Coronavirus - Do Not Attend The Surgery If,
Symptoms to look out for: Runny Nose, cough , Sore throat, Fever, difficulty breathing, loss/change in sense of smell and/or taste.
Do not go to work, school or public areas Avoid visitors in your home and Avoid using public transport or taxis.
Please Self Isolate
Please follow this advice even if you do not have symptoms of the virus Visit NHS.UK for more information.
We are offering Telephone Consultation's and these are available to book on line should you need further advice.
Due to the spread of Coronavirus we are no longer able to offer you a face to face appointment unless you share the reason for the appointment and have been triaged by a clinician first.
This is to ensure we minimize the risk of spreading the virus in the practice.
if you have an objection to sharing the reason for your appointment, you can ring the surgery for a telephone appointment to discuss with a doctor.
We hope to resume back to our normal booking service once the rick of Coronavirus exposure passes
If you need to order a prescription and normally do this at the surgery, PLEASE POST YOUR PRESCRIPTION REQUESTS THROUGH THE LETTERBOX
PLEASE NOTE - our doors will be closed from 12:30 PM -1:30 PM every day until further notice.
Contact NHS 111 For advice
Right click for - Coronavirus sick leave information
If you know you need to self isolate due to the current COVID19 outbreak and your employer has requested a note, please follow this link and NHS111 will provide the necessary certification. If the service is busy please keep trying.
High Risk Patients
We are receiving a number of queries with regards to what is considered high risk.
There are 2 phases to identify those of you who are at very high risk from Covid-19 and will need to follow a process called shielding which goes beyond social isolation and distancing. Shielding involves staying at home for 3 months with no direct contact with anyone unless absolutely necessary.
The first phase is being carried out centrally by the NHS and hospitals. Any patients identified as very high risk will receive a letter from these services giving advice on what measures should be taken and the support available.
The second phase will involve the practice identifying patients from our clinical system who fit the criteria for very high risk. This is currently being done with text messages, letters or telephone calls from the Doctors.
New volunteers to join efforts in Bury to support by registering with Bury VCFA
If you are interested in supporting Bury in looking after our vulnerable patients during these pressured times, please follow the link for further information on how you can help, https://www.buryvcfa.org.uk/volunteering/
COVID-19 Isolating at Home
Important and very useful information for if you need to islolate at home.
- Staying at home
- Arranging a test
- Mild Covid-19 symptoms
- Supporting your recocery
- When and where to seek medical advice
- Also includes information on 'blood oxygen and pulse oximeters'
Please click on the link to download a copy of the leaflet.