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Check if you or your child has coronavirus symptoms
Find out about the main symptoms of coronavirus and what to do if you have them.
Self-isolation and treatment if you have coronavirus symptoms
Advice about staying at home (self-isolation) and treatment for you and anyone you live with.
Testing and tracing
Information about testing for coronavirus and what to do if you're contacted by the NHS Test and Trace service.
People at high risk
Advice for people at higher risk from coronavirus, including older people, people with health conditions and pregnant women.
Social distancing and changes to everyday life
Advice about avoiding close contact with other people (social distancing), looking after your wellbeing and using the NHS and other services during coronavirus.
GOV.UK: coronavirus – guidance and support
Government information and advice.
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NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service that can tell you if you need medical help and advise you what to do.
Get an isolation note at https://111.nhs.uk/isolation-note/
Use this service if:
Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay indoors and avoid close contact with other people. Call 111 if you need to speak to someone.
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You do not need to be registered at the surgery to access the service and there is no need to be referred by your own GP.
Call us on 0121 458 2550 to speak to one of our GP's.
Are you aged between 15 and 24 years old? You can pick up a free, self screening kit from reception. You do not need to be registered at the surgery to get one. Contact the surgery for details or visit www.umbrellahealth.co.uk
Some patients who are on regular medicines may be issued with repeat prescriptions without necessarily consulting a Doctor every time.
When repeat prescriptions are collected a computer print out of your medicines will be attached and should be filled in when ordering next time.
You can also have your prescriptions sent electronically to your chosen pharmacy. Ask reception to set this up for you.
A Doctor will still need to see you at least once a year to review your medication. This review date is at the bottom of your repeat prescription slip. If you come to reception we can often do your prescription while you wait if your checks are up to date and the drugs are due. If you leave your prescription with us please allow 24 hours for collection of your new prescription.
Local chemists offer a prescription collection service from our surgery. This saves you at least one trip to the surgery and you can go directly to the chemist for your medications. Please discuss with your nearest chemist.
Extensive exemption and remission arrangements protect those likely to have difficulty in paying charges (NHS prescription and dental charges, optical and hospital travel costs). The NHS prescription charge is a flat-rate amount which successive Governments have thought it reasonable to charge for those who can afford to pay for their medicines. Prescription prepayment certificates (PPCs) offer real savings for people who need extensive medication.
These charges apply in England only. In Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales prescriptions are free of charge.
If you will have to pay for four or more prescription items in three months, or more than 14 items in 12 months, you may find it cheaper to buy a PPC.
There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website
Please allow 24 hours, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, for your request to be processed. Any problems please telephone the surgery.
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