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Any patients requiring information about testing should visit the NHS website. Testing is now available to symptomatic people over the age of 5. Patients who do not have access to or cannot use the internet can call a dedicated phone line below, which can be used to order a test if no other options are available.
The Coronavirus Testing Call Centre can be contacted on 0300 303 2713 between the hours of 07.00 and 23.00. The majority of test results are sent automatically to the individual within four days but for any that aren’t, the Call Centre can help individuals to follow up on their results.
For sheilding queries - please call DRSS 01626 883899
NHS App - By using the #NHSApp you can check your symptoms and order repeat prescriptions whilst self-isolating at home. To find out more go to: http://www.nhs.uk/nhsapp #coronavirus #COVID19 #StayHomeSaveLives
The cervical screening programme for routine screening is now open. Anybody who receives an invite for their cervical screen should contact the surgery for an appointment, don’t put it off. It’s one of the best ways to protect yourself from cervical cancer.
The following resources (websites, fact-sheets, videos, etc) are provided by a variety of organisations. Some are national organisations such as Diabetes UK but there are also local services provided or commissioned by the NHS, local authority, charity or voluntary organisations as well as a range of other resources by national and local providers.
The Torbay Hospital website contains a wide range of leaflets to assist you with a wide range of conditions and guidance on what to do in particular circumstances.
The NHS website also provides information, advice and guidance for hundreds of health conditions along with general health information.
These resources are checked at the time of being added; please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org if you find any that need updating.
The NHS website is comprehensive and gives information and guidance for hundreds of health conditions, healthy living topics, a guide to social care, health news and services near you.
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NON-EMERGENCY: Have a look at out "Get health information" page. Alternatively, call 111 for non-urgent medical advice.
MINOR INJURIES: We do not provide a minor injuries service. You should attend A&E or a local minor iunjuries unit. The LIVE WAITING times for these services are listed here.
EMERGENCY: Dial 999 or go to your nearest A&E Department (you must not dial 999 for anything other than an emergency)
If you do need to attend the emergency department at Torbay Hospital please read this leaflet.