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COVID-19 UPDATE 15/07/2020

TO HELP REDUCE THE POTENTIAL SPREAD OF INFECTION,

WE ARE ADVISING ALL PATIENTS TO PHONE BEFORE COMING TO THE SURGERY

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In Northern Ireland it is now mandatory to wear a face mask on public transport/shops

and in other enclosed spaces

It is a requirement for patients to wear a face covering when entering the surgery.  

 We would be grateful if you could come with your face covering

Thank you for your understanding

From 09/06/2020 the general clinical case definition for COVID-19 has been updated to include loss of or change in smell or taste. It is now:

New continuous cough OR fever OR loss of/change in smell or taste

Everyone, including health and social care workers, should self-isolate if they develop a new continuous cough or fever or loss of/ change in smell or taste.

The individual’s household should also self-isolate for 14 days as per the current guidelines.

The individual should stay at home for 10 days, or longer if they still have a fever.

TEST TRACE PROTECT

The TEST TRACE PROTECT campaign will run for a total of 3 weeks and includes: TV; Radio; Digital; Social; Print and Out of home advertising and signposts to

www.nidirect.gov.uk/coronavirus for more information.

Test, Trace, Protect - From 16 July children under five can be tested

VULNERABLE OR IN NEED PATIENTS - UPDATED 23/06/2020

PLEASE CLICK LINK BELOW FOR NEW UPDATED GUIDANCE

www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/coronavirus-covid-19-advice-vulnerable-people

PRESCRIPTIONS UPDATE

IF YOU NEED TO ORDER A PRESCRIPTION PLEASE CALL THE SURGERY ON: 02890364048

AND NOMINATE A CHEMIST OF YOUR CHOICE.

ALL PRESCRIPTIONS WILL THEN BE SENT TO YOUR CHOSEN CHEMIST

PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THE SURGERY

APPOINTMENTS

IF YOU REQUIRE AN URGENT APPOINTMENT PLEASE PHONE

PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THE SURGERY

If you are very unwell please

 inform the receptionist

at the beginning of your call.

YOU CAN NOW FORWARD PHOTOS OF RASHES ETC TO: reception.z00434@gp.nhs.ni

COVID-19

If you have a:

New continuous cough OR fever OR loss of/change in smell or taste

 Do not go to the surgery, pharmacy or hospital.

For further information and self-isolation advice, visit www.pha.site/coronavirus - updated 15/04/2020

 Please phone NHS 111 - option 1  for any coronavirus advice if you are symptomatic or asymptomatic

 NHS 111 also has an online coronavirus service

 THANK YOU FOR YOUR CO-OPERATION THROUGH THIS DIFFICULT TIME - 31/03/2020

HELP US TO HELP YOU!

PLEASE ENSURE WE HAVE AN UP-TO-DATE MOBILE TELEPHONE NUMBER. 

PLEASE ORDER REPEAT SCRIPTS VIA EMAIL: reception.Z00434@gp.hscni.net

 OR VIA 24 HOUR PHONE LINE - 02890364048

IF YOU REQUIRE A SAME DAY APPOINTMENT, PLEASE TELEPHONE BETWEEN 8.30 - 10.30 A.M.

IF YOU REQUIRE A HOME VISIT,  PLEASE TELEPHONE BETWEEN 8.30 - 10.30 A.M.

 

IF YOU REQUIRE ASSISTANCE TO GAIN ENTRY INTO THE BUILDING PLEASE PRESS BELL  -

LOCATED ON FRONT DOOR

LADIES AGED 25-65IF YOU REQUIRE ANY INFORMATION REGARDING CERVICAL SCREENING:

PLEASE GO TO: www.cancerscreening.hscni.net

Community Resources 2 booklet now available under: Our Services

PRACTICE CLOSURES 2020

MONDAY 31ST AUGUST

FRIDAY 25TH DECEMBER

MONDAY 28TH DECEMBER

Outside of normal surgery hours please call Dalriada Urgent Care on 028 2566 3500 if you require urgent medical assistance

 

 

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