Welcome to Burnley Wood Medical Centre
ALERT: WEARING OF FACE MASKS 19 JUL
NHS England has instructed us to continue to follow Public Health England guidance on the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
So Please kindly continue to wear a face mask / Face Visor(if exempt) when entering this building, we will be social distancing and wearing masks where needed and we ask you to do this for the following reasons:
- To Protect Venerable patients that attend the practice and are more at risk to the Covid 19 Virus.
- To protect yourself from possible asymptomatic Patients carrying the Covid 19 Virus.
- To protect the staff working at the practice.
- To keep the Practice open– If we suffer a Covid outbreak amongst staff the practice could end up closing for a period.
We appreciate your support in keeping everyone safe
Covid Digital Passport Scam
Be aware that we have received the following warning from the UK Covid Vaccine Security Unit at the Department for Health and Social Care via the Counter Fraud Manager’s Group.
NEWS: Coronavirus (COVID-19) -general information on COVID-19
COVID VACCINE - Local Clinics, Book an appointment,
These will be Pfizer clinics. Patients can now find on the National Booking System (through simply book). Try this link http://bit.ly/pennine-vac
ACORN CENTRE - Clinics are on Thursdays, Fridays (11am - 3pm & 3.30pm - 7.30pm) and Saturdays (10am - 4pm) and appointments are available to book on the National Booking Service Book or manage your coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination - NHS (www.nhs.uk)
COVID Vaccination Status- Please read. Your COVID vaccine Status
Message from the Practice Ref " Gov GP's to see patients Face to Face" -Message from the Practice
Please do not attend the Practice, please phone - All appointments are now conducted by phone, after being assessed you may be invited to attend the Practice.
EMAIL -Please do not Request an appointment via Email please contact the Med centre via phone to book any appointments.
Prescriptions can be ordered by using the prescription line from 9am-12pm
Prescriptions can be brought down (advise last resort) the box will be in the foyer, however where possible please nominate a pharmacy to collect your drugs from, and if not already done, sign up to online repeat prescription ordering.
NOTE: Patients will not be issued excessive amounts of their medication. This is so the drugs supply chain is maintained for all.
Big White Wall rebrand to Togetherall - the Big White Wall mental health and wellbeing resource has officially relaunched with the new company name ‘Togetherall’. Their website has now changed for all of their existing members.
PROTECT YOUR HOME This website www.germdefence.org/index.html?src=P81137 has scientifically proven advice to reduce COVID-19 infections. It takes 10 minutes – try it out!
“Your COVID Recovery”
is an online platform with two key components. Firstly, and of relevance to anyone recovering from covid-19 is an open, publicly available site containing general information on all aspects of recovering from COVID-19 including physical, emotional and psychological wellbeing: The site offers general advice on recovery, returning to work and information for families and carers of patients with post-COVID syndrome (also known as Long COVID
Advice for Parents During Covid19
Sources of information for people who are shielding MAY 2020
Practice Newsletter Advice
HOW TO MAKE A FACE MASK - SEE BELOW lINK
Hospital Info on Visiting - https://www.elht.nhs.uk/application/files/4215/8446/2666/Visitor_Guidance_COVID-19.pdf
For patients concerned that they may have coronavirus or may have come into contact with someone who has, the NHS 111 online service has created coronavirus pages that tell patients what they should do based on their particular circumstances. These can be accessed at: https://111.nhs.uk/service/covid-19
NEW: Find your NHS number, Handy to have and keep, click on link below
COVID 19 VACCINATION NEWS - Communication from East Lancashire NHS
we will contact you when it’s the right time to come forward, so please don’t contact the NHS to seek a vaccine before then;
please act on your invite when it comes, and make sure you attend your appointments when you arrange them;
and of course, please continue to abide by all the social distancing and hand hygiene guidance, which will still save lives.
The Below link as an Isolation Note for your Employer
LMC Requests for MED 3 Fit Note
GLAD Study -Anxiety & Depression Research Study -Want to be involved see leaflet.
IMPORTANT PATIENT INFORMATION
Digitisation of Medical Records
Gov-Friends & Family Survey -Please take the time to complete this survey (only 2 Questions) link on the right.Thank you
Medications: Please use the link below to help you find the cheapest places to buy Over the Counter Medications:
RECENT INFORMATION ON THE GROWING PRESSURES FACED BY GP PRACTICES
Brexit Gov.uk Message: Medications
USE OF ELECTRONIC REPEAT DISPENSING - The practice is collaborating with NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) which is providing NHS numbers for those patients that may be suitable for electronic repeat dispensing prescriptions. The information is obtained from NHS prescriptions submitted to the NHSBSA.
EXTENDED GP/ NURSE APPOINTMENTS-
To book an appointment, call the practice or speak to reception. These Appointments are in different locations nearest for our patients are St Peters Centre and Yarn Spinners Nelson (Next to Morrison's).
Monday to Friday - 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm
Saturday – 10 am to 4 pm
Sunday – 10 am to 4 pm
Extended GP Access More Information
Privacy Notice for Patients
Patient Handout Your Data Matters
Patient Leaflet-National Data Opt-Out
New Pendleside Hospice Info - see further Information
New Self Check in Screen
Patients can now self Check in on arrive for appointments.
ONLINE SERVICES/ BOOKINGS
How information about you helps us to provide better care
To book an appointment online and order your repeat prescriptions you need to register for access by clicking on the link below "Request to Register for Online Services" , once the practice receives this we can send your online activation instructions (if you recently moved please ensure we have your new address).
Patients wishing to have access to their medical record electronically can request a form from Reception, please be aware you will be requested to provide a copy of Identification(this is to protect your information).
REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS: You should allow 48hrs for your repeat prescription to be processed as stated on the practice website and practice leaflet, unless informed otherwise.
The ordering of repeat prescriptions via the website is now available however you need to register for access to do this click the link below "Request to Register for Online Services".
How information about you helps us to provide better care - Care Data Information
(Site updated 16/07/2021)