UPDATE 17/05/2021 Our latest update can be found here
The latest information on symptoms of Coronavirus infection and areas where recent travel may have resulted in a high risk of exposure can be found on nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service that can tell you if you need medical help and advise you what to do.
Use this service if:
- you think you might have coronavirus;
- in the last 14 days you've been to a country or area with a high risk of coronavirus;
- you've been in close contact with someone with coronavirus.
Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Call 111 if you need to speak to someone.
Like the common cold, coronavirus infection usually occurs through close contact with a person with novel coronavirus via cough and sneezes or hand contact. A person can also catch the virus by touching contaminated surfaces if they do not wash their hands.
Testing of suspected coronavirus cases is carried out in line with strict guidelines. This means that suspected cases are kept in isolation, away from public areas of GP surgeries, pharmacies and hospitals and returned home also in isolation. Any equipment that come into contact with suspected cases are thoroughly cleaned as appropriate. Specific guidance has also been shared with NHS staff to help safeguard them and others. Patients can be reassured that their safety is a top priority and are encouraged to attend all appointments as usual.
Everyone is being reminded to follow Public Health England advice to:
- Always carry tissues with you and use them to catch your cough or sneeze. Then bin the tissue, and wash your hands, or use a sanitiser gel.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water, especially after using public transport. Use a sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are unwell.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccination Status
It is now possible to view your COVID-19 vaccination status using the NHS App and also Patient Access. Both of these systems allow you to view parts of your medical records (in this case the 'immunisation pages'). It is simple to register if you are not already a user https://www.grosvenormedicalcentre.org.uk/doitonline.aspx
We are currently working through our eligible patients according to the Government guidance.
Patients are being contacted via text or phone. Please do not contact the surgery unless you are having problems booking via the link in your text invite. You will be contacted when it is time for your priority group to be vaccinated.
Information on the vaccine is available on the nhs.uk and gov.uk websites:
Information if you have a pre-booked Covid vaccination appointment:
All Covid vaccination appointments must be pre-booked. Our Covid vaccination clinics are being held at the old MMU (Manchester Metropolitan University) campus in Crewe which is now called Buckingham Apollo Health Sciences campus, postcode CW1 5DU.
Do not attend for vaccination if you have covid symptoms.
Do not arrive early for your appointment.
Please wear a face mask or face covering and wear a sleeveless or short sleeve top under your outer garments.
From 1st April 2020 in line with NHS England guidance the practice will no longer be using / receiving fax communication. See below for alternative options:
For prescription requests from Nursing Homes/Pharmacies/Surgeries/Hospitals/other official bodies but NOT for patients –firstname.lastname@example.org
For admin queries for Nursing Homes/Surgeries/Hospitals/Social Services and other official bodies but NOT for patients –email@example.com
For patient queries, but NOT for booking appointments – firstname.lastname@example.org
Physiotherapy Self Referral
if you wish to access free NHS high quality physiotherapy please click the link below. This can be done without a GP appointment.
We have heard from many of our patients with questions around their health and care as a consequence of an EU Exit.
The best source of information can be found on www.nhs.uk. This website will be updated on a regular basis.
Information for patients regarding medicines
Please keep ordering your repeat prescriptions and taking your medicines as normal. It's very important you don't order more medicines than normal. If you do, then it may mean that other people won't be able to get their medicines.
Further information is available on www.NHS.uk
Good news: there are now 3 ways to obtain online access. Click here to see which is the most suited to you
Practice Private Fees update.
Please note the practice's private fee rates have recently changed. A full list can be found here
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