NOTICE TO PATIENTS
The surgery is currently receiving a lot of requests for travel cancellation form from patients who want to cancel their trips because of coronavirus.
Please look at www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice for advice from the foreign office regarding travelling to specific areas of the world. Depending on your specific travel insurance companies will cover cancelled trips to countries to which the Foreign Office advise is not to travel. No certificate will be required from your GP.
In addition, please be advised that the surgery is unable to provide letters or certificates to travel insurance companies supporting requests for refunds by patients who, without any significant medical illness, cancel their travel plans
Please see enclosed letter for a fit note to be given to employers
Employer letter for a fit note
Due to Coronavirus all appointments at your GP Surgery will initially be a telephone consultation with a clinician.
Only a small number of patients who require a face-to-face appointment will be invited to attend the surgery at an agreed time.
PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND THE SURGERY UNLESS YOU HAVE AN APPOINTMENT ARRANGED BY THE SURGERY
For advice, please use the 111.nhs.uk online services.
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we are currently advising all patients to please request their Repeat Prescriptions via e-mail, please e-mail your requests to:
or request online using Patient Access
or call us on:0208 887 8329
If you do not have access to the Internet
Please choose a designated Pharmacy in your locality to collect your Prescriptions.
Patients with high risk of COVID-19 please see the patients advice letter from NHS England
Continue to stay at home if you have either:
- a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
- a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Please do not book a GP appointment or attend your GP Practice if:
- you think you might have coronavirus
- you've been in close contact with someone with coronavirus
NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service that can tell you if you need medical help and advise you what to do.
Call 111 if you need to speak
COVID 19 please see link Coronavirus update
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