SHOTFIELD MEDICAL PRACTICE
DUE TO CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK AND TO PROTECT PATIENTS AND STAFF, WE ARE DOING PRE-BOOKED TELEPHONE CONSULTATIONS WITH GPs (A face to face or video consultation may then be arranged)
YOU CAN GET CHILDHOOD IMMUNISATIONS APPOINTMENTS.
IF YOU FEEL YOUR QUERY IS URGENT YOU CAN STILL CALL OUR RECEPTION ON THE DAY TO REQUEST EMERGENCY CALL FROM A DOCTOR HOWEVER PLEASE BEAR IN MIND THAT WE ARE CURRENTLY NOT WORKING AT FULL CAPACITY DUE TO INTERNAL SICKNESS AND STAFF SELF-ISOLATING.
TO PROTECT OTHERS: DO NOT GO TO PLACES LIKE A GP SURGERY, PHARMACY OR HOSPITALS. STAY AT HOME.
PLEASE DON’T BE OFFENDED, BUT WE ARE ADOPTING SOCIAL DISTANCE RECOMMENDATIONS AND THEREFORE YOU SHOULD NOT BE COMING TO THE PRACTICE. YOU SHOULD ONLY CALL THE PRACTICE. WE WILL NOT ACCEPT ANY PATIENTS IN THE BUILDING UNLESS THEY HAVE BEEN ASKED TO COME IN BY GP.
Please do not call GP for COVID advice. You need to refer to government information for public and you can use this link
Information for patients requesting letters for employers – If you require a sick note / isolation note as a result of suspected coronavirus infection or contact, please go to 111.nhs.uk/isolation-note where you can get a certificate.
Please do not ask us for letters evidencing your health conditions during the coronavirus outbreak. You should speak to your employer and ask them to follow the guidance, and they should risk assess you based on any conditions that you have.