Coronavirus -(covid-19) Advice from NHS

Important information about the coronavirus (COVID-19)

Sick Notes and Isolation Notes During Covid-19 Pandemic

Coronavirus Information Videos

The NHS across the Cheshire will be better prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases, if the public follows Public Health England advice.

The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of patients and staff which may mean your patient experience is subject to change.

The Chief Medical Officer announced on Friday 13 March that the country is moving into the ‘Delay’ stage of the response to coronavirus (Covid-19).

The new advice issued by the Chief Medical Officer is to stay at home for 7 days if you have either:

  • a high temperature or
  • a new continuous cough

Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or a hospital. You do not need to contact 111 to tell them you’re staying at home.

Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service if:

  • you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home
  • your condition gets worse
  • your symptoms do not get better after 7 days

Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.Stay At Home advice can be found here https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/self-isolation-advice.

Everyone is being reminded to follow Public Health England advice to:

  • Always carry tissues with you and use them to catch your cough or sneeze. Then bin the tissue, and wash your hands, or use a sanitiser gel.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water, especially after using public transport. Use a sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are unwell.

Information remains subject to regular change and updates. More information can be found on the NHS website here https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19;

Caring for you and the Community
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Welcome To Meadowside Medical Practice

Meadowside Medical Practice is a long established forward thinking surgery.Our practice philosophy is to work together with our patients to provide them the best patient experience and consistently achieve a high level of quality care.

24 Hour Online Booking system 

This is a quick and easy way to book a routine GP appointment.
 
If you have already registered an account with us you can book straight away. If you haven’t registered you can do so very quickly by using the step by step guide. 

Appointments.

Please note that Reception staff may ask for some detail of your condition in order to help direct you towards the best clinician and to help that clinician prepare for your appointment.  However, if you do not want to provide this information simply tell our staff member when they ask.  Detail on the different types of appointments can be found here.

If you do not need the appointment that you booked, please call to cancel it so that others can benefit. 

OPENING HOURS
STAY WELL

Monday to Friday: 08:00 - 18:30

Tuesdays: Early surgery 07:00 to 08:00 and Late surgery 18:30 to 20:00 (for pre-booked GP and Nurse appointments only)

WHEN THE SURGERY IS CLOSED THEN THE OUT OF HOURS SERVICE CAN BE CONTACTED ON 111 HOWEVER, IN AN EMERGENCY CALL 999

Results Line

For results-line times, Click here

STAY WELL

East Cheshire CCG has commissioned a short video (just over four minutes) to support our STAY WELL campaign. Please click here to see it otherwise see here for further help

A message from East Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group.

Feeling under the weather this winter? Then click here for lots of great advice on taking care of yourself and choosing the right NHS service if self-care isn’t the answer.

Improving Access to General Practice

Access to a GP has been extended.  Please see details at the following link

Self Care Help – GP appointment not always necessary  see video here