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We are limiting the footfall into the health centre in order to protect both our staff and patients. We are offering telephone triage daily and the doctor will determine when, how and where you will be treated. Please ring before 10.30am.

PLEASE WEAR A MASK OR FACE COVERING WHEN ENTERING THE BUILDING

 

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To help reduce the potential spread of infection, we are advising all patients to phone before coming to the surgery.

When you ring us, our staff will ask you some questions to determine your condition. Some of these questions may include if you have a temperature or a cough. These questions help us to determine the best action to take but also helps protect our staff and other vulnerable patients.

If appropriate, you may receive a call back from a GP or be given other relevant advice.

Repeat prescription requests will now be taken via the telephone. Please allow 48 hours before collecting at your community pharmacy.

 

If you have a NEW fever or persistent cough, you can telephone 119 to BE TESTED. If your symptoms deteriorate or you experience any shortness of breath, please telephone the surgery to seek medical advice.

Public Health Agency has up to date guidance

www.publichealth.hscni.net

Please note the practice emergency line number: This should only be used if you require urgent medical assistance/ advice.  028427 28488

Access

Our facility is accessible for wheelchairs and both have disabled toilet facilities. All consulting rooms are on the ground floor.

  The Out of Hours GP service will be covering should you require a doctor.

                                    Tel:   028 91 822 344

Maternity Advice Line at South Eastern Trust

If you are unable to contact the community midwife team, you can ring for general pregnancy advice on 90  413 864

 

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