Gov.uk Coronavirus Guidance and Information

The COVID-19 Pandemic is having an unprecedented impact on the National Health Service across the country, stretching services which were already struggling. Derbyshire general practice is adapting to these pressures on a day-by-day basis; reacting and implementing the expert advice from NHS England and Public Health England. Therefore, it is imperative that patients understand that they will see rapid changes in the way Derbyshire General Practice functions.

Do you or any of your household have symptoms?

You must stay at home, if you need medical help, please go to NHS 111 online who can advise you what to do. To get testing, please book online.

PLEASE DO NOT VISIT THE SURGERY IN PERSON WITHOUT BEING ASKED TO DO SO, AS YOU WILL BE PUTTING YOURSELF AND OTHER PATIENTS AT SERIOUS RISK OR HARM.

Appletree – How to see a clinician

Information about how Appletree is operating during the pandemic can be found here

Coronavirus testing

Anyone who has coronavirus symptoms is now eligible for a test. Book online. Please note this is not suitable for babies under 6 months.

Please see advice from the Derbyshire CCG regarding testing

Coronavirus vaccinations

Vaccination Information

Face Coverings

Face covering information

Schools reopening

Up to date guidance for school openings, attendance and further information is available through gov.uk.

Information for parents, carers and teachers staff

Stay Alert and Safe (social distancing)

Guidance for everyone –  Social distancing Guidance.

This advisory leaflet has more information about isolating and staying safe, testing and how to get help if you need it.

Vulnerable – At risk and shielding

Guidance for those at risk, clinically extremely vulnerable and shielding.

Carers

Are you a Carer or concerned about a Carer during the Covid-19 crisis?  Then click here for help

If you need help

Derbyshire County Council can help you if you have no friends or family, Register here

Isolation Note

You can get an online self-certification Isolation Note here for Coronavirus.  Please do not ask your GP.

Recovering from Coronavirus

Practice advice for those recovering from Coronavirus

www.yourcovidrecovery.nhs.uk/


You can find the latest information and advice from Public Health England at NHS Choices at www.nhs.uk or go to NHS 111 ONLINE


COVID-19 VACCINATION PROGRAMME

We are currently prioritising our workload to deliver the Covid-19 vaccination programme.  Consequently, there may be a longer wait than usual for non-essential services during this time.

If you have a non-urgent query or problem, please consider using the pharmacy, 111 or Minor Injury units for advice where possible and appropriate.

2nd Dose Covid-19 Vaccine

You will receive your invitation for your 2nd Covid-19 vaccination at approximately 10 weeks after your first injection.   Please wait for the booking team to contact you BUT if it is almost 12 weeks since your 1st dose and you have not yet received an invitation, please contact the surgery.  

All patients aged 50+

Patients aged 50+ can now book an appointment for their covid-19 vaccination at Babington Hospital.  If you have not received a text message, please contact the surgery to book.

Click here for more information on how the vaccination will be rolled out Covid-19 Vaccine information page.