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FLU VACCINES- IMPORTANT UPDATE:
Unfortunately we have received correspondence from Seqirus that there will likely be a delay of one- two weeks to our Flu Vaccine deliveries, due to unforeseen road freight challenges. This means that our Flu clinic on the 18th September is very unlikely to go ahead however we will keep you updated as soon as we receive any further updates.
Our first two flu vaccination clinics will be held on Saturday 18th September & Saturday 2nd October 8:30am- 12:30pm
This clinic is for patients aged 50+ and;
Aged 50 or under with a long term health condition.
You do not need to book an appointment.
This year to stay safe and maintain social distancing the entry to the clinic will be via the Extended Hours door located at the bottom of the car park. The main entrance will be your EXIT.
There will be staff located in the car park to help guide you.
Please can we ask that you attend by yourself where possible. We will only be allowing one person in per room.
Wear appropriate clothing to allow us to access your upper arm.
Please wear a face covering.
A One way system will be in operation.
If you have other issues that you need to discuss, please make an alternative appointment as these clinics are for vaccinations only.
We are only open for our flu clinic on these dates, any other urgent medical needs should be addressed by contacting 111.
If you are awaiting your second vaccine appointment, please be assured the practice will contact you by telephone or text when it is your turn.
Please do not contact the Practice. Thank you for your co-operation *
Your GP practice is open and if you need to see your GP, please ring us on 01207 583400 or visit our website – our opening ours are 08:30am- 5:30pm Monday- Friday. Please note our telephone line is shut between 12pm - 12:30pm daily.
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.
Our highest priority at Consett Medical Centre is our patients health and well-being. To protect other patients and our staff, so we are able to continue working during the coronavirus pandemic, we have been advised to make changes to our appointments system:
Anyone with a fever, new continuous cough (even if mild) or a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste, OR a household contact with new continuous cough or fever, OR have been alerted to self-isolate by the NHS Test and Trace service, must NOT attend the surgery unless advised otherwise by the practice.
If you have symptoms and they are mild then stay home and follow the NHS online guidance here
Anyone with Covid-19 symptoms who is unwell, please contact 111 online/111 by phone/999.
We are trying to provide as much care as possible remotely through e-consultations, telephone, video, and text messaging.
All patients who need to be seen in the surgery will be screened by telephone or text beforehand or as you enter the building
Please try to avoid attending the surgery in person unless you have been asked to attend.
Prescriptions and fit notes can be requested online.
This a difficult and worrying time for us all and we are constantly updating our procedures in line with national recommendations. We appreciate your patience at this difficult time.
Dr Gorman & all the staff at Consett Medical Centre
Consett Medical Centre
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