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FROM 19.07.21 PLEASE CONTINUE TO  WEAR FACE MASKS / COVERINGS ON ENTERING THE BUILDING - THIS IS MANDATORY IN HEALTHCARE SETTINGS.

THANK YOU

To send queries regarding getting a Covid vaccine please email  bassetlawccg.COVIDVaccinationInformation@nhs.net

 

This e-mail can be used to direct questions to the Bassetlaw local covid vaccination sites (Retford Hospital, Larwood Surgery & Newgate Medical Group )

The email is regularly checked by a Bassetlaw GP practice who will forward your enquiry & you should receive a response within 48 hours

 

Please leave the following information

  1. Name
  2. A phone number you can be contacted on (or we will use your email)
  3. The GP practice you are registered at. (if you are not registered with a Bassetlaw GP practice it would be useful if you could indicate which vaccination site you wish to attend/question)

 Please see Ukraine Refugee Information in English , Ukraine and Russian for anyone needing assistance 

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We are currently operating a one patient per window policy please respect the distance advice and use the provided sanitiser.

Thank you all for your patience and please be reassured that we are working as hard as possible to provide a stable service for you during the Coronavirus Crisis.

Given the current coronavirus pandemic we would like to remind patients not to delay in seeking advice if they have any of the following symptoms:-

  • Chest pain
  • Untoward bleeding ( from anywhere)
  • New lumps and bumps
  • Skin changes
  • Altered bowel habits
  • Altered urinary symptoms
  • Face weakness or drooping / arm or leg weakness /speech difficulties
  • Thank You

569 Million Reasons

565 million reasons…

 

Last year the NHS spent approximately £569million on prescriptions for medicines for minor conditions, which could have been bought over the counter from a pharmacy, petrol station or supermarket.

 

Every £1million saved on prescriptions for over the counter treatments could pay for: 

  • 39 more community nurses;
  • 270 more hip replacements;
  • 66 more drug treatment courses for breast cancer;
  • 1000 more drug treatment courses for Alzheimer’s;
  • 1040 more cataract operations; or
  • 60,000 more GP appointments (excluding admin and practice staff time)

 

You may find that your doctor or healthcare professional will no longer give you a prescription for a medicine that you can buy over the counter for a minor condition. If you need help to take care of yourself or someone else who uses these medicines, please ask one of our team.



 
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