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We will be closed for staff training on Monday, 17th May 2021 from 1.00 pm and will reopen on Tuesday, 18th May 2021 at 08.30 am.  Our telephone lines will remain open and will be answered, as will our askmyGP service.  Our response time in answering your medical query may be delayed.  Please contact 999 in a life-threatening situation.  Thank you.

We will be closed for the late Spring Bank Holiday from Friday, 28th May 2021 at 6.00 pm and will reopen on Tuesday, 1st June 2021 at 08.30 am.  If you require medical assistance when we are closed please telephone: 111.  In a life-threatening situation, telephone 999. 

Pharmacy Opening Times:

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To find out what NHS services are open over this Bank Holiday weekend click here:

https://www.cambridgeshireandpeterboroughccg.nhs.uk/news-and-events/latest-news/what-nhs-services-are-open-over-bank-holiday-weekend/

ALL PATIENTS IN COHORTS 1-9 ARE NOW INVITED TO CALL THE PRACTICE TO BOOK THEIR COVID-19 VACCINATION!  
If you are in cohort 5-9 and have received an invitation to be vaccinated at a mass vaccination site, you can still book your vaccination with us if you prefer. 

Hands. Face. Space. Fresh Air.

It is important, even after people have received their vaccination(s), to follow the

National Guidelines 

COVID-19 If you think you have symptoms (either high temperature or a new, continuous cough or loss/change to sense of smell or taste) of Coronavirus, would like further information about the Covid-19 Vaccination and more...  visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

If you are interested in volunteering with the Covid-19 Vaccination project, please contact: Elaine Ellis on 01638 741234 or email: admin.burwellsurgery@nhs.net  Thank you. 

WARNING: COVID-19 Vaccination Text Message Scam

Please be aware that there are currently scam text messages circulating saying that you are "now eligible to apply for your vaccine" and they give you a link to a web page which then asks for bank card details to prove your identity. This message is not genuine. You will never be asked for any money or bank details to get your COVID vaccination as it is being provided free of charge.

We are asking all visitors to wear a face covering.  The face covering MUST cover your nose and mouth; ideally the bottom part of the covering should sit under your chin.  If there is any reason why you are not able to wear a face covering, please inform the Receptionist on arrival.

East Cambridgeshire GPs urge eligible patients to get COVID-19 vaccines

Anyone aged 45 or over is now eligible to have their vaccine, but GPs in East Cambridgeshire are urging people with cancer, severe mental illness (such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder), dementia or learning disabilities in particular to come forward to book their appointment, if they haven’t already.

Dr Anthony Gunstone, a GP at Staploe Medical Centre in Soham, said: “The COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective and gives you the best possible protection against coronavirus.  So if you’re eligible, make today the day you book yourself in for your life-saving jab.”

Local residents can call their usual GP practice to book an appointment for their COVID-19 vaccination and anyone in the following groups is now eligible:

  • People at high risk of getting seriously ill from coronavirus (clinically extremely vulnerable) and their household.
  • Anyone with other conditions that put them at higher risk such as diabetes or chronic kidney disease
  • Carers
  • Anyone with a learning disability
  • People who live and work in care homes
  • Frontline health and social care workers
  • Anyone aged over 45

To find out more about who is eligible to have their vaccine now, visit the NHS.uk website.

GP practices in Ely and the surrounding areas were the first to start vaccinating patients at GP surgeries when they started in December 2020. They have since administered 44,000 vaccines to local people and want to ensure that everyone who is eligible comes forward to take up the offer.

DISPENSARY: 

We have had to review our processing time.

Please allow 3 working days (excluding Bank Holidays) when requesting your repeat medication.  

Please contact us via askmyGP if you foresee any problems.

We do apologise for the inconvenience this may cause.

Thank you.  May 2021 

01638 741234 or email: admin.burwellsurgery@nhs.net  or prescriptions.burwellsurgery@nhs.net

Thank you. 


Introducing askmyGP

ask my gp

AskmyGP is a online system which improves accessibility to GPs and is flexible for patients too. 

* It is the easiest and fastest way to ask for help from a doctor

* All our registered patients are invited to use the new system, and as a parent or carer you can use askmyGP on behalf of a patient

* We respond in working hours, 8.00am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday

* You can choose a particular named GP if you wish (so long as they are working that day)

* You can choose how you would like the surgery to respond to you, eg by phone or email

* You can login straightaway, without any paperwork.

URINE and OTHER SAMPLES:  We kindly request all SAMPLES to be tested have been requested by a healthcare professional.  Please register your request on askmyGP.  If you do not have access to askmyGP please telephone us: 01638 741234 and speak to one of our Receptionists.  Thank you. 

Burwell Surgery/April 2021. 

  

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