Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for very limited purposes:
Important - These reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about staying at home if:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Important - Call 111 for advice if you're worried about a baby or child.
If they seem very unwell, are getting worse or you think there's something seriously wrong, call 999.
Do not delay getting help if you're worried. Trust your instincts.
Use the quick NHS coronavirus status checker to tell us about your current experience of the virus.
This will help the NHS plan its response to coronavirus by showing where the virus is spreading and how it affects people.
Alfred Barrow Health CentreDuke StreetBarrow-in-FurnessCumbria, LA14 2LBTel: 01229 822205
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If you wish to register with the practice please call in and one of the reception staff will be able to explain the procedure to you and provide you with the relevant paperwork.
You will be asked to fill out some forms about your current and previous health conditions, the medications you take and the details of your previous practice.
You will also be required to provide proof of your identity and address, in the form of photographic & a household utility bill or bank statement. You may also be required to bring proof of any medications you are currently taking to the appointment.
The Royal College of General Practitioners has produced a useful guide for patients about the services on offer at GP Surgeries and how to access them. You can download the guide below.
A Patient Guide to GP Services
These fact sheets have been written to explain the role of UK health services, the National Health Service (NHS), to newly-arrived individuals seeking asylum. They cover issues such as the role of GPs, their function as gatekeepers to the health services, how to register and how to access emergency services.
Special care has been taken to ensure that information is given in clear language, and the content and style has been tested with user groups. Open the leaflets in one of the following languages
On the 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR will replace current data privacy law, giving more rights to you as an individual and more obligations to organisations holding your personal data.One of the rights is a right to be informed, which means we have to give you more information than we do now about the way in which we use, share and store your personal information.This means that we will be publishing a new privacy notice so you can access this information, along with information about the increased rights you have in relation to the information we hold on you and the legal basis on which we are using it.
This new privacy notice will be published on this website on 25 May 2018. You can read more about GDPR on the Information Commissioners website
Access to Medical Records Request Form
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