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NHS patients, staff and visitors must continue to wear face coverings and follow social distancing measures in healthcare settings. Please help us to reduce the risk of infection for our staff and patients by following the guidance. Thank you. https://england.nhs.uk/2021/07/nhs-patients-staff-and-visitors-must-continue-to-wear-face-coverings-in-healthcare-settings https://t.co/ENVXF1jsMX?amp=1

 

What to expect after your Covid-19 Vaccination

Covid-19 Guide for adults

Pfizer Comirnaty Leaflet

Moderna Information Sheet

Astra Zeneca Information for patients

Main Symptoms of Covid-19:  Fever/Temperature, New continuous cough, Loss of Taste /Smell.

If you have a high temperature or a new continuous cough you should stay at home.   DO NOT GO  to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. You do not need to contact NHS 111 to tell them you're staying at home. Read the advice about staying at home and Home Isolation Advice

Use the 111 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. For more general information see https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public

An exemption card  has been developed for people who are unable to wear face coverings in shops and other indoor public spaces.
West Yorkshire Metro have also developed one for public transport.

https://www.leedsccg.nhs.uk/news/patients-in-leeds-must-wear-face-coverings-when-accessing-health-services/

 

Prescriptions Charges and Exemptions

Extensive exemption and remission arrangements protect those likely to have difficulty in paying charges (NHS prescription and dental charges, optical and hospital travel costs).

The NHS prescription charge is a flat-rate amount which successive Governments have thought it reasonable to charge for those who can afford to pay for their medicines. Prescription prepayment certificates (PPCs) offer real savings for people who need extensive medication.


NHS charges

These charges apply in England only. In Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales prescriptions are free of charge.

  • Prescription (per item): £7.85
  • 12-month prepayment certificate (PPC): £108.10
  • 3-month PPC: £30.25

If you will have to pay for four or more prescription items in three months, or more than 15 items in 12 months, you may find it cheaper to buy a PPC.

There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website

 
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