(updated May 20th)
SOCIAL DISTANCING SAVES LIVES
We can all help control the virus if we all stay alert.
This means you MUST:
- Stay at home as much as possible;
- Work from home if you can;
- Limit contact with other people;
- Keep your distance if you go out and stay at least 2 metres (3 large steps) away from other people;
- Wash your hands regularly;
- Self-isolate if you or anyone in your household has symptoms.
Read the Prime Minister’s address for the latest information.
If your symptoms are manageable at home and you would not ordinarily require medical attention please DO NOT ATTEND OR CALL your GP surgery or 111.
You can get advice from the 111 ONLINE service - see link below
HOWEVER - IF YOUR CONDITION DETERIORATES CALL 111 FOR ADVICE.
Do NOT visit the surgery unless asked by a member of our team
Our phone lines are OPEN
We CAN NOT advise you whether you should self isolate
NO PAPER prescriptions will be accepted
Click for HERE alternatives
We do not currently issue sick notes for Covid related situations or illness
OTHER HEALTH CONCERNS
If you spot any symptoms which could indicate other serious health concerns please don’t just sit at home worrying about it – you can still contact us via any of the remote channels we offer and we can advise you on whether you need to get checked.
Online booking -SystmOnline
MyGPApp – mygp.com
Telephone the Surgery - 01246 273224
Advice for Asthma Patients - Asthma Org UK
Advice for COPD Patients - British Lung Foundation
Advice in Pregnancy - Royal College Advice
Mental health Support - NHS Derbyshire Mental Health
Advice for people at higher risk from coronavirus, including older people, people with health conditions and pregnant women - Very High Risk/Shielding Information
FAQ Patient Letters - Why haven't I received a letter?
Very High Risk Patient support - Click Here. If you cannot sign up on this website, please phone 0800 028 8327
Derbyshire Voluntary Action - Can help with shopping, fetching prescriptions, having a chat with for anyone who:is self-isolating because they or a member of their household is at risk; is struggling to meet their basic needs because of financial, social or health restrictions. NDA Website or phone 01629 535091
Chesterfield Volunteer Centre: Can offer a shopping service for housebound patients with no family to help them. They are open Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm. Contact Number 01246 276777
Derbyshire Community Response Unit: Local authorities have been commissioned to establish Hubs to provide a community response to the most vulnerable. They can provide - shopping, collecting and delivering of medicines, befriending calls and advice on benefits and hardship funds. Open Monday to Friday 9am til 5 pm and Saturday 9am til 1pm
Phone 01629 535091;
Or register online here
Find your local council - https://www.gov.uk/find-local-council