COVID INFOMATION



THE COVID VACCINATION PROGRAMME

Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Vaccination Programme - Click here about the vaccine roll out in our area.


Due to the coronavirus outbreak, how you contact us will be different at the moment. This is to limit face-to-face contact whenever possible and help stop the spread of coronavirus.

We are open and if you need to see a GP, please ring us on 0115 9382101. Our opening hours of 7.30 am to 6.30 pm Monday to Friday.  

You can also call NHS 111. 

If you are waiting for a check-up, please be assured we will be in touch.

Appointments are being delivered face-to-face, online and over the telephone. If you are asked to come into the surgery for a face-to-face appointment, please remember to wear a face covering.  Measures are in place to keep you safe from infection during your visit to the surgery.


Covid-19 - The compulsory wearing of face covering in shops

The introduction of the requirement for people to wear face covering in shops is intended to help prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

There are certain groups of people who are exempt fro this requirement and they include:

Children under the age of 11

People with disabilities

those with breathing difficulties or

those who are travelling with someone who relies on lip reading.

These groups of people, their parents or guardians are able to indicate the reason, if required, as to why they are not wearing a face covering.

General practice is under considerable pressure as a direct result of the current challenges they are faced with with delivering a service to patients at the same time as coping with the consequences of this virus.

There is no requirement for general practice to issue letters for patients who are unable to wear face coverings, as the Government have clearly defined the exemptions of this requirement.

General practice needs to focus all its time and effort managing those who need their help and not be diverted from this by unnecessary tasks.

Many thanks for your help and support in this matter.


CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK FAQs - What you can and can't do

Information can be found here

Do you have family, friends or neighbours that can help and support you? If not thenplease see the following information showing which groups are offering help according to your address:

Kimberley and surrounding area 0115 6480916

Awsworth 0115 9441839 or email clerkawsworthpc@hotmail.co.uk

Eastwood, Newthorpe and Giltbrook 01773 292029 (10-2 every day, voicemail facility outside these hours) or via the ENGMA website.

Please see this link for the latest Sick Note information

Help the fight against COVID-19 - PRINCIPLE is a priority study for every single general practice in the country. Patients can sign up to see if they are eligible by visiting the PRINCIPLE website. Please click for details  



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