Coronavirus Information for Patients

IMPORTANT KEY INFORMATION ABOUT CHISLEHURST MEDICAL PRACTICE PLEASE READ

The surgery is following the guidelines published by NHS England & Public Health England to protect and manage our staff and patients.

Links to Government and NHS Information about the Coronovirus outbreak are available on the homepage if you are concerned you may have symptoms.

Privacy notice regarding data extraction for the Coronavirus Pandemic can be accessed here

Information sheet re data extraction

To try and reduce risk of infection we have taken the following steps - your co-operation and patience will be greatly appreciated

  • Telephone calls will be kept to a minimum to  facilitate the practice helping as many patients as possible.

  • Please answer our questions honestly. Fraudulent responses could put our GP's, nurses, staff and patients in the surgery building at risk with the possibility that the building will require shutdown.

  • All GP appointments offered will initially be via telephone consultation when your symptoms will be triaged by a clinician and appropriate decisions made regarding your care

  • Appointment booking by online access for face to face appointments has been temporarily withdrawn

  • Patients whose prescriptions are usually collected from us by the chemist or collect themselves will have their prescriptions sent to the pharmacy electronically

  • Please consider the use of the econsult facility on the homepage wherever possible

  • The surgery will NOT issue private letters of 'vulnerability' for patients wishing to cancel their travel plans to areas outside the exclusion zones designated by the Foreign Office or being requested by travel agents.

Medical Certificate Guidance For Patients



 
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