*NHS CORONAVIRUS FAQ's:*
If you have symptoms of FEVER or COUGH or a loss of, or change in, your normal sense of taste or smell it is possible that you have Coronavirus.
You DO NOT need to see or speak to a GP or Nurse to confirm this diagnosis.
For all information regarding getting a COVID swab test or about self isolation: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
You are likely to get better with self management but, if you feel worse or do not get better then you should visit NHS 111 online or phone 111.
DO NOT come to the practice if you have any symptoms of Coronavirus.
Please take note of the following advice when attending an appointment.
- Ensure you are appropriately dressed so the GP can examine you.
- Use the toilet before you leave home and wash your hands for at least 20 seconds.
- Please ensure you wear a face mask when you enter the waiting area.
- Please come into the waiting room; The receptionist will then inform the clinician you have arrived and ask you to go back and wait in your car.
- The GP will be wearing protective clothing, including a face mask.
- After your appointment clean your hands with hand gel.
Because of COVID19:
- All of our GP appointments are now being held initially as telephone or online video consultations
- We have suspended online access to our appointments
Some nursing appointments will continue to be offered face to face:
- For immunisations and injections
- For dressings and wound checks
- For phlebotomy
General practice transparency notice for GPES data for pandemic planning and research (COVID-19)
Information for patients explaining how your data is being processed to support vital coronavirus (COVID-19) planning and research.
This practice is supporting vital coronavirus (COVID-19) planning and research by sharing your data with NHS Digital. This transparency notice supplements our main practice privacy notice.
Please visit https://digital.nhs.uk/coronavirus/gpes-data-for-pandemic-planning-and-research/general-practice-transparency-notice
COVID19 is unlikely to cause a serious illness in children, but please remember children can still become seriously unwell from other causes that are always around. Please do not let concerns over COVID19 stop you from contacting medical services. If you are not sure if your child needs to be seen please go to https://www.what0-18.nhs.uk/national for advice or contact 111 or your GP. For information about crying babies go to https://www.what0-18.nhs.uk/national If your child is severely unwell call 999 or go to ED.
Click here for further information and advice about self-isolation
Click here for information about protecting the extremely vulnerable
Click here for a video to help children to understand about the Coronavirus
GP online services allow you to access a range of services via your computer, mobile or tablet. Once you have signed up, you will be able to:
- book or cancel appointments online
- renew or order repeat prescriptions online
- view parts of your GP record, including information about medication, allergies, vaccinations, previous illnesses and test results
You can still contact the practice by phone or in person, this is just another option, which other patients have found is more convenient and saves them time. More information including “how to” leaflets and videos of patients and why they are using GP online services are available at www.nhs.uk/gponlineservices
How to sign-up
To access these services, if you are an existing patient of Stockbridge or Broughton Surgeries, you simply have to complete an application form and present this with 2 forms of Identification to our Receptionists.
Application for On-Line Access
If you are a new patient, the form will be contained in the New Patient joining pack. However, you need to be registered for 3 months before we can activate the service.
If you have any questions, please contact either Broughton Reception (01794 301210) or Stockbridge Reception (01264 810524).