URGENT SIT AND WAIT CLINIC AND ROUTINE APPOINTMENTS HAVE BEEN TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED FROM MONDAY 16TH MARCH 2020 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE FOR PRACTICE TO CONTINUE PROVIDE OUR SERVICE DURING COVID 19 OUT BREAK
Due to COVID 19 Pandemic,Our Urgent Walk in Surgery in the mornings and All Routine Appointments have been suspended from16/03/2020 to protect everyone.Please call to speak to a doctor between 0830Hrs to 1100Hrs for OTHER medical problems(not Covid) requires immediate advice.Please access 111 by online or telephone as per government advice for Coronavirus related advice. Please check our website for updates as there will be likely changes. We aim to assess and help with your medical problems on the same day.
ADVICE FOR PARENTS WHEN A CHILD IS UNWELL OR INJURED
If you suspect your symptoms are suggestive of Coronavirus (Covid- 19) and making you unwell, please do not attend GP surgery or Hospital. Please Access NHS 111 by online or by phone , stay indoors and avoid close contact with other people. Please follow the regularly updated Government Advice
Please click on the above link to access the guidance. Those who are at increased risk of severe illness from coronavirus (COVID-19) to be particularly stringent in following social distancing measures.
SOCIAL SHIEDING(As from 22/03/2020)
There are some clinical conditions which put people at even higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19. If you are in this category, from this week the NHS in England will directly contact you with advice about the more stringent measures you should take in order to keep yourself and others safe. For now, you should rigorously follow the social distancing advice in full, outlined below.
People falling into this group are those who may be at particular risk due to complex health problems such as:
- people who have received an organ transplant and remain on ongoing immunosuppression medication
- people with cancer who are undergoing active chemotherapy or radiotherapy
- people with cancers of the blood or bone marrow such as leukaemia who are at any stage of treatment
- people with severe chest conditions such as cystic fibrosis or severe asthma (requiring hospital admissions or courses of steroid tablets)
- people with severe diseases of body systems, such as severe kidney disease (dialysis)