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FLU CLINICS ARE NOW OPEN TO BOOK.  PLEASE SEE FLU UNDER FURTHER INFORMATION.



Coronavirus Update 18th August 2020.   


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


 


Our GP appointments are routinely by telephone.  If the doctor needs to see you he will arrange a video or face to face appointment.  Please ensure we have your up to date mobile and email contacts.  A face covering or mask must be worn when coming into the building and during your appointment. 


 


If you have a high temperature or a new continuous cough you should stay at home for  10 days. 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/


 

Community Midwives

The attached midwife is an expert in her field and provides antenatal and postnatal care and undertakes home visits.  The midwife can be contacted via the Maternity Unit, Clarendon Wing, LGI.  Telephone 0113 2432 799.

Community Nurses

Community Matron

A community matron is attached to the practice and supports the doctors with complex issues relating to the health of the elderly.

District Nurses

District nurses are based within the health centre.  They are primarily available to provide nursing care to patients in their homes at the request of the doctors.

Health Visitors

A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.

Macmillan Nurses

The Macmillan Nurse is a trained expert in the care of terminally ill and the bereaved.  If you feel they maybe able to help you, please discuss this with your doctor.

Attached Staff

Physiotherapists

We now have a physiotherapist based here in our practice on Tuesday afternoons who will see adults with new conditions.  He also completes joint injections.  Please contact reception staff who can book the appointment for you.  

We also have physiotherapy available at the health centre, following referral by your doctor.

 
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