Due to the global coronavirus pandemic and changes to national guidance the way in which you access primary care is changing. Please see below for the most up to date information on how to access primary healthcare and our services depending on whether you have coronavirus symptoms or not.
The most common symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) as advised of recent could be;
If you have COVID-19 symptoms you should stay at home and self-isolate immediately. You should arrange to have a PCR test as soon as possible. If this PCR test result is positive, you must continue to self-isolate.
If you do not have COVID-19 symptoms, but you have a positive PCR test result, you must stay at home and self-isolate.
If you live in the same household as someone with COVID-19, you must stay at home and self-isolate if you are not fully vaccinated or if they have been identified as a suspected or confirmed case of the Omicron variant of COVID-19.
If you live in the same household as someone with COVID-19 that has not been identified as a suspected or confirmed case of the Omicron variant, and you are fully vaccinated or aged under 18 years and six months, you are not required to self-isolate. Find out more.
Do not come into the GP practice and do not go to the pharmacy or hospital. You do not need to contact 111 to tell them you’re staying at home.
You can use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service if:
You can access the NHS 111 Online service at https://111.nhs.uk/covid-19/
Please only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Anyone who has symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) can ask for a free antigen test to check if they have the virus. If you would like to ask for a test, please click here.
If you do not have coronavirus symptoms but would like an appointment with a clinician please call the practice on 0300 130 3333, or log into our online services.
To protect our patients and staff, all patients must call the practice first to arrange a telephone triage with a clinician – this is for registered patients.
We will be managing as many appointments as possible remotely, whether by phone, online or video consultation. We will examine you physically if necessary. If you develop coronavirus symptoms in the seven days leading up to your face to face appointment, please call and cancel as we will not be able to see you in the surgery whilst symptomatic. For any urgent nursing appointments which require a face to face appointment please call us and we will help to manage your query.
You can now request all repeat prescriptions online, by email or telephone. For any medical sick note requests, we will assess you on the telephone and post it out to you. If you have been told to self-isolate because of coronavirus and you need a note for your employer, please click here.
For more information and support on how coronavirus affects you, please visit the links below: