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Falkland House Surgery Noticeboard

Coronavirus information

 

coronavirus is a type of virus. As a group, coronaviruses are common across the world. Typical symptoms of coronavirus include fever and a cough that may progress to a severe pneumonia causing shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.

 

Generally, coronavirus can cause more severe symptoms in people with weakened immune systems, older people, and those with long-term conditions like diabetes, cancer and chronic lung disease.

Novel coronavirus (2019-nCov) is a new strain of coronavirus first identified in Wuhan City, China.

Please see the following Gov.uk link for further information including:

 

  • Advice for travellers returning from Wuhan and Hubei province in the last 14 days:
  • Advice for travellers returning from, or transited through, China (other than Hubei), Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand in the last 14 days  
  • Symptoms and what to do and preventing the spread of infection  

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-guidance-to-assist-professionals-in-advising-the-general-public/guidance-to-assist-professionals-in-advising-the-general-public

 


PPG Christmas Quiz Answers 2019

Quiz Answers

Think Self Care!

Please follow the link below for some useful information on common ailments:

www.selfcareforum.org/fact-sheets

Why Weight Sheffield

Below is a link to the website for 'Why Weight Sheffield' a free self-referral programme designed to help people achieve long term weight loss though a healthy lifestyle. 

www.whyweightsheffield.co.uk

Defibrillator

Our Patient Participation Group has successfully applied to the British Heart Foundation in conjunction with the Dept of Health to be supplied with a community defibrillator and cabinet.  This is a fantastic result for the whole community.  A big thank you to Lynn and her team of dedicated volunteers.The cabinet will be sited on the outside wall of the surgery so will be accessible to surgery staff during practice opening hours as well as members of the public when the surgery is closed.  More information can be found on our Patient Group page. 

Electronic Prescription Service - A new way to get your medicines and appliances. Electronic Prescripton Service

Accessible Information

We now have some literature available in other formats eg - Practice Leaflet in large font, Stop Smoking guide in braille, childhood immunisation DVD.  Due to limited supplies some of these items will only be available to borrow rather than keep.  As part of this initiative could you please let reception know if you have any particular information/communication needs so that we can improve our service to you.

Access

Our premises has suitable access for disabled patients.  As we have on-road parking only, please ensure that you park in a safe place and do not obstruct or inconvenience our neighbours. 

(Site updated 10/02/2020)
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