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Johnson Medical Practice was rated "GOOD" at a recent CQC Inspection

Read our CQC report here, please scroll down and click on the link:

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Important information about the coronavirus (COVID-19)

The NHS in England and Public Health England (PHE) are well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.

The latest information on symptoms of coronavirus can be found on nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

Stay at home if you have coronavirus symptoms

Stay at home for if you have either:

Important information about the coronavirus (COVID-19)

Melbourne Street Surgery will be closed from10th April 2020 until further notice for face to face appointments. Telephone Lines will remain open between 8.00am -6.30pm for GP Telephone triage, if after a clinical assessment you need to be seen, we will arrange an appointment at Hilltop surgery.

Repeat Prescriptions request can be posted into the letterbox at Melbourne street and will be processed daily and sent to your nominated pharmacy. If you have any queries please call us on 0116 2769555 or 0116 2536299. We apologise for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

The NHS in England and Public Health England (PHE) are well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.

The latest information on symptoms of coronavirus can be found on nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

Stay at home if you have coronavirus symptoms

Stay at home for if you have either:

  • a high temperature – you feel hot to touch on your chest or back

  • a new, continuous cough – this means you've started coughing repeatedly

Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.

You do not need to contact 111 to tell them you're staying at home.
Testing for coronavirus is not needed if you're staying at home.

RECENT HEADLINES

Recent texts/letter about 12 Week isolation for At Risk Groups

Who is at high risk? You may be at high risk from coronavirus if you:

  • have had an organ transplant

  • are having certain types of cancer treatment

  • have blood or bone marrow cancer, such as leukaemia

  • have a severe lung condition, such as cystic fibrosis or severe asthma

  • have a condition that makes you much more likely to get infections

  • are taking medicine that weakens your immune system

  • are pregnant and have a serious heart condition

Information:

If you're at high risk, you will be contacted by the NHS by Sunday 29 March 2020. Do not contact your GP or healthcare team at this stage – wait to be contacted. GPs do not have any other information than is available on the NHS website.

Rescue Medication

Despite recent media discussion on Facebook etc. guidance states that there is no need for asthmatics to have Rescue medication packs. The only group of patients requiring these is patients who have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) with a breathless scale of 3 or greater.  GPs at this time WILL NOT are issuing anyone outside of this group with rescue pack medication.
Up to date information can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

If you have concerns that you may have been exposed to or become infected with the novel CORONAVIRUS please call 111 and DO NOT attend the surgery or the hospital emergency department.

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