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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

 

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Welcome to Glemsford Surgery

We welcome you to the website of Glemsford Surgery. Based in Glemsford in rural Suffolk, we pride ourselves on offering excellent care to the patients we serve. We have around 5080 patients at present, serving a wide and mainly rural area.

The Phlebotomy Department at West Suffolk Hospital will be open from 07:15-16:00 with effect from Monday 11th January until further notice.  No Saturday appointments will be available until further notice.  All patients should book an appointment for their blood test.

There are no changes to the opening times for Sudbury Community Health Centre.

Information for our Patients, Friends and Carers

Please read the letter below from the GPs here at the Surgery.

Patient Letter

Hartest Patients

The Glemsford Surgery will provide a weekly medication collection service in Hartest Institute in addition to the normal provision of medication delivery services.  

The Institute will be open on Wednesdays between 12pm and 1:30pm.  Should you wish to benefit from this service a consent form will be required.    

The practice dispensary will continue to provide a managed prescription service for repeats.

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