Your GP will be carefully advising patients individually on any routine or urgent procedures and blood tests that should go ahead and are doing all they can to ensure that if patients are brought to the surgery, it will be done in as safe a way as possible.
If any person has a symptom that could be suggestive of a stroke or heart attack, or could be a sign of a cancer, it is essential that they don’t delay seeking advice.
It is also really important that parents of children should still ensure that their children are immunised during this time.
Mums to be must also ensure that they keep scheduled appointments with their midwife and if you are worried with anything to do with yourself and your baby; for example, your baby is not moving as much as normal, please do not delay and get in touch with your local maternity service.
Visit Maternity Matters for information and tips about caring for yourself, your baby, attending your antenatal appointments and read how maternity services are working operating during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Urgent dental care service – urgent dental centres have been set-up to support people with an urgent or emergency dental condition. To access treatment you should contact your dental practice by phone to discuss a referral. Anyone currently unregistered with a practice should call 111.
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