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Please note that when you ring the practice for an appointment the reception staff will ask you for a brief summary of your problem in order to direct you to the most appropriate service.

Coronavirus

All  routine until further appointments, will be telephone consultation.  Please ensure when booking an appointment you give the surgery an up to date contact number.  Should you need a face to face appointment the doctor will book you in following your telephone consultation.

You can now book face to face appointments with the Plebotomist and Practice Nurse.

We appreciate your cooperation during these uncertain times.

Contact the practice and you will be dealt with following Public Health guidelines.  For further advice or if you are concerned in any way please contact the practice.

The Surgery will be closed on the following afternoons from 12.30 pm for staff training

 13th May, 17th June, 8th July, 12th August, 16th September, 14th October, 11th November and 9th Dec 2021

Should your require medical treatment out of hours please contact 111 or  for advise or go  A& E for emergencies only.

Out of Hours Appointments

Did you know you can now book appointments with a GP weekday evenings from 6:30pm to 8:00pm, Saturday's and Sunday's and also weekend evenings at one of the Rotherham Hubs. 

If you wish to be seen at any of the Hubs (Dinnngton, Broom Lane, Magna Surgery) please contact the surgery for a member of staff to book you into one of the available slots. When booking the appointment a member of staff will ask you the following questions, 

  • Reason for appointment
  • Consent for 3rd party access to your clinical records (without this you will not be able to attend the HUBS).
  • Do you require a chaperone.
  • Is this an ongoing problem. (Please note the appointment won't be booked if it is an ongoing problem you are seeing the GP about). 
  • Up to date contact telephone number. 

COVID - 19

COVID-19

Surgery Information

You can book all appointments on line or over the telephone but we ask you do not attend surgery to do this.

Attending the Surgery

Do not attend the surgery if you have any COVID - 19 symptoms, cough, fever or loss of taste or smell in the past 7 days,  for advice and guidance visit

www.gov.uk

Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance and support-GOV.UK

Where possible please attend your appointment alone and come as near to your appointment times as possible.  We are limiting the number of patients into the waiting room and if you attend too early you may be asked to wait outside the building.

Updated Guidance 16th July 2021

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Leaving correspondence and samples at the surgery

The surgery now has a dedicated post box in the entrance porch.  Please post all correspondence in this box, please do not take into the surgery, as  we are trying to minimise the footfall into the practice.  The box will be opened each morning and all issues dealt with in the appropriate manner.  Thank you for your cooperation.

A black sample box will be available in the entrance porch from 7 am until 1.45 pm.  Please do not put samples in the correspondence box.  Sample bottles are also available from a box in the entrance porch.

Medication

All repeat prescription requests should now be requested over the telephone on 01709 542725 (option 2), we appreciate  that this line will be busy so ask that you bear with us and try at various times throughout the day, it is open from 10 am until 4 pm.  Could we also ask that you contact a Pharmacy of your choice and ask them to nominate them to allow us to send your prescription electronically.  We will not be giving out prescriptions at the Practice, anything that needs to be printed will be sent to a Pharmacy of your choice.

We appreciate your cooperation during these uncertain times.

For further advice or if you are concerned in any way please contact the Practice.

Helpful Information

Help for Vulnerable Residents

Do you live alone or are self isolating and need help?

The Rotherham Heroes Volunteer Programme maybe able to help this programme is co-ordinated by Voluntary Action Rotherham and Rotherham Council and can be accessed via

www.rotherham.gov.uk/emergencies-1/coronavirus/2 

www.goodsamapp.org/about

Muhafiz.info@gmail.com

GERM DEFENCE

If you are 16 or over you may like to know about the following very useful Website called Germ Defence which has been created by a team of doctors and scientists to give you advice that has been proven to reduce the spread of viruses in the home.  It can help you plan how to protect yourself and members of your family from infection by COVID-19 and 'flu.

It's easy to use and only takes 10 minutes - just click on the link below:

www.germdefence.org/index.html?src=C87022

(if this link does not open when you click on it, please copy and paste it into your web browser.)



 
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