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A MESSAGE TO ALL OF OUR PATIENTS FROM NURSE ANNE MARTYN


After 28 years at Cheddar Medical Centre I am finally hanging up my uniform. Over this time i have seen many changes which we have all had to adapt too, both staff and patients.


I would just like to say to you all, THANK YOU FOR ALLOWING ME TO TREAT AND CARE FOR YOU, IT HAS BEEN BOTH A PLEASURE AND A PRIVILEGE.


Look after yourselves and each each other and be kind to all. 


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WE'D LIKE TO TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO LET OUR PATIENTS KNOW THAT WE ARE NOW UNDER SIGNIFICANT PRESSURE WITH BOTH CLINICAL AND NON-CLINICAL MEMBERS OF OUR TEAM AWAY FROM WORK FOLLOWING POSITIVE COVID INFECTIONS.



WHILST THE GENERAL PUBLIC NO LONGER NEED TO ISOLATE, PEOPLE WORKING WITHIN THE HEALTH SECTOR DO STILL NEED TO ISOLATE FOR AT LEAST 6 DAYS FOLLOWING DIAGNOSIS.



AS I HOPE YOU CAN UNDERSTAND, THIS IS HAVING SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON OUR ABILITY TO PROVIDE OUR NORMAL SERVICE AND ACCESSIBILITY. PLEASE BEAR WITH US.



THANK YOU


Choosing the right NHS service is important to make sure you get the right care in the fastest time possible, but sometimes it’s difficult to know where to go.

 

NHS Direct (NHS 111 Service)
This free, 24 hour telephone service will give you advice and direct you to the most appropriate medical service in the area. Please call 111 or visit www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk

Pharmacy
Your local pharmacist can give you advice about a range of conditions. Please see the tab entitled "NHS and Other Free Services for more information on the Pharmac Minor Ailments Scheme

GP Surgery
The Surgery will give you advice and treatment for a wide range of conditions including management of long-term illness and help with lifestyle

Minor Injuries Unit
The Minor Injuries Unit can help with fractures, minor burns, sprains and minor cuts. You don’t need an appointment and will be seen in priority order. Your nearest minor injuries unit is at Glastonbury

Accident and Emergency and 999
These services are for medical emergencies, serious breaks and burns and other life-threatening conditions.

 

 
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