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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE - 12 March 2020

**PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND THE SURGERY IF YOU HAVE TRAVELLED TO ANY RISK AREAS RECENTLY OR HAVE A COUGH OR FEVER**

**PLEASE NOTE: The emergency clinic at 11 AM has now been suspended for the time being. Also the online booking system has now been suspended. If you wish to make an appointment please telephone the surgery**

Advice can be sought from https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/coronavirus-covid-19  or you can Phone the surgery.

We would like to remind all our patients that Antibiotics are not effective for viral illnesses or will not prevent viruses developing.

We are continuing to follow the advice provide by Health Protection Scotland regarding the latest developments with Coronavirus.

**For advice and information about the Coronavirus please click the link below**

https://www.nhsggc.org.uk/your-health/public-health/public-health-protection-unit-phpu/news-items-january-2020/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-wn-cov-jan-2020/

**NHS Inform - for advice and information on common illness and complaints please go the the website nhs inform https://www.nhsinform.scot/ **


We offer a new Patient Access Service which allows patients to book appointments online and order repeat prescriptions.  To Register to use the system, please collect your unique Pin Number and Information Leaflet at reception.  More information is available at Online Services tab below.


We are increasingly contacting patients via text. Please make sure we have your mobile number.


Medi Pod

Welcome to our audio first aid centre. Below you will see 7 small MP3 files which can be downloaded on to your iPod or any other MP3 player. Wherever your iPod goes the advice will go with you!

To save them on your computer, right-click on any of the links below and then click 'Save Target As..."

Click on any of the links below to play the audio files:

  • Burns - Explains the immediate treatment for burns and scalds.
  • Fits  - How to deal with fits (convulsions/seizures) in adults and young children.
  • Wounds  - Immediate actions for wounds, bleeding, and bleeding associated with fractures.
  • Unconscious patient who is breathing - How to deal with an unrousable patient who IS breathing (includes recovery position)
  • CPR for adults -  Adults who have collapsed, unrousable and NOT breathing.
  • CPR for babies - Babies who are unrousable and NOT breathing.
  • Collapsed patient in detail -  Explains the complete scenario including checks for breathing, circulation, etc.  
These files have been prepared by Sussex Ambulance Service and comply with European Resuscitation Council Guidelines.



 
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