COVID-19 INFORMATION PAGE
Latest Face Covering Guidelines and Exemption Cards
GP practices are under no obligation to provide letters of support for anyone who does not fall under the list of exemptions but considers them to have another reason to be exempt.
If you or somebody you know has a disability and are unable to wear a face covering, the link below offers printable exemption cards to use when out and about. These cards give a clear explanation as to the reason a mask cannot be worn.
Help for Shielding Patients
If you are shielding or self-isolating and you are having difficulties getting the help you need, please phone the practice and ask to speak with our Social Prescriber who will be able to help get you the help you need.
The practice is still providing GP services and we would like to remind patients who have any acute conditions which are of concern to still contact the practice so we can review and refer where appropriate, ensuring you are getting the medical attention you need as early as possible.
Isolation - Providing proof of coronavirus absence from work
If your employer is requiring evidence that you cannot work in the current coronavirus epidemic due to an underlying health condition, please use the document provided below - they should not require a Med3 (doctor's certificate) at this time.
Community Volunteers - Help in Swaffham Bulbeck
Below is a leaflet that may be of some help to Swaffham Bulbeck residents.
Immunisations and Vaccinations
Immunisation helps to protect you and your children from disease.
During a pandemic it is more important than ever to keep up with infant, child and adult immunisations to prevent outbreaks of other diseases.
Vaccination appointments count as an important medical reason to leave your home.
We would like to say a huge thank you to all those who volunteered their services to help the practice. The volunteers are the reason it was possible for us to offer a delivery service.
Lastly, we would like to say a huge thank you for all the donations of PPE and little luxury items of chocolates and plants to the practice, we have been touched by your generosity and apologise we have not able to make a personal written thank you to individuals. It is hugely appreciated by all the staff and has really helped in maintaining staff morale at this challenging time. We really appreciate how lucky we are to work in a community with such a cohesive and proactive local support network. The community is doing an amazing job of looking after each other.
With best wishes to you all during these difficult times. Stay safe.
Rowena Pilsworth, Practice Business Manager
And all the Partners and Staff at Bottisham Medical Practice