Dr Sarah Merrifield answers patient's questions on Coronavirus


The most common symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of:

  • new continuous cough, and/or high temperature
  • high temperature
  • a change or loss in sense of smell or taste

For most people, coronavirus (COVID-19) will be a mild infection.

Click the Coronavirus book for more information on what is Coronavirus.

Click the Coronavirus Vocabulary Guide for a useful vocabulary guide.

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Patient Information on Changes to our Practice

Due to advice on restricting unnecessary contact between people, some routine appointments may be suspended or conducted first through a telephone or video consultation. However working differently does not mean we are not here for you.

Our usual entrance will be locked. Please report to the reception office window located in the car park for all appointments, enquiries and prescription requests. Don't worry we have signs to guide you.

Remember to keep a safe distance from other patients.

The practice will undergo a full clean down between any face to face appointments which have been staggered to allow no more than 2 patients in at any one time.

Repeat prescriptions should be ordered using the NHS App or our online services

We might look a little different as we will be wearing PPE such as masks and face visors. Don't worry it is still us.

We recommend that patients keep checking our website for up to date information on our services and the latest COVID-19 advice.

We are asking all patients to wear a face covering when on-site for the safety of staff and other patients.


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