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NHS Sheffield CCG have written an open letter to all residents to let you know about the challenges facing GPs in Sheffield and what you can do to help us, help you. Please take a few minutes to read it in full here:  https://www.sheffieldccg.nhs.uk/news/OpenlettertoallSheffieldResidents.htm

If you need to contact the practice, please note that we have a new telephone message.  Please listen carefully to the options available to ensure that you select the correct option as these have changed. 

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Flu vaccines available - 

If you are eligible please BOOK an appointment online or call reception weekdays between 4-6pm (excl Thursdays) to book.

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Reminder - Facemasks

Please could we ask patients to wear a facemask, socially distance and use hand sanitiser whilst in the surgery.  Staff will continue to wear PPE. This is for the safety of everyone.  Thank you for your co-operation.

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COVID Clinics

There are local clinics available for COVID vaccination.  If you haven't had your vaccination and would like one, please click on the link to grab a jab  for further details. 

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From 26 July 2021  there will be routine (non-urgent) pre-bookable telephone appointments available to book online or via reception each afternoon.  

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From 19th July, nothing will change at the surgery.  Patients will still need to wear a mask, socially distance and use hand sanitiser whilst in the surgery.  Staff will continue to wear PPE.   Thank you for your co-operation.

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Please if possible order your prescriptions online or call the surgery between 10.30am and 1pm only.

If you needing a non urgent call back from a clinician then please only call between 8.30am and 10.30am Monday - Friday or 1pm - 3pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday.

Coronavirus notice:

Please see our Special Privacy Notice and COVID-19 Privacy Notice with regards to your data processing during these unprecedented times.  

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Watch out in both surgeries for our campaign to get patients registered for online services.

In Times of Bereavement

In the unfortunate event that a person has passed away, there are three things that must be done in the first few days;

  • Get a medical certificate from your GP or hospital doctor (this is necessary to register the death)
  • Register the death within 5 days (8 days in Scotland). You will then receive the necessary documents for the funeral.
  • Make the necessary funeral arrangements.

Register the death

If the death has been reported to the coroner (or Procurator Fiscal in Scotland) they must give permission before registering the death.

You can register the death if you are a relative, a witness to the death, a hospital administrator or the person making the arrangements with the funeral directors.

You can use the ‘Register a Death’ page on the gov.uk website that will guide you through the process. This will also explain the registration process for Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Arrange the funeral

The funeral can usually only take place after the death is registered. Most people use a funeral director, though you can arrange a funeral yourself.

Funeral directors

Choose a funeral director who’s a member of one of the following:

These organisations have codes of practice - they must give you a price list when asked.

Some local councils run their own funeral services, for example for non-religious burials. The British Humanist Association can also help with non-religious funerals.

Arranging the funeral yourself

Contact the Cemeteries and Crematorium Department of your local council to arrange a funeral yourself.

Funeral costs

Funeral costs can include:

  • funeral director fees
  • things the funeral director pays for on your behalf (called ‘disbursements’ or ‘third-party costs’), for example, crematorium or cemetery fees, or a newspaper announcement about the death
  • local authority burial or cremation fees

Funeral directors may list all these costs in their quotes.



 
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