COVID 19 UPDATE : - IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS

COVID 19 UPDATE : - IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS

PHONE LINE UPDATE: 21st September 2020 - IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS

We would like to inform you our phones lines are down this morning, we would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused. we are working on this.

PHONE LINE UPDATE: 15th September 2020 - IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS

We would like to inform you our phones lines were down from 8am to 8:20am this morning, we would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused.

 

COVID 19 UPDATE : 10th August  2020 - IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS  

Please note we DO NOT issue " Fit to Fly " certificates. 

COVID 19  TESTING UPDATE 25TH JUNE 2020 - IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS  

Covid-19 testing site comes to Slough

The first hybrid walk-in and drive-in testing centre in the country has been set up in Slough and is now open for testing.The testing centre will be based in the Montem Car Park, Montem Lane and anyone with symptoms – and for the first time people who are not symptomatic but concerned they may be infected – will be able visit for a test either by foot or in a car. Click here to find out how to access.

COVID 19 UPDATE - IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS  

Farnham Road Practice is now in a phase of LOCK-DOWN due to the COVID-19 Pandemic to protect vulnerable patients and health care staff. The majority of consultations will take place over the phone.

You will NOT be allowed access into the building unless you have a pre-booked face-to-face appointment that has been agreed with a clinician over the phone.

  •  If you have a pre-booked appointment please wait OUTSIDE, you will be called when we are ready to see you.
  •  Please use e-consult or the Farnham Road Practice website to request all repeat prescriptions, if you do not have access to these facilities then you can post the repeat into our post box.
  •  All Prescriptions will be sent directly to the pharmacy (please add your nominated pharmacy to your repeat if we do not already know this). You will NOT be allowed to collect the prescription from the Surgery. If you have not nominated a pharmacy it will be sent to Pyramid pharmacy located beside the Farnham Road Surgery.
  •  If you would like to book an appointment to speak to a doctor, please call the Surgery or use e-consult which you can find on the Farnham Road Practice website. You will not be able to make an appointment at the reception desk.
  • All Letters, Correspondence and sick notes will be available for collection between 8am – 10am and 4pm – 6pm Monday to Friday from Farnham Road Surgery. You will NOT be allowed in to collect paperwork at any other time.
Thank you

Weekes Drive Surgery CLOSED until further notice 

Farnham Road Practice is now in a phase of LOCK-DOWN due to the COVID-19 Pandemic to protect vulnerable patients and health care staff.  Farnham Road Practice has had to close Weekes Drive Surgery on 18th March until further notice.

All Prescriptions will be sent directly to the pharmacy (please add your nominated pharmacy to your repeat if we do not already know this). You will NOT be allowed to collect the prescription from the Surgery. If you have not nominated a pharmacy it will be sent to B&P pharmacy located beside the Weekes Drive Surgery.  (6 Stoney Meade, Slough SL1 2YL)

 If you would like to book an appointment to speak to a doctor, please call the Surgery or use e-consult which you can find on the Farnham Road Practice website https://www.farnhamroadpractice.co.uk/index.aspx  you will not be able to make an appointment at the reception desk.

 All Letters, Correspondence and sick notes will be available for collection between 8am – 10am and 4pm – 6pm Monday to Friday from Farnham Road Surgery. You will NOT be allowed in to collect paperwork at any other time.

  Get a Sick note via 111 ONLINE 20th March 2020

GP Surgeries are not issuing sick notes for Cornovirus, please use NHS 111 online self-isolation note service if you have to stay at home because of coronavirus and you need a note for your employer.

If you have to stay at home but feel well enough to work, ask your employer if you can work from home. If you can work from home, you will not need an isolation note.

You can also use this service for someone else.

https://111.nhs.uk/isolation-note/

 23rd March 2020: Important Patients notice

To ensure continuity of availability of medication to those who need it most, we are adopting the following protocol in our practice. Inhalers and Paracetamol only to be issued where there is a clinical indication. Only one inhaler will be issued at a time. We recommend paracetamol is purchased from pharmacies. Repeat prescription requests for early or extra medication will not be accepted.  Please continue to order your medication only when it is due and order online. Please register to receive prescriptions electronically. Thank you.