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CORONAVIRUS - COVID-19

 

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Do not leave home if you or someone you live with has either a high temperature or a new, continuous cough or loss/change to sense of smell or taste

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Test and Trace

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Social Distancing 

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Self Isolation

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FACE COVERINGS

If you need to attend the practice please bring your own face covering to wear whilst on the premises, unless there is a medical need not to do so.  This can be a washable cloth covering, a scarf or a single use mask.  Thank you

COMMUNITY LINK WORKER

Do you need help/advice during these difficult times in terms of financial worries, loneliness and anything non medical that is troubling you?  There is help available, text CLW to 61825.  More information on the service is available at

https://www.chcpcic.uk/chcp-services/community-link-workers-wigan

PLEASE NOTE COMMUNICATION FROM MEDICINE MANAGEMENT TEAM AT WIGAN BOROUGH CCG 

 

Current repeat prescription quantities and duration must remain the same, this will ensure that community pharmacy can continue to manage stock levels in an already challenging environment.

WELFARE SUPPORT

 

 

If you have been advised to self isolate and require  social support you can contact Wigan Council’s welfare support for help . Individuals can make requests for support by completing the ‘Self-isolation Welfare Support’ form at

 

https://clicktime.symantec.com/3Qm4ACPMSNZuHJJnMxYUopU6H2?u=www.wigan.gov.uk%2Fbekind

 

 

 or by calling the emergency line on 01942 489018.

NHS Health

Checks

WBCCG is committed to reducing ill health and preventable disease and is working with GP practices in the borough to identify and, where necessary, treat people who are at an increased risk of developing CHD, DM, stroke.

 

If you would like to have a health check then please contact the surgery to arrange a blood test and then one week later an appointment with the nurse to discuss you blood tests results and a health assessment.

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Measles, Mumps and Rubella

Wigan Borough Federated Healthcare

The Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccination is the safest and most effective way to protect you and your family against these diseases.  Full protection requires two doses.

For anyone not fully immunised, a catch-up vaccination is available.

Contact the surgery for more information or make an appointment with the nurse.

Delivering high quality, safe and effective services for local people from local General Practices.

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