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Please cancel your appointment!

Every week a number of patients fail to attend booked appointments. Please let us know as soon as possible if you cannot keep your appointment. It means we can give it to someone else! Thank you.

Whooping Cough Vaccination

This is advised for all pregnant women from or as soon after the 16th week of pregnancy as possible. Please make an appointment with the Practice Nurse.

 

BALMORAL SURGERY DOORS ARE NOW LOCKED BUT WE CAN STILL BE CONTACTED BY TELEPHONE IF YOU NEED US

PLEASE DO NOT COME TO THE SURGERY UNLESS YOU HAVE BEEN ASKED TO DO SO BY THE DOCTOR!!

IF YOU HAVE AN APPOINTMENT WITH THE DOCTOR OR AT THE TREATMENT ROOM YOU WILL ASKED TO WAIT IN YOUR CAR UNTIL YOU ARE CALLED.

ALL PRESCRIPTIONS WILL BE SENT TO YOUR PREFERRED PHARMACY OF CHOICE.

PLEASE TELEPHONE THE SURGERY IF YOU NEED ADVICE FROM A DOCTOR OR THE PRACTICE NURSE.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE AT THIS DIFFICULT TIME.

DR PAUL HUGHES AND ALL STAFF

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We are closed on Monday 25th May 2020 for the Bank Holiday.

In an emergency please contact Out of Hours Centre -  Tel: 9079 6220

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 A MESSAGE TO ALL OUR PATIENTS - CORONAVIRUS

We are under significant pressures from the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak and appreciate your patience with all our staff.

PLEASE DO NOT COME TO SURGERY WITHOUT PHONING THE PRACTICE FIRST!!!

To help reduce the potential spread of infection, we are advising all patients to phone before coming to the surgery.

When you ring us, our staff will ask you some questions to determine your condition. These questions help us to determine the best action to take but also helps protect our staff and other vulnerable patients.

COVID -19 (CORONAVIRUS)

The most common symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of any of the following:

  • HIGH TEMPERATURE
  • A NEW OR CONTINUOUS COUGH
  • A LOSS OF, OR CHANGE IN YOUR NORMAL SENSE OF TASTE OR SMELL (ANOSMIA)

For further information and SELF ISOLATION advice visit: 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance/stay-at-home-guidance-for-households-with-possible-coronavirus-covid-19-infection

If it is a medical emergency and you need to call an ambulance, dial 99, please inform the operator of your symptoms!

ORDERING/COLLECTION OF ACUTE AND REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS

We are moving all prescriptions to your preferred Pharmacy of choice so please inform the receptionist or leave a message on the repeat prescription line when requesting medications (acute or repeat) as to your Pharmacy of choice. 

Your prescription will be collected by your nominated Pharmacy - you will need to inform your Pharmacy that you want them to collect your prescription - and it will be available for collection after 48 hours.

Please do not telephone the surgery to ask if your prescription is ready - all prescriptions will be ready after 48 hours.

Again we appreciate your patience

WHO IS EXTREMELY VULNERABLE? GUIDANCE ON SHIELDING

For guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable?

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19

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Selfcare Information. Please click the icon for all Self Care leaflets and more information.

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 Disabled Accessdisability

The Surgery has been designed to accommodate the disabled. The entrance, consultation rooms and toilet are suitable for access of wheelchairs. There is parking on the Surgery forecourt.




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