CORONAVIRUS

Are you experiencing cold or flu like symptoms; cough, fever or shortness of breath?

PLEASE NOTE, IF YOU ATTEND THE PRACTICE WITH THESE SYMPTOMS; YOU WILL BE ASKED TO GO HOME AND SELF-ISOLATE.

If you have symptoms of coronavirus infection (COVID-19), however mild, stay at home and do not leave your house for 7 days from when your symptoms started.

It is very important that you stay at home whilst you have these symptoms. This will help to protect yourself, your friends, colleagues and the wider community and will help control a potential the spread of viruses (including coronavirus).

If your symptoms persist beyond 7 days from when the started, or if your health deteriorates and you start experiencing shortness of breath, you are advised to contact 111 immediately.

For more information on self-isolation in relation to potential or confirmed cases of coronavirus please click here.

If you are experiencing the mentioned symptoms, or may feel like you have contracted a virus please ensure you DO NOT VISIT YOUR GP. You are also advised to carry out a NHS 111 online assessment. Click here to begin. Once the page has loaded, click on “start now”.

For more information on the “do’s and dont’s” regarding coronavirus, please click here.

Appointments at Andover Medical Centre and COVID-19

Due to the current growth in potential cases of the coronavirus and under guidance from PHE, we are currently reviewing our appointment system with the aim to minimise risk amongst our patients, staff and wider community. Same day appointments will not be bookable by patients without the patient first being triaged by a clinician. Face to face appointment booking via our online systems has also been suspended.

More useful information about CORONAVIRUS – 

Hand Hygiene

It is important to ensure your hands are washed thoroughly and frequently throughout the day. Click here for the “Hand washing: how to wash your hands properly” tutorial.

Face Mask Usage

For information on how and when to use a mask, please click here to watch a video tutorial published by the World Health Organisation.