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.
Read general information such as:
Please note that the Practice will be closed on the following public holidays in 2020: Friday 10th April, Monday 13th April, Monday 4th May, Monday 21st September, Friday 25th December and Monday 28th December.
In case of emergency, please telephone 999.
In case of anything urgent, which cannot wait until the surgery reopens, please call 111.
At these clinics the Nurses give advice on the management of asthma, COPD, diabetes, ischaemic heart disease and high blood pressure. They monitor all these conditions as well as checks specific to the condition such as peak flow reading or blood tests.
There is a Community Mental Health Nurse, employed by the Primary Care Organisation, who is available to provide psychological therapy on referral from the doctor.
The Doctors give advice during normal surgery times on all forms of family planning.
Patients over 65 years and those identified in high risk groups are offered immunisation against influenza. Vaccines are normally available from the end of September.Please contact reception.
Antenatal and postnatal care is undertaken by all the Doctors and our team of Community Midwives during regular surgeries or Practice antenatal clinic. In addition, there are parentcraft classes held throughout the year. Please ask the Midwife for more details.
Minor surgical procedures are carried out by the doctors at arranged times.
A list of private travel clinics can be found here
Under the terms and conditions of the NHS, if, after attending a private travel clinic, you need vaccinations provided by the NHS i.e. Diphtheria/Tetanus/Polio, Typhoid, Hep A and Cholera, these can be done in the Practice.
The Practice can also provide private prescriptions for other vaccinations which will incur a charge.
The Practice does not provide Yellow Fever vaccinations.
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe a very useful booklet has been published with advice and guidance to help you get the most out of your holiday. To visit please click:- http://ec.europa.eu/publications/booklets/eu_glance/86/en.pdf (this is a large document and may take a minute or two to view)
Baby clinics are held on Tuesday mornings by appointment only.
Ask your Health Visitor or Midwife for details.
ABC Clinic Thursday 11:30-12:30, Health Education Room, Allermuir Health Centre.
Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:
The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability.
To self-refer, telephone: 0800 917 9390
Monday-Friday between 9:00am and 6.00pm
They will give you advice and assess you to see if physiotherapy is an option.
Please click here to download a form which must be completed and returned to the clinic of your choice.
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