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Covid booster and annual Flu

We are now booking COVID booster Vaccinations for patient who have had their second vaccination at least 6 months ago. Where possible the appointment will be for flu and Covid booster together.

Patients who meet the criteria for a Flu vaccination please contact us to book your appointment 

We would like to invite you to join DoctorLink.

 

We have been looking at how we can improve access to Practice services; DoctorLink is our new online service where you can access advice and appointments on line.

 

Registration is simple and you can register here:

 

https://www.doctorlink.com/patients/

 

For all urgent appointments, we ask that you undertake a symptom assessment through DoctorLink.

 

The symptom checker will ask you a number of questions to help to identify your problem.

 

The outcome of your assessment will direct you to the right treatment, whether emergency care, your GP, nurse or self care.

 

 

The information you provide will be shared with our clinical team (where appropriate) and will assist in providing robust information of your problem to the required clinical team member prior to your appointment.

 

You can even download the App:

 

 

Covid precautions 

 

The vast majority of routine GP appointments are taking place remotely via video and telephone consultations and where patients need to be seen face-to-face, strict safety guidelines are always followed including the use of personal protective equipment (PPE). Patients will be booked by the doctor to attend the surgery when required. 

 

It’s important that everybody looks after their physical and mental health during this pandemic and people should continue to contact their GP by phone in the usual way if they need help.

Sick notes

By law, medical evidence is not required for the first 7 days of sickness. After 7 days, it is for the employer to determine what evidence they require, if any, from the employee. This does not need to be fit note (Med 3 form) issued by a GP or other doctor.

Your employee will be advised to isolate themselves and not to work in contact with other people by NHS 111 or PHE if they are a carrier of, or have been in contact with, an infectious or contagious disease, such as COVID-19.

We strongly suggest that employers use their discretion around the need for medical evidence for a period of absence where an employee is advised to stay at home due to suspected COVID-19, in accordance with the public health advice being issued by the government.

Are You a Carer?

If you are please let us know - we may be able to help you

The medical centre is working towards an award with Northamptonshire carers association to support carers and their families. 

Northamptonshire carers

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