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 Coronavirus Information

The NHS in England and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.

The risk to the general public is moderate. If you have arrived back to the UK from Italy, mainland China, Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macau within 14 days, follow the specific advice for returning travellers - click here .

Call 111 now if you've been:

  • To Wuhan or Hubei Province in China in the last 14 days (even if you do not have symptoms)
  • To other parts of China, including Macau and Hong Kong, in the last 14 days and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath (even if it's mild)
  • To Italy, Thailand, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Republic of Korea or Malaysia in the last 14 days and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath (even if it's mild)
  • In close contact with someone with confirmed coronavirus

Do not go to a GP surgery, community pharmacy or hospital. Call 111, stay indoors and avoid close contact with other people.

 


Repeat prescription requests are no longer accepted by phone.  Use the online service, post or request in person.

 

Are you at risk of developing Diabetes?

Most often you won't get any symptoms with diabetes. It can take up to 10 years for the person with high glucose levels to start having symptoms and be diagnosed. Diabetes UK have developed a Risk Assessment Tool to help with screening for diabetes.

Please find the assessment sheet and supporting information below. Please contact the surgery if you have questions or if your risk is high.

You can't use this tool: 1. If you are in the 40-74 year age range, please make appointment for the NHS Health                                                Check 
                                  2. If you are pregnant, contact your midwife/Doctor
                                  3. If you are under 18, contact your Doctor.

Diabetes Risk assessment Tool
Health Life Activity Advice from Diabetes UK
Healthy Diet Advice From Diabetes UK

Waist circumference measurement: you need to start at the top of your hip bone and go around your waist. Make sure it's not too tight and relax!

Calculate your BMI here or Click here to download iPhone App



 
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