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Updated 25/04/2022

May Holidays - The practice will be closed on Monday 30th of May and Friday 3rd of June. If you need any medical assistance during this time, please contact Out of Hours on 111. Many Thanks 

Updated Covid-19 Information - Due to the Covid-19 Assessment Centres closing, from Monday 4th April, please do not hesitate to contact the surgery if:  

  • Your symptoms worsen during self-isolation, especially if you’re in a high or extremely high-risk group
  • Breathlessness develops or worsens, particularly if you’re in a high or extremely high-risk group
  • You have symptoms that you can no longer manage at home

If the surgery is closed, please phone 111

If you have a medical emergency, phone 999 and tell them you have COVID-19 symptoms 

Covid-19 Information


Covid-19 Information 

Last updated - 04/04/2022

Symptoms of a COVID-19 infection

The most common symptoms of COVID-19 are a new continuous cough and/or a fever/high temperature (37.8C or greater).

A new continuous cough is where you:

  • have a new cough that’s lasted for an hour
  • have had 3 or more episodes of coughing in 24 hours
  • are coughing more than usual

A high temperature is feeling hot to the touch on your chest or back (you don’t need to measure your temperature). You may feel warm, cold or shivery.

Loss of taste/smell

Some people will have more serious symptoms, including pneumonia or difficulty breathing, which might require Admission to hospital.

If you have symptoms of COVID-19

If you’ve developed possible Covid-19 symptoms please follow national advice on self isolation, even if you think your symptoms are mild. Due to the Covid-19 Assessment Centres closing, from Monday 4th April, you can contact the surgery if:  

  • your symptoms worsen during self-isolation, especially if you’re in a high or extremely high-risk group
  • breathlessness develops or worsens, particularly if you’re in a high or extremely high-risk group
  • you have symptoms that you can no longer manage at home

If your GP is closed, phone 111

If you have a medical emergency, phone 999 and tell them you have COVID-19 symptoms.

Testing for COVID-19

Please follow the advice on NHS Inform to arrange testing (only if you are symptomatic)

How to avoid catching COVID-19

You can reduce your risk of getting and spreading the infection by:

  • avoiding direct hand contact with your eyes, nose and mouth
  • maintaining good hand hygiene
  • avoiding direct contact with people that have a respiratory illness and avoiding using their personal items such as their mobile phone
  • covering your nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing with disposable tissues and disposing of them in the nearest waste bin after use
  • wash hands regularly


 
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