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Please note our surgery will be closed on Wednesday 14th October 2020 from 1pm to 4pm.


  • Coronavirus is still circulating in our local area and local restrictions are still in place in Manchester.

  • If you have a fever, continuous cough or lose your sense or taste or smell you must stay at home for 10 days and arrange a test straight away and everyone in your household must stay at home for 14 days.

  • To book a test visit www.nhs.uk/coronavirus or call 119.

  • We are aware there is a problem with the national NHS Test Trace website, which the national team are currently working on. If you have tried to book a swab test and can’t get through please do try again later. In the meantime, if you have Coronavirus symptoms, please stay at home.

  •  If you have concerns about your symptoms or other health conditions please complete an online form on our website or call the practice and one of the clinical team will contact you.

  • Please don’t come into the practice or go to A&E. Only call 111 if you need urgent medical attention.


Flu Vaccination
Dear Patients

This is information about this year's flu vaccination campaign during the Covid pandemic. All patients will be invited to a specific appointment to comply with Infection Control. The first clinics will be on weekend days for our most vulnerable shielded patients. After these clinics , the remaining patients will receive a text or letter confirming the time slot and date, during September to November. There will be a further general text or letter with more information in the next month. We have approximately 2000 patients to vaccinate out of a total of 9000 in the practice.



Summary Care Record

There is a new Central NHS Computer System called the Summary Care Record (SCR). It is an electronic record which contains information about the medicines you take, allergies you suffer from and any bad reactions to medicines you have had.

 

Why do I need a Summary Care Record?

Storing information in one place makes it easier for healthcare staff to treat you in an emergency, or when your GP practice is closed.

This information could make a difference to how a doctor decides to care for you, for example which medicines they choose to prescribe for you.

Who can see it?

Only healthcare staff involved in your care can see your Summary Care Record. 

 

How do I know if I have one?

Over half of the population of England now have a Summary Care Record. You can find out whether Summary Care Records have come to your area by looking at our interactive map or by asking your GP

Do I have to have one?

No, it is not compulsory. If you choose to opt out of the scheme, then you will need to complete a form and bring it along to the surgery. You can use the form at the foot of this page.

More Information

For further information visit the NHS Care records website

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