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MAY/JUNE HOLIDAY 

The Surgery will be close on

THURSDAY 2 JUNE 2022

AND

FRIDAY 3 JUNE 2022

 

Opening at 8 am

on

Monday 6 June 2022

 

If you require a Doctor over the holiday period please use:

The NHS website nhsinform.scot  which is full of useful information. You can also phone on 

0800 22 44 88 or call NHS24 on 111

 

 

Latest News

 

Your local Pharmacy's run minor ailments clinics and can advise and assist you with your medication

Local Opticians, Physiotherapist and Dentists are also their to help.

LENS  (Lanarkshire Eye Health Network Scheme)

http://www.nhslanarkshire.org.uk/Services/LENS/Pages/default.aspx

 

 DAYLIGHT for Generalised anxiety disorder

SLEEPIO for Insomnia disorder

www.lanarkshiremindmatters.scot.nhs.uk

Helpful information from

go.bighealth.com/howtorefer

  • For dental problems, you should see a dentist. If you are not registered with a dentist, contact our Community Primary Care Department  on 01236 707711

Hairmyres, Wishaw and Monkland hospitals run Minor Injury Clinics -  9 am to 9 pm seven days a week.  

The NHS website nhsinform.scot is full of useful information. You can also phone on 0800 22 44 88 or call NHS24 on 111

FLU VACCINATION 2021/22

Patients should log on to www.nhsinform.scot/flu or www.nhsinform.scot/childflu, where they will find useful information about:

www.nhsinform.scot/flu or by calling 08000308013

 

COVID-19 booster vaccine programme for winter 2021 to 2022

 

The Joint Committee of Vaccination and Immunisation advises people who received the COVID-19 vaccine in phase 1 of the vaccination programme (priority groups 1 to 9) should be offered a COVID-19 booster vaccine. This includes:

  •       those living in residential care homes for older adults
  •       all adults aged 50 years or over
  •       frontline health and social care workers
  •       all those aged 16 to 49 years with underlying health conditions that put them at higher risk of severe COVID-19 and adult carers
  •       adult household contacts (aged 16 or over) of immunosuppressed individuals

Information to support informed consent for a COVID-19 booster vaccine for these groups will be available at www.nhsinform.scot/covid19vaccine.

 

IF YOU NEED A DOCTOR IN AN EMERGENCY PLEASE CONTACT NHS24

CORONOVIRUS?

 DO NOT COME IN TO THE SURGERY, PHONE FOR ADVICE 

www.nhsinform.scot

PLEASE FOLLOW THE LINK ABOVE FOR MORE INFORMATION

SELF ISOLATION CERTIFICATE LINK

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

SELF CERTIFICATES CAN BE OBTAINED FROM THE SURGERY ENTRANCE (YOU DO NOT NEED TO ENTER THE SURGERY) 

YOU CAN ALSO DOWNLOAD A SC2 FROM HMRC WEBSITE

Statutory Sick Pay: employee fitness to work - GOV.UK

 

The Statutory Sick Pay (Medical Evidence) Regulations 2021 (legislation.gov.uk)

Changes to SSP – 28 days of self-certification | esphr

 

Self-certification period extended | HM Insights (harpermacleod.co.uk)

PRESCRIPTION REQUESTS

DUE TO THE CURRENT CLIMATE WITH REGARD TO THE CORONAVIRUS WE REQUEST THAT PATIENTS NOW 

 EMAIL YOUR REQUEST TO US AT

OAKLODGE@LANARKSHIRE.SCOT.NHS.UK

OR

REQUEST YOUR PHARMACY TO ORDER THIS FOR YOU

OR

PLACE YOUR REQUEST IN THE POST BOX OUTSIDE THE SURGERY FRONT DOOR

GP AND PRACTICE NURSE APPOINTMENTS

 

Our staff will help direct you to the appropriate Health Care Professional to deal with your medical problems - this may not always be a Doctor or Nurse.  In order to do this the staff will require to ask details of your symptoms.  Please be patient with them.

The local Pharmacy's run  minor ailments clinics and can advise and assist you with your medication

Local Opticians, Physiotherapist and Dentists are also their to help.

Hairmyres, Wishaw and Monklands hospitals run Minor Injury Clinics -  9 am to 9 pm seven days a week.  

The NHS website nhsinform.scot is full of useful information. You can also phone on 0800 22 44 88 or call NHS24 on 111

Texting Service

We have now introduced a texting service to remind patients of their appointments.  Please update your mobile number with reception to receive appointment reminders.

Online prescription service - This service is now functioning fully

If you encounter any problems with this service please contact the surgery.

With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.

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