A VERY WARM WELCOME…

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

UPDATED 03/06/20

STAY AT HOME IF YOU HAVE CORONAVIRUS SYMPTOMS

HOW LONG TO STAY AT HOME

* If you have symptoms, stay at home for 7 days.
* if you live with other people, they should stay at home for 14 days from the day the first person got symptoms.
* If you live with someone who is 70 or over, has a long-term condition, is pregnant or has a weakened immune system, try to find somewhere else for them to stay for 14 days.
* If you have to stay at home together, try to keep away from each other as much as possible.

GP APPOINTMENTS

Following guidance from Public Health England andin order to protect our staff and patients, we are only able to invite patients in to be seen that have been spoken to and invited in by a clinician. Please return home, telephone the practice and we will organise a telephone appointment for you if appropriate. If you have a pre-booked appointment, your doctor or nurse will telephone you at approximately the time of your appointment.

WE ARE ISLINGTON

Community Assistance

WE ARE ISLINGTON is offering community assistance to our patients for activities such as:

  1. Food delivery
  2. Medication delivery
  3. Addressing social isolation
  4. Offering support for vulnerable people

They are contactable on 020 7527 8222 and at
weareislington@islington.gov.uk

DECOMMISSIONING OF FAX MACHINES

We are currently phasing out the use of faxes here at the practice. Please be advised that from the 31st August our fax machines will be decommissioned so we will no longer be able to receive any correspondence via this route.

REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS

Due to a higher demand of repeat prescription requests, they will now take 72 working hours/3 working days to process.

Please bear this in mind when ordering your medication.

Your Named Accountable GP

(Known as your usual GP)

We would like to remind all our patients including children that they have been
allocated a named accountable GP more commonly known as usual GP

Your usual GP is responsible for overseeing your primary health needs
including prescriptions, results and any communications from secondary care.

You would have been advised who you usual GP is at the time of registration or
subsequent correspondance or when you visited the practice.

If you are unsure who your usual GP is please ask reception either in person or by telephone

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MISSION STATEMENT

We aim to provide high quality primary care, responsive to the needs of the local community, to the mutual satisfaction of patients, clinicians and practice staff. We will respect the needs and beliefs of patients without discrimination, in a supportive and friendly environment. We aim to create an atmosphere of personalised care and accessibility , and to work in partnership with patients and other health care professionals.