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 Coronavirus (COVID-19)

 

The latest guidance from the Government has changed.

If you have either:

  1. A raised temperature or fever and/ or
  2. A new continuous cough and/or
  3. Loss of sense of smell and taste

And you are so ill that you've stopped doing your usual daily activities

 You must call 111 and speak to a nurse

(The phone will be very busy but you need to wait to speak to someone)

 You need to stay away from other people until you have spoken to 111 (self-isolate)

 To protect others DO NOT GO to a GP, pharmacy or hospital

 

There is more advice about self-isolation on the Government’s website:-

 

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/self-isolation-advice/

 NHS 111 also has an interactive online coronavirus service that can tell you if you need medical help and advise you what you need to do. 

GP SURGERIES CANNOT TEST FOR CORONAVIRUS OR REFER YOU TO A TESTING CENTRE. THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE FROM: nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

 

GREAT NEWS - CQC Report - Marked the practice GOOD in all areas!

EDUCATION & TRAINING SHUTDOWN - Dates to be confirmed

Please note: Our dispensaries will be closed from 12 noon when there is an Education & Training Shutdown.

OUT-OF-HOURS                     
If you require urgent medical assistance, which is not life threatening but cannot wait until the surgery re-opens, please dial 111.  Calls to the NHS111 service are free from both landlines and mobiles.  For a life threatening medical emergency dial 999.

PATIENT PARTICIPATION GROUP                                 
We need some volunteers to join our Patient Participation Group to help us to ensure that we are providing the services you need from us. We would like to be able to contact patients to ask them questions about the surgery. If you can spare a little time please complete the form below or ask for one from reception.

We are pleased to announce that Dr Dita Fridrichova has joined the practice covering Dr Lindford's maternity leave.

We are pleased to announce that we now have two registrars, two physiotherapists and two paramedic practitioners working with us at the practice

Dr Arham Munawar (f) - new GP Registrar and will be with the surgery until August 2020.

Dr Gohar Saeed (f) - Our GP Registrar and will be with the surgery for the eighteen months until February 2021

Paramedic - Vicky Bryning - is working with us doing home visits.

Paramedic Practitioners - Abigail Merrell & David Binns are now working with the surgery doing home visits and supporting the doctors with frailty clinics 

Latest News

From Monday 15th June all patients aged over 2 years old visiting their GP Surgery are being asked to provide and wear their own face coverings at all times whilst inside the building. The face covering can be as simple as a scarf or bandana that ties behind your head. It should cover your mouth and nose while allowing you to breathe comfortably. If you do not have access to a face covering we can provide this at the surgery. Please visit https://mygp.me/2Nbzx1w Thank you.

In Line with national guidance, antibody testing (to see if you have had coronavirus) will be rolled out in a phased way. We will keep you updated as to when this test is available to different staff and patient groups. In the meantime, please can we request you do not contact the Surgery to ask about availability. We will make an announcement as soon as we can.

 Coronavirus (COVID-19)

 The latest guidance from the Government has changed.

If you have either:

  •                  A raised temperature or fever and/ or
  •                  A new continuous cough and/or
  •      Loss of sense of smell or taste

And you are so ill that you've stopped doing your usual daily activities

 You must call 111 and speak to a nurse

(The phone will be very busy but you need to wait to speak to someone)

 

You need to stay away from other people until you have spoken to 111 (self-isolate)

 To protect others DO NOT GO to a GP, pharmacy or hospital

 There is more advice about self-isolation on the Government’s website:-

 https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-

 19/self-isolation-advice/

 NHS 111 also has an interactive online coronavirus service that can tell you if you need medical help and advise you what you need to do.

GP SURGERIES CANNOT TEST FOR CORONAVIRUS OR REFER YOU TO A TESTING CENTRE. THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE FROM:            nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

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We were pleased to welcome Dr Dita Fridrichlova is join the practice to cover Dr Lindford's maternity leave.

We are pleased to announce that we now have two Registrars, a Physiotherapist, two Paramedic Practitioners and a Dietician working with us at the practice

Dr Arham Munawar (f) - GP Registrar and will be with the surgery until August 2020.

Dr Gohar Saeed (f) - GP registrar who will be with the surgery until August 2020

Physiotherapist, Alex Newton holds weekly clinics - please contact reception for an appointment.

Paramedic - Vicky Bryning - is working with us doing home visits.

Paramedic Practitioners - Abigail Merrell & David Binns are now working with the surgery doing home visits and supporting the doctors with frailty clinics 

Due to new regulations, the dispensary will be closed at both surgeries between 1 - 2pm each day.  On the dates of the Educational Shutdowns the dispensary will close at 12 noon.

We now operate a texting service, texts are sent to patients reminding them about their booked appointments - one week before and 24hours before their actual appointment.  Patients will have the option to cancel the appointment if they no longer require it.  We hope that this service will help to reduce our number of DNA appointments.

Please let us know if you have moved; have a new contact number or email address

We will now be reviewing all long term conditions in your birthday month. Please book an appointment to review your condition and medication in your birthday month.

If you supply us with a landline or mobile telephone number, we will, unless you advise us not to, use it to contact you. This could also include via a text message or voice message to you reminding you about appointments.

 

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