The NHS in the North West 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.
The risk to the general public is moderate. If you have arrived back to the UK form mainland China, Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macau within 14 days, follow the specific advice for returning travellers.
Call 111 now if you've been:
- To Wuhan or Hubei Province in China in the last 14 days (even if you do not have symptoms)
- To other parts of China, including Macau and Hong Kong, in the last 14 days and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath (even if it's mild)
- To Thailand, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Republic of Korea or Malaysia in the last 14 days and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath (even if it's mild)
- In close contact with someone with confirmed coronavirus
The practice has gone live with electronic prescribing. This gives you the oppourtunity to have your prescription sent electronically to a nominated pharmacy of your choice. Please speak to your pharmacy or a receptionist for further information.
We have made changes to the way in which you can order your prescription online to ensure it is secure. You will now require a login in order to do this, the previous link in which you could order your prescription has been removed. Please bring photo ID on your next visit to the surgery to register for online services.