Visiting the Practice
Please avoid visiting the practice unless you have an appointment already booked. When you visit the practice please keep a distance of 2 metres (6½ft) between yourself and others.
Self-Isolating and Prescriptions
A friend or neighbour can collect your prescription on your behalf.
Online Isolation notes for those self-isolating due to coronavirus, either because they have symptoms or they live with someone who has symptoms, can be accessed through the NHS Website.
Routine or pre-booked appointments
Some are going ahead as scheduled but staff are contacting patients on an individual basis to postpone appointments as appropriate.
For more information see the following:
NHS 111 Online Coronavirus Service
Public Health England - Social Distancing
The Government has useful information on shielding and protecting the vulnerable here:
Looking after your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak
Infectious disease outbreaks, like the current Coronavirus (Covid 19), can be scary and affect our mental health. The links below contain tips that you, your friends and family can use to look after mental health at this time. They suggests things you can try that can help your wellbeing including staying in touch with others
Rumour and speculation can fuel anxiety. Having access to good quality information about the virus can help you feel more in control. Up-to-date information can be found through www.Gov.uk and www.NHS.uk
Mental Health Foundation
Information to help you cope if you are feeling anxious, worried, asked to stay at home or avoid public places or you have to self-isolate
Article about how to protect your mental health
Call: 116 123 for free 24/7
Out-of-hours mental health helpline
Every day 16.30-22.30
Call: 0300 304 7000
24/7 UK crisis text service
Text ‘SHOUT’ to ‘85258’
Rethink advice and information line
Monday – Friday 10.00-14.00
Call: 0300 5000 927
Outlook South West
Register for Online Therapy through an online referral form – SilverCloud