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Get the latest NHS information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19), a new illness that affects your lungs and airways.
Check if you have coronavirus symptoms
Find out about the main symptoms of coronavirus and where to get medical advice if you think you have them.
What to do if you or someone you live with has symptoms of coronavirus
Advice about not leaving your home (self-isolation) and looking after yourself if you or someone you live with has symptoms.
Testing for coronavirus
Information about testing to check if you have coronavirus.
People at higher risk from coronavirus
Advice for people at higher risk from coronavirus, including older people, people with health conditions and pregnant women.
Coronavirus in children
Advice about symptoms of coronavirus in children, including when to get medical help if your child seems unwell.
Social distancing advice and changes to everyday life because of coronavirus
Advice about avoiding close contact with other people (social distancing), looking after your wellbeing and using the NHS and other services.
Links to more information about coronavirus
Links to government advice, information for health professionals and advice for other parts of the UK.
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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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