Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for very limited purposes:
Important - These reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about staying at home if:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Important - Call 111 for advice if you're worried about a baby or child.
If they seem very unwell, are getting worse or you think there's something seriously wrong, call 999.
Do not delay getting help if you're worried. Trust your instincts.
Use the quick NHS coronavirus status checker to tell us about your current experience of the virus.
This will help the NHS plan its response to coronavirus by showing where the virus is spreading and how it affects people.
Parents/Guardians of children will receive notification when immunisations are due. When invited please make an appointment with a nurse to have your child vaccinated.
The links below are three short animations on You Tube describing how vaccinations work, how they provide herd immunity and how they don?t overload the immune system.
Click here for the Childhood Immunisations Schedule
Family Planning Services
We are able to provide confidential and comprehensive advice on all forms of contraception. Routine checks and cervical smears are carried out by the nursing team. Coil/Implant fittings and removals are by arrangement only with the doctor and/or nurse.
Please telephone the surgery and speak to the nurses for emergency contraceptive advice.
Healthy Lifestyle Management and Advice Including:
Minor Surgery - Dr C S Arnold
Some minor surgery procedures may be undertaken at the surgery. Please make an appointment to discuss this with the doctor or nurse.
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below:
It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel. We only provide vaccines that are free of charge and available on the NHS. Anything else, patients will need to book with a local travel clinic where there is a charge by the service.
Travel Health Questionnaire
To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form before coming to see the nurse.
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe the EU has published useful information for travellers on the European website.
The NHS does not pay for some of the services we provide. These include private sick notes, insurance forms, holiday cancellation forms, medical reports, fitness to travel certificates, medicals, private prescriptions, and some vaccination services. A list of the prices for these services, which are in line with BMA approved national guidelines, is displayed at reception copies are available.
Occasionally it may be necessary to submit the form for a quote so that the fee can be agreed by the Doctor.
You will need to hand your form or request in at reception, it will then be passed to our admin team who will liaise with the Doctor to get it completed.
As of the 1st October 2018 we have reviewed our price list see new scale of private fees attached. All payments for private work must be made at the time we receive the request. The work will only be completed once payment is made in full. See pricelist of work deemed private at reception or view below.
Private non NHS fees
Non NHS Work - Fees and Guidance
All appointments for medicals such as Taxi/HGV/PSV will require a £50 non-refundable deposit at the time of booking with the outstanding payment due at the appointment.
We can take payments by cash or cheque.
Please be aware that we have to prioritise our NHS work, we do not have the resources to action private requests urgently and these can take up to 2 weeks and occasionally longer if the doctor is on leave.
Thank you for your co-operation in this matter
If you are requesting a fitness to work or sickness note, you can download and fill out the following document. After you have filled it in you can email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will then forward this on to the Duty Dr who will look into your request.
FITNESS TO WORK/SICK NOTE DOCUMENT: FIT-SICK NOTE REQUEST
To order repeat prescriptions you can either: post your request through the letter box at our surgery OR gain ONLINE ACCESS by emailing us photographic identification (driving license/passport, etc). This can be done by either attaching it as a picture or scanning it and sending it to email@example.com. Please add your name, date of birth and what medication you require.
At the moment are the moment we are not giving more than two months worth of prescriptions.
IF THE MEDICINE YOU ARE REQUESTING IS NOT ON REPEAT PLEASE CAN YOU FILL OUT THE REASON AS TO WHY YOU WANT IT. THIS WILL SPEED UP THE PROCESS.
We are still doing urgent blood tests needed for monitoring medications such as lithium, methotrexate or other potentially high-risk medications. Please contact the surgery to arrange.
The phones are very busy at the moment, but there are other ways you can access your bloods.
NHS app: https://www.nhs.uk/using-the-nhs/nhs-services/the-nhs-app/
Patience Access: https://www.patientaccess.com/
At the moment, the following visits are still going ahead:
Child immunisations, Prostap injections and B12 injections. Please always contact us before hand for more information.
If you require a sick note due to isolation, you do not need to ring the surgery to get this from a GP. Please go to https://111.nhs.uk/isolation-note/ and you can print one off to give to your employer.
More information can be found here: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
We are aware that people are trying to scam, by ringing patients and telling them that they are us. Do not give any information out unless you are 100% sure you are talking to a member of staff from Broadwater Medical Centre.
If you are bringing your urine to our surgery, please download and fill out this form before hand, thank you.
We know this is a very stressful time, so here is a link to look up some coping mechanisms and how to cope with anxiety: https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/
Please click the following link for guidance and isolation advice for those awaiting/undergoing testing: CORONAVIRUS: GUIDANCE AND ISOLATION ADVICE
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