COVID-19 & VISITING YOUR GP SURGERY - PLEASE WEAR FACE COVERINGS.
COVID-19 PROTECTIONS ARE STILL IN PLACE lN THlS SURGERY.
In line with current Government guidance patients are required to continue to wear a face covering in all healthcare settings.
Face coverings primarily protect others. so doing so- unless exempt – is key to preventing spread of infection.
CONTINUE TO RESPECT (2M) SOCIAL DISTANCING
TEST AND ISOLATE IF YOU HAVE ANY SYMPTOMS.
If you have symptoms you must get a PCR test as soon as possible & before visiting your GP. Rapid lateral flow tests should not be used to confirm infection.
lt's vital that you and anyone in your household isolate until you receive your test result, and for 10 days thereafter if the result is positive.
Wash/Sanitise Hands Regularly
Get your NHS COVID Pass letter
Use this service to get a letter showing your coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination status.
You can use this letter if you're travelling abroad, or going to an event, and need proof you've had your COVID-19 vaccination.
Click here for more information
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak we are taking different steps in the way we work:
First if you have symptoms of the virus, please self-isolate for 7 days if you live alone, anyone living with someone with symptoms of the virus need to self-isolate for 14 days.
DO NOT ATTEND THE SURGERY. Visit NHS 111 online
Appointments with the doctor:
Until further notice we are replacing face to face doctors’ appointments with telephone consultations. The doctor will call you in response to your appointment request.
You can book your telephone consultation with a doctor via the online service, please download the new NHS App or book via your existing online service. visit www.central-surgery.co.uk for more information.
Please do not attend the surgery unless a doctor or a nurse has advised that you need to be seen.
Appointment with the nurse:
You may need to come in for various reason: The nurse will call you to discuss if you need to come in. Wait for her call please.
When you need to collect your prescription:
If you are waiting for a prescription and you have not nominated a pharmacy yet, it is time that you do so you don't need to collect your prescription token form us. Go straight to the pharmacy. Until you have nominated the pharmacy, you can give them your NHS number which is on your repeat slip or on your home screen of your online service. The pharmacy will be able to download your prescription and dispense it.
When you need to request your prescription:
Please try to request your prescription online preferably, do not attend the surgery. Phone us if you are experiencing problems requesting online.
DO NOT ATTEND THE SURGERY IF YOU HAVE SYMPTOMS OF CORONAVIRUS ( COUGH AND/OR TEMPERATURE OF 37.8 DEGREEs OR ABOVE AND/OR CHANGE OF SMELL AND/OR TASTE).
Visit NHS 111 online
If you need to speak to a doctor with regards to other symptoms, please book a telephone consultation.
Please visit website below for more information how to keep safe.
Thank you for your co-operation.
From The doctors, Nurses and Admin Team at Central Surgery Southchurch.