Important Coronavirus Update Friday 13th March 2020

From Friday 13th March the practice will temporarily be suspending open access surgery in the mornings.

Instead patients should telephone between 8.00am and 10.00am to book a telephone consultation with a clinician. If necessary a timed appointment at the practice will be allocated during the morning.

Phone lines will open at 8.00am.

Please do not arrive to sit and wait.  You will be asked to return home.

Patients with blood test and nursing appointments will receive a telephone call before their appointment to check suitability for attendance at the surgery.

Please make sure that the practice has up to date contact details for you.

If you have any concerns regarding coronavirus symptoms please use the NHS 111 online tool  www.111.nhs.uk/covid-19 or call NHS 111.

These changes have been made to minimise the risk of infection amongst patients and staff.

Thank you for your patience and consideration during this time. We will endeavour to continue to provide high quality patient care.

Please share this message with family and friends.

Colne Medical Centre