Tuesday 1st September; Covid-19 update

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 1st September 2020
Covid-19 is still circulating within the community and it is important that we all stay safe by continuing to follow the guidance around social distancing, wearing a mask where you need to, regularly washing your hands and self-isolating if you start to experience symptoms; a new persistent cough; a fever (feeling hot and uncomfortable); a […]
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‘Please listen carefully to the following options as there are changes’

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 19th October 2020
Our telephone lines remain a challenge for many people, particularly now that because of the pandemic, visiting our practice is by appointment only. In an effort to improve the situation we have simplified our telephone menu to 3 options and 2 queues for incoming calls; one for appointments and one for everything else: Option 1: […]
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Thursday 8th October 2020; Covid-19 Update

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 8th October 2020
We have been working incredibly hard to minimise the impact of Covid-19 on our patients and colleagues but like so many people across our community we are now being directly affected by the rise in cases. An increasing number of colleagues, both clinical and non-clinical, from across the practice are having to isolate at home […]
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A guide to getting through coronavirus for parents and carers

A guide to getting through coronavirus for parents and carers

  • Posted by yhpadmin
  • On 7th October 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the lives of many parents and carers upside down, creating added anxiety and increased pressure, especially for parents and carers of children with existing mental health problems. YoungMinds asked over 1,500 parents and carers what advice they would give to others caring for children and young people during the coronavirus […]
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New restrictions announced to control local Covid-19 increase

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 14th September 2020
From Tuesday 15th September, new restrictions come into force within Birmingham, Sandwell and Solhull local authority areas. In summary you must not allow people you do not live with in your home or garden; you must not visit people you do not live with – within or outside Sandwell. The Gov.uk website has published guidance […]
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You said; we did…Book your appointments in advance

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 1st September 2020
We know that for some time patients have been asking us to make some changes to the way that we offer appointments at the Practice and, despite the delay and extra complications that the pandemic has brought us, we are now excited to be able to announce some pretty significant changes to the system that […]
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August Bank Holiday Weekend

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 26th August 2020
If you need us, we will be here for you this weekend and every weekend: Saturday 29th August: 08:30am – 11:30am Sunday 30th August: 09:00am – 11:00am Monday 31st August 08:00am – 10:00am Whatever your plans, we hope you have a safe and enjoyable time.
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Our new Practice Survey is now open

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 19th August 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic has been and continues to be, a challenging time for everyone. We have had to make tough decisions about how we operate our service, often at short notice, that have resulted in big changes for our patients and team. One positive is that we have been able to really think about how […]
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Covid-19; guidance on face coverings

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 24th July 2020
As of the 24th July 2020, the law regarding the wearing of face coverings in public has changed. Different regulations exist for wearing face coverings in different parts of the UK, however in England there are specific circumstances when a face covering is required by law – for full details and the latest guidance please […]
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Shielding for the Clinically Extremely Vulnerable

  • Posted by Tom Finan
  • On 26th June 2020
The UK Government has set out a roadmap for the clinically extremely vulnerable on the future of the shielding programme.   For now, the guidance remains the same – stay at home and only go outside to exercise or to spend time outdoors with a member of your household, or with one other person from another household […]
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