Volunteers are in the process of being sourced via the Community Partnership Volunteer hub, WWL volunteers and VSCE furloughed staff Please see the link below for the vaccination volunteer opportunity. … [continue] Covid-19 – Community Partnership Volunteer HUB
From Saturday 6th March, patients aged 55 – 59 (in priority group 8) will receive a letter from NHS England inviting them to book an appointment at one of the … [continue] COVID-19 UPDATE
Covid update – Asthma Patients We are currently getting a lot of requests from patients with an asthma diagnosis regarding the COVID vaccination. There have recently been changes in … [continue] COVID UPDATE – ASTHMA PATIENTS
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COVID VACCINATION PROGRAMME – AT 15TH FEBRUARY 2021 Cohort 5: those aged 65-69: This means that pts aged 65-69 will get a letter inviting them to book an appointment … [continue] COVID VACCINATION PROGRAMME UPDATE – 15TH FEBRUARY 2021
If you receive a call and are concerned take the callers details, hang up and ring us to check. COVID-19 Vaccine Fraud Guide V3
The NHS large scale COVID Vaccination centres are now opened. If you or your family are invited to book an appointment at one of sites outside of the borough but … [continue] LARGE SCALE COVID VACCINATION CENTRES – NOW OPEN
People most at risk from the complications of COVID-19 are being offered the vaccine first. In the UK, there are 2 approved COVID-19 vaccines. They both require 2 doses to … [continue] Why you have to wait for your COVID-19 vaccine – GOV.UK
Shifiting The Odds Poster – Gambling Shifiting
Click on the undernoted link for more information. https://www.wigan.gov.uk/Resident/Education/Schools/School-Admissions/Consultations/index.aspx
Are you working with families or other households who need extra support this winter? The Winter Grant Scheme is new funding available from Wigan Council to support families with children, other … [continue] Covid Winter Grant Scheme
As we are a training practice, some of our GPs have to record consultations as part of training and assessment The consultations are recorded via a secure portal called fourteen … [continue] AskmyGP consultation recordings
COVID / FLU VACCINE UPDATE As a borough we have been asked to come together as a group of practices to start to deliver the COVID vaccine to our … [continue] COVID -19 VACCINATION
National communications for patients regarding “Flu vaccination: why are you being asked to wait”. The following website has some nationally prepared patient communications and copy of a patient … [continue] Flu Vaccinations 2020 – Why are we being asked to wait?
The best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated every year. To accommodate the increasing demand for flu vaccinations this year, and to support safe social distancing, we … [continue] FLU UPDATE – 2020
Wigan and Leigh Carers Poster
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, we are operating our flu vaccination clinics differently this year. Rather than operating a walk-in system as we have done in previous years, we … [continue] FLU CLINICS 2020
The following introductory sessions will provide you will a brief overview of Kooth, explaining the new activities within our self help resources, as well as a live demonstration of the … [continue] Kooth – Free online counselling support for young people
WE HAVE COMMENCED SCREENING AGAIN We have a new system in place to make booking your smear test even more convenient. We are working together with neighbouring practices to provide … [continue] Cervical Cytology Screening
By Communications Dr Dalton’s Comment Piece July 28, 2020 Dr Tim Dalton, Local GP and Chair of NHS Wigan Borough CCG Shops are open. Pubs are open. Restaurants, hairdressers and gyms are … [continue] A New Look for GP Practices
Wigan Local Medical Committee Dear Patient Covid 19 -Vulnerable persons ; Government ‘pause’ of shielding –return to work. The Government has decided to go ahead with it intended ‘pause ‘ … [continue] Covid 19 -Vulnerable persons ; Government ‘pause’ of shielding – return to work.
Spectrum Integrated Sexual Health Clinics Please see the poster below for more details.
As of 16th March 2020 – the public health guidance has updated that if you or a family member have a sore throat or a dry cough that you all … [continue] Wigan LMC advice