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Coronavirus (Covid-19) Testing - Newark
Testing is available from Monday 10 August to Wednesday 12th August.
Tests can be booked online from Saturday 8 August in the following ways:
Book by phoning 119 or
by visiting https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
If you have an appointment at the surgery from 15th June 2020 you will need to wear a face covering. This could be a mask or scarf. Any item that covers the nose and mouth.
Thank you for your co-operation.
More information on attending GP Appointments during Covid-19 is available here.
Do you need Medical Help?
If you need medical help you should still contact your GP practice, use NHS 111 online or call 111.
If you are told to go to hospital it is important that you go to hospital.
We'll give you the care you need.
Coronavirus Main symptoms:
The main symptoms of coronavirus are:
- High Temperature
- New continuous cough
- Loss or change in sense of smell or taste
If you have any of these symptoms please use the 111 online coronavirus service
More Coronavirus information is available here
Coronavirus updates in British Sign Language available here
Easy Read information on Coronavirus available here
Latest Guidance for Shielded and Vulnerable Patients
Local Support for Vulnerable Patients or telephone 0300 5005 8080
National Support for Vulnerable Patients or telephone 0800 0288 327
Vulnerable Adults FAQ
High Risk Patients - Criteria
In line with guidance from NHS England we will be moving to a full triage service for GP appointments. There will be no routine appointments available to book for GPs.
We will be pre-booking some nurse appointments and you will be contacted on the day of your appointment to check you don't have a cough, high temperature or a loss or change in your sense of smell or taste.
You appointments may take place using video and you can find a general guide below on how video consultations work as well as instructions to follow if a GP has sent you a video consultation link.
Virtual Appointments - Patient Guide
What to do if your GP has sent you a video link
To help stop the spread Covid-19 (Coronavirus) we have made the decision to suspend the booking of appointments online. We hope you will understand and support us in this decision.
Moved to the UK?
Found out more on when and what vaccinations are given routinely in England.
You can now use the NHS App to access a range of services on your smartphone or tablet. To find out more visit www.nhs.uk/nhsapp
Please note that all telephone calls in and out of the practice are recorded for training purposes.
Lombard Medical Centre
We are a dynamic team who are dedicated to excellence. We believe in providing high quality care to our patients with a wide range of services on offer. We are an excellent training practice, mentoring both GP Registrars and medical students.
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One Click Away
Convenience doesn’t stop there and you can now access a number of services online. Ordering a repeat prescription or sending us your comments are both just a click away. And if you’re not yet registered with us you can download the necessary forms here too.
Conveniently situated near the St. Marks, Asda and London Road car parks and on most major bus routes, Lombard Medical Centre has been purpose built to provide a light, comfortable and welcoming environment. Two large lifts transport patients up to the 2nd floor where GP consulting rooms are located. There is access for wheelchairs and a nappy changing area.
(Site updated 12/08/2020)