Coronavirus

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE - 27.05.2020 (2)

Notice To Patients

We are asking all patient who attend the surgery during this current situation to wear a face covering / mask. Face coverings are things like scarves for example. Face coverings / mask must stay on at all times covering both your nose and mouth whilst attending the surgery.

We are also adhering to strict social distancing when arriving, leaving and during your visit.

Please help us to help you to keep safe.

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE - 27.05.2020 (1)

“This practice is supporting vital coronavirus (COVID-19) planning and research by sharing your data with NHS Digital. For more information about this see:  

 

https://digital.nhs.uk/coronavirus/gpes-data-for-pandemic-planning-and-research/general-practice-transparency-notice 

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE - 14.4.2020

SUPPLEMENTARY PRIVACY NOTE - COVID-19 - APR 2020

 

 

CORONAVIRUS 14.3.2020

If you are self-isolating and require a certificate for your employer please download the document from the link below:

Medical Cert for employer Covid-19

For the foreseeable future the surgery will not be offering all of our routine services, in an attempt to protect our patients and staff from Coronavirus

WHERE POSSIBLE USE THE NHS APP

PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND THE SURGERY WITHOUT TELEPHONING IN ADVANCE

THE SURGERY DOORS WILL BE LOCKED AND ACCESS WILL ONLY BE POSSIBLE IF YOU HAVE AN APPOINTMENT

ALL APPOINTMENT REQUESTS WILL BE TRIAGED OVER THE TELEPHONE BY A DOCTOR OR NURSE PRACTITIONER - IF YOU NEED TO BE SEEN AT THE SURGERY WE ASK THAT YOU DON’T BRING ANYONE WITH YOU UNLESS THIS IS ESSENTIAL

WE INTEND WHERE POSSIBLE TO MANAGE YOUR PROBLEM VIA THE TELEPHONE OR USING VIDEO CONSULTATIONS

 

YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO BOOK A FACE TO FACE APPOINTMENT VIA SYTMONLINE OR DOCTORLINK

 

REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS CAN BE REQUESTED BY POSTING YOUR REQUEST THROUGH THE FRONT DOOR OR ELECTRONICALLY VIA THE NHS APP OR EMAIL AND WILL BE MANAGED IN THE USUAL WAY AND WILL BE SENT DIRECTLY TO THE PHARMACY OF YOUR CHOICE

PLEASE USE THE DOCTORLINK SERVICE IF YOU ARE ABLE TO

(SEE INFORMATION BELOW) PRIOR TO CONTACTING THE SURGERY DIRECTLY

DOCTORLINK ALLOWS YOU TO CHECK YOUR SYMPTOMS 24/7 AND WILL SEND THE SURGERY A MESSAGE IF WE NEED TO CONTACT YOU

ESSENTIAL NURSING WORK SUCH AS DRESSINGS, SOME BLOOD TESTS, INJECTIONS AND IMMUNISATIONS WILL CONTINUE BUT YOU SHOULD CANCEL YOUR APPOINTMENT IF YOU HAVE ANY SYMPTOMS OF CORONAVIRUS

IF YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SELF-ISOLATE YOU DO NOT REQUIRE A FIT-NOTE

We appreciate that this will cause disruption but hope that you understand the necessity for these changes

Disruption to Normal Services

For the foreseeable future the surgery will not be offering all of our routine services, in an attempt to protect our patients and staff from Coronavirus.

Where possible use the NHS App

Please do not attend the surgery without telephoning in advance

The surgery doors will be locked and access will only be possible if you have an appointment

All appointment requests will be triaged over the telephone by a doctor or nurse practitioner - if you need to be seen at the surgery we ask that you don’t bring anyone with you unless this is essential

We intend where possible to manage your problem via the telephone or using video consultations

You will not be able to book a face to face appointment via Sytmonline or Doctorlink

Repeat prescriptions can be requested by posting your request through the front door or electronically via the NHS App or email and will be managed in the usual way and will be sent directly to the pharmacy of your choice

Essential nursing work such as dressings, some blood tests, injections and immunisations will continue but you should cancel your appointment if you have any symptoms of coronavirus.

If you are required to self-isolate you do not require a fit-note

If you are self-isolating and require a certificate for your employer please download the document from the link below:

Medical Cert for Employer Covid-19.pdf