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IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR PRACTICE PATIENTS.

ADVICE IS AS FOLLOWS

ANY PATIENT WITH ANY COVID 19 SYMPTOMS ARE NOT TO ATTEND THE PRACTICE, PLEASE SEE THE ADVICE BELOW ON WHAT TO DO- (CLICK LINK)

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

PATIENTS ARE ADVISED TO NOT ATTEND THE PRACTICE IF THEY ARE AGED 60 OR OVER AND ANY PATIENTS WITH 1 OR MORE UNDERLYING CHRONIC DISEASES ARE ALSO ADVICED TO NOT ATTEND THE PRACTICE FOR THEIR OWN SAFETY. THE PRACTICE WILL UPDATE THIS ADVICE AS SOON AS FURTHER NATIONAL IS SENT TO US.

 

If you've been:

• to Hubei province in China in the last 14 days

• to Iran, areas of northern Italy in lockdown or "special care zone" areas in South Korea since 19 February

• to other parts of mainland China or South Korea, Thailand, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macau in the last 14 days and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath

• to other parts of northern Italy (anywhere north of Pisa, Florence and Rimini), Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos or Myanmar since 19 February and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath

• in close contact with someone with confirmed coronavirus

You should hang up and call 111.

Do not go to a GP surgery, community pharmacy or hospital. Call NHS 111, stay indoors and avoid close contact with other people.

Further information is available on nhs.uk.

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Health Websites

Please note: Meir Park Surgery is not responsible for the content of any of these sites nor do we endorse them.

Please browse the links below for websites you may find useful:

Bones and Joints

Arthritis Care 
http://www.arthritiscare.org.uk/Home 
  
Arthritis Research Campaign: Bone and Joint problems 
http://www.arc.org.uk/ 
  
National Osteoporosis Society: Information and advice on Osteoporosis 
http://www.nos.org.uk/ 
  
National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society 
http://www.rheumatoid.org.uk/

Cancer

Cancer Research UK 
http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/ 
  
Cancer BACUP 
Site for patients with Cancer and their families 
http://www.cancerbackup.org.uk/Home 
  
Marie Curie Cancer Care 
Charity work for cancer patients 
http://www.mariecurie.org.uk/ 

Carers - Are You a Carer?

Caring for Someone 
http://www.direct.gov.uk

Children's Health

Children’s health           
http://www.childrenshealth.co.uk/ 
  
GOSH 
http://www.ich.ucl.ac.uk/ 
  
NHS Direct Online 
http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk 
  
NHS Immunisation 
http://www.immunisation.nhs.uk/

Counselling and Mental Health

CRUSE: 
Bereavement Counselling 
http://www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk/ 
  
Samaritans: 
Support and help for Low Mood on telephone 
http://www.samaritans.org.uk/ 
  
Bullying Online: 
Help and advice on bullying 
http://www.bullying.co.uk/ 
  
Child Bereavement Trust: 
Help for Bereaved Families 
http://www.childbereavement.org.uk/

Diabetes

Diabetes UK 
www.diabetes.org.uk 
  
Diabetes Insight 
http://www.diabetic.org.uk/ 
  
Diabetes Research 
and Wellness Foundation 
http://www.drwf.org.uk

Drugs and Alcohol

Alcoholics Anonymous: 
AA - Information on Alcohol Problems 
http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk/ 
  
Know the Score: 
Information on Drugs 
http://www.knowthescore.info/ 
  
Talk to Frank: 
For free confidential drugs information and advice 24 hours a day 
http://www.talktofrank.com/ 
  
Addaction 
http://www.addaction.org.uk/index.htm 
  
Narcotics Anonymous UK 
http://www.ukna.org/ 
  
Addictions 
http://www.addictions.co.uk/index.asp

Elderly People

Age Concern 
http://www.ageconcern.org.uk/ 
  
Alzheimer’s Society UK 
http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/ 
  
Prostate Help 
http://www.pha.u-net.com/ 
  
Parkinson’s disease Society 
http://www.parkinsons.org.uk/ 
  
Help the Aged 
http://www.helptheaged.org.uk/en-gb 
  
Good for your Brain 
http://www.goodforyourbrain.org/ 

Eye Problems

Glaucoma 
http://www.glaucoma-association.com/ 
  
RNIB - Common Eye Conditions 
http://www.rnib.org.uk/ 
  
Eye Directory 
http://www.eye-directory.com/eye_health 

Health Information

Patient UK: 
Information on various health related issues 
www.patient.co.uk 
  
Patient Information Leaflets 
http://www.patient.co.uk/pils.asp 
  
BUPA Health Fact sheets 
http://www.bupa.co.uk 
  
Laboratory Tests: 
Information on various Laboratory tests 
http://www.labtestsonline.org.uk/ 
  
Best Treatments: 
Information on various diseases and self-help 
http://www.besttreatments.co.uk 
  
Medicine’s Information 
http://www.patient.co.uk/dils.asp 
  
Over the Counter Medications 
http://www.medicine-chest.co.uk/ 
  
DIPEX: 
Patients' own experiences of diseases 
http://www.dipex.org/DesktopDefault.aspx 
  
Patient Self-help Directory 
http://www.patient.co.uk/selfhelp.asp 
  
Teenage Health: 
Health issues with a focus on Teenagers 
http://www.petepayne.com 
  
Prodigy Patient Leaflets 
http://www.prodigy.nhs.uk/ 
  
Net Doctor 
www.netdoctor.co.uk 

Healthy Living

Eat Well: 
Healthy eating advice 
http://www.eatwell.gov.uk/ 
  
Dietary Advice for everybody 
http://www.nnuh.nhs.uk 
  
BBC Health 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/health/healthy_living/ 
  
Walk to Health 
http://www.whi.org.uk/ 
  
Weight Loss 
http://www.weightlossresources.co.uk/

Heart

British Heart Foundation 
http://www.bhf.org.uk/ 
  
Arrhythmia Alliance 
Information on Irregular Heart beat 
http://www.arrhythmiaalliance.org.uk/ 
  
High Blood Pressure 
http://www.hbpf.org.uk/

Neurological and Disability

Multiple Sclerosis Society 
http://www.mssociety.org.uk/ 
  
National Society for Epilepsy 
Epilepsy advice and information 
http://www.epilepsynse.org.uk/ 
  
Stroke Association 
http://www.stroke.org.uk/

Stop Smoking

Click to Quit: 
Smoking Cessation Advice 
http://www.click2quit.co.uk 
  
Smoking Concerns: 
Advice by Greater Glasgow Health Board 
http://www.smokingconcerns.com/ 
  
Action on smoking: ASH 
http://www.ash.org.uk/

Sexual Health

Family Planning Association: 
Sexual health advice 
http://www.fpa.org.uk/ 
  
British Pregnancy Advisory Service 
http://www.bpas.org/ 
  
Sexual Dysfunction: 
http://www.sda.uk.net/

Skin Problems

Psoriasis Association: 
http://www.psoriasis-association.org.uk/ 
  
Dermatology UK: 
http://www.dermatology.co.uk/ 
  
National Eczema Society 
http://www.eczema.org
  
Acne Support Group 
http://www.m2w3.com/acne/ 
  
Psoriasis Scotland 
http://www.psoriasisscotland.org.uk/ 
  
PSORASSIST 
http://www.psoriassist.co.uk/ 
  
British Association of Dermatologists 
Patient Leaflets 
http://www.bad.org.uk/public/leaflets/ 
  
Skin Care Campaign 
http://www.skincarecampaign.org/ 
  
British Skin Foundation 
http://www.britishskinfoundation.org.uk/ 
  
Sun Care Code 
http://www.mariecurie.org.uk

Travel

Fit for travel 
  
MASTA 
  
Travel Health



 
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