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Available Covid Vaccines

We are pleased to announce that Unity Trust (Park Road, Haverhill, CB9 7YD) currently have Covid-19 vaccines available (Astra Zeneca) for patients aged 40 to 50 years, who have not received their first dose of vaccine.

 

Appointments are available tomorrow (Wed 12.5.21), Thursday 13.5.21 and Saturday 15.5.21.

 

Please use the National Booking Service;  https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/book-coronavirus-vaccination/

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: SURGERY CLOSURE

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Face Coverings

For information on when, what and how to wear a face covering please visit the government page, here. This page explains:

  • what face coverings are
  • how face coverings can reduce the transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • the settings in which they need to be worn
  • how face coverings should be safely used and stored

This information is based on current scientific evidence and is subject to change.

This information relates to the use of face coverings in public spaces where social distancing is not always possible. It is important to follow all the other government advice on coronavirus (COVID-19), including staying safe outside your home.

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To join any of the opposite sessions, please email abbie@aceacanglia.com or phone 07949322812.

The Equality, diversity and Inclusion team and the Get Help to Get Active service here at One Life Suffolk have produced a comprehensive booklet with lots of helpful ideas on how to exercise safely during Ramadan. This has been co-produced with the Bury St. Edmunds Islamic Cultural Organisation and has been endorsed by the British Islamic Medical Association.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Stourview Closure

Stourview will be temporarily closed until further notice.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused. 

NHS App

The NHS App is free to download from your chosen app store, and once registered, you will be able to book appointments, order prescriptions, view your medical record including results and correspondence, and also access patient information and advice.  For more details, please visit https://www.nhs.uk/using-the-nhs/nhs-services/the-nhs-app/

NHS Covid-19 App

The practice now has a QR Code for entry into the premises. Therefore, we would be grateful if you could download the app and use this on entering the building. Please see the following information. If you are unable to do so, please advise us when you arrive at our reception and we can update your records to advise you do not have the app.

 

The app willl also show patient's C19 vaccinations and will be required for overseas travel once borders are open to prove you have been vaccinated.

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Social Distance and Appointment Times

Please do not arrive any earlier than 5 minutes before your appointment time. For social distancing reasons, we are only allowing a few patients in and out of the practice at one time. Therefore, if you are too early you will be asked to wait outside the building until just before your appointment time. We are currently letting patients in at the front of our building and exit at the rear via the practice car park.

 

On entry to the practice, we request that you clean your hands with the sanitiser provided, ring the buzzer and speak to our receptionist who will let you in. Please wear a mask to any appointment you have at the practice. If you do not have a mask, we may be able to supply you with one, but we do recommend that you purchase one. These are available in local supermarkets near the pharmacy counters. Please re-sanitise your hands on entry to the practice and take a seat in the waiting room where the clinician will come and collect you.

 

Thank you for your attention to this notice.

17.06.2020

Are you aged 70 to *79 - if yes, you may be eligible for a shingles vaccination - *please speak to reception to check your eligibility.  

Suffolk Family Carers

 Do you look after a partner, relative, friend or neighbour?

 You're not alone! We can help.

 Come along to our Family Carer Session for:

Family carer related information, support with your health and well-being, advice on benefits and lots more... 

It's FREE and open to all residents of Haverhill. 

We are at Haverhill Family Practice from 9-12am on the fourth Thursday of every month.

For more information contact:

Emily Meadows: Tel: 07557630965 or email sally.read@suffolkfamilycarers.org

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Wellbeing Suffolk Online Workshop Webinars

On the right is a list of the latest one off Workshop Webinars available from Wellbeing Suffolk. They have some new sessions as well as the old favourites. These webinars are completely anonymous sessions where people can come along and learn about how to live life well. If you know anyone who you think would benefit from them then please feel free to pass this email on.  

Here is the website link to take you directly to the page you need. https://www.wellbeingnands.co.uk/suffolk/get-support/courses/