Public Health Alert
The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS Has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.
what to do if you have symptoms?
Stay at home for 7 days if you have either:
- High temperature
- New continuous cough
DO NOT come to the surgery, pharmacy or hospital.
You DO NOT need to contact NHS 111 to tell them you're staying at home.
Please visit the NHS UK site to read the advice about staying at home. - https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/self-isolation-advice/
Use the NHS 111 ONLINE coronavirus service if:
- you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home
- your symptoms get worse
- your symptoms do not get any better after 7 days
The NHS 111 online service can be accessed by visiting: https://111.nhs.uk/
At the moment from Monday the 16th of March the surgery will be remain open however our doors will be closed. Patients who have planned scheduled appointments will be the only patients allowed to entry to the practice, please use the door bell to indicate arrival.
We would ask all other patients who DO NOT have a scheduled appointment to NOT attend the surgery and to telephone us to allow us to triage your query.
We will continue to communicate with our patients when changes occur in these developing times.
We thank all our patients in advance for your support and patience.
Dr Mallard-Smith and Partners.