August 2020 Patient Newsletter

August 2020 Patient Newsletter, in this issue – Face Coverings and Exemption Requests Long Covid Support Group Patient Feedback The NHS App North Somerset Mobile Library School Age Immunisation Catch Up Community Pharmacy Prescribing Update Coronavirus Self Isolation Rules National Cycle to Work Day 6 August Minor Summer Ailments for Self Care MV Patient Newsletter … Continued

North Somerset Mobile Library August-October 2020

North Somerset Mobile Library August-October 2020 – the mobile library is currently operating a Click & Collect only service.  Due to current COVID-19 guidance, customers cannot board the mobile library but can collect pre-ordered books, at the agreed time, from their stop. For more information please call 01275 888 864 or email Click the … Continued

July 2020 Patient Newsletter

July 2020 Patient Newsletter – in this issue: Face Coverings eConsult North Somerset Mobile Library Patient Feedback Samaritans Talk to Us Hot Weather Tips Covid Symptoms Shielding Patients Telephone Appointments Patient Led Activities We Want To Hear From You! We do hope you enjoy this edition!  July 2020 MV Patient Newsletter

June 2020 Patient Newsletter

IN THIS ISSUE: We’re here to help when you need it … Patient feedback Age UK Coronavirus Support Hub Principle Trial Smokefree North Somerset Mens Health Week 2020 Yatton Foodbank Cervical Screening Community Pharmacy Service Covid Testing Our Thanks To You We Want To Hear From You! We do hope you enjoy this edition. June … Continued

May 2020 Patient Newsletter

IN THIS ISSUE: Update on Coronavirus (covid19) – changes to our services Patient feedback Congresbury “hot site” for suspected Coronavirus patients Self Care Alternative ways to access services Electronic prescribing Hayfever Infection Control Childhood Immunisations Village Agents Repeat Prescriptions Reminder Cervical Screening Help and Support Available During the Pandemic We do hope you enjoy this … Continued

April Patient Newsletter

In this issue: Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Changes to our Services (COVID-19) Curo – Their mission is to provide great homes, support communities and improve lives Cystitis Test & Treat Service Zero Tolerance Policy Did Not Attend (DNA) figures during the last year Repeat Dispensing – A reminder of this service We do hope you … Continued

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Med3 (Fit Note)

So that we can prioritise care for the most unwell patients, our clinicians will NOT be issuing Med3 (Fit Note) forms for: Self isolation Social distancing School closures You can self certify via this link Mendip Vale Medical Group are providing our patients, who have been advised to self isolate, with a letter that … Continued

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – ‘Hot Site’ in Congresbury from 18 March

Our surgery in Congresbury is our ‘hot site’ in North Somerset for patients of Mendip Vale Medical Group with relevant symptoms of COVID-19. Clinical services are being run by all GP’s. Patients should only attend our ‘hot site’ in Congresbury if they have a pre-arranged appointment. Patients should call the surgery for any other enquiries. … Continued

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Repeat Prescriptions

As a measure intended to protect you and others from potential risk of infection, please do not come in person to our sites to order medication. To reduce footfall across our sites please: Register for online patient access via the NHS App or via this link – Nominate a pharmacy for electronic prescribing if you … Continued

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Current advice

We are now in the ‘delay’ phase of our response to COVID-19. From today the public are being advised to stay at home (self-isolate) without any testing for COVID-19, regardless of travel history or contact with confirmed cases, if they have: Continuous cough, or High temperature (of 37.8 degrees centigrade or higher) The geographic element … Continued