*UPDATE ON SHIELDING ADVICE*
PLEASE SEE THE LATEST UPDATED SHIELDING ADVICE FROM CMO DR MICHAEL MCBRIDE.
Updated shielding letter advice
The CMO letter advises that because the risk is lower, the guidance for Northern Ireland is that from 8 June 2020 those who are shielding can now spend time outside with people from their own household or one person from another household whilst ensuring that social distancing is observed. We will be sending a letter to our shielding patients in the next few days.
DUE TO THE SITUATION WITH COVID 19 , AND IN ORDER TO PROTECT OUR PATIENTS AND STAFF, WE WILL BE RESTRICTING ACCESS TO THE HEALTH CENTRE.
YOU MUST NOT ATTEND THE SURGERY WITH ANY SYMPTOMS OF THE CORONA VIRUS. THESE INCLUDE A NEW CONTINUOUS COUGH OR BREATHLESSNESS OR A TEMPERATURE OF 37.8 DEGREES OR ABOVE.
YOU MUST NOT ATTEND THE HEALTH CENTRE IF EITHER YOURSELF OR ANY MEMBER OF YOUR HOUSEHOLD ARE CURRENTLY HAVING SYMPTOMS.
DUE TO INCREASED PRESSURES AT THIS TIME , WE WILL NOT BE BOOKING ANY ROUTINE APPOINTMENTS, WE CAN ONLY DEAL WITH URGENT MATTERS AT THIS TIME.
HOWEVER IF YOU HAVE A CONCERN WHICH YOU FEEL NEEDS URGENT MEDICAL ADVICE, PLEASE PHONE THE HEALTH CENTRE AND STAFF WILL CHECK THE REASON FOR YOUR CALL. YOU MAY THEN BE PLACED ON A TELEPHONE TRIAGE LIST FOR A DOCTOR TO CALL YOU BACK.
THE GP MIGHT WANT TO START A VIDEO CONSULTATION VIA YOUR SMART PHONE. SEE INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO DO THIS.
THERE WILL BE NO MEDICALS DURING THIS PERIOD.
FOR HGV MEDICALS PLEASE CONTACT NI DIRECT.
*Corona Virus: Prescriptions*
Prescriptions can be ordered on line via Patient access (or by phone). The drop box will still be available this will be placed just through the front door entrance. (Please do not bring them into the health centre)
All prescriptions will be sent to a nominated Pharmacy of your choice. Please add your nominated chemist to your prescription request sheet when ordering your medication. Collect within 48 hours from the chemist.
Thank you for your co-operation at this time.
For the latest information please use the following ink
Positive Pregnancy Test - Self-Refer for Antenatal Care
As soon as you have a positive pregnancy test, you can now refer yourself directly for maternity care at the Hospital within the South Eastern HSC Trust.
Please CLICK HERE http://www.setrust.hscni.net/services/maternity%20self%20referral.htm
You will be asked to complete the self referral form and email it to the relevant address.
Upon receipt, midwives will arrange the first booking appointment for you, and also notify your GP of your pregnancy.
If you have any queries regarding this form or if you have not received an appointment by the 12th week of your pregnancy please phone the hospital on the numbers provided.
There has been an update on our private fee's see here.private fee's
First Contact Dietician
Clinics now running on Wednesday afternoons. Please speak to reception for more information.
First Contact Physiotherapy
If you have a soft tissue, muscle or joint problem, ask at reception for an appointment with the first contact physiotherapist.
Please see Missed appointment information: From the 1st of January 2019 we now have a 'Do not Attend' Policy in place due to patients missing appointments.
Please see latest news for more information.
With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.
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Get Well, Keep Well
Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.
See our Self Management guide.
We hope you enjoy having a look around the site and familiarising yourself with some of the online features such as ordering a repeat prescription. Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know via our feedback function. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.
There is a car park and a wheelchair ramp adjacent to the surgery. The surgery entrance, consulting rooms, and toilets are suitable for access of wheelchairs.
(Site updated 10/06/2020)