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CORONAVIRUS - 09.06.20

Link to coronavirus guidance in different languages: https://www.doctorsoftheworld.org.uk/coronavirus-information/ 

Patient guidance on self isolation and social distancing for Covid 19 - please follow link:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

Symptoms and what to do:

Self isolate if you have either:

  • a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
  • a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
  • notice a change to or have a loss of smell
  • notice a change to or have a loss of taste

If anyone in your household has these symptoms, you must self isolate for 14 days.

To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home, stay alert.

Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.

Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.

OUT OF HOURS SERVICE

On a Thursday afternoon, the surgery phone lines close at 1.00 pm however, the surgery doors remain open and patients can continue to come into the surgery until it closes at 6.30 pm.

To ensure continuity of essential services to patients at all times, the practice utilises the services of an out of hours provider. This out of hours service is available on a Thursday afternoon between 1.00 - 6.30pm, where patients can access telephone advice, appointments or a home visit. 

Our out of hours provider is

East Park Medical Centre

Jonesfield Crescent

Ettingshall

Wolverhampton

WV1 2LW

Telephone:  01902 902613

Please note that you will have to call East Park Medical Centre to make an appointment; this is not a walk-in service.

 
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