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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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Practice closed for training 16.9.20 from 1pm

Please note that on the above date you will not be able to contact the surgery by telephone in the afternoon (after 1pm). This is so that our clinicians can attend a training event. Reception will be closed until 4pm. … Continue reading

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Health news for September

Urology Awareness Month September is Urology Awareness Month. Urological health is vital. If you’re concerned that you’re displaying worrying urinary symptoms, you can find out more here: https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/urology/adult-patients/symptom-checklist.aspx Do you know how to tell if you’re dehydrated? You should pee … Continue reading

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Flu invitations and clinics 2020

Please note that people in the 50-64-year old age group will not be vaccinated until November and December, providing there is sufficient vaccine, and no appointments will be offered for this age group until then. This is to ensure that … Continue reading

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Face Mask Exemption letters

Wearing face coverings has become mandatory on public transport and comes into effect in shops on 24 July 2020. We are aware that some patients might be understandably anxious about the Government’s recent announcements around the use of face masks … 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 but the door to the surgery is locked. … 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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