Important Information – Coronavirus
If you have a new continuous cough or high temperature (of 37.8 degrees centigrade or higher) regardless of travel history or contact with confirmed cases you should stay at home (self-isolate) for 7 days from the onset of symptoms following the current advice.
If you have serious symptoms you cannot manage at home you should use NHS 111 online https://111.nhs.uk/service/covid-19 (please only call NHS111 if you cannot get online).
After 7 days of self-isolation, if you feel better and no longer have a high temperature you can return to your normal routine. If you have not had any signs of improvement after 7 days and have not already sought medical advice, you should use NHS111 online before leaving your home or letting visitor
For general advice such as how it spreads and how to avoid infection: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
Use NHS 111 online. Do not go to your GP, a pharmacist or a hospital
Flu vaccines are still available at the practice for over 65s and eligible patients under 65
Please contact the surgery on 01256 479244 to book an appointment
If you have been referred by your doctor ...
for a routine hospital appointment please be patient. Do not expect to receive an appointment for up to 6 weeks. Our staff will not be able to chase up referrals on your behalf. If you have not heard after 6 weeks. please contact the relevant hospital department. This does not apply to urgent or 2 week wait referrals.
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Named Accountable GP
All patients at Chineham Medical Practice have a named, accountable GP who is responsible for their overall care at the practice. Your named GP has been allocated to you by the practice
If you wish to know which GP has been allocated to you, please ask reception at your next visit. Please do not telephone the practice for this information, our phone lines are very busy and primarily are for patients with urgent needs.
You can still talk to or make appointments to see any of our doctors or nurses, not just your named GP.
New patients will be given their named accountable GP at the point of registration by the receptionist.
If you are 75 and over you will have already been allocated a GP.