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Novel Coronavirus

DO NOT COME TO GENERAL PRACTICE, ring NHS111 for advice.

 

If you have returned from these specific areas since February 19th, you should call NHS111 and self-isolate even if you do not have symptoms:

  • Iran
  • Specific lockdown areas in Northern Italy as designated by the Government of Italy
  • Special care zones in South Korea as designated by the Government of the Republic of South Korea
  • Wuhan city and Hubei province 

 

If you have returned from these areas since February 19th and develop symptoms, however mild, you should self-isolate at home immediately and call NHS111. You do not need to self-isolate if you have no symptoms.

  • Cambodia
  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Laos
  • Macau
  • Malaysia
  • Myanmar
  • Republic of Korea
  • Singapore
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam

Those who have returned from previously identified geographic areas within the past 14 days and develop symptoms, however mild, should self-isolate at home immediately and call NHS111.

 

DO NOT COME TO GENERAL PRACTICE, ring NHS111 for advice.

The Pharmacist can give advice for minor conditions such as:  

 Feeling ill, seek advice from a pharmacist

Bites and stings
Chickenpox
Cold sores
Cold or flu
Conjunctivitis
D & V
Diarrhoea
Ear ache
Eye infection

Fever
Fungal infections
Head Lice
Nappy rash
Sinusitis
Styes
Sunburn
Threadworms
Warts/Verrucas 

The Dentist can offer advice regarding Toothache/abscess


 


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Patients can self-refer to some services without seeing a doctor first.

Counselling

Patients are able to self-refer for counselling. The website,

www.wecantalk.org lists organisations which provide free counselling.

CAMHS, The service for Children and Young People accept self referrals.  Telephone CAMHS on 01642 368400

Termination of Pregnancy

Patients are able to self-refer to discuss termination of pregnancy.

Appointments can be arranged by ringing:

North Tees Hospital - 01642 624 233

James Cook Hospital - 01642 282 424


Please note we do not routinely prescribe antibiotics

Parent or carer of a child under 5? Get the free NHS app, a new guide to help you look after your child's health. Search NHS child health on Google Play or the App Store.


 


 

(Site updated 27/02/2020)
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