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We are facing unprecedented demand on appointments due to the current pandemic, and have staff shortages both clinical and administrative. 


Please bear with us in the short term and do not seek appointments for routine matters or straightforward medication reviews.




During the COVID Pandemic how you access the surgery and see your Doctor/Nurse has changed please click here for more information. 


PLEASE WEAR A MASK OR FACE COVERING TO ANY APPOINTMENT YOU ARE ASKED TO ATTEND.


If you have symptoms associated with coronavirus including a new continuous cough and a high temperature, you are advised to stay at home for 10 days.


Do not book a GP appointment or attend your GP Practice.


If your symptoms are serious, or get worse, NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service that can tell you if you need further medical help and advise you what to do.


Only call 119 if you cannot go online, or are advised to do so by the online service.


For the latest Covid-19 advice please visit www.nhs.uk/coronavirus


If you need help support with domestic violence/ abuse during these unprecedented times please check here.


If you're struggling with anxiety/mental health issues during social isolation; you can contact the new 24 hour mental health emergency number:


0300 303 3972 


Please note our privacy notice has been added to during the pandemic you can check this here.


 




Online consultation is the best way to contact your GP whilst the social isolation measures are in place:


Please click here if you would like an online consultation.





 

Our 2020 flu clinics have now finished.

If you are eligible and have still not received your flu vaccination, please contact the surgery on 01244 680169, and providing we still have available stock we will be able to book your appointment with a nurse during usual surgery hours.


Who's Eligible for a flu vaccination (2020)?

You should have the flu vaccine if you: 

  • are 50 years old or over
  • are pregnant
  • have certain medical conditions
  • are living in a long-stay residential care home or another long-stay care facility
  • receive a carer's allowance, or you're the main carer for an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if you fall ill
  • live with someone who's at high risk of coronavirus (on the NHS shielded patient list) or you expect to be with them on most days over winter

Frontline health and social care workers are also eligible to receive the flu vaccine. It's your employer's responsibility to arrange and pay for this vaccine.

You may also be able to have the flu vaccine at the GP surgery or a local pharmacy offering the service if you're a frontline health or social care worker employed by a:

  • registered residential care or nursing home
  • registered homecare organisation
  • hospice

Remember if you are not eligible for a free NHS flu vaccination, you can enquire about getting a vaccination from your local pharmacies for a small fee.


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