If you are aged 65 and over and have not yet been contacted to have your COVID-19 vaccination please call The Acorn Centre to book on 01254 282570
Please don't ring up about your COIVD Vaccination appointment. Our staff are contacting patients by group according to the national guidance.
To enable us to vaccinate as many people as possible as quickly as possible, you must accept the first appointment that is offered. If you decline the appointment offered, you will need to contact us should you change your mind in the future.
Our staff are not able to offer specific brands.
If you or any household member are awaiting COVID-19 test results or have symptoms please contact us and rearrange your appointments. If you attend and then test positive the GP or nurse will have to isolate for 14 days further reducing already limited appointments.
How to Access appointments - From March we had to start to work very differently. This is to limit face-to-face contact whenever possible and help to stop the spread of Coronavirus.
Your practice has been open for you throughout and if you need to see a GP please ring us on 01254 287150 between 8am and 6.30pm. If you request a face-to-face consultation the GP will discuss your needs with you firstly via telephone or video call.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) is still with us.
Please ensure you bring a face covering (mask or scarf to cover both your nose and mouth) if you are asked to attend by the GP or nurse. We do not have enough stock available to give out surgical masks to every patient as well as protecting staff.
We can all help control the virus if we stay alert. This means we all must all:
# 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 or at work (2 metres apart where possible)
# wash your hands regularly
# do not leave home if you or anyone in your household has symptoms.
YOU must let us know if you have any symptoms suggestive of coronavirus.
If you do not tell us or attempt to hide symptoms from us we are ALL at risk of becoming unwell.
If staff become unwell the surgery may have to close.
Help is available by telephone or video call and most routine face to face tests or treatments can wait until your symptoms have gone away.
Stay at home and protect the NHS and other members of the public.
Please do not to a GP, Pharmacy or hospital if you have a high temperature of 37.8 or above or a new continuous cough or loss of taste or loss of smell.
Please go online to 111.nhs.uk/covid-19. Patient should only call 111 if they do not have internet access.
Please use our website or online access to order repeat medication. We are sorry for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience.