FLU VACCINATION INFORMATION

All Glossop GP Surgery patients are being offered the Flu vaccination this year via the Glossop Health Team at Glossop Cricket Club.

The first two clinics are for those at HIGH RISK see information leaflet attached and details of the clinics below. Flu Vaccination Information

To book your appointment you can either book via the online access or by contacting the surgery.

Saturday 11th Sept: 9 - 6pm @ Glossop Cricket Club for aged 65 years and over.

Saturday 18th Sept: 9 - 6pm @ Glossop Cricket Club for those patients aged 65 years & over and those aged 18 years to 64years with underlying health conditions.

Please be aware that the Glossop Cricket Club parking is very limited.

Covid  Vaccination Update

Update from Glossop Health Team: Clinic Schedule for Glossop Cricket & Bowling Club

 

During September there are Tuesday evening Clinics for Pfizer & AZ 1st & 2nd doses: 17:30-19:30.

 

Please ensure if attending for 2nd dose that you are 8 weeks or more since your 1st dose)

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Covid Vaccination Programme 

All Patients aged 18 years and over are now eligible for the vaccination

Please ensure that you have given your up to date contact information to the surgery. If we do not have up to date contact details this may delay our ability to contact you.

If you are within the groups, listed above, you can book your covid vaccination by accessing the link at www.tamesideandglossop.nhsvaccinations.co.uk

Please note the link will also list any available slots within the surrounding area. This is not just for Glossop Cricket Club vaccination site. 

Please also be aware that you may receive communication from NHS with a link to book online via the national link or to telephone 119. These letters are sent out centrally by the NHS and not from the practice.

The NHS National Booking System now allows unpaid carers to create an appointment online for their vaccination.

Covid Vaccinations for unpaid Carers in Derbyshire: Covid Vaccinations for Unpaid Carers Derbyshire

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To use Online Consult to contact your Doctor and get health advice: https://www.patientaccess.com 

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Appointments - If you are asked to attend the practice, following a telephone/video consultation, please report to reception and you will be given instructions and directed where to wait. Please be aware there may be a delay from your arrival to the clinician collecting you from the door - this is due to the extra cleaning down and PPE changes between face to face appointments. This is all in place to protect our patients and our staff.

Please be aware you can continue to book GP telephone consultations on-line. Please ensure that you have given us your up to date telephone details.

Prescription requests – Please ensure that you have informed us of the pharmacy that you wish to process your prescription. We still recommend online requesting for your repeat prescription.

Please also be aware that we may send text messages to those that have pre-booked appointments and you may also receive updates and additional details via text messaging. You may also receive text messages, from us, regarding the availability of the covid vaccination appointment slots. Please ensure that we have your up to date telephone contact details this will ensure important information is relayed to you as quickly as possible. You may like to register for the NHS App/online services - this gives you the ability to review and to order items and use our online triage.

NHS App how to set -up: https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-services/online-services/nhs-app/nhs-app-help-and-support/logging-in-to-the-nhs-app/

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If you have a dental problem Urgent help is available -

contact your dental practice for more information. If you don’t have a dentist go to www.nhs.uk/service-search/find-a-dentist.

Contact your local dental helpline if you need urgent treatment: 0333 332 3800

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Bowel Cancer Awareness - In March 2020, 62.1% of eligible people in Tameside and Glossop, aged between 60 and 74 years of age, were screened for bowel cancer within the last 30 months. Nearly everyone survives bowel cancer if diagnosed at the earliest stage, however this drops significantly as the disease develops. The symptoms of bowel cancer can include:

  • Bleeding from your bottom and/or blood in your poo
  • A persistent and unexplained change in bowel habit
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Extreme tiredness for no obvious reason
  • A pain or lump in your tummy

 For more information visit bowelcanceruk.org.uk Campaign information can also be found at: https://www.tamesideandglossopccg.org/campaigns/bowel-cancer-awareness

CORONAVIRUS ADVICE TO PATIENTS

DO NOT GO TO THE SURGERY OR HOSPITAL

Stay at home if you have coronavirus symptoms

Stay at home if you have either:

  • a high temperature – you feel hot to touch on your chest or back

  • a new, continuous cough – this means you've started coughing repeatedly

Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.

You do not need to contact 111 to tell them you're staying at home.

Testing for coronavirus is not needed if you're staying at home.

Read the NHS advice about staying home, including how long to isolate for.

Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service if:

  • you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home

  • your condition gets worse

  • your symptoms do not get better after 7 days

Use the 111 coronavirus service

Contact NHS111 on-line services https://111.nhs.uk/service/covid-19 , stay indoors and avoid close contact with other people.

For further information Visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

If you are concerned that you have or have come into contact with someone suspected of coronavirus NHS111 have created the following guidance https://111.nhs.uk/service/covid-19

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Exemption boxes on the back of prescription forms have been updated to make it easier for eligible patients to correctly claim free NHS prescriptions and avoid penalty charges.

For more information, visit: www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/prescription-forms

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