Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for very limited purposes:
Important - These reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about staying at home if:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Important - Call 111 for advice if you're worried about a baby or child.
If they seem very unwell, are getting worse or you think there's something seriously wrong, call 999.
Do not delay getting help if you're worried. Trust your instincts.
Use the quick NHS coronavirus status checker to tell us about your current experience of the virus.
This will help the NHS plan its response to coronavirus by showing where the virus is spreading and how it affects people.
MB BCh., MRCGP., DRCOG., DFFP. Wales 1983
MBBS, London 1994
MB BCh, Wales 2000
MB BCh (Wales), DRCOG, DFSRH, MRCGP, Wales 2003
MB BCh, DFSRH, MRCGP, Wales 2006
MBChB, MRCGP, Manchester 2005
MB BCh, Cardiff 2009
The practice was approved as a training practice in August 2009. Dr Hepburn, Dr Westwood and Dr Gripper are the appointed GP trainers, however, all doctors take part in teaching.
A GP registrar is attached to the practice. The registrar is a fully qualified doctor who in undertaking postgraduate training in general practice.
Patients will be offered appointments with the GP Registrar. At times patients may be asked if the registrar can video the consultation for training purposes. All consultations are strictly confidential and are used for training purposes only.
RGN, B.Sc, Hons., Nurse Practitioner
Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
Assistant Practice Manager
Clinical Letter Administrator
Our receptionists have all taken specialised training and are keen to help patients in any way possible. They do not offer medical advice, but may be able to resolve queries, by seeking more information from patients. All information given to the receptionists is treated with strict confidentiality. If a patient feels the need to speak confidentially to a receptionist, please ask and a private place will be found.
NB Please be aware that any member of staff may come into contact with patient information in the course of their work. All such information is treated in strict confidence and may not be divulged to unauthorised persons. A patient’s own information and records can be viewed, on request to the Practice Manager. An administrative charge may apply - details on request.
Midwives and Health Visitors are attached to the Practice. Further information on their roles is available in leaflet form at reception.
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