Walking is an easy way to get more active and prevent ill health. Walking can help meet new people and increase social interaction. Any additional walking is helpful - it doesn't have to be long organised walks. Children benefit from being more active as it can lead to increased brain activity. There are lots of resources to help people walk more. Visit the website >>>
We are aware of the planned move to lifting the remaining Covid restrictions in England from July 19th.
Medical settings are a higher risk environment and will need to maintain more control measures than other public facilities.
We are acting very cautiously and are maintaining:
PPE for healthcare staff
We are seeing the rates of Covid rise locally with the more transmissible Delta variant.
It is our duty to do all we can to keep both our patients and our staff safe whilst we deliver care, and we therefore ask for your understanding whilst we work through this new stage of the Covid Pandemic. We will make further changes as soon as it is safe to do so.
Go here for the latest detailed information from the government and other organisations.
We are all excited to hear about the progress of the rolling out of the Covid vaccine and look forward to this improving the quality of life for all of us.
We know that you, like us, are struggling with the continued confines imposed upon us all due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Everyone is trying to make the best of the situation and, as a practice, we are committed to caring for you in the best possible way whilst keeping both you and our team safe.
To keep you as informed as possible, we will update these messages frequently as we become aware of more information from NHS England:
The vaccines are being rolled out in a very strict order
Please do not contact the surgery nor the hospital to seek a vaccine
We will contact you when the NHS has informed us that you are eligible
We are still open if you have any medical concerns and will offer advice via the telephone whenever we can to prevent you leaving home unnecessarily
With the current rapid increase in Covid-19 cases it is even more important to