CORONAVIRUS (COVID - 19)

​For the latest information about COVID-19 please visit www.nhs.uk/coronavirus

Changes made to our practice due to COVID-19

  1. The reception door will remain locked, please speak to the receptions via the intercom , if you have a face to face appointment the receptionist will take your temperature and let you into the waiting room.  Please be patient as reception staff are also answering telephone queries.

  2. All GP appointments will be by telephone consultation first, if after the clinician has spoken to you, needs to see you, you will be given a face to face appointment (practice nurse appointments can be booked face to face first).

  3. When you attend your appointment please come on your own unless you are unable to.

  4. Face covering must be worn unless you are exempt or a child.

  5. When you attend for your appointment you may be asked to wait outside due to social distancing in the waiting area.

  6. You will be asked to sanitise your hands on arrival at the practice.

  7. All chairs in the waiting room are wiped with sanitising wipes once the chair has been vacated.

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COVID-19 Vaccine

Everyone aged 12 and over can get a 1st and 2nd dose of the vaccine.

For more information on how to get your vaccine, click HERE or visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/coronavirus-vaccine/.

COVID-19 Booster

A booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine is available for everyone aged 18 and over, and some people aged 16 and over, who have had 2 doses of the vaccine at least 3 months ago.

To find your nearest vaccination centre visit;

https://www.nhs.uk/service-search/find-a-walk-in-coronavirus-covid-19-vaccination-site

https://www.essexcovidvaccine.nhs.uk

For more information visit the COVID-19 NHS Booster vaccine page.

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How to access your COVID-19 Vaccination status

You can access your COVID-19 vaccination status through the free NHS App from 17 May. You can access the app through mobile devices such as a smartphone or tablet. Proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status will be shown within the NHS App. We recommend that you register with the app before booking international travel.

If you do not have access to a smartphone and know that the country you are travelling to required COVID-19 vaccination status, you can call the NHS helpline on 119 (from May 17) and ask for a letter to be posted to you. This must be at least 5 days after you've completed your course of the vaccine. We expect the letter to take up to 5 days to reach you.

Please do not contact us to provide documentation regarding your vaccine status, the above methods are the only official ways to verify your vaccination status.

Please see

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/demonstrating-your-covid-19-vaccination-status-when-travelling-abroad for further information.

To access your online records please see our online services page.

COVID-19 Noticeboard

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