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We are still open and available for urgent matters, Childhood immunisations, smears and more.

Antibody Tests for Covid-19: Click on latest news for more info

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE:

Following Government guidelines ALL patients visiting the practice will be asked to wear a face covering. If you present at the practice without a face covering we will have to send you away .

Face coverings are not only to protect yourself but also the safety of other patients as well as our Doctors, Nurses & other staff members.

We thought this handy government link on ways you can make your own face coverings would be helpful; they don’t have to be a surgical masks.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/how-to-wear-and-make-a-cloth-face-covering/how-to-wear-and-make-a-cloth-face-covering

Thank you to everyone for your ongoing support during this time

Stay Safe.

IF YOU HAVE A NEW OR CONTINUOUS COUGH, HIGH TEMPERATURE or THE LOSS OR CHANGE OF SMELL OR TASTE, PLEASE SELF ISOLATE FOR 7 DAYS. ALSO GET TESTED, CLICK THIS LINK: 

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/testing-and-tracing/ask-for-a-test-to-check-if-you-have-coronavirus/

IF ANYONE WHO LIVES IN YOUR HOUSEHOLD DISPLAYS ANY OF THESE SYMPTOMS THEN YOU MUST ISOLATE FOR 14 DAYS.

PLEASE CONTACT YOUR GP ONLY IF YOU HAVE SHORTNESS OF BREATH OR CHEST PAIN .

If you have serious symptoms that you cannot manage at home, please use NHS 111 online (Please only call NHS 111 if you cannot get online).

After 7 days of self-isolation, if you feel better and no longer have a high temperature you can return to your normal routine. If you have not had any signs of improvement after 7 days and have not already sought medical advice, you should use NHS111 online (you should only call NHS111 if you cannot get online) before you leave your home or let visitors in.

Cough may persist for several weeks in some people, despite the coronavirus infection having cleared. A persistent cough alone does not mean that you must continue to stay at home for more than 7 days.

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Patient Access: When you request to book appointments online a print off with your log in details is generated and left for collection at the front desk. If you haven't received your log in details yet, why not ask the receptionist when you next visit the surgery!

GARDEN LANE MEDICAL CENTRE

PRACTICE BOUNDARY

 

The practice has historically had a large practice boundary.  Over recent years, the majority of new patients joining the practice list have been focused within a short distance from the medical centre.  The impact of having patients widespread across the Chester area means an increased travelling time for doctors when carrying out home visits.  With more traffic on the roads as well, this also impacts on the travelling time between home visits.

 

With this in mind, the practice has applied to West Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group to reduce its practice boundary and this has been approved.  This will come into effect on 1 June 2019.  A copy of the new boundary will be added to the practice website.

 

From 1 June 2019 the practice will only accept new registrations from patients living within the new boundary.  Patients living in the area outside the new boundary will remain on the practice list but if they move house to an area outside the new practice area, then they would be managed under the out of area policy and asked to de-register.   The practice will continue to provide GMS services to patients living outside of the new boundary and these will continue to remain on the practice list.  The practice will register any new babies born to existing patients living outside of the practice area.  We will also re-register any family members returning home to live with existing patients, for example, university students.

To View the Boundary Map Please CLICK HERE

 
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