Happy New Year to all our patients.
Thank you for you patience's over this challenging time. From The Team Hartwood Healthcare.#HandsFaceSpace
If you need support and you're in the clinically extremely vulnerable, please click the link: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus-shielding-support
New guidelines. We are now in Lockdown.
This year our flu up take has been really, really good, but we still have people who are eligible who haven't had the flu vaccine. Thank you to everyone for your support at this challenging time. From Team at Hartwood Healthcare.
We would like to thank all patients for adhering to social distancing and following our one way system. It’s all very different this year.
If you haven't had your flu vaccine there is still time, please call reception on 0117 3015 226.
Please click on the attachment which may answer some questions you have regarding the flu vaccine: Facts and Myths about the flu vaccine.
No needles involved-the vaccine is sprayed into the nostrils.
Protecting children helps to protect the whole family from this horrible virus and this is more important than ever this year with the risk of Covid-19.
The vaccination is free
Who can get the vaccine?
Children aged 2 or 3 years on 31st August 2020
Children aged 4 to 18 who have a condition that puts them more at risk from flu:
We want to reduce your exposure to the risk of COVID-19. PLEASE arrive for your appointment on time – NOT EARLY. A longer wait outside increases your risk of exposure to the virus.
Our doors maybe closed BUT WE ARE STILL OPEN! If you think you need to speak or see a doctor or nurse please phone the surgery as normal. If you need to be seen you will be given an appointment time and instructions. Please follow.
Useful links for support during Coronavirus:
National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247
NSPCC helpline: 0808 800 5000 If you're worried about a child, even if you're unsure, contact NSPCC professional counsellors for help, advice and support.
Childline 0800 1111: Offers free, confidential advice and support for any child 18 years or under, whatever the worry.
MIND: Mental Health Support with specific advice on ‘Coronavirus and your wellbeing’.
YoungMinds: Supporting children and young people and their parents/carers with their mental health and wellbeing. Specific advice on managing self-isolation and anxiety about coronavirus.
Icon Babies cry: You can cope.
SafeLives: Specific resources for domestic abuse and COVID.
(Site updated 07/01/2021)