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COVID-19 VACCINATION

PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT THE SURGERY ABOUT THE COVID-19 VACCINATION

When you are invited you will receive a text from NHS-Noreply or a letter with a unique booking code and web link.

The Covid vaccination programme will start toward the end of week commencing 11th January.  We are working with 27 other practices and the Suffolk GP Federation to deliver the vaccination programme.  The Federation is owned by the GP Practices in Suffolk.

The first group of patients to be vaccinated will be those over 80 years of age.  We will also be vaccinating our Care Home residents.  In all the Suffolk GP Federation will be vaccinating 20,000 patients over 80.

Information is available on the government website

(https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-vaccination-why-you-are-being-asked-to-wait/why-you-have-to-wait-for-your-covid-19-vaccine)

FLU UPDATE INFORMATION

Important information regarding Influenza Vaccine for patients aged 50-64

If you would like your free flu vaccination and you are in the above age group please contact the Surgery to make an appointment.  

IMPORTANT ADVICE FOR OUR PATIENTS AND CARERS

The most important symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of any of the following:

  • a new continuous cough
  • a high temperature
  • a loss of, or change in, your normal sense of taste or smell (anosmia)

PLEASE DO NOT VISIT THE SURGERY IF YOU HAVE ANY OF THE SYMPTOMS ABOVE, STAY AT HOME AND ARRANGE TO HAVE A TEST ON WWW.GOV.UK.

For most people, COVID-19 will be a mild illness. However, if you have any of the symptoms above, stay at home and isolate for 10 days.  You should arrange to have a test - visit www.gov.uk.

PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE SURGERY TO REQUEST A TEST WE DO NOT HAVE TESTS AVAILABLE

 

Non Emergency Transport to Hospital (NEPTS)

The NHS can provide, free, non-emergency transport to certain appointments.  To make a request for transport call the Patient Transport Clinical Assessment and Advice Centre on 0845 8500774.  Lines are open Monday-Friday 8:00am-18:30pm and Saturday 8:00am-12 midday. 

Please note that at least 48 hours’ notice (not counting Saturday and Sunday) is required by the Ambulance Service for transport to hospital outpatient appointments.

 
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