News

  • Recent NHS Guidance on the use of Facemasks
    When you visit the Surgery you are no longer routinely required to wear a face mask unless it is your preference. HOWEVER if you have respiratory symptoms, or any symptoms which you think could be covid, please wear a face mask as you would have previously. Staff are also not required to routinely wear a […]
  • End of Covid Vaccination Hub
    Saturday 14th May marked our final day as a vaccination hub for the covid vaccinations. As a Wave 1 site starting back in December 2020 we have been one of the longest serving Local Vaccination Sites regionally and are proud to have been able to offer a local service for our practice population. We thank […]
  • Spring 2022 Newsletter
    Click here to view our Spring 2022 Newsletter
  • Pickering Medical Practice Data During The Pandemic
    WE’RE WORKING HARD TO LOOK AFTER YOU Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic the Surgery has remained open and provided alternative capacity to our patients through new digital consulting solutions. We also opened over the Bank Holidays. We are now starting to reflect on the last 6 months and wanted to share some of the data with […]
  • Summary Care Records During COVID-19 pandemic
    Following guidance from the LMC (Local Medical Council) we have now activated for all our patients the summary care record with additional information unless you have previously declined this. This means that if you were to be admitted to hospital, care staff could access your care record (existing medical conditions, allergies and current medications) and […]
  • COVID-19 – Pickering Surgery Action Plan
    Covid Restriction Update January 2022 Throughout the pandemic we have strived to make the surgery as safe as possible for all our patients and staff. We will continue to do so going forward. Patients still need to wear a mask, socially distance and use hand sanitiser in the surgery and staff will continue to wear […]
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  • Data Extraction
    Important Information For Patients Important changes are taking place regarding the way data is extracted from GP practices. Under the powers of the Health and Social Care Act 2012, the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) can, under certain circumstances, require Personal Confidential Data from GP practices without seeking patient consent. In a statement […]

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Recent NHS Guidance on the use of Facemasks

When you visit the Surgery you are no longer routinely required to wear a face mask unless it is your preference. HOWEVER if you have respiratory symptoms, or any symptoms which you think could be covid, please wear a face mask as you would have previously.
 
Staff are also not required to routinely wear a face mask unless it is their preference. However, if they are working with untriaged patients attending with respiratory symptoms, or any symptoms that could be Covid, they will wear a mask and PPE as previously.
 
This guidance will be reviewed and adjusted if there is a rise in covid cases.
 

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