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Requesting a Doctor/Nurse to review an ongoing health condition

Please would patients use either the options of a telephone call into the Practice via our main phone number of 01477 533100 or our E-Consult service, which can be accessed under the banner Appointments , then select e-Consult.

We cannot action e-mail requests in, alongside photos, unless specifically asked to send these in by your Doctor.

Information for all of our patients. 

Within the next few weeks, we will be commencing a long awaited and much needed extension to the health centre. This will add a number of consulting rooms to the building, and will also see redevelopment of the waiting room, the reception and the dispensary. This is needed due to the expanse in population, and will be partially funded by NHS England, and partially by the GP Partners. There will be inevitable disruption during the build which we anticipate will last around 6 months. We will try to keep this to an absolute minimum, but ask our patients to please bear with us while we make these essential changes to the building, which will ultimately benefit all. 

Dr Nicola Hulme on behalf of the GP Partners 

Coronavirus Update

Information for the public is available at gov.uk/coronavirus

Coronovirus pandemic and prescriptions

Please note, until advised otherwise the practice will continue to prescribe your usual 28 day supply of medication. Prescribing for long periods of time could result in shortages of some medications. 

Dispensary Changes:

Effective from 24/03/20 the Dispensary will close every day 1:00 pm -2:00 pm 

To lessen the footfall into the building for Dispensary Scripts (to lessen risks re Covid -19), we have allocated the following times to collect from the foyer, before you enter the main building:

Surname A-M collect 10:30 am -12 midday

Surname N-Z collect 2:30 pm-4:00 pm.

Please allow 1 weeks notice to make up your prescription.

We alongside other Dispensing GP practices and Community Pharmacies are facing unprecedented demands due to the Covid-19 crisis.

Non Dispensing patients- advice re collection of prescriptions:

These can be collected 10:30 am -12:00 pm or 2:30 pm- 4:00 pm. We are currently closing reception 1:00 pm -2:00 pm each day. 

Wearing of masks, changes to England rules on 23/07/2020.

There are some exemptions medically to wearing of masks, and also options to print out a card to explain as to why on the Gov.uk website. There is not a requirement to contact a GP and ask for a letter.  Detailed information via this link to Gov.uk website.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications-face-coverings-when-to-wear-one-and-how-to-make-your-own

Influenza Vaccinations

Holmes Chapel Health Centre is offering you a free influenza vaccination from 21st September. This year a flu vaccination is more important than ever. To minimise queuing we are providing flu vaccinations in a safe clinic environment, using booked appointments only, available throughout the day from Monday to Friday. Booking can be made now - to ensure you are fully protected this year contact the Health Centre on 01477 533100 to arrange your appointment

STAFF TRAINING CLOSURE DAYS

Wednesday 9th September 2020     12:30pm- 6:30pm

Wednesday 1st October 2020         12:30pm- 6:30pm

Wednesday 4th November 2020     12:30pm- 6:30pm

Wednesday 4th December 2020     12:30pm- 6:30pm

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