Covid-19

COVID-19 VACCINATION PROGRAMME

All NHS services are under severe pressure at the moment, as we look after increasing numbers of patients who are sick with covid-19 in the community, and other deteriorating conditions too.

Covid Booster Programme

We are involved with the booster programme and are delivering this service from Cornford House Surgery and Fulbourn Health Centre,(Part of our PCN).

Please await a message from our PCN inviting you to book for your booster.

Thank you for your patience over this very busy period.

Proof of letter of Vaccinations for Travel

Please note the practice does not provide any letters for proof of Vaccinations for travel. This also includes letters for confirmation you have had covid in the past.

119 do provide letters for patients.There is a 7 day wait for the letter and the service is free of charge

Covid Vaccinations outside of England

From 9 December, if you live in England and have had one or more of your COVID-19 vaccinations administered overseas, you can have your vaccination details added to your NHS Record. You can then generate an NHS COVID Pass for domestic use and international travel if you meet certain certification requirements.

To register your overseas vaccinations, you’ll need to book an appointment at a selected list of vaccination centres across England. Please follow the link below to book an appointment:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/tell-nhs-about-coronavirus-vaccinations-abroad/

Housebound Patients - Covid Booster

Please be aware the booster vaccine for housebound patients is provided by the District Nursing Team and  Petersfield Medical Practice. 


COVID- Medical Exemptions-


Please phone the NHS COVID Pass service on 119 for a medical exemption form. Do not contact the practice in order to get a form.  If you do go to your GP before you get your application form you’ll be asked to call the NHS COVID pass service on 119.


Return your application form to the GP or relevant clinician stated on the form. Your application will be clinically reviewed by your doctor, specialist or midwife. Your GP, specialist or midwife may ask to speak with you if needed, but you won’t need to book this when you submit your application.You’ll automatically get the results of your application by post 2 to 3 weeks after applying. You don’t need to contact your GP or the clinician reviewing your exemption unless they ask you to contact them

The Covid19 pandemic has added to the strain on all NHS services. As a result of this, waiting list times for outpatient and specialist appointments and procedures have increased for everybody. 

 

We appreciate that this can cause worry and uncertainty about when you will eventually receive an appointment.  The practice has no direct access to the hospital appointment lists.  

 

If you have been referred by your GP/are waiting for :

  • An outpatient appointment
  • An appointment for hospital tests (eg scans)
  • A date for an operation or other treatment
  • A follow-up from your hospital team

and you have a query about what is happening, please contact the Patient Helpdesk on 0800 048 5800.

 

Only call the practice if your condition has genuinely deteriorated, when you will be reviewed by one of the clinical team and appropriate action can be taken in regard to your care.



 
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