Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for very limited purposes:
Important - These reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about staying at home if:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Important - Call 111 for advice if you're worried about a baby or child.
If they seem very unwell, are getting worse or you think there's something seriously wrong, call 999.
Do not delay getting help if you're worried. Trust your instincts.
Use the quick NHS coronavirus status checker to tell us about your current experience of the virus.
This will help the NHS plan its response to coronavirus by showing where the virus is spreading and how it affects people.
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If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as a second appointment will be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations. These vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.
Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.
Travel Health Questionnaire
To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form before coming to see the nurse.
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe a very useful booklet has been published with advice and guidance to help you get the most out of your holiday. To visit please click:- http://ec.europa.eu/publications/booklets/eu_glance/86/en.pdf (this is a large document and may take a minute or two to view)
Our practice nurse holds clinics every day by appointment, although any emergencies will generally be dealt with on the same day. She is available for consultation during morning and evening surgeries each day. She runs diabetic, asthma, chd and immunisation sessions and also deals with smoking cessation, family planning cervical cytology screening and all other health promotion issues. If you need to phone the nurse for advice please call after 11:45 and if she is still busy with patients you may be asked to call again later.
Friday 9.30am - 2pm - After confirmation of your pregnancy you will be referred to one of the local maternity units. After an initial hospital visit most of your ante-natal care will be done at the surgery at the ante-natal clinic.
The community midwife runs this clinic and doctor is available for consultations where necessary by request from the midwife.
A full range of services are offered at our surgery.
Thursday 08:30 - 12:00
This clinic is run by our practice nurse and offers parents the chance to have baby immunised against childhood diseases, by appointment. Doctor is also available to carry out 6 week checks.
Diabetic checks are available throughout the week by making an appointment with the practice nurse.
Asthma clinic is available throughout the week. Appointments must be made with the practice nurse.
Patients with any problems to do with hypertension, heart disease, angina or strokes etc can be reviewed and monitored by the practice nurse.
If you wish to be seen for any of these problems please make an appointment with the practice nurse.
The practice nurse, Healthcare Assistant and the GP will offer advice and guidance with regards to smoking cessation.
A counsellor is available in Surgery on Wednesday afternoons between 13.00 -17.00. Consultations are strictly by referral and appointment only.
A district nursing team is attached to the practice who visit patients confined to their homes and who are unable to come to the surgery to see our own practice based nurse. Arrangements for the District nurse to visit you at home should be made through the doctor.
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