Repeat prescriptions

Due to the current COVID pandemic, we are unable to receive paper prescriptions due to preventing the spread of the virus.

If you need to order your medication you can call the prescribing ordering directive on 01384 465303

Email- Northway.medicalpractice@nhs.net or call the main reception.

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Monday 25th May Bank Holiday Pharmacy Times

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Isolation note

Get an isolation note

Use this service if you have been told to stay at home because of coronavirus and you need a note for your employer.

This service is only for people who: have symptoms of coronavirus and have used the 111 online coronavirus service have been told by a healthcare professional they have symptoms of coronavirus live with someone who has symptoms of coronavirus

If you are not sure if you need to stay at home, get the latest NHS advice on coronavirus. If you have to stay at home but feel well enough to work, ask your employer if you can work from home. If you can work from home, you will not need an isolation note. You can also use this service for someone else.

You Do Not Need To Go To Your GP

https://111.nhs.uk/isolation-note/

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus.

Stay at home to stop coronavirus spreading

Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.

This includes people of all ages – even if you do not have any symptoms or other health conditions.

You can only leave your home: 

  • to shop for basic essentials – only when you really need to
  • to do one form of exercise a day – such as a run, walk or cycle, alone or with other people you live with
  • for any medical need – for example, to visit a pharmacy or deliver essential supplies to a vulnerable person
  • to travel to and from work – but only where this is absolutely necessary

What to do if you have coronavirus symptoms

Continue to stay at home if you have either:

  • a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)Continue to stay at home if you have either:
  • a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)

To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.

Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.

https://111.nhs.uk/covid-19/

What to do if you need medical help for another reason

If you need medical help not related to coronavirus, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.

  • For health information and advice, use the NHS website or check your GP surgery website.
  • For urgent medical help, use the NHS 111 online service. Only call 111 if you’re unable to get help online.
  • For life-threatening emergencies, call 999 for an ambulance.

Read more advice about getting medical help at home.

Advice for people at high risk

If you’re at high risk of getting seriously ill from coronavirus, there are extra things you should do to avoid catching it.

These include:

not leaving your home – you should not go out to do shopping, visit friends or family, or attend any gatherings

avoiding close contact with other people in your home as much as possible

Read the full advice on protecting yourself if you’re at high risk from coronavirus on GOV.UK.

Who is at high risk?

You may be at high risk from coronavirus if you:

have had an organ transplant

are having certain types of cancer treatment

have blood or bone marrow cancer, such as leukaemia

have a severe lung condition, such as cystic fibrosis or severe asthma

have a condition that makes you much more likely to get infections

are taking medicine that weakens your immune system

are pregnant and have a serious heart condition Information:

If you’re at high risk, you will be contacted by the NHS by Sunday 29 March 2020. Do not contact your GP or healthcare team at this stage – wait to be contacted.

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Coronavirus

for all updates visit

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public

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Frailty Focus

The NHS #FrailtyFocus website has lots of information and advice for facing frailty head on. Take a look here: www.frailtyfocus.nhs.uk #HealthierFutures

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Norovirus

#Norovirus is one of the most common stomach bugs in the UK. While very unpleasant, it usually clears up by itself in a few days. If you’re suffering, make sure you avoid going to your GP as it can spread to others very easily. #HelpUsHelpYou #HealthierFutures

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POD

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Electronic Prescription Service

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Patient Access

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Book new appointments without having to phone. Order repeat prescriptions so they are ready to pick up. View your medical record securely online.