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PATIENT NOTICE


Please do not contact the surgery if you cannot get through to your local pharmacy. We are currently dealing with a very high volume of telephone calls. Please continue to try and contact the pharmacy as usual. 


The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely 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.


NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service that can tell you if you need medical help and advise you what to do.


Use this service if:




  • you think you might have coronavirus




  • in the last 14 days you've been to a country or area with a high risk of coronavirus – see coronavirus advice for travellers and a list of high risk countries on nhs.uk




  • you've been in close contact with someone with coronavirus





Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay indoors and avoid close contact with other people. Call 111 if you need to speak to someone.


In Scotland call your GP or NHS 24 on 111 out of hours.


In Wales call 111 (if available in your area) or 0845 46 47.


In Northern Ireland call 111.


For region specific information and advice in:




Further information and details of how to self-isolate are available on nhs.uk.






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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

SYMPTOMS

  • COUGH
  • HIGH TEMPERATURE/FEVER
  • SHORTNESS OF BREATH

THESE SYMPTOMS DO NOT NECESSARILY MEAN TO HAVE THE ILLNESS.  THE SYMPTOMS ARE SIMILAR TO OTHER ILLNESSES THAT ARE MUCH MORE COMMON, SUCH AS COLD AND FLU

HOW TO AVOICE CATCHING OR SPREADING CORONAVIRUS

  • DO WASH YOUR HANDS WITH SOAP AND WATER OFTEN - FOR AT LEAST 20 SECONDS
  • ALWAYS WASH YOUR HANDS WHEN YOU GET HOME FROM WORK OR SHOPPING
  • USE HAND SANITISER GEL IF SOAP AND WATER ARE NOT AVAILABLE
  • COVER YOUR MOUGH AND NOSE WITH A TISSUE OR 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

DONT - TOUCH YOUR EYES, NOSE OR MOUTH IF YOUR HANDS ARE NOT CLEAN

WHAT TO DO IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE CORONAVIRUS

IF YOU THINK YOU MIGHT HAVE CORONAVIRUS OR YOU HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH SOMEONE WHO HAS IT:

  • STAY AT HOME AND AVOID CLOSE CONTACT WITH OTHER PEOPLE
  • DO NOT GO TO A GP SURGERY, PHARMACY OR HOSPITAL
  • USE THE NHS 111 ONLINE CORONAVIRUS SERVICE TO FIND OUT WHAT TO DO NEXT

THE 111 CORONAVIRUS SERVICE WILL TELL YOU IF YOU NEED TO CONTINUE TO STAY AT HOME (self isolate) or IF YOU NEED MEDICAL HELP

TREATMENT FOR CORONAVIRUS:

THERE IS NO SPECIFIC TREAMENT

ANTIBIOTICS DO NOT HELP AS THEY DO NOT WORK AGAINST VIRUSES

YOU WILL NEED TO STAY IN ISOLATION AWAY FROM OTHER PEOPLE UNTIL YOU HAVE RECOVERED

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