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If you receive a letter or text advising you to shield for 12 weeks please adhere to this for your own safety. See list below.


At Very High Risk (Groups) for Shielding 12 weeks


People with a solid organ transplant such as a kidney or liver transplan


People with specific cancers:


People with cancer who are undergoing active chemotherapy or radical radiotherapy for lung cancer


People with cancers of the blood or bone marrow such as leukaemia, lymphoma or myeloma who are at any stage of treatment


People having immunotherapy or other continuing antibody treatments for cancer


People having other targeted cancer treatments which can affect the immune system, such as protein kinase inhibitors or PARP inhibitors


People who have had bone marrow or stem cell transplants in the last 6 months, or who are still taking immunosuppression drugs


People with severe respiratory conditions including all cystic fibrosis, severe asthma and severe COPD. See below. •


People with rare diseases and inborn errors of metabolism that significantly increase the risk of infections (such as SCID, homozygous sickle cell) •


People on immunosuppression therapies sufficient to significantly increase risk of infection •


People who are pregnant with significant congenital heart disease • All patients on the following medications: Azathioprine, Mycophenolate (both types), Cyclosporin, Sirolimus, Tacrolimus.


IF shielding- Stay at home at all times and avoid any face-to-face contact for at least twelve weeks.


NEW PHONE SYSTEM


We have had a new telephone system installed. Please note that ALL calls are now recorded for training and quality purposes.


Try the new NHS App


If you’re a patient at our practice you can now use the new NHS App, a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet. You can use the NHS App to check your symptoms and get instant advice, book appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view your GP medical record and more. If you already use www.patientaccess.com you can continue to use it. You can use the NHS App as well.


For more information go to www.nhs.uk/nhsapp


Out of area registration scheme


The out of area registration scheme launched by the government is voluntary and this practice has chosen to participate in this scheme. This means we are  able to register patients living outside our catchment area, however this is discretionary and may not be appropriate for all patients. Please speak to one of our receptionists for more information


 

 Sexual Health & Family Planning

 

For details of local clinics please click on the links below to view our information leaflet.

Integrated Sexual Health Clinics 

For Barts Health Sexual Health Services please click on the link below.

https://www.bartssexualhealthbooking.nhs.uk/

For Barking & Redbridge Sexual Health Services click on the link below.

https://www.bhrhospitals.nhs.uk/sexual-health

 

NUPAS

The National Unplanned Pregnancy Advisory Service can off the following services:

•             Pregnancy testing
•             Pregnancy counselling
•             Abortion advice
•             Abortion treatments
•             Full contraception including LARC
•             STI screening
Women can self-refer via the website www.nupas.co.uk or by calling 0333 004 6666

Self Testing Sexual Health Test Kits 

This is a free NHS service for over 16 year olds: please click on the link below

https://www.shl.uk/

 

 

 
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