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***COVID VACCINE UPDATE***

Please be assured that everyone who needs the vaccine will be offered it. The NHS will be in touch with you when it is your turn to be vaccinated. Please don’t call us before you are invited. In the meantime, you can get information about the COVID-19 Vaccination online at www.nhs.uk/covidvaccination 

PLEASE DROP ANY URINE SAMPLES TO THE SURGERY BEFORE MIDDAY SO THEY CAN BE SENT IN THE COURIER

  • If you are visiting Cornwall and need to see a doctor, please contact your own GP practice. Practices throughout the country are offering telephone and video appointments and can electronically send prescriptions to any local pharmacy here for you to collect. 

Please also make use of the NHS 111 online service for advice http://111.nhs.uk

  • If you have been told to stay at home because of coronavirus and you need a note for your employer please use the following online link

https://111.nhs.uk/isolation-note/

contact your doctors online and get a response by the end of the next working day

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Please wear a face covering when attending the surgery for any reason.

***COVID VACCINE UPDATE***

Please be assured that everyone who needs the vaccine will be offered it. The NHS will be in touch with you when it is your turn to be vaccinated. Please don’t call us before you are invited. In the meantime, you can get information about the COVID-19 Vaccination online at www.nhs.uk/covidvaccination 

  • PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT THE SURGERY TO ASK IF YOU ARE INCLUDED IN COHORT 6. RECEPTION ARE BEING OVERWHELMED WITH CALLS, THANKYOU

  • If you are visiting Cornwall and need to see a doctor, please contact your own GP practice. Practices throughout the country are offering telephone and video appointments and can electronically send prescriptions to any local pharmacy here for you to collect. 

Please also make use of the NHS 111 online service for advice http://111.nhs.uk

  • If you have been told to stay at home because of coronavirus and you need a note for your employer please use the following online link

https://111.nhs.uk/isolation-note/

  • Please note coil and implant services have now resumed.  For more information please call the surgery or book a telephone appointment with Dr Carter. 

IF DROPPING A URINE SAMPLE TO THE SURGERY CAN YOU ENSURE IT REACHES US BEFORE MIDDAY

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT  

During these difficult times many of you may be struggling with new or existing mental health issues. Please take a moment to look at the following links for some self help.

Mental health connect 08000385300 (24/7 helpline to contact if you are worried about your own or someone else's mental health)

Samaritans 01872 277277

Self refer to Outlook South West for short term talking therapies and courses in mental wellbeing at 01208 871905 www.outlooksw.co.uk

First Light domestic violence support charity. www.firstlight.org.uk.

CRASAC - support charity for survivors of sexual abuse www.crasaccornwall.co.uk.

Mindfulness and relaxation at www.mentalhealth.org. www.headspace.com

 

About Westover Surgery - 

With patients' needs at the centre of everything we do, we are located in the heart of Falmouth on Western Terrace, with an additional site at our Woodlane branch a 5 minute walk away in the Falmouth University Campus; ideally placed for students.

Our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.

Our email address is - letters.westover@nhs.net

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