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Surgery Response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 Outbreak

As Sheffield and the wider South Yorkshire area are in Tier 3 restrictions from 24th October 2020 more information is available here about what the restrictions mean in each of the tiers.

CORONAVIRUS

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.


COVID Vaccinations

We are pleased to say the first phase of the NHS COVID-19 vaccination programme, vaccinating our patients in the cohorts 1-4 has gone really well for us. Vaccinations are being delivered by the Oughtibridge staff according to priority groups identified by the Joint Committee of Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI). The vaccinations have been taking place at Valley Medical Centre which is our designated covid vaccination site within the Upper Don Primary Care network and recently at Oughtibridge Surgery when we have had stocks of the Astra Zeneca vaccine. We are arranging clinics as soon as we are notified that we are getting a supply of the COVID vaccines, sometimes we do not get a lot of notice and we will arrange clinics and invite patients for their vaccination at short notice. When it is the right time for you to receive your vaccination, you will receive an invitation for an appointment. This will mainly be via a phone call or text so please ensure we have your up to date contact details. We know lots of people will be eager to get protected but we are asking people not to contact us to request an appointment as we are working down the list of patients according to the government's priority groups. 

From 15th February 2021 we have been asked to focus on inviting patients within JCVI cohort 6. We are currently contacting those patients to invite them to our next clinic which will be held at Valley Medical Centre during the week commencing the 22nd February. 

Patients within cohort 5, patients aged 65 to 69, will shortly start receiving a letter from the National Booking Service to book for a vaccination at the vaccination centre, the Arena.   


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

Serving You

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.

Access

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)
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