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Shingles vaccines are available for those who are aged 70 to 79.  If you haven't had your shingles vaccination please ring and make an afternoon appointment with any of our nurses to have this carried out.

Our telephone lines are busier than normal due to increased telephone demand.  If you have a genuine medical emergency please dial our dedicated emergency telephone line on 02838013119 and your call will be answered immediately.    Your patience and kindness is very much appreciated as we may be working with reduced staff levels during these unprecedented times and waiting times will increase.

CORONAVIRUS

If you develop symptoms of cough or fever please do not attend the surgery.

Northern Ireland now has full access to the NHS Helpline, telephone number 111.

For up to date information regarding Coronavirus please click on www.publichealth.hscni.net

To help reduce the potential spread of infection, we are advising ALL patients to phone before coming to the surgery.   When you ring us, the receptionist will ask you some questions to determine your condition.  Some of the questions may include if you have a temperature or cough.  These questions help us to determine the best action to take but also helps protect our staff and other vulnerable patients. 

If you have an urgent medical condition please telephone the surgery and a GP will ring you back.

As of 18/03/21 the Practice will operate our main telephone line for appointments and test results only.   Prescription requests made to this number will be declined and redirected to one of the following:

Clicking the link through this website

Emailing reception.z00457@gp.hscni.net

Dialling our 24hr Answerphone Service 02838326444 and leaving a message

Placing a hand written note or by ticking the right side of the prescription and leaving it in the black box located at the front doors

 

Wynne Hill Surgery Video Consultation

Our pilot scheme has been successful and is now available to all patients with high temperature and/or new continuous cough who have an existing health condition, problems with their immune system or very serious symptoms as per Public Health guidance.  Please not this is at the discretion of the GP.

Download how our video consultations will work

Further information on how to connect to your video consultation with your GP can be found at https://www.accurx.com under "Information for Patients"

GPs at Wynne Hill Surgery are committed to providing care throughout the current coronavirus threat.   From 12 March 2020 you will be unable to book routine appointments.   We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause but these measures have been put in place for your safety.

Gps will not be issuing sick lines or letters for employers in regards to absences due to Covid-19.  An isolation note is all that is required and this can be found at:

https://111.nhs.uk/isolation-note

Out of Hours
If you need a doctor urgently after normal working hours please telephone 02838399201.  A receptionist will take your details and the doctor will then phone you back to arrange an appointment.

Home Visits
This is available to patients who are too ill to travel to the surgery.  Please phone the surgery before 11am and give us as much information as possible to the receptionist regarding your problem

Accessibility Statement

This website is run by My Surgery Website, however the content is maintained by the business it represents. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • Change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • Zoom in up to 200% without text spilling off the screen
  • Navigate the website using just a keyboard
  • Navigate the website using speech recognition software
  • Listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

What to do if you cannot access parts of this website

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:

Call or email us

Email: enquiries@mysurgerywebsite.co.uk

Telephone: 0333 433 0021

We’ll consider your request and get back to you within 10 days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, please contact us via the email below with the subject “Accessibility Problem”.

Email: enquiries@mysurgerywebsite.co.uk

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Northern Ireland

The Equalities Commission for Northern Ireland (ECNI) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’).

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

My Surgery Website is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

This website is partially compliant with the  Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

This website is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies;

  • NVDA with Internet Explorer
  • NVDA with Google Chrome
  • NVDA with Firefox
  • NVDA with Edge
  • NVDA with Safari
  • JAWS with Internet Explorer
  • JAWS with Google Chrome
  • JAWS with Firefox
  • JAWS with Edge
  • JAWS with Safari

How our site looks and work is based on HTML5, and we test for and support the following browsers:

  • Google Chrome (versions in support)
  • Mozilla Firefox (versions in support)
  • Internet Explorer (version 10 and above)
  • Microsoft Edge (versions in support)
  • Apple Safari (versions in support)

Technical specifications

This website relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • WAI-ARIA
  • JavaScript

UserWay accessibility widget

The UserWay Accessibility Widget offers a broad selection of functions that patients can use to meet their individual accessibility needs.

UserWay provides the following accessibility functionality:

  • Increase Text Size
  • Stop Animations
  • Tooltips
  • Convert to Accessible Fonts
  • Highlight Links
  • Larger Cursor
  • Reading Guide
  • Dark Mode
  • Light Mode
  • Invert Colours
  • Text Spacing
  • Colour Desaturation

Compliance Status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.

  • The structure of all the pages throughout the site may affect users using assistive technology and keyboard navigation.
  • The text will not reflow in a single column when you change the size of the browser window.
  • You cannot modify the line height or spacing of text.
  • Some form elements are missing descriptions.
  • Some elements may be missing keyboard focus.
  • You cannot skip to the main content when using a screen reader.
  • Some links identified only by colour.
  • Some link text is used for multiple different destinations.
  • Colour contrast in some areas is insufficient.
  • Some image links are missing alternative text.
  • Heading is missing text in some areas.
  • Some heading elements are not consistent.
  • An iFrame used on the site is missing a title.
  • HTML tags are used to format text in some places.

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

PDFs and other documents

Some of our PDFs and Word documents are essential to providing our services. For example, we have PDFs with information on how users can access our services, and forms published as Word documents.

The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they’re not essential to providing our services.

Any new PDFs or Word documents we publish will meet accessibility standards.

Live video

We do not plan to add captions to live video streams because live video is exempt from meeting the accessibility regulations.

How we tested this website

We conduct internal testing against known accessibility issues which are not able to be found through automated testing. 

This statement was prepared on 30th June 2021. It was last reviewed on 30th June 2021 by My Surgery Website.  We tested the home page and 10 random pages.  Next review due 30th December 2021 by My Surgery Website

Accessible features we test manually

  • manual check against the W3C validator
  • examining microdata markup and alt text using special tools
  • checking content in a text-only browser
  • using screen readers to read text aloud
  • using disability simulation tools to browse the website

Accessible features we test using third party tools

Axe: Web Accessibility Testing

Site Improve Accessibility Checker

WAVE Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool

 
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