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CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION

CONTACT NHS 111 FOR ADVICE

 Please follow this advice even if you do not have symptoms of the virus

X DO NOT VISIT YOUR GP

X  Do not go to work, school or public areas

X  Avoid using public transport or taxi

X Stay indoors and avoid contact with others.

Symptoms to look out for:

 COUGH:   RUNNY NOSE:

SORE THROAT:  FEVER:

DIFFICULTY BREATHING:

Here are some useful websites  during this difficult time.

National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 https://www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/
NSPCC helpline: 0808 800 5000 If you're worried about a child, even if you're unsure, contact NSPCC
professional counsellors for help, advice and support.
Childline 0800 1111: Offers free, confidential advice and support for any child 18 years or under, whatever
the worry.
MIND: Mental Health Support with specific advice on ‘Coronavirus and your wellbeing’. www.mind.org.uk
YoungMinds: Supporting children and young people and their parents/carers with their mental health and
wellbeing. Specific advice on managing self-isolation and anxiety about coronavirus.
https://youngminds.org.uk
ICON: Babies cry: You can cope. http://iconcope.org/
SafeLives: Specific resources for domestic abuse and COVID. http://safelives.org.uk/news-views/domesticabuse-
and-covid-19
IRISi interventions: irisi.org/iris/find-your-local-iris-site/

Communications Guide COVID 19

 

Parents reminded to seek medical advice – NHS is still open for business

 

Many thanks for your help to promote these important messages across Greater Manchester.

 

Please find below some suggested social media posts to use with the graphics we have sent to you.

 

Videos are being posted by the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership showing health professionals across the region giving advice about when to seek help.

 

Please follow the Partnership on Twitter (@GM_HSC) and Facebook and share and retweet the videos.

 

Please contact us if you would like to be sent the link to download copies of the videos to post on social media and use on your websites.

 

 

Suggested social media posts

 

If your child is feeling unwell make sure you seek medical advice – the doors of the NHS are still open.

 

This traffic light guide from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health will help you decide whether you should phone NHS 111, contact your GP surgery, or go to the hospital.

 

Dr Carol Ewing, Chair, Greater Manchester Children’s Health and Wellbeing Forum, said: “Coronavirus is infectious to children but rarely serious. If your child is unwell or injured please do not delay. Get help. NHS 111, GPs and hospitals still provide the same safe care they always have.”

 

Go to www.gmhsc.org.uk for more details.

 

 

General tweets - for use with Dr Carol Ewing quote graphic

 

If your child is unwell or injured, remember NHS 111, GP practices and hospitals are still there for you. Get the

@RCPCHtweets quick reference guide to know what to do and where to go if your child has particular symptoms. http://ow.ly/k4Sv50ziU51 #StayAtHomeGM #StayHomeStayWell

 

 

Parents are being reminded to seek medical advice if their child is unwell. Check the

@RCPCHtweets

quick reference guide to know what to do and where to go if your child has particular symptoms. http://ow.ly/k4Sv50ziU51 #StayAtHomeGM #StayHomeStayWell

 

 

Please seek urgent help if your child has any of the symptoms listed. The NHS is still there for you #StayAtHomeGM #StayHomeStayWell

 

Hospitals remain open as usual to treat your child if they need urgent treatment. If they show any of the symptoms listed below, seek medical help immediately #StayAtHomeGM #StayHomeStayWell

 

 

 

Please seek medical advice is your child is unwell. If they have any of the symptoms listed below, please call your GP surgery or NHS 111 #StayAtHomeGM #StayHomeStayWell

 

Are you worried about your child’s health? If so, the experts are still there to speak to. Call your GP or NHS 111 today to get advice if they display any of the symptoms below #StayAtHomeGM #StayHomeStayWell

 

 

Check online advice if your child is feeling unwell, but is not displaying any worrying symptoms. If you remain concerned, call NHS 111 #StayAtHomeGM #StayHomeStayWell

 

There is lots of advice online for checking your child’s health. If you remain concerned, call NHS 111 #StayAtHomeGM #StayHomeStayWell

 

 

Communications Guide

 

Parents reminded to seek medical advice – NHS is still open for business

 

 

 Suggested social media posts

 

If your child is feeling unwell make sure you seek medical advice – the doors of the NHS are still open.

 This traffic light guide from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health will help you decide whether you should phone NHS 111, contact your GP surgery, or go to the hospital.

 

Dr Carol Ewing, Chair, Greater Manchester Children’s Health and Wellbeing Forum, said: “Coronavirus is infectious to children but rarely serious. If your child is unwell or injured please do not delay. Get help. NHS 111, GPs and hospitals still provide the same safe care they always have.”

 

Go to www.gmhsc.org.uk for more details.

 

 

General tweets - for use with Dr Carol Ewing quote graphic

 

If your child is unwell or injured, remember NHS 111, GP practices and hospitals are still there for you. Get the

@RCPCHtweets quick reference guide to know what to do and where to go if your child has particular symptoms. http://ow.ly/k4Sv50ziU51 #StayAtHomeGM #StayHomeStayWell

 

 Parents are being reminded to seek medical advice if their child is unwell. Check the

@RCPCHtweets

quick reference guide to know what to do and where to go if your child has particular symptoms. http://ow.ly/k4Sv50ziU51 #StayAtHomeGM #StayHomeStayWell

 

 Please seek urgent help if your child has any of the symptoms listed. The NHS is still there for you #StayAtHomeGM #StayHomeStayWell

 

Hospitals remain open as usual to treat your child if they need urgent treatment. If they show any of the symptoms listed below, seek medical help immediately #StayAtHomeGM #StayHomeStayWell

 

 Please seek medical advice is your child is unwell. If they have any of the symptoms listed below, please call your GP surgery or NHS 111 #StayAtHomeGM #StayHomeStayWell

 

Are you worried about your child’s health? If so, the experts are still there to speak to. Call your GP or NHS 111 today to get advice if they display any of the symptoms below #StayAtHomeGM #StayHomeStayWell

 

 Check online advice if your child is feeling unwell, but is not displaying any worrying symptoms. If you remain concerned, call NHS 111 #StayAtHomeGM #StayHomeStayWell

 

There is lots of advice online for checking your child’s health. If you remain concerned, call NHS 111 #StayAtHomeGM #StayHomeStayWell

 

 

HAVE YOU TRIED THE NEW NHS APP!

THIS IS EASY TO USE. DOWNLOAD FROM YOU APP STORE ON YOUR MOBILE PHONE OR TABLET AND FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS.

YOU ARE ABLE TO BOOK APPOINTMENTS ONLINE AND ORDER YOUR PRESCRIPTIONS.

TRY IT NOW, IT'S FREE.

HAVE YOUR SAY: JOIN US FOR OUR PPG MEETING (Patient Participation Group) NEXT MEETING TUESDAY 28TH JANUARY 2020 AT 2PM. PLEASE CONTACT THE SURGERY IF YOU ARE ATTENDING.

NOTICE REGARDING ONLINE SERVICES 9/12/2019
WE HAVE BEEN IN TOUCH WITH OUR PROVIDER REGARDING ONLINE SERVICES, AND THEY HAVE INFORMED US THAT THERE IS A PROBLEM.
THEY SAY THAT WITH SOME NETWORKS PATIENTS CAN LOG INTO THE SERVICE
BUT THERE ARE NETWORKS THAT CANNOT.
THEY ARE TRYING TO FIX THIS BUT CANNOT GIVE US A TIME SCALE.
WE ARE SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS HAS CAUSED, AND AS YOU CAN APPRECIATE THIS IS OUT OF OUR HANDS

We do not give Hepatitis B vacinations for occupational purposes, I.E Medical Students. You need to contact your own Occupational HEALTH DEPARTMENT at your place of work to have this done. This is not provided at the Surgery.

Minutes from the PPG Meeting 11th June 2019


CQC REPORT April 2019  

Reported as Good in all areas 

National Bowel Screening Programme

This is offered to all 60-74 year old olds in England. It it a simple kit for you to use in the comfort of your own home.

The kit checks for blood in a stool sample, which could be an early sign of bowel cancer.

To request a kit please ring the Freephone number on 0800 707 60 60.

 Or visit the website  www.nhs.uk/conditions/bowel-cancer-screening

The surgery is closed for TRAINING every 2nd Thursday in the month from 1.00pm to 3.30pm

Email address Theelms.medicalcentre@nhs.netSTOP SMOKING

Our GP's cannot prescribe Nicotine Replacement Therapy. This can be bought from Pharmacies and other shops ( such as supermarkets).

You can self-refer to the Lifestyle Service on 0161-253-7554 who can help with advise on how to stop smoking.

 

 

 

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