The NHS in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.
The risk to the general public is moderate. If you have arrived back to the UK from mainland China, Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macau within 14 days, follow the specific advice for returning travellers.
Anyone who has travelled to China or places listed above in the last 14 days and develops symptoms of cough or fever or shortness of breath, should immediately:
Information for the public is available at gov.uk/coronavirus
Like the common cold, coronavirus infection usually occurs through close contact with a person with novel coronavirus via cough and sneezes or hand contact. A person can also be infected by touching contaminated surfaces if they do not wash their hands.
The risk of being in close contact with a person with coronavirus or contaminated surfaces is very low at the current time, as members of the public who have visited Wuhan, Hubei province, China are currently in isolation.
Testing of suspected coronavirus cases is carried out in line with strict regulations. This means that suspected cases are kept in isolation, away from public areas of the hospital and returned home also in isolation. Any equipment that come into contact with suspected cases are thoroughly cleaned as appropriate. Specific guidance has also been shared with NHS staff to help safeguard them and others. Patients can be reassured that their safety is a top priority, and are encouraged to attend all appointments as usual.
Everyone is being reminded to follow Public Health England advice to:
You can find the latest information and advice from Public Health England at www.gov.uk/coronavirus.
“We strive to provide high quality clinical care by offering a range of services delivered by a team of dedicated staff in a safe, dynamic and supportive environment. The patient is at the heart of all that we do and we respond to their individual needs with respect, care and compassion.
We aim to provide high quality medical training and pastoral support to students and junior doctors.”
We hope you will find the information on our website useful and informative.
It’s aim is to tell you about the practice and the services that we offer.
SURGERY OPENING HOURS
Surgery Opening times will be 8.00am – 6.30pm Monday , Wednesday & Friday and we have late night clinics on a Tuesday and Thursday closing at 8:00pm.
We also have pre-bookable Saturday morning appointments available once a month.
Our telephone lines are open between 08.30 to 13.00 and 14.00 to 18.00.
If you need to contact us between 08:00 to 08:30, 13:00 to 14:00 and 18:00 to 18:30 then please use the emergency practice mobile on 07980 593370
ALL SURGERIES ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. WE DO NOT OPERATE A ‘WALK IN’ SERVICE.
Please see the Extended Access tab on this site for more information on pre-bookable appointments in the evening, at the weekend and during bank holidays.