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You must follow Government advice and stay at home.  You may receive more detailed advice re your health condition soon.  Visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

 

Peacock Feather

 Welcome to Peacock Healthcare!

PLEASE WORK WITH US TO KEEP OUR STAFF AND YOURSELVES SAFE.  

DUE TO THE RISE IN COVID IN THIS AREA AND THE TIER 3 LOCKDOWN BEING INITIATED WE HAVE TAKEN THE DECISION TO KEEP THE SURGERY DOORS LOCKED - ONLY COME TO THE PRACTICE IF YOU HAVE A FACE TO FACE APPOINTMENT BOOKED-PLEASE.

FOR ALL OTHER ENQUIRIES PLEASE CALL THE PRACTICE.

THIS IS A REMINDER TO ALL:  All appointments made at the Practice will be telephone appointments ONLY in the first instance.  The clinician calling will advise of any further treatment required AND ONLY IF ASKED BY THE CLINICIAN FOLLOWING THE TELEPHONE TRIAGE ARE YOU TO COME TO THE SURGERY.

THE EXCEPTION TO THIS IS FOR :

Babies / Children for immunisations (It is still important to ensure you protect your babies and children against childhood diseases).

Ladies for Urgent Cervical Screening (please attend alone).  Ladies who are due your routine 3 yearly smear - please do not attend.  As soon as we can we will hold special nurse led clinics to catch up with these.

Patients for cancer injections.  Patients in receipt of these may be worried about attending, please be assured every effort will be made to minimise risk to you.

Wound care patients (Dressings).  These still need to be done, not having your dressings changed can have a detrimental effect to your wound.

Patients for suture/staple removal.  These still need to be done as instructed following minor surgeries.

Urgent blood test. (As requested by a Clinician).  Routine annual tests can be delayed.  Anyone requiring 3 monthly blood tests when taking high risk medication will still need to be done.

OUR NURSES AND HEALTHCARE ASSISTANTS ARE STILL WORKING, TAKING EVERY PRECAUTION TO PROTECT YOU AND THEMSELVES.

If YOU fall into these categories and are showing any symptoms ie persistent cough or temperature PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND THE SURGERY. 

As you come into the surgery please respect the reception team and stand back from the desk, there is sufficient space to allow social distancing to be adhered to.

Everything that can be dealt with by phone will be dealt with by phone until further notice.

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For information on Stay at Home: Guidance for households with possible coronavirus information, is available at:

Stay At Home Advice

For Information on Social Distancing for everyone in the UK and Protecting older people and vulnerable adults:

Social Distancing

 

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To help stop the spread of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) we are in the process of / implemented the following;

  • Booking of appointments online has been suspended.

  • Where possible appointments will be telephone calls with a clinician and if necessary a face to face appointment will be made by the clinician during the phone call.  Do not come to the surgery unless you are advised to do so.

  • We will accept repeat medication requests over the phone.  (However, if it is unclear of what is being requested or there is any discrepancy with the request being made, you will be asked to bring a written request to the surgery and post in the outside post box)

See below for more information relating to the coronavirus;

Coronavius (Covid-19)

  • If you have a continuous cough OR fever (higher than 37.8), you must self isolate for 7 days (this includes children) and self-care
  • If you have these symptoms and are WELL, you need to stay at home, DO NOT call NHS111 for or attend the surgery
  • If you have these symptoms and are UNWELL, you need to visit NHS111 online for advice. 
  • NHS111 are no longer testing all patients with symptoms.

DO NOT ATTEND THE SURGERY


The NHS has issued guidance about coronavirus (COVID-19) here https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ 

WE ARE NOT PROVIDING SELF ISOLATION NOTES - GOOGLE "Self Isolation Note" and you will be taken to the NHS 111 site to produce this for your employer.

WE ARE NOT PRODUCING ANY MEDICAL REPORTS OR PRIVATE HEALTHCARE LETTERS AT THIS MOMENT IN TIME.  These are not considered essential services at present and so have been suspended for the time being.

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The Peacock Healthcare Team take pride in offering the highest standard of patient-centered health care with the emphasis on an more holistic approach and a strong focus on enabling our patients to manager their own health in a more productive, beneficial way.

We run many clinics for chronic disease care supported by two nurse Specialists focusing on Diabetes & COPD. We also offer a wide variety of other medical services such as antenatal and postnatal care, minor surgery, childhood vaccinations and well-person check-ups, NHS health check up.

As part of our future strategy for providing additional services closer to home for our patients & the wider community we are now working in partnership with two local providers; Nottingham University Hospital Trust who are providing a consultant led Musculoskeletal service from our new premises with the support of a Physiotherapy team.

http://www.connectphc.co.uk/community-nhs-services/nottingham-community-physiotherapy-service

In addition we are also working in partnership with "Diagnostic Healthcare" to provide non-obstetric ultra sound.

http://www.diagnostichealthcareltd.com/patients-can-be-referred-by-their-GP-to-diagnostic-healthcare-ltd/

Another unique feature is our Diabetic Support Group, which was set up in 2005 by our nurse Diabetic specialist, Ann Needham.

New members are most welcome. Please contact the surgery for further information.  

We are committed to providing the best possible service to you and everything you need to know about the practice and our wider work within the community you will find on our web-site. You will find a wealth of health-related information in the menu on the right hand side, please have a look around and do send us some feedback, we value your opinions & suggestions.

 

WHEN THE SURGERY IS CLOSED  

Should you need urgent medical attention while we are closed, please ring  the surgery number or alternatively please ring 111, this is a free call - 24 hours.  They will advise you on the best option for you.  If you do need to be seen they will advise where this will be.  Please avoid going to the Accident & Emergency Dept if you can

 

 

 


(Site updated 10/11/2020)
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