GP practices are open and providing appointments for their registered patients.
You will find your GP practice will continue throughout the winter months to triage over the phone or online first. Should you clinically need it a face-to-face appointment will be arranged.
Zoning in GP practices is still in place so that patients with symptoms of COVID-19 are seen separately from those with no clinical suspicion of COVID-19, using separate entrances and consultation rooms. Please wear a mask if you are able and follow and signs or guidance in place if you do need to visit a GP practice.
Some hot sites remain in place. These are dedicated facilities specifically for patients who may have COVID-19 to attend, following telephone triage.
All our community services are continuing to run as normal, with staff and teams following infection control guidance.
You can still attend your flu vaccine appointments. Having the flu jab not only protects you, but others around you. If you have a flu vaccine booked with your GP Practice – please still attend.
The flu jab is free to:
By vaccinating children, we not only help protect them from a nasty illness but also reduce the risk of spreading the virus and protecting siblings, parents, grandparents and other vulnerable people and reduces the impact of flu on the rest of the wider community.
You can still attend your screening appointments during November for:
You will be contacted directly if there is any change to your appointment.