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Hightown Surgery                                                               Care Quality Commission    

Hightown Gardens                                                              Overall rating - Good

Banbury, OX16 9DB                                                            March 2017

Tel 01295 270722

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) latest information and advice

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Announcements

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If a clinician arranges an appointment for you at the surgery, please ensure you conform to social distancing guidelines by staying 2 meters away from others. If you are collecting a prescription or have been asked to attend the Practice for a face to face appointment please wear a face covering or mask when attending the surgery. Only one person in the foyer at all times.

For guidance on how to wear and make a face covering click this link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/how-to-wear-and-make-a-cloth-face-covering/how-to-wear-and-make-a-cloth-face-covering

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 Please note we will not be issuing any prescriptions 2 weeks before they are due. If you order too early it puts a strain on the  general supply chain. .

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Most GP and some nurse appointments have been converted to a telephone consultation in line with Public Health guidance regarding the coronavirus situation.

*Click here to read about the changes to our appointment system during this time*

 

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For extremely vulnerable Cherwell residents who have received a letter from the NHS and who have no support network, local councils and the voluntary and community sector have created a dedicated point of contact offering priority support across the county. https://www.cherwell.gov.uk/news/article/694/shielding-our-most-vulnerable-residents

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*Click here to read how Oxfordshire GP Practices have changed the way they work in this area*

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GOT SYMPTOMS? GET TESTED

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Find the latest NHS information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19) here.

 

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  • Anyone with symptoms (high temperature, a new persistent cough or a loss of, or change to, their sense of smell or taste) should stay at home for at least 7 days.

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  • Do not go to a GP Surgery, Pharmacy or Hospital. You do not need to contact 111 to tell them you're staying at home.

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  • After 7 days you can stop self-isolating if your symptoms have gone.

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  • If you live with someone who has symptoms, self-isolate for 14 days from the day their symptoms started. If more than 1 person at home has symptoms, self-isolate for 14 days from the day the first person started having symptoms.

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  • If you get symptoms while self-isolating you should self-isolate for 7 days from when your symptoms started, even if it means you're self-isolating for longer than 14 days.

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  • After 14 days you can stop self-isolating if you do not get symptoms. 

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*When you stop self-isolating, it's important to follow the advice on SOCIAL DISTANCING

STAY ALERT TO KEEP R DOWN

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 For patients concerned that they may have coronavirus or may have come into contact with someone who has, the NHS 111 online service has created coronavirus pages that tell patients what they should do based on their particular circumstances.

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These can be accessed https://111.nhs.uk/service/covid-19.

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Domestic Abuse support during COVID-19 outbreak

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Oxfordshire County Council and partners have issued information for people experiencing domestic abuse and the help and support that is available locally. In addition, the council has developed a useful guide that lists the support people can access around mental health, drugs/alcohol, parenting and relationships.

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*Click here for advice on who to contact for help and support*

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