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Important Coronavirus Update

For the latest Covid-19 advice please visit www.nhs.uk/coronavirus. If you have a new persistent cough or a high temperature please stay at home for 7 days. If your symptoms are serious or get worse visit the NHS 111 online service.

Under no circumstances should you come to the surgery.

Thank you for your co-operation during this difficult time.

 

How To Seek Healthcare Advice from a GP

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, how you contact your GP surgery will be different at the moment. This is to limit face-face contact where possible and help stop the spread of coronavirus.

Face to face appointments are available but only at the request of a GP or nurse after you have discussed your conditions over the telephone or via our online service.

Telephone and online consultations can be a more convenient, safer and flexible way to receive healthcare:

  • Call the surgery to book a telephone appointment.  Please note the admin staff will need to triage the call by asking the reason for the appointment in order to be able to offer advice or book you for a telephone consultation with the appropriate person).

  • Visit the surgery website and complete a confidential online form to receive a response before the end of the next working day

  • Visit NHS 111 online to seek advice https://111.nhs.uk/

  • Download the NHS App to order repeat prescriptions, and check your symptoms

 

Please do not attend the practice unless you have spoken to a GP or nurse and have been allocated an appointment.

If you are asked to attend the practice for a face to face appointment, a face covering MUST be worn when entering the surgery.   These do not need to be medical grade masks but this is essential for patient and staff safety.

We also kindly ask for all patients to maintain social distancing whilst within the surgery where possible.

 

Additional resources

Video explaining how to contact your GP remotely:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FO1LRq5FZpE&t=1s

 

Our Practice is highly patient focused and we have a multidisciplinary approach to patients’ health care. We aim to deliver the best for our patients by combining the skills of the practice team with other health and social care workers in the community.

We provide modern health care facilities and focus on continually improving the health of our patients and residents of the community.

This website is aimed at providing you the important information about our practice, our services and our staff in addition to some other useful information and tools available for you to use. Please have a look around and send us any comments or suggestions if you like. We can use your comments and ideas to improve our online services and develop the content of this site accordingly.

A ‘healthy lifestyle’ is what we recommend:

  • Stop smoking
  • Eat a balanced diet with plenty of fruit and veg
  • Exercise regularly
  • Keep alcohol intake within recommended limits

 

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