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Prescription order line

Patients using the Prescription Order Line (POL) service Due to Covid-19 and significant ongoing staff shortages the service is likely to be slower in the new year with longer call wait times. Where possible, please consider registering to use the … Continue reading

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COVID vaccines

How will patients be invited for a vaccination? As of 15 February, the covid-19 vaccine is being given to: people aged 65 and over people who are at high risk from coronavirus (clinically extremely vulnerable) people who are at moderate … Continue reading

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Health news for February

International Pre-Natal Infection Prevention Month Pre-natal infections can cause serious problems in pregnancy and birth. Pregnancies affected by Group B Strep can cause lifelong problems, and sadly can result in death in some cases. https://www.groupbstrepinternational.org/ Group B Strep is generally … 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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Flu invitations for patients aged 50 to 64

Please note that we are now able to vaccinate people in the 50-64-year old age group and have arranged a flu clinic on 12.12.20. You should have received an invitation for this clinic either by text or by post. If … 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 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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