Cedar Practice News February 2020
IMPORTANT INFORMATION - CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
If you are unwell and in the 14 days before you became unwell you have been to China, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan or Thailand PLEASE GO STRAIGHT HOME AND PHONE 111
If you have been in contact with someone who has been diagnosed with novel coronavirus stay at home and call 111 or 999 if you are very unwell (and let them know about the contact)
- A fever.
- Difficulty breathing.
- A cough.
- Flu-like symptoms.
MORE INFORAMTION ABOUT THE VIRUS
Flu season - Have you been vaccinated this season?
Flu virus is most common during autumn and winter months, please consider getting your flu vaccine either here at the practice or your local pharmacy. Details of our dedicated flu clinics can be found at the top of this page, we are currently in the process of sending letter invites to all patients who are at risk of getting the flu and all patients 65 years and over. More information on the flu can be found here
Good access to see a GP, nurse and other services.
Weekend appointments for wound care and childhood immunisations - speak to reception
Money Matters? - Hackney Council offer a guide to debt, work worries and benefits entitlements
Help someone sleeping rough
- Get in touch with a GP online
A new Online Consult platform, Online Consult. The Online platform aims to help patients seek advice and speak to usual GP. We are slowly gaining popularity with our new online platform check it out and let us know what you think... https://www.online-consult.co.uk/org/cedar-practice
City and Hackney Duty Doctor - 8 am - 8 pm GP Appointments
GP appointments are available the same day at the Cedar Practice - and at other Hackney GP practices'. We urge you to contact your GP surgery during working hours, to get help with urgent medical problems, before calling 111 or going to a hospital Accident and Emergency department.
Our sister surgeries offer extended hours appointments. If you would like a weekend appointment or an appointments after 6.30 pm please speak to our reception team who will inform you about other surgery hours and appointment availability.