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PRACTICE CLOSED FOR STAFF TRAINING
TUESDAY 5th OCTOBER 12.00PM - 5.00PM
Please note that the Practice will be closed on Tuesday for staff training. During these hours calls will be diverted through to the out of hours GP
MASKS - update July 2021
We request that patients continue to wear a face mask/covering (or visor if exempt) when attending the Practice. This is to protect staff as well as vulnerable patients that use our services.
The infection control guidance for General Practice has not changed and all staff will therefore continue to wear appropriate PPE to protect each other as well as our patients.
We cannot supply patients with a mask, and they do not need to be of a surgical standard
Here is a link to the government website with useful information and advice regarding Coronavirus:
Current guidance about shielding, vulnerable patients and other guidance regarding Covid-19, is available on:
What is the difference between a lateral flow test and a PCR swab test?
May 2021 update
Please note that our main doors are open and patients are able to access reception services by telephone or face to face.
We are inviting patients in for face to face GP appointments where clinically appropriate and the majority of our nurse appointments are face to face
(some respiratory reviews are being done by telephone).
If you attend the Practice, please help us to keep staff and patients safe by wearing a face covering and maintaining social distance.
Our waiting room is still at half capacity, so please be aware that if the waiting room is full, you will be asked to wait outside.
For more information regarding our current appointment system, please see the appointments section on our website or click here
We are proud that we have maintained a "doors open" approach throughout the pandemic and are looking forward to seeing more patients
face to face over the coming months as it becomes safer to do so.
COVID-19 VACCINATION PROGRAMME
In Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, a few different health care organisations, including hospitals, GP practices, care homes, and others are working together on the Covid-19 vaccination programme.
This means that when it is your turn to be vaccinated, this may not be at you GP practice.
Local Vaccination Centres include the Forest Recreation Ground and Kingsmeadow (Lenton Lane)
Please note, patients aged over 18 are now able to book online using the following link:
Book a coronavirus vaccination - NHS (www.nhs.uk)
Please continue to stay safe.
If you are concerned you may have coronavirus, you have a high temperature, a new persistent cough or sudden loss of taste and smell, or have been told to self isolate, or been in contact with anybody who has Coronavirus, Please DO NOT LEAVE THE HOUSE.
Do NOT come to the Health Centre. If you are concerned please call 119.
IF YOU HAVE SYMPTOMS OF CORONAVIRUS AND NEED A TEST, PLEASE RING 119, OR IF YOU HAVE ONLINE ACCESS, PLEASE GO TO :
(Site updated 05/10/2021)