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OPEN SURGERY CLINICS:

We hold an Open Surgery every Monday morning from 09:00am until 10:20am however this is now suspended until further notice.

PRESCRIPTIONS / POD:

Please note we DO NOT take prescription requests over the telephone. If you wish to order your medication please bring your request form into the Surgery or contact the POD on 02476 246025

 

Covid-19 information

We know this is a worrying time for everyone so we have put together a list of information that you may find useful:

Ibuprofen and COVID-19

The current advice regarding ibuprofen.

• There is no current published evidence that anti inflammatory medications  have an impact on COVID-19.

Whilst this is being researched:-

• Those with/suspected to have COVID-19 should use paracetamol in preference to NSAIDs.eg ibuprofen voltarol

• Those on NSAIDs for other medical reasons (e.g. arthritis) should not stop them

Sick notes

If you require a sick note in regards to COVID-19, please find the generic printable document below:

Sick note

Asthma and Covid-19

We understand some patients may have concerns regarding their Asthma and Covid-19. Please follow this link to the Asthma UK webpage which is updated regularly and will give you the most current guidance and advice. https://www.asthma.org.uk/advice/triggers/coronavirus-covid-19/

Referrals

Please note if you have recently been referred to the hospital it is possible that your appointment may be cancelled/re-arranged if it is routine. This is due to the extraordinary demand on the NHS during this time. Hospitals are currently reviewing this internally and will be in touch with you if this is the case.

All urgent referrals will still continue where possible.

Prescriptions

As we are trying to reduce the number of patients that need to attend the surgery we ask that if you require a repeat prescription you contact the Prescription Ordering Direct (POD) to order what you need on 024 7624 6025.

You will be required to nominate a pharmacy for your prescription and once your request is processed it will be sent directly to them for you to collect.

Please only order what you actually need, there is no need to stock pile any of your items.

Extremely vulnerable patients

Please follow the following link for information and support for extremely vulnerable patients - https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus-extremely-vulnerable

Other information leaflets:

When should I worry

Struggling with stress advice

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