Please stop and read the guidance board at the main doors if you are visiting the surgery.
IF YOU ARE VISITING THE PRACTICE TO SEE A CLINICIAN AND HAVE A FACE TO FACE CONSULTATION PLEASE WEAR A FACE COVERING (MASK OR SCARF). THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT.
VOLUNTEER DRIVER SERVICE HAS NOW STOPPED (a big thank you to the volunteers for supporting the patients and the practice over the 12 week lockdown)
As Previously before COVID-19 Please make your own arrangements to get your medication picked up if you are unable to get to the surgery i.e. Family, Friends or Neighbour.
CORONAVIRUS GUIDANCE -
If you have symptoms associated with coronavirus including a new continuous cough or a high temperature, you are advised to stay at home for 7 days. Do not book a GP appointment or attend your GP Practice.
If your symptoms are serious, or get worse, NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service that can tell you if you need further medical help and advise you what to do.
Only call 111 direct if you cannot go online, or are advised to do so by the online service.
For the latest Covid-19 advice please visit www.nhs.uk/coronavirus.
Coronavirus Public Information
Durham Dementia Guide
Diabetes: - Patient News Letter - Diabetes News
Carers: People do not always realise they are a carer If you think you may be a carer and would like to know more please click on the link below to get more information
Free NHS Health Checks - please contact the surgery to make an appointment with the Health Care Assistant.
Patient Information Leaflet (Please click on this link
NHS Health Check Patient Leaflet Information
Smoking Cessation Clinics are held at the practice. Please contact us to arrange an appointment.
Full information about the public consultation is available at: (https://www.durhamdaleseasingtonsedgefieldccg.nhs.uk/public-consultation-on-proposals-to-change-7-day-access-to-primary-care-services/).
Care Navigation Information:
Care Navigation Newsletter
Please see below link
The Local Offer includes what is available in the County Durham area for children and young people with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and/or disabilities during their time in education
Please ask at Reception and sign up for our online services
order your repeat medication and book appointments on line.
You can also sign up to the SMS messaging service to get reminders for your appointments
Stop Smoking Clinics are running on Thursday morning please contact the surgery to make an appointment
MENACYW - NIMENRIX VACCINE (meningitis) IS AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT FOR AGE 15 TO 25. PLEASE CALL THE SURGERY TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT (You do not have to be at University to qualify for this all people in this age group are eligible)
SHINGLES VACCINE IS AVAILABLE - PLEASE CALL THE SURGERY TO SEE IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS VACCINATION.
If you have a communication need please inform the Receptionist.
Please see links below to "Health Watch" Information
Dementia - Dementia Advisor Service County Durham
Gainford Surgery CQC Report - this can also be found in the CQC folder
Safer Homes Information Leaflet
Teesdale Day Club Information
Teesdale Day Club Leaflet 2016
Young Carers Practice Contact - Carolyn Finch for support
Cancer Support information
Silver Talk - if you need some company call Silver Talk
Friends & Family - PLEASE GIVES US YOUR FEEDBACK AND TAKE THE FRIENDS AND FAMILY TEST. ASK AT RECEPTION FOR MORE INFORMATION.
FREE HEALTH CHECKS PLEASE SEE ATTACHMENT BELOW
Family first Aid Advice - Family_First_Aid_E_Sample.pdf
There is a new Guide for Common Childhood Illnesses please see the link below
http://www.ageuk.org.uk/ - Link to Dementia Survey
www.ageukcountydurham.org.uk - Link to age Concern
Keep Warm LEAFLET Sept 2014 v2.pdf
Please see information below to "First Responder" information
Please see below link to "ICA"
ICA North East Leaflet
Please see bwlow web link to "Medicine Management Waste" campaign