GP data will not be uploaded.
- NHS Digital will create the technical means to allow GP data that has previously been uploaded to the system via the GPDPR collection to be deleted when someone registers a Type 1 opt-out.
- The plan to retire Type 1 opt-outs will be deferred for at least 12 months while we get the new arrangements up and running and will not be implemented without consultation with the RCGP, the BMA and the National Data Guardian.
This means that you can opt out at any time in the future and NHSD will delete data that they already have taken for research purposes, the deadline of the 01/09/2020 has been delayed until a new system of opt out is developed. Hopefully, this will be a simple centralised approach via the NHS app or NHS website to avoid paper form and administration work for your GP.
We will update you when we know more about the NHSD plans to change how you can control who has access to your data.
(Site updated 20/07/2021)