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  GP or Salaried GP Vacancy

GP Partner or Salaried– required for 6 – 8 sessions per week, we would also consider applicants for fewer sessions.

We are a friendly and enthusiastic practice, who is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and committed GP Partner to join our excellent team and help us grow our list size. We are forward thinking and ready to accept the challenges we face in the future. We pull together as a team and help each other out when we are busy.

We are a well-established practice that cares for a diverse population of approximately just over 10,000 patients across 2 sites and we have been rated Good in all areas by the CQC. We are a GP Training Practice and also host FY2 doctors in training and medical and nursing undergraduates. Recently we were awarded a National Gold Standards Framework Award in recognition of our work with Palliative patients.

The vacancy is fulltime (6-8 sessions) and we would consider either a Salaried GP or Partnership. We would also consider applicants for fewer sessions.

We have a skilled and experienced team which includes 3 partners, 2 salaried GPs, Prescribing Nurse, Practice Nurses and HCAs. We have excellent support from our management and admin team and strong working relationships with community teams.

Pharmacist’s support and assist with processing prescriptions/chronic disease management. We offer a full range of services to our patients including maternity, contraceptive and sexual health services, child health, minor surgery and chronic disease management.

We have a strong culture of training, teaching/staff development and will actively support and encourage development in any areas of special interest.

Benefits of working at the practice will include a competitive salary, BMA contract, indemnity fees, NHS pension and protected PDP sessions. The practice provides a supportive environment and we are keen to embrace innovative ways of working. We are seeking a caring and committed doctor who is able to demonstrate high standards of clinical care and is willing to work as part of a highly motivated team, who would be interested in joining the partnership. Informal visits are welcome to answer any other questions and for us to get to know each other before interview.

In return we offer:

A well organised practice with list size of just over 10,000 patients.

    • Partner owned premises
    • Six weeks annual leave plus one week study leave (pro rata)
    • DES/LES and enhanced service involvement
    • Fully computerised and paper light - using Sys1
    • Teaching practice - FY2 doctors in training and medical/nursing students.
    • Special interests encouraged
    • Weekly GP meetings and frequent in-house educational sessions
    • Work alongside the local federation

We welcome applications from newly qualified or experienced GPs and those with special interests. Looking to start as soon as possible but we are willing to wait for the right candidate.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact: Practice Business Manager Tina Rollings or Dr Paul Sawczyn

Please send a covering letter and recent CV to

Receptionist Required 27.5hr per week Monday - Friday

Working at both Rosegarth & Siddal Surgeries

Salary negotiable- depending upon experience plus NHS Pension.

We are looking for someone to join our busy but friendly Reception team; initially this is a fixed term post for 1 year with a view to it becoming permanent after this period. It is crucial that you are comfortable with dealing with anxious, concerned and unwell patients. Our working environment is fast paced and demanding so the ability to work well within a team and under pressure is essential.

We are looking for a reliable, courteous and motivated individual and candidates must have excellent communication skills and be computer literate. Receptionist & NHS experience is helpful but a positive attitude, smart appearance and approachable manner is essential.

PLEASE CONSIDER – That shift work is involved. Our extended morning surgery starts at 6.45am and our late surgery finishes at 6.30pm. Staff must be prepared to work these morning and evening shifts on a rota basis and travel independently between our two sites. 27.5hrs per week Mon-Fri

Previous experience of working within the NHS or General Practice would be an advantage but is not essential, as the right candidate will receive appropriate training. Our clinical computer system is System One.

However a flexible approach to working is essential and you will be expected to provide extra cover for annual leave & sickness cover for your colleagues. Compulsory Saturday morning cover for Flu Clinic’s is essential and we hold these clinics for 4 Saturdays annually.

We are looking for someone who is confident in helping patients and making appointments face to face and on the telephone, generating prescription requests and has a good knowledge of back office administration in order to assist the wider Practice team. The successful candidate must have an excellent telephone manner and have great communication skills.

Experience of medical terminology would be an advantage but not essential. Previous experience in a Receptionist role or Customer Service environment would be preferable. A DBS check will be essential.

If you are interested in joining us then please apply through NHS Jobs or through Indeed Jobs

You will need to submit your CV including online indicating your current salary expectation.

IMPORTANT PLEASE NOTE that you need to include a covering letter with your CV explaining... “ Why you think you are suited to this role?”.

Sorry we do not have the capacity to take enquiries about this vacancy over the telephone.

 We reserve the right to remove the advert earlier than the closing, if we receive a high number of applicants.

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What does this mean for Rosegarth & Siddal Surgeries?

We’ve always collected, stored and used your data safely and securely. 

To make sure we remain compliant with GDPR, we’ve updated our Privacy Policy to make the following clear for you:

  • What data we collect from you, as well as what we do with it
  • Who we share your data with, and why we do this
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Latest Newsletter - April 2018 download here: April 18 Newsletter



Changes to products available on prescription in Calderdale

NHS Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has recommended that GPs stop routinely prescribing a number of lower value products and branded medicines. The NHS in Calderdale could save around £300,000 each year by stopping prescribing these self-care treatments, which are widely available to buy, without a prescription, from pharmacies and supermarkets.

Please see our prescription section for further details.

Dial 111 for all urgent care and when the surgery is closed.

Changes to repeat prescription ordering - Please be aware pharmacies and third party contractors will not be able to order medication for you from 1st February. Please see Prescriptions for more information.

You can now book an appointment online to see a GP. Register today!

Reception and phones open 8am - 6.30pm

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Need an evening appointment? Click on Opening Times or Appointments for more information

Changes to how to order your Repeat Prescriptions from 1st April 18

From 1st April NHS Calderdale CCG has taken the decision to recommend that we cannot accept orders from 3rd Parties (Pharmacies, online pharmacies and medical equipment supplies). 

We understand that we will have a certain cohort of patients who will need assistance with ordering their medication. The practice is working closely with local pharmacies to identify patients who should be EXEMPT.

You will now need to order your own medication.

Why this is happening:

  • Prevent waste through medicines being over ordered.
  • Reduce spend on unwanted medicine
  • Prevent stockpiling medicines
  • Put patients in control of their own medicines.

You will need to order your repeat prescriptions from Rosegarth/Siddal Surgery when you have at least 7-10 days of medicines left.

        • Did you know you can order online using a smartphone app or a computer? Please ask a receptionist for an online registration pack. You will need to show photographic ID & proof of address in order to obtain access and password.

        • Drop off or post your repeat prescription request at the Practice.

        • Remember we need 2-3 working days to issue a prescription, so don’t leave it till the last minute. 

For further information on how to order click on this link:

CQC star rating

CQC Inspection 9th January 2018

CQC inspections & ratings of specific services

Older people                                                                                                      Good

People with long term conditions                                                                    Good

Families, children and young people                                                              Good

Working age people (including those recently retired and students)          Good

 People whose circumstances may make them vulnerable                              Good

  People experiencing poor mental health (including people with dementia)Good

This practice is rated as Good overall.

The practice was previously inspected on 21 April 2015. On that occasion the practice received a rating of Outstanding overall, with ratings of Good for providing safe, caring and well led services; and Outstanding for providing effective and responsive services.

Please view the report here CQC Inspection Report Jan 18

Early Morning Appointments 

Early morning GP appointments commenced at both surgeries on 22th April 2017.  

Rosegarth & Siddal Surgery no longer offering late appointments every Monday evening and instead are offering earlier morning appointments from 7am every Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday.


Visa Machines

We now have visa machines installed at both sites.



Incoming calls to Siddal Surgery each Monday and Friday will be handled by the Rosegarth team, between the hours of 8am-10am. This allows us to provide patients with the best possible service at the business' peak incoming call time.

Carers Register

If you are a Carer for anybody or have a Carer, please let reception know and ask for a Carers Pack.  Carers are entitled to the seasonal flu vaccine.  For more information, click on the link Carers UK.


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