Covid Vaccination update
We are currently in the process of contacting all patients in the age bracket 70-75 for their vaccine. We will then be starting to call our clinically vulnerable patients.
If any patient over the age of 75 has not had their vaccine yet please contact the surgery.
All patients in the 65-69 age bracket will NOT be getting their vaccine from their GP this will be given at The Foyle Arena you can book this via the link below or contact 02871610753 if you have no access to the internet. You will be asked a few questions including your health and care number but you do not need this to book. Please do not ring the practice for this information.
Vaccination is the most important thing you can do to protect your community against serious illnesses. When enough people get vaccinated, it’s harder for a disease to spread to those who can’t have vaccines.
We know many people are interested in the COVID-19 vaccination and want to assure you that we are working through a priority list set by the Department of Health. Please do not contact your GP about getting the vaccine. We will contact patients in order of priority.
Please be aware the vaccinations are expected to commence the week beginning 11th January starting will all those aged 80 years or older as of the 31 March 2021 ie. anyone born on or before the 31 March 1941.
We will be contacting you via text, telephone call or letter please make sure you have all your contact details up to date.
PLEASE NOTE WE ARE CURRENTLY CONTACTING PATIENTS OF 80 YEARS AND OVER. YOU WILL BE CONTACTED WHEN APPOINTMENTS BECOME AVAILABLE. PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT THE SURGERY
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic and to reduce the spread of infection we have suspended all face to face appointments and routine clinics unless advised otherwise by the doctor. Please avoid ringing the Practice if you are well and experiencing mild self limiting illness.
Please be advised that we are now in a position to carry our urgent clinics for Smears and virtual clinics for Diabetes and Asthma.
Please ensure your contact number is up to date. If not please Click here to update your details.
Please find below list of services that have been postponed until further notice advised by the BMA.
Routine Coil Checks
Blood monitoring for low risk medication
Vitamin B12 Injections
If you require urgent attention outside normal hours please telephone 02871 865 195 and you will speak to a nurse or doctor from Western Urgent Care which is based at the Out Patient Department at Altnagelvin Hospital. Telephone calls to this number are recorded.
Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.