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Sheringham Medical Practice

Sheringham Medical Practice

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WELCOME TO SHERINGHAM MEDICAL PRACTICE

 

 
Information on Possible Cases of Wuhan Novel Coronavirus (WN-CoV) Infection

Like the common cold, coronavirus infection usually occurs through close contact with a person with novel coronavirus via cough and sneezes or hand contact. A person can also be infected by touching contaminated surfaces if they do not wash their hands.

 

The risk of being in close contact with a person with coronavirus or contaminated surfaces is very low at the current time, as members of the public who have visited Wuhan or Hubei province, China are currently in isolation.

 

Testing of suspected cases is carried out in line with strict regulations. This means that suspected cases are kep in isolation, away from public areas of the hospital and returned home also in isolation. Any equipment that come into contact with suspected cases are thoroughly cleaned as appropriate. Specific guidance has also been shared with NHS staff to help safeguard them and others. Patients can be reassured that their safety is a top priority, and are encouraged to attend all appointments as usual

 

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.

If you feel you are at risk PLEASE call 111 - do not come into the surgery - many thanks

 

Please see this link for further information:

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-initial-investigation-of-possible-cases/investigation-and-initial-clinical-management-of-possible-cases-of-wuhan-novel-coronavirus-wn-cov-infection

 

 

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Self Care advice
 

 

Click on the link below regarding self-care advice from North Norfolk CCG

 

 http://www.northnorfolkccg.nhs.uk/selfcare

 

 

http://www.northnorfolkccg.nhs.uk/news/please-don’t-ask-your-doctor-everyday-medicines

 

For more information about how to self care please click in the NHS Choices Link below

 

https://www.nhs.uk/pages/home.aspx

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Patient SMS Service (MJOG)

 

 

We are delighted to annouce that MJOG is up and running. Patient Messaging Services is a mobile messaging service that sends automated text messages to patients' mobiles and that allows two-way interactive communications between you and the practice.

 

We are able to send targeted health information and questionairres to individual patients, which will hopefully help them to manage chronic long term conditions better, and keep medical records upto date and accurate.  The sytsem will also allow us to send appointment reminders to patients. When you receive this text, you are given the opportunity to text back and CANCEL your appointment if it's no longer needed.

 

It is therefore vital that you inform the surgery of your mobile number.

If you do not wish to receive these text messages, you can opt out by texting back "STOP" 

 

For more information about this service please click on the link below:

http://www.mjog.com/products/mjog-smart/for-patients/

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ARE YOU PREGNANT?

Please click on this hyperlink for important information regarding your first midwife appointment

 

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Please click onlink below regarding information about how and why we sign post patients

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzZzROJK8AS1NlBEemdtZm5GdFU/view?usp=sharing

 

 

   

 

 

 

Have You Signed Up! 

 

 

 

For further information please refer to the 'SystmOne Online' tab located on the left

 

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

 

 

 

WEEKLY ATTENDANCE FIGURES

 

 

Week Ending 14/02/2020

 

 

      Date       

             Number of appointments available    

       Number of appointments not attended 

10/02/2020 295 26
11/02/2020 249 13
12/02/2020 192 21
13/02/2020

245

26
14/02/2020 238 19

 


 

 

Out of 1, 219 appointments available 1, 114 were attended last week

 

 


 

 

 

 

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