All GP and Practice Nurse appointments will be telephone appointments only on the advice of the clinical commissioning group.
Please ensure we have your up to date telephone contact details.
If you suspect that you may be infected with the virus you must not attend the surgery, visit the gov.uk/coronavirus website and follow the online advice.
Unfortunately you may experience some disruption to normal service at this time but your support and cooperation is greatly appreciated.
COVID-19 Shielding Patients -
The Department of Health are identifying specific groups of patients who are considered to be at high risk of complications should they catch the Coronavirus (COVID-19). You may have received a letter from the NHS telling you that you’re clinically extremely vulnerable, if you have a medical condition which makes you extremely vulnerable to COVID-19, you can register yourself, or on behalf of someone else at : www.gov.uk/coronavirus-extremely-vulnerable .
IF YOU HAVE A PAPER PRESCRIPTION REQUEST, PLEASE LEAVE THE REQUESTS IN THE EXTERNAL POST BOX
(Black post box on the wall to the left hand side of the main entrance.)
Alternatively you may call the surgery on 01434 320077 and select option 2 leaving your name, date of birth and items you require or order your prescription online.
Clinically Extremely Vulnerable
You may have received a letter from the NHS telling you that you’re clinically extremely vulnerable, If you have a medical condition which makes you extremely vulnerable to coronavirus (COVID-19), you can register yourself, or on behalf of someone else register here if support is required.
If you need more information on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable from COVID-19 please visit www.gov.uk/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19/
Haltwhistle C19 Community Response
In this unpredictable time where so much is changing there are many alone but please be aware we have a have a fantastic community in Haltwhistle who are willing to offer any help and assistance needed.
There are teams working with the Haltwhistle Town Council, Haltwhistle Partnership and other support groups right across the area to make sure nobody is without supplies and support.
If you need help - it's available. You can call (01434) 320 506 or 07903 278 774, Or Ellen Walton, Haltwhistle Partnership 0759 2729 631, Or visit : Haltwhistle C19 Community Response
Sadly we will be postponing our Spring newsletter however we have issued a special COVID-19 edition. Please sign up to our newsletter to receive it electronically in the future, alternatively we have a paper copies in surgery. We look forward to supplying you with our next issue which we expect to be in the Summer.
We also have a Facebook page, this page is designed to keep you up to date with news and information from the practice and nationally. We hope you find our page useful and informative.
Visit us on Facebook @Haltwhistlemedical
We most recently welcome to join or team Dr William Solyom who is currently in his third year of training and spent some time training in the practice back in 2018 and also Dr Thavum Ganesan who is currently in her first year of training.
Please click here to review our latest practice privacy notice reviewed April 2020.
Patient Telephone Numbers
Please can you check that your record is up to date with your current landline and mobile telephone numbers
Text Message Reminder Service
If you would like to be set up for our text message reminder service please let reception know your current mobile number to receive appointment booking confirmations and reminders via text.