Our Flu clinics update Our delivery week of vaccinations is from Monday 6th of September we will be advised in the next 2 weeks when our actual delivery date and time will be. Please keep in touch as the clinics will then be opening up for patients soon so we can book your flu jab as our patient with us shortly.
Covid restriction update from Dashwood Medical Centre
Throughout the pandemic we have strived to make your surgery as safe as possible for all our patients and staff.
We will still continue to do this going forward
In terms of "opening up "as you know we have never shut and in fact have consulted with mush higher numbers of patients thank we did pre-covid (face 2 face, phone triage and e-consult)However people come to the surgery when they are sick and vulnerable and whilst we have vaccinated a large proportion of our adult population, some of our population cannot receive the vaccine due to medical reasons. Therefore, in line with guidance from Public Health England and our commissioners we will continue to request patients
1.wear a mask when attending the surgery
2. socially distance where possible
3.use hand sanitiser on entry
As a community we have all come so far in trying to minimise impact of covid and we are sure you understand that we need to keep our surgery as safe as we can, particularly as infection rates are expected to rise over the coming months
A plea to be an understanding patient It is very sad that whilst we are doing our best to maintain a service during the most difficult of times our staff are reporting higher levels of rudeness and abuse from patients.
We do appreciate that this is a very difficult time for all of us, both patients and staff, who are having to cope with increased frustration, pressure and stress. We would respectfully remind patients not to abuse NHS staff as they are doing their best to help you under very difficult circumstances. We do adhere to the NHS Zero tolerance guidance and will de-register patients who abuse our staff.
Dear Patient can we please ask as our patients, when you receive a request for the national screening programmes for Bowel screening, Breast screening, Cervical screening and child immunisations we would encourage all our patients in these groups to be tested, screened and immunised for your health and care with Dashwood MC.
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YOUR PRACTICE HAS SEEN PATIENTS THROUGHOUT THE PANDEMIC THIS WILL REMAIN YOU WILL HAVE A CALL BACK WHICH IS TRIAGED FIRST AND THE DOCTOR WILL DECIDE IF YOU NEED TO BE SEEN AND ARRANGE A FACE 2 FACE APPOINTMENT FOR YOU. PLEASE ARRIVE AT THE TIME OF YOUR APPOINTMENT SO STAFF CAN ASSIST IN THE BUILDING.PLEASE WEAR YOUR FACE MASK / COVERING WHEN ATTENDING YOUR PRACTICE, HAND SANITISE, KEEP 2 METRES APART DISTANCING AND PLEASE USE YOUR OWN FACILITIES BEFORE YOUR VISIT WITH US
E consult service is available from Monday - Friday
BUT IT WILL BE CLOSED DUE TO STAFF SHORTAGES DURING AUGUST FROM 2ND OF AUGUST TILL THE 27TH OF AUGUST AND BE AVAILABLE FROM TUESDAY 31ST AUGUST
Please be advised that the response you will receive from the practice by 6.30pm the following day of submission, will be notification of receipt ONLY. Instructions will also be included in this message to advise when the clinician will view your econsult and possibly contact you.
(Site updated 29/07/2021)