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COVID-19 Vaccine Update 28.01.21 

Derbyshire LMC Link : https://bit.ly/3iX7AJN

 

We understand that many patients have received letters from NHS England inviting them to book an appointment for their Covid-19 vaccination via the national NHS booking system at Mass Vaccination Hubs or community Pharmacies.

 

Local surgeries are not directly involved with the national NHS booking system; and cannot influence this process, change appointments or check where your appointment is booked.

 

If you are an eligible patient who would prefer to be vaccinated at your local vaccination service run by the practices in your local area, please wait for an appointment and WE WILL CONTACT YOU. We know who eligible patients are and the order in which they are able to receive the vaccine. The only thing limiting us is vaccine delivery.

 

If you have booked an appointment through the national NHS Booking system at an alternative venue, unfortunately general practice staff will be unable to help you with any queries. If you do use the NHS booking system please ensure you make a note of the venue your vaccination will take place.

 

If you already have an appointment booked at a local surgery and have since received an NHS England letter, please do not worry your appointment is still booked and will go ahead as planned.

 

Finally, ALL Primary Care Networks are doing an amazing job in delivering vaccines. We would like to extend our thanks to all involved.

COVID-19 Vaccine Update 25.01.21

Please do not contact the practice to query if you are eligible or if we have any clinics available. We are working through the government defined cohort of patients. If you have not heard anything this may be because there are no clinics available. This is out of the practices control.

As soon as clinics become available we will text a new link for patients to book.  

We are also making our way through the list of patients without a mobile phone. Please update your contact details to include your mobile phone where possible.

COVID-19 Vaccine Update 20.01.21

As many of you are aware as a practice we have started to book in the first target cohorts for the Covid vaccinations, this is the over 80s, over 70s and clinically vulnerable. We are sending out text message links for patients to book themselves if you cannot manage this yourself then contact the practice when you have received a link and we will book in for you. If you do not have a mobile we are contacting patients by landline. Please update us if you do have a mobile phone.

We are extremely busy at the moment and everyone is working hard to ensure patients are booked in. We ask patients do not contact the practice and we will contact you when we have appointment availability.

Please be assured we are starting housebound patients as soon as we can.

Thank you for your patience at this busy time when our phone lines are very busy.

Please do not phone the practice to request your medication or to check if your prescription is ready. At the moment we are asking patients to either ring the medicines order line or order their medication online. If you cannot do either of these please post your prescription request in writing in the post box outside either surgery.

The Medicines Order Line

The medicines order line take prescription requests over the phone and can send your medication electronically to any chemist. They are open Monday - Friday 09.00am until 04.00pm on 01246 588860. We appreciate the telephone line is extremely busy at the moment but please be patient and not ring the practice to query this.

They now have an new email service, this has recently been set up so you can request a call back regarding your prescription request. You will need to email ddcg.northMOLonlinerequests@nhs.net providing them with the following information:

  • Your GP Practice Name
  • Your name
  • Your date of birth
  • Your contact number

This is to request a call back only and they aim to respond with 48 hours.

Online Ordering

You can order medication online through system online https://systmonline.tpp-uk.com/2/Login?Date=20200420161006. You can also download the NHS App or Airmid App on your smart phone.

Dispensing Patients

If you collect your medication from the practice Donna the Dispenasary Manager is still offering a normal dispensing service during this time. If you can safely collect, or get a trusted friend or neighbour to collect please press the buzzer.

If you are struggling to get to surgery as you are shielding, unwell or do not have a trusted nominated person to collect your medication please ring the practice and ask to speak to Donna. Donna will be arranging a home delivery service for those who require this.

 
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