Coronavirus

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.

 

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  • Are you a Carer?

    If you are please let us know - we may be able to help you

    There is a wealth of information on the NHS website about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.

    Contact Carers Direct

    Finance and Law

    Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.

    • Benefits for carers

      Directing carers to the benefits that can help them in their caring role

    • Benefits for the under-65s

      Advice and information on helping the person you look after get the benefits that they are entitled to.

      Benefits for the over-65s

      Advice and information on financial support for older people with a disability or illness.

    • Carer's Assement

      How your benefits maybe affected after the death of the person you look after and what happens to their benefits

    • Other benefits

      Advice for carers and the people they are looking after on claiming a whole host of other benefits unrelated to their disability or caring