Following the advice given by the Government on the 24th February 2022:
Patients attending surgery must still wear face coverings at all times when entering the building: and adhere to 2 metre social distancing.
COVID Vaccination Status
From 17 May 2021, people in England who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can demonstrate their vaccination status for international travel. A full course is currently two doses of any approved vaccine. Vaccine status will be available from:
It may take more than a week for your identity to be checked and verified so you can use these services.
If you cannot access these online services, and you have had 2 vaccines, you can request a paper letter from the NHS by calling 119. Only call 119 if you had your second dose more than 5 working days ago. It may take 7 working days for the letter to arrive.
This practice is not able to provide you with a letter that shows your COVID-19 vaccination status.
When you're planning your travel, check the latest information on demonstrating your COVID-19 status when travelling abroad on the gov.uk website. Make sure there is time to get proof of your vaccination status before you leave.
Symptoms Following Astra Zeneca COVID-19 Vaccination
Advice for the public
While the MHRA continues to investigate these cases, as a precautionary measure anyone that develops symptoms after vaccination is advised to seek prompt medical advice, such as:
- Shortness of breath, chest or persistent abdominal pain, leg
- Blurred vision, confusion or seizures
- Unexplained pin-prick rash or bruising beyond the injection site
Furthermore anybody with new onset of severe or persistent headache that does not respond to simple painkillers starting four days or more after vaccination should speak to their doctor.
We would like to say a big thank you for the support given by Worksop College in designing and producing our clinicians with full Visors during the coronavirus outbreak.
The NHS is well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases and has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.
Check online at gov.uk and at nhs.uk for advice on your travel and contact history and the latest COVID-19 information before attending the practice.
Covid-19 and Requests for Doctor’s Notes (the MED3 ‘Fit Note’)
Requests for certification of absence from the workplace may fall into five categories:
- Personally affected so isolating for seven days
- Personally affected and remaining unwell for over seven days
- Household contact affected so isolating for fourteen days as per government advice
- At risk group so following government advice
- Those in full time education.
Please click here for further guidance.
Are you using our new Rotherham Health App?
You can use the app 24/7 on your laptop, tablet or smartphone. It's a quick and easy way to:
- Assess your symptoms
- Book and manage your appointments
- View your medical record and test results
- Manage your medication
...and much, much more
To sign up today, please ask at reception.
The Magna Group Practice are proposing in the future to move the existing afternoon service from Thrybergh Medical Centre to our Valley Health Centre, Dalton Branch
This would change the opening times of Thrybergh Medical Centre to:
8am - 1pm Monday – Friday
Patients will still have access to GP appointments and all other services after 1pm at any of our other branches:
Valley Health Centre, Dalton
Highthorn Road Surgery Kilnhirst
Wath Health Centre, Wath
If you would like to provide any feedback on the proposed changes – please email your concerns to:
GP Extended hours access
AS FROM 1.4.2019
Monday & Wednesday Evenings 6.30 – 8.00pm – Magna Group Practice- Highthorn Road Surgery, Kilnhurst
Saturday 8.00am – 12.00pm – Magna Group Practice – Valley Health Centre
You can now attend routine GP Monday and Wednesday evening at Highthorn Road Surgery, Kilnhurst, also Saturday morning appointments at Magna Group Practice, Valley Health Centre. Regardless of which Rotherham GP surgery you are registered with, these are pre-booked appointments.
Evening appointments are 6.30pm - 8.00pm
Saturday morning appointments are 8.00am – 12.00pm
To book appointments - please enquire at Reception
New dedicated repeat prescription order line
As from 13th September 2018, we will have a dedicated repeat prescription order line.
This service will be available 24/7 at the following sites.
Valley Health Centre – 01709 859575
Highthorn Road Surgery – 01709 599815
If the line is engaged please try again later.
For Thrybergh Medical Centre please dial the surgery number and press 1 01709 853873 – this facility is available during surgery opening hours.
If you are eligible for the Flu vaccination please contact Reception to book an appointment.
General Partners in an unlimited partnership are:-
Dr Tariq Ahmed, Dr Naheed Nazir, Dr Ashrif Akram, Dr Mohammed Ripon Ahmed and Dr Prabhu Shanmugam
Valley Health Centre
Telephone: 01709 851414
Valley Health Centre is open from 8.00 a.m. to 6.30 pm each day
Wednesdays we have our late night surgery when we are open until 8.30pm.
Highthorn Road Surgery
Telephone: 01709 582522
The Highthorn Road Surgery is open from 8.00 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. each day (except Thursday) when we close at 1.00pm.
However, please note on Thursday afternoons that enquiries can be made at Valley Health Centre - Dalton which is open until 6.30pm.
Wath Health Centre
35 Church Street
Wath Upon Dearne
Telephone: 01709 873233
Wath Health Centre is open from 8.00 am to 6.00pm each day.
Thrybergh Medical Centre
21 Park Lane
Telephone: 01709 853873
Thrybergh Medical Centre is open from 8.00am to 6.00pm each day
Click here for information about the minor injuries service.
Order Prescriptions Online
The Practice is pleased to provide patients with access to its Clinical System via a Secure Web Interface.
You can request repeat medication on line. To do this you need to register with the practice and obtain a password to enable you to access this service. Once your registration account is created you will need to come into the surgery with your passport or driving licence so that your account can be activated you will be able to use the system to request repeat medication as required. Please complete an application form available from reception.
If you already have your password then you can click the link below to access Systm Online.
Residents of Rotherham over the age of 18 that engage with the service will be able to access a range of lifestyle improvement support tools relating to:
- Weight Management
- Smoking Cessation
- NHS Health Checks (40-74 year olds, other eligibility criteria apply)
- Alcohol Screening
- Digital and remote behaviour change support
Patients can also self-refer via the same website and complete a self-referral form.
Web - https://www.gethealthyrotherham.co.uk
Telephone - 01709 718720
The Highthorn Road surgery covers the areas of Kilnhurst and Swinton.
The Valley Health Centre and Thrybergh Medical Centre covers the areas of Thrybergh, Dalton, East Dene, East Herringthorpe and Eastwood.
The Wath Surgery covers the areas of Wath and Swinton.
This website advises you of the services that we offer and we suggest that you keep it in a safe place for future reference.
We aim to provide health care in an environment which is clean, comfortable and sensitive to your needs. All information regarding patients is kept confidential. As a team we will always strive to do our best for you but if you find you are not happy with the service please let us know.
It is part of the Department of Health’s work to improve services across the NHS by offering more choice to patients about their medical treatment and our practice will actively support this policy for you.
Each surgery provides suitable access for disabled patients.