There are many things you can do online at our surgery to access your records, order prescriptions or book appointments. Listed below are some of the ways to contact the surgery digitally:

  • Patchs
  • SystmOnline
  • NHS App

Read more: Managing your health online

Job Vacancy - Receptionist

Job summary

Grange Park Surgery are looking for a motivated, friendly, proactive medical receptionist to join our lovely team. The successful candidate will be part of a friendly supportive reception team. They will be the first point of contact for our patients and will be required to meet the standards of care and service we pride ourselves on. We are looking for someone who will be flexible and reliable and is self-motivated, to compliment our experienced and dedicated team. Duties will include dealing with patients by telephone and face to face, projecting a positive and friendly image to patients and other visitors to the practice. Previous experience of working in General Practice would be a distinct advantage, however full training will be given. The job will require provision of high quality reception services to patients, doctors, colleagues and others. It includes multi-tasking, with the ability to be compassionate. Good communication skills are essential to this role.

Main duties of the job

Provide reception duties including, but not limited to:

• Ensure an effective and efficient reception service is provided to patients
• Deal with all general enquiries, explain procedures and make new and follow-up appointments.
• Ensure those patients without appointments but who need urgent consultations are booked into appropriate slots and referred to a GP where necessary.
• Receive and make telephone calls as required. Divert calls and take messages, ensuring accuracy of detail
• Advise patients of relevant charges for private (non General Medical Services) services, accept payment and issue receipts for same.
• Work safely at all times in accordance with Legislative requirements and Practice Policy and Procedures
• Undertake any other additional duties appropriate to the post
• Respond and/or redirect all patient and visitor requests accordingly.
• Explain practice arrangements and formal requirements to new patients and temporary residents
• Ensure correspondence are dealt with and distributed in a correct and timely manner.
• Ensure reception and waiting areas are kept neat and tidy
• Check and action task messages on a daily basis.
• Provide holiday/sick cover
• Comply with Data Protection & GDPR.
• Use of Systmone clinical system

Job description

Job responsibilities
The role will involve working at the reception desk, answering telephones, dealing with queries from patients and healthcare professionals. Training will be provided but experience is an advantage.
• Part time hours
• Minimum wage
• Permanent

Person Specification
• Good standard of general education
• Experience of working with the General Public
• Experience of reception and admin work
• Experience of working within General Practice
• IT skills
• Clear, polite telephone manner
• Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
• Problem solving skills
• Interpersonal skills
• Use of Systmone

Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Closing date: Friday 3rd May


Read more: Job Vacancy - Receptionist

PATCHS is an online consultation service that allows you to quickly and easily access GP services.
Answer a few simple questions and PATCHS will get you the help you need.

Why use PATCHS?

  • You can create an account for PATCHS from home
  • Quick & easy to use - just answer a few simple questions to get started
  • Avoid long waits for a GP appointment
  • Access PATCHS through your GP practice website or your smartphone, at a time that suits you
  • You can access a range of services: GP consultations, health advice, fit notes, medications & more
  • Video Consultations

Read more: PATCHS - What is it?

On the following dates the surgery will be closed from 1pm for training and will re-open the following day at normal hours:

Read more: Training days when we're closed

We publish our Newsletters here:

Read more: Newsletters

Here at the surgery we are unable to issue covid vaccination certificates. For more information please visit the Government website.

Proof of your vaccination status will be available on the NHSapp. The NHSapp can be downloaded for iPhones here or for Android here.

Alternatively you can call the NHS helpline on 119 (from 17th 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 and the letter may to take up to 5 days to reach you.

Healthy Choices is an 8-week programme, funded by WACA, aimed at people at high risk of developing CVD and/or diabetes. Since April we have been running a weekly session in Skipton and Silsden.

Read more: Healthy Choices Coaching Course

We have been reflecting over 2021 and 2022 and looking back at all the feedback we have had from our patients online and through various surveys that were led by the Patient Participation Group and NHS England.


Privacy Notice 

We understand how important it is to keep your personal information safe and secure and we take this very seriously. We have taken steps to make sure your personal information is looked after in the best possible way and we review this regularly.

Please read this privacy notice (‘Privacy Notice’) carefully, as it contains important information about how we use the personal and healthcare information we collect on your behalf.

Read more: Privacy notice (GDPR)

If you would like information on how to manage minor illnesses, please click on the self help PDF leaflets below.

Read more: Managing Minor Illnesses through Self-Help

Grange Park Surgery has undergone a visit from the Care Quality Commission. You can see their detailed report for the surgery, and for the Wharfedale Dermatology Clinic by clicking on the links below:

Read more: CQC Visit

If you wish to make a complaint about the Practice or the Staff, please, in the first instance, contact the Practice Manager, either on the telephone using the surgery number, or in writing.

Read more: Complaints

How to find us

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Contact details

01943 862108 - 8am to 6pm on weekdays

The telephone lines are closed for routine telephone enquires on weekdays between 12.30pm and 1.30pm - if you need a Doctor urgently between these times, please phone 01943 862108 and you will be directed to an emergency contact number.

Out-of-hours call NHS free on 111

Opening times

Monday         08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday        08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday   08:00 -18:00
Thursday       08:00 - 18:00
Friday            08:00 - 18:00

For Doctor availability outside these hours please see the Appointments section.

We are closed Bank Holiday Monday 28th August 2023. 

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Training Days

On the following dates the surgery will be closed from 1pm for training
and will re-open the following day at normal hours:

Wednesday 24th January 2024
Thursday 22nd February 2024
Tuesday 19th March 2024
Wednesday 24th April 2024
Thursday 23rd May 2024
Tuesday 18th June 2024
Wednesday 24th July 2024
Tuesday 17th September 2024
Wednesday 16th October 2024
Thursday 21st November 2024