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PATIENT INFORMATION RE: CORONAVIRUS COVID-19

AS OF 16/03/2020 THE FAMILY MEDICAL PRACTICE IS ADVISING ALL PATIENTS TO CONTACT US BY TELEPHONE OR VIA ASKMYGP AND NOT ATTEND THE PRACTICE UNTIL THE CLINICIANS DECIDE IT IS NECESSARY FOR YOU TO ATTEND IN PERSON

This is to protect all patients and staff at this time.

LOCAL HELP FOR PATIENTS STRUGGLING TO COPE ALONE:

For practical help, if you are unable to shop, look after yourself or someone else please access the website or contact by telephone:

www.wigan.gov.uk/bekind or call 01942 489018

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LATEST GOVERNMENT ADVICE :

If you have a new and persistent cough or high temperature you need to self isolate immediately for seven days. Please see NHS 111 on line for a full list of symptoms.

If you will miss work you should speak to your employer and provide a self-certificate for seven days.

If you need more advice regarding possible contact with the Coronavirus, or advice on returning to the UK after travelling to an affected area please follow these instructions:-

Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. …….

Check if you need medical help:
NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service that can tell you if you need medical help and advise you what to do OR Call 111 if you need to speak to someone

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

Use this service if you think you might have coronavirus:-

If in the last 14 days you’ve been to a country or area with a high risk of coronavirus – see our coronavirus advice for travellers
If you believe you have been in close contact with someone with coronavirus
follow the link below:
Use the 111 coronavirus service

Check the gov.uk web site for more information.

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public#returning-travellers

How to avoid catching or spreading Covid-19 (coronavirus)
There are things you can do to help stop viruses like coronavirus spreading.

Do

  • cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze
  • put used tissues in the bin immediately
  • wash your hands with soap and water often – use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available
  • try to avoid close contact with people who are unwell

Don’t

  • do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean

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