Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for 1 of 4 reasons:
Important - These 4 reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Read general information such as:
Shantallow Health CentreRacecourse RoadDerry, BT48 8NLTel: 02871 351323
MB BCh BAO MRCGP DIP.OBS DMH Queens University, Belfast 1986
MB BCh BAO Queens University, Belfast 1984
Nurses are available Monday – Friday 09:00 – 13:15 by appointment for dressings, ECGs, cervical smears health checks and advice.
Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
Louise Page Practice Manager
Yvonne Page Practice Manager Assistant
The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.
Jolene Mc Feely
A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.
Ms Yvonne McGrory-Reader
A referral can be arranged through a GP.
Mr Brian Og McWilliams
The pharmacist role is to assist GP's with prescribing. This may include medication reviews and audits. You can request to see the pharmacist if you would like to discuss your medication in detail, or an Asthma review. Please contact reception for an appointment
Practice Social Worker
Ms Tara Casey
Tara joined us in Sept 2019. Her role as a social worker is to help patients with social issues. Please contact reception for an appointment.
Mental Health Practitioner
Ms Danielle Brown
Danielle joined us in Sept 2019. Her role of Mental Health Practitioner means she will see and review patients with mental health problems. Please contact reception for an appointment.
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