COVID-19 Practice Update

Posted by: Mark - Posted on:

DUE TO THE CURRENT CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC THERE WILL BE NO

PRE BOOKABLE APPOINTMENTS ANYONE REQUIRING TO SPEAK TO A DOCTOR URGENTLY SHOULD PHONE THE HEALTH CENTRE AND A DOCTOR WILL CALL YOU BACK

DO NOT COME DOWN TO THE HEALTH CENTRE

IF YOU HAVE A FEVER AND A NEWLY DEVELOPED PERSISTENT COUGH THEN YOU SHOULD CALL NHS111 (DO NOT PHONE YOUR DOCTOR SURGERY)

FOR ALL UP TO DATE INFORMATION AND ADVICE YOU SHOULD LOG ONTO THE NHS WEBSITE WWW.NHSINFORM.SCOT.NHS/CORONAVIRUS

ANYONE REQUIRING A REPEAT PRESCRIPTION YOU CAN ORDER IT ONLINE OR VIA THE TELEPHONE. ALTERNATIVELY THERE IS A MAIL BOX WITHIN THE HEALTH CENTRE ENTRANCE WHERE YOU CAN POST YOUR REPEAT REQUESTS.DO NOT ORDER MORE THAN YOUR NORMAL AS YOUR REQUEST WILL BE REFUSED.

DO NOT TRY TO STOCKPILE MEDICATION NOT ONLY IS THIS A WASTE BUT POTENTIALLY HARMFULL TO OTHER PATIENTS DUE TO SHORTAGES WITHIN PHARMACIES

PLEASE NOTE THE DOCTORS WILL NOT BE PROVIDING LETTERS FOR THOSE WHO ARE SELF ISOLATING. ANY PATIENT REQUIRING SUCH LETTERS SHOULD GO ONTO THE NHSINFORM WEBSITE AND TYPE IN “GET AN ISOLATION LETTER” AND SCROLL DOWN TO “GET AN ISOLATION NOTE TO GIVE TO YOUR EMPLOYER”