Patients who will require repeat prescriptions in the weeks commencing Monday 19th & Monday 26th December can apply for them during the week beginning Monday 12th December
Sick/Fit notes can not be issued by a GP for periods of ascence from work of less than 7 days. Requests will be declined and you will be directed back to your employer.
Link to NHS sick note rules
Several members of the Glovers Lane Surgery team are unwell currently, we wish them all a speedy recovery.
Our former secretary Chris Power has fortunately come back to help us out until the situation improves - welcome back Chris retirement looks like it suits you !
It's that time of year when these common ailments tend to strike. We have placed lots of self help advice on the website to help manage the symptoms of these minor but bothersome conditions but essentially remember:
Drink plenty of fluids (especially water)
Get as much rest as you can
Take paracetamol for any discomfort or to control pyrexia
In the vast majority of cases you will be better within a week
Some coughs can linger for more than 3 weeks in this instance you should be examined by a doctor.