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19th July COVID-19 precautions

COVID-19 precautions will remain in all hospitals, GP practices and other healthcare sites 19 July Patients, visitors and staff will be required to continue wearing masks, gel their hands and adhere to social distancing while in any of South Yorkshire … Continue reading

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Health news for October

BBreast cancer awareness (1st – 31st October) October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Many people have been diagnosed during the pandemic, and we need more research into prevention and treatments. https://breastcancernow.org/get-involved/breast-cancer-awareness-month Risk from breast cancer varies between individuals. For some … Continue reading

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Prescription order line has now closed

For some years NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has worked with Manchester Road surgery to provide a Prescription Order Line telephone service for ordering repeat medication. This service was set up as a test service and has only been … Continue reading

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COVID PASS

People in England who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can use the NHS COVID Pass to demonstrate their COVID-19 status. If you’re aged 18 or over, you can get an NHS COVID Pass for domestic venues and events. If … Continue reading

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A message from Sheffield Children’s: Resources for children and families with additional needs:

We have developed resources for families, children and young people with additional needs. The resources aim to help manage difficulties around going back to school, sleep, behaviour, emotional well-being, sensory issues and covid. These resources include quick reference sheets, top … Continue reading

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Visiting the practice during the COVID19 Pandemic

Patients may only enter Manchester Road surgery if they have been invited to attend for an appointment. What to expect when you arrive for your appointment. The outer porch door is open please enter and use the intercom we have … Continue reading

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General Practice Transparency Notice for GPES Data for Pandemic Planning and Research (COVID-19)

General Practice Transparency Notice for GPES Data for Pandemic Planning and Research (COVID-19) This practice is supporting vital coronavirus (COVID-19) planning and research by sharing your data with NHS Digital. The health and social care system is facing significant pressures … Continue reading

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Coronavirus information for Sheffield Patients and the Public

Latest government advice – 18 May 2020 Stay at home It is vital those who are showing symptoms, however mild, must continue to self-isolate at home, as now, and that the household quarantine rules continue to apply. Do not leave … Continue reading

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Do you or your child need an MMR vaccination?

Please call the surgery to check as not all patients born after 1970 have recieved the full 2 doses. The number of young people catching measles has risen. It’s never too late to be vaccinated. You need two doses of … Continue reading

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Care navigation

Care Navigation You may notice over the next few months that our receptionists start to ask you why you need to see a GP. This is to help us in our new approach using Care Navigation. Most GP surgeries in … Continue reading

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