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COVID-19 PANDEMIC

IN RESPONSE TO THE ONGOING COVID-19 PANDEMIC THIS PRACTICE IS NOW LIMITING ALL FACE TO FACE CONTACTS WITH PATIENTS. ALL ROUTINE APPOINTMENTS ARE NOW SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE FROM THE HEALTH BOARD. IF YOU NEED TO SEE A GP IN AN EMERGENCY PLEASE TELEPHONE THE SURGERY ON 028 90776600 AND LEAVE A DESCRIPTION OF YOUR SYMPTOMS. WHILST WE ARE EXTREMELY BUSY A GP WILL CALL YOU BACK. IF YOU WISH TO ORDER A PRESCRIPTION PLEASE DO THIS BY TELEPHONING THE SURGERY OR BY EMAILING    repeatscripts.Z00085@gp.hscni.net

Community Midwives

Midwives attend the Practice ante-natal clinic on Monday afternoons between 14:00 – 15:30. They are available to patients throughout their pregnancy and help with the care of mother and baby up to 28 days after birth.

Community Nurses

The district nursing team provide skilled nursing care in the patient’s own home and advise carers. They assess needs, give information

and offer counselling. They also carry out appropriate nursing care.

Health Visitors

The practice does not have an attached health visitor, all queries relating to any aspects of family or child health care should be made to the Health Visiting Department at the Carlisle Centre Tel: 02895042500.

Attached Staff

Community Psychiatric Nurses

The CPN team is responsible for caring for patient’s mental illness within the community and for following up patients discharged from hospital suffering from mental illness, e.g. depression, schizophrenia.                        

Dietician

A dietician gives dietary and nutritional advice to patients with special health needs. Referrals are arranged by the doctors.

Speech Therapist

The speech therapist deals with delayed language in children and speech problems associated with illnesses e.g. after strokes. Referral is arranged by the doctor or health visitor. Referrals can also be made, where appropriate to social workers.

 
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