Millview Surgery is supporting the COVID vaccination programme on Friday 22nd January 2021, so will therefore not be operating as usual. For appointments or repeat prescriptions, please ring within Surgery opening Hours on Monday 25th January when the surgery will be reopen as normal. If you need urgent medical attention that cannot wait until the Surgery reopens, please call 111.
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The Covid-19 vaccination programme has begun. When it is your turn to be vaccinated, the NHS will contact you. Please do not contact the NHS.
In Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, a few different health and care organisations including hospitals, GP practices, care homes and others are working together on the Covid-19 vaccination programme. This means when it is your turn to be vaccinated, this may not be at your GP practice. You will be told where to go for your appointment and how to book.
In line with expert guidance, the first priority for vaccination is care homes residents and staff, people over the age of 80 and frontline health and care workers.
We understand a lot of people want to be vaccinated and would like to reassure you this will happen. Please be patient and wait to be contacted.
For further information on why you are being asked to wait for your Covid-19 vaccine, please read the information on the GOV.UK website or this leaflet.
New national restrictions from 5 November -Protecting people more at risk from coronavirus.
Sick notes are not needed for previous shielded patients or anyone new who is wishing to work from home. This is not a medical issue. The new rules say that if you CAN work from home you should be doing that anyway. Please contact your employer to arrange occupational health advice if needed.
If you are attending the practice for an appointment please wear a face mask, scarf, bandana or something similar that covers your mouth and nose. Thank you for helping us all stay safe.
IT IS NOT OUR POLICY TO PROVIDE FACE MASK EXEMPTION LETTERS
From 24 July 2020, individuals will be required to wear a face mask in various public settings in accordance with recent government guidance, or face a fine of £100. The government website lists legitimate reasons for not wearing face masks, find out more at www.gov.uk.
As your GP practice, it is not our policy to issue letters of exemption to wear face masks. Government guidance suggests that there is no requirement for an individual to produce evidence of exemption.
You can still contact your GP, 111 online or call 111 for help. If you are told to go to hospital, you must go. We’ll give you the care you need. www.nhs.uk
MILLVIEW SURGERY – URGENT ADVICE RE CORONAVIRUS
If you have a fever or new continuous cough, please DO NOT attend the surgery. Phone 111 or go to 111.nhs.uk.
You must self-isolate for 14 days.
If you have a booked appointment please DO NOT attend the surgery, but ring first and we will deal with your problem over the phone if possible.
This is in line with recent government guidance to keep patients and the population safe.
Thank you for your co-operation and understanding
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The latest NHS information about coronavirus https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
'Try the new NHS App
If you’re a patient at our practice you can now use the new NHS App, a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet.
You can use the NHS App to check your symptoms and get instant advice, book appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view your GP medical record and more.
If you already use Systmonline you can continue to use it. You can use the NHS App as well.
For more information go to www.nhs.uk/nhsapp'
Self Referrals - Physiotherapy & Talking Therapies
- We will now be holding smear clinics on a Friday afternoon for anyone who is due for a smear or is overdue for their smear. Please contact the surgery to make an appointment or book your own via the online system.
Due to NHS guidance regarding the Corona Virus, Online Appointment booking is not currently available.
HOW TO REGISTER
Worried about the symptoms of Ovarian Cancer?
Bloated tummy? Always feeling full? Tummy pain? Needing to wee more?
Pick up a leaflet from reception or speak to your GP or Nurse
PSA test for prostate cancer
GP ACCESS SCHEME
GP Access January - March 2020
Please be advised we no longer prescribe items for minor illness that you can buy or obtain from your local pharmacy (e.g. for hay fever) If you think you need an appointment for a minor illness we are asking you to visit your local pharmacy for advice and possibly treatment under the ‘pharmacy first’ scheme.
Don’t wait for a doctor’s appointment, go straight to your pharmacy.
HELPING YOU TO HELP YOURSELF
The NHS is under pressure from increasing demand, but you can help ease that pressure. Here are a few tips how…
|■ Please don’t ask for over the counter medicines on prescription for a minor illness|
■ Don’t just miss your GP appointment – tell them you’re not coming, preferably at
least 24 hours in advance
■Don’t just tick the box for repeat prescriptions - only order what you need
■A&E is for emergencies only - if it’s not an emergency, please try your local
Pharmacy, GP, Urgent Care Centre or call 111 for advice and out-of-hours GPs
Take care of yourself and your NHS will take care of you
Hello and welcome to our purpose built surgery on Goldsmith Street, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire which is exclusively a National Health Service Practice devoted to providing a high quality care to meet primary health care needs.
Millview Surgery is accredited by the East Midland Healthcare Deanery for the training of General Practice specialty Registrars and Foundation year two doctors.
These facilities are modern and provide:
- Wide doors giving easy access for wheelchairs
- Toilet facilities for the disabled, as well as ladies and gents
- Loop system available throughout the building for the hearing impaired
- Baby changing facilities
- Pram & Pushchair area in the front porch
Large pleasant waiting room including:
- Touchscreen to automatically mark your arrival
- Patient Call display board
- Play area for children to make their wait less boring.
- Large selection of Health Promotion Information leaflets
- This month's Health Promotion Display
- Car park with exit/entrance onto Layton Avenue for patients attending surgery with marked spaces for the disabled.
We all want satisfaction!
All the members of the Primary Care Team want you to get the maximum benefit from your consultations. You may find it helpful if you write down the matters which you wish to be covered, so that nothing is forgotten. Also, if you don't understand.....please ask for an explanation.
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