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Welcome to  Stonefield Street Surgery

The Surgery will close for the June Bank HOLIDAY and The Queen's Platinum Jubilee at 6.30pm on Wednesday 1st June and will re-open on Monday 6th June at 8.00 am.  If you need medical advice during this time please ring 111.  Alternatively you could contact  7 day access on0161 763 8292 

The Practice continues to work under extremely difficult circumstances which has changed everyone's life.  Please be kind to the receptionist's they are doing their best to help all our patients.  Please remember that they are human, the Practice will not tolerate any abuse what so ever.

Appointments are initially by telephone consultation.  If the clinicians along with the patient feels you need to be seen face to face they will arrange this for you. 

Practice Nurse appointments are Face to face but you can also request a telephone if it is for results or reviews that do not need physical examination if you prefer.

COVID BOOSTER VACCINATIONS 

Booster are now available for patients, 6 months must have passed since your second vaccine.  Appointments are available at the Practice. 

4th Vaccine for patients who are 75 and over (Spring Booster).  From the 21st March 2022 patient aged 75 and over who had their booster vaccine between 3- 6 months ago will be offered a further "Spring Booster".  The Practice will be texting patients and contacting them over the coming weeks. 

For families who have loved one in residential or care homes, we will be making them a priority to ensure that they receive a 4th Vaccine or a 5th Vaccine should the be immunosuppressed. ad meet the criteria. 

From the 4th April - Healthy 5-11 year olds will be offered the Vaccine.  This is a lower dose than the adult Vaccine.   This will also include patient who may have just turned 12 but are in year 7 at school. 

Got a question or query?  Please consider using patches this is our online platform, this is secure and comes directly to the Practice. See the link below:

                      GET ADVICE, CHECK MY  SYMPTOMS- NHS 111 

Please contact NHS 111 for support and help if you are struggling to contact us or we are closed.

They are your first point of call for advice.

Covid 19 Restrictions

Updated April 2022

 Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic we have strived to ensure the  surgery is as safe as possible for all our patients and staff.

 We will continue to do so going forward, patients will continue to be required to; 

  •       Wear a face covering,
  •       Maintain social distancing,
  •       Use hand sanitiser when entering the surgery,
  •       Staff will continue to wear PPE.

 We understand that it can be frustrating, however we know that when   patients attend the surgery they are potentially very unwell and vulnerable therefore we feel it would be wrong to not take these    simple precautions to help protect our patients and staff.

 We have been open throughout the Covid 19 pandemic and in fact have consulted with a much higher number of patients than we did before Covid 19.

We appreciate your continued support and understanding in our effort to minimise the impact of Covid 19 on the surgery.

 

 If you start with any of the following symptoms please ring the surgery before attending and inform the staff:

High Temperature, New Persistent cough, Loss of Smell/taste.

 

  CHILDHOOD VACCINATIONS WILL CONTINUE AS NORMAL

 CONTACT 111 IF ANY QUERIES (EITHER ON THEIR WEBSITE OR PHONE)

DO NOT LEAVE YOUR HOME IF YOU HAVE CORONAVIRUS SYMPTOMS

IF YOU NEED AN ISOLATION NOTE FOR YOUR EMPLOYER PLEASE CLICK HERE

THANK YOU

For Patients who may be experiencing stress/anxiety during the Corona virus the following websites may be of use:

https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/looking-after-your-mental-health-during-coronavirus-outbreak

 

HEADSPACE is offering FREE GLOBAL support during the outbreak. This is brilliant at making sure you have focused mindfulness and stress-relief within your day :

https://www.headspace.com/

 

CALM app similar:

https://www.calm.com/

 

HAPPIFY also free app that helps overcome negative thoughts and anxiety using positive psychology:

https://my.happify.com/

 

This is a great article on HOW TO TALK TO YOUR KIDS about corona virus:

https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/

 

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Please click this link to be taken to the latest Veterans in Communities newsletter 

VETERANS IN THE COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER

We use our surgery website as a way of presenting all our patients with an up to date resource for all information relating to our practice. We will keep it current with any news, developments & details that are relevant to the practice & our patients.

As well as a source of information about our Practice, the staff & the services we provide, we hope you use the website as a useful resource with links to other reliable websites for health related information. If there is topical health information we will also add this to the website.

We endeavour to keep this website up to date with details we feel could be relevant to you. Please browse our website and feel free to provide us with your feedback. We'd particularly appreciate your thoughts on how to improve our online services and further develop the website to make it more useful to you.

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ANNUAL HEALTH REVIEWS - PLEASE CONTACT THE SURGERY TO BOOK YOUR REVIEW WHEN DUE.  NO NEED TO WAIT FOR A LETTER FROM THE SURGERY

Prescribing of Over the Counter Medicines is Changing

Your GP, Nurse or Pharmacist will not generally give you a prescription for over the counter medicines for a range of minor health concerns.

Instead over the counter medicines are available to buy in a pharmacy or supermarket in your local community.

Click on the leaflet link below for more information.

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(Site updated 26/05/2022)
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