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Coronavirus (COVID 19) Resources and Updates


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Visting Your GP Surgery

PLEASE WEAR FACE COVERINGS. COVID-19 PROTECTIONS ARE STILL IN PLACE IN THIS SURGERY.

In line with current Government guidance patients are required to continue to wear a face covering in all healthcare settings. Face coverings primarily protect others, so doing so, unless exempt, is key to preventing spread of infection.

CONTINUE TO RESPECT (2M) SOCIAL DISTANCING TEST AND ISOLATE IF YOU HAVE ANY SYMPTOMS.

If you have symptoms you must get at PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) test as soon as possible and before visiting your GP. Rapid lateral flow tests should not be used to confirm infection. It’s vital that you and anyone in your household isolate until you receive your test result, and for 10 days thereafter if the result is positive.

WASH AND SANITISE HANDS REGULARLY

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Do It for What Matters

  • If you are aged 18 years and over you can now book your COVID 19 vaccine

  • Restrictions may have eased, but we still need to be careful and follow the COVID 19 rules

  • You can meet with up to six people, or as two households, outside and inside, make sure the area your meeting in is well ventilated, this can help reduce transmission of COVID 19

  • If you have got COVID 19 symptoms, isolate and get a test.

  • Make twice weekly testing part of your routine, you can even do them at home now

  • Make sure you register your test results

  • COVID 19 vaccines meet strict safety guidelines and offer high levels of protection. You need both doses to get the best protection

  • If you have had a vaccine, you can still spread the virus to others.

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Covid 19 Vaccination Status

Please do not contact your GP surgery about your COVID 19 Vaccination Status

The Government has announced that from 17th May 2021, people will be able to demonstrate their COVID-19 vaccine status for travelling purposes by accessing the Patient Access or NHS app, or by calling 119.

Please do not contact your GP surgery about your COVID-19 vaccination status as GPs cannot provide letters showing your COVID-19 vaccination status.

Please see Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status when travelling abroad at GOV.UK for further information.

Please note if you do call the NHS helpline (on 119) please ask for a letter to be posted to you. This must be at least 5 days after you’ve completed your course of the vaccine; the letter may take up to 5 days to reach you.