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Coronavirus (Covid-19)

If you suspect you have symptoms of Corona virus, DO NOT attend the surgery. 

For advice about possible symptoms use ‘111 online’ www.111.nhs.uk/service/covid-19 or call 111

To reduce the possibility of closure and protect both patients and staff we have initiated the following procedures with regard to attending the Practice:

You will not be permitted entry into the building without wearing a mask or face covering (such as a scarf)


ALL appointments are currently being booked over the phone

You will be asked questions to assess the risk of infection

You may be offered a telephone consultation

The clinician will offer a face to face appointment if required.

If you have arranged an appointment at the Practice and you are experiencing flu like symptoms please call the Practice on 01522 876800 to re-arrange your appointment.

If your appointment is urgent please call the Practice to discuss your condition prior to attending.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may course and would like to thank you for your co-operation at this difficult time.

 


Access to NHS Dentistry is currently limited during the pandemic as dentists have been asked to stop all routine “face-to-face” dental care.

However, if you need urgent dental care, help is at hand: 

If you don’t have a dentist, find your nearest dentist and CALL them. You can search for your nearest dentist at: https://www.nhs.uk/service-search/find-a-dentist

You can also contact NHS 111:

You can ask for a translator if you need one.

NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

If you’re deaf, you can:

use the NHS 111 British Sign Language service: co.uk/nhs111

or

call 18001 111 on a textphone

Do not worry if you have COVID-19 symptoms, appropriate arrangements can be made 


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