The NHS is well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases and has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff whilst also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.
Check online at http://www.gov.uk and at http://www.nhs.uk for the latest advice on COVID-19 symptoms, testing and self isolation.
If you need to book a test please phone 119 or go online to http://www.nhs.uk we do not provide COVID testing at the surgery.
BOOK YOUR FLU VACCINE APPOINTMENT NOW
Appointments are available to book for at the practice for eligible patients, these include:
- all children aged two and three
- those aged six months to under 65 years in clinical risk groups
- pregnant women
- those aged 65 years and over
- those in long-stay residential care homes
- close contacts of immunocompromised individuals
- health and social care staff employed by a registered residential care/nursing home, registered domiciliary care provider, or a voluntary managed hospice provider.
Drop in flu clinic
We will be holding a drop in flu clinic on the 31st October 2020 9.30-11.30am for patients who are under 65years of age and in a clinical at risk group or in one of the categories above. No appointment is necessary, just turn up. We will be adhering to the Government guidelines regarding Coronavirus and we ask all patients to wear a mask and to social distance whilst waiting. Please do not attend if you have symptoms of the virus.
We are awaiting further guidance from the government regarding patients aged 50-64 and who are not in a clinical at risk group.
Welcome to Oughtibridge Surgery
Our aim is to provide the highest standard of modern family medicine in an efficient, friendly and caring manner as possible.
We are confident that our website will provide clear and concise help and give our patients the information they require in an easy and convenient format. It has been designed with the patient’s needs at the forefront of everything, from checking surgery times to letting us know what you think of us.
What is Social Prescribing
Social Prescribing can help you to have move control over your own health and find ways to improve how you feel in a way that suits you
Your Social Prescriber Link Worker is Katy Travis
She is here to listen and put you in touch with the people and activities that might help you to feel better
Please Click here for more information
Our dedicated team are here to treat those minor ailments that occur as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions and clinics covering a wide range of healthcare issues. The technology also means you can now do a lot of things from the comfort of your home such as order a repeat prescription or cancel an appointment.
A guide for patients can be found here
Partners in Care
Once registered, patients and healthcare professionals work together to ensure the most appropriate care is provided. This partnership philosophy extends even further and our active patient group exists to make sure that patient needs and the practice offering are always heading in the same direction.
The surgery is provided with safe and easy access to wheelchair users and those with walking difficulties. A disabled patients' WC is accessed from the main corridor.
(Site updated 26/08/2020)