Coronavirus

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Non-urgent advice: Notice

If you have symptoms of cough, fever or shortness of breath you could have coronavirus. Please call 111 for advice – do not come to the GP Surgery.

Tong Medical Practice is rated as Good Practice in the Yorkshire and Humber Region by CQC.  Download the CQC Full Report or link to website www.cqc.org.uk/location/1-587967049

 T&A News : Outstanding Practice 

Changes to ordering Prescriptions – Unfortunately, pharmacies can no longer order your Prescriptions on your behalf. Please see the “prescription” section for further information.

Order your Prescription from your mobile phone? – We are pleased to announce that SystmOnline is now available to patients as an App for Mobile Phones or Tablets which run the iOS or Android operating systems. The App is listed on the App Store and is free to download. To download the app, search for SystmOnline in the App store.

Patients can use their existing SystmOnline login details to access the online services offered by your organisation via the App.

The App provides a quick and easy way to change your contact details, order repeat Prescriptions and book Appointments.  Please note that the App provides only the basic functions for SystmOnline and you may need to log on via your PC for more advanced tasks.

Symptoms of Coronavirus

If you have symptoms of cough, fever or shortness of breath you may have the Coronavirus. Please call 111 for advice – do not come to the GP Surgery.

If you are self-isolating you can go on the following website for a self-isolation note for your employers: 111.nhs.uk/isolation-note.

Face Covering

Please be aware that GPs are NOT in a position to provide individual risk assessments or letters for patients who feel they should be exempt from wearing a face mask. Please do not contact us to request a letter, however, self printed exemption cards are available online. 

Face coverings: when to wear one, exemptions, and how to make one – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)