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CORONAVIRUS ADVICE

To ensure you see the most up-to-date information, please visit www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19 

WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I THINK I HAVE THE CORONAVIRUS?

Do NOT attend your GP practice, hospital or pharmacy. Self-isolate at home immediately and remain isolated for 7 days only if you have any of the below symptoms:

  • A high temperature
  • A new continuous cough

If you have these symptoms, however mild, stay at home and do not leave the house for 7 days from when your symptoms started. You do not need to contact NHS 111 to tell them that you're staying at home. Please find official NHS guidance on self-isolation and staying at home HERE.

USE THE NHS 111 ONLINE CORONAVIRUS SERVICE IF:

  • You feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home
  • Your condition gets worse
  • Your symptoms do not get better after 7 days

ONLY CALL 111 IF YOU CANNOT GET HELP ONLINE.

Please expect a significant delay in answering times as a result of the volume of calls currently being received.

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT CORONAVIRUS TESTING IS NOT NEEDED FOR MOST PEOPLE AND IS NOT AVAILABLE VIA THE PRACTICE.


How to avoid catching or spreading coronavirus

Do:

  • Wash your hands with soap and water often - do this for at least 20 seconds
  • Always wash your hands when you get home or into work
  • Use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissues or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze
  • Put used tissues in the bin straight away and wash your hands afterwards
  • Try to avoid close contact with people who are unwell

Don't:

  • Do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean

 

Registering Your New Born Baby:  
Once your baby is born then it is important that you register the baby as soon as possible in order for their details to be entered on the system before they have their 6-week baby check and are due to start their immunisations at 8 weeks. In order to register your baby we will need to see their full birth certificate, photographic identity of mother i.e. drivers licence/passport   and you need to provide the babies NHS number.  Please speak to reception as baby registration forms differ from adult forms.


Registering a Baby:
In order to register your baby we will need to see their full birth certificate, photographic identity of mother i.e. drivers licence/passport, Red Immunisations Book   and you need to provide the babies NHS number.  Please speak to reception as baby registration forms differ from adult forms.
Registering a Child:


In order to register your child we will need to see their full birth certificate, photographic identity of mother i.e. drivers licence/passport, Red Immunisations Book   and you need to provide the childs NHS number.  Please speak to reception as childrens registration forms differ from adult forms.

 
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