COVID-19

Update 17.5.2021 COVID Vaccination East Elmbridge: On Friday it was announced that Covid-19 vaccination second doses would be brought forward to eight weeks for patients in cohorts 1-9.The vaccination centre in Thames Ditton is responding by putting on additional clinics this week and next.

Text invitations will be sent out on Monday and Tuesday and the booking team would be grateful if patients would wait for their invitation and then book online where possible.  Texts will include the booking team phone number for those who are unable to book online.  Please do call this number 020 8187 1361 and not your GP practice.            
If you do not have a mobile phone, are housebound or we have been unable to reach you by text, the booking team will phone you over the next few days.   
Patients who have already booked their appointment should attend as normal.

Information for patients receiving letters about being 'at risk' if they were to get COVID  info for patients receiving letters about being 'at risk' if they were to get COVID

     MHRA new advice on AstraZeneca vaccine: MHRA issues new advice on AztraZeneca vaccine

There is a dedicated Surrey Heartlands CCG enquiries line for COVID 19 vaccinations: Tel: 0300 5612 500       e mail: syheartlandsccg.vaccination@nhs.uk:

Supporting your recover after COVID link: https://www.yourcovidrecovery.nhs.uk/   COVID-19 and travel Advice link: https://travelhealthpro.org.uk/news/499/covid-19-general-advice-for-travellers

Advice for parents/carers under 3 m advice for parents/carers   child advice for parents Health and Wellbeing guide for Parents - contains lots of useful information on where to find advice, guidance and support for the family during the Covid-19 lockdown. Link:  Health & Wellbeing guide for parents

     Elmbridge Borough Council support services including shielded groups, welfare calls, Meals on Wheels, Community Alarm, Central Surrey Volunatary Action, Churches & Community Associations

Elmbridge Borough Council Support Services to residents

Surrey Release the Pressure Campaign - Don't suffer in silence, release the pressure, call the CALM helpline: 0800 58 58 58 which is open 5pm to midnight, 365 days per year -  live web              chat between 5pm and midnight. View here.                                                             SURREY IAPT SERVICES UPDATE ON SERVICES:   IAPT SERVICES DURING COVID-19

     NHS Open for Business:    NHS Open for Business - contact your GP

Community Support & Guidance, including links to:

Diabetes: https://www.diabetes.org.uk/about_us/news/coronavirus  Asthma: https://www.asthma.org.uk/advice/triggers/coronavirus-covid-19/    COPD & Lung Disease: https://www.blf.org.uk/support-for-you/coronavirus/people-living-with-lung-condition  Older People: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/information-advice/health-wellbeing/conditions-illnesses/coronavirus/  Cancer:  https://www.cancer.org/latest-news/common-questions-about-the-new-coronavirus-outbreak.html

Advice on Coronavirus and your pregnancy The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has useful FAQs on their website about Coronavirus and pregnancy, labour, birth and your baby. www.rcog.org.uk/en/guidelines-research-services/guidelines/coronavirus-pregnancy/covid-19-virus-infection-and-pregnancy/


Link to self certification on Gov.UK: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/statutory-sick-pay-employee

The latest and up to date information can be found on Public Health England’s website https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/01/23/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-what-you-need-to-know/

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