In order to manage the Coronavirus pandemic and protect both staff and patients, we will no longer have pre-booked appointments for GP's. If you need to see a GP please telephone the surgery between 08:30am and 10:30am. The receptionist will ask you for some information on your presenting problem. A GP will call you back as soon as possible - please ensure you have your phone with you to answer the call.
THERE WILL BE NO TELEPHONE TIME BETWEEN 11:50-12:30 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
PLEASE DO NOT COME INTO THE SURGERY UNLESS YOU HAVE A PRE-ARRANGED APPOINTMENT. If you are not sure if you should attend or if your appointment is a routine check-up; your GP may be able to deal with this over the phone - please ask the receptionist.
Please DO NOT come into the building if you have any coronavirus symptoms:
LOSS OR CHANGE IN TASTE OR SMELL
Please go home and telephone us on 02890326030 or call NHS 111
If you are coming for a pre-arranged appointment you must wear a mask or face covering. Only one patient per appointment will be allowed into the waiting room unless you are bringing a child, an interpreter or have a disability requiring a carer.
Please adhere to social distancing measures in place and stand only where there is a yellow floor marker.
Please use the Hand Sanitiser's provided throughout the building.
When in the waiting room, please SIT ONLY ON THE CHAIRS THAT HAVE A YELLOW STICKER.
Home Visits: In order to protect our patients from the spread of Coronavirus - your Doctor will assess home visit requests on case by case basis and will only make a home visit if absolutely necessary.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING AND SUPPORT AT THIS TIME
We are delighted to welcome three new GP's to our fantastic team at Ormeau Health Centre, Dr Susan McCrudden, Dr Claire Lowry & Dr Jack Jouanny.
Each year the flu vaccine protects against the most common strains of flu likely to be circulating. It is important that you get your flu vaccine during October and November to be ready to fight off infection.
Who should get the flu injection? Pregnant Women, Anyone aged over 65, Those with conditions such as Diabetes, Chronic Heart Disease, Asthma, COPD, Chronic Liver Disease, Chronic Kidney Disease, Low Immunity, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease, Cerebral Palsy, Learning Difficulties, Carers, Residential or Nursing Homes and Pre-school Children aged 2-4 (specific age applies) who will get a nasal spray so no need for injection.
How do you get the flu vaccine? Please contact the receptionist and an appointment will be made for you.
Pneumococcal Vaccine will also be offered to those who are eligible - please ask the nurse or your GP.
Shingles Vaccination is available to those patients who were born between 02.09.1948 and 01.09.1949 and a catch-up cohort of those born between 02.09.1940 and 01.09.1941 - Please ask at reception or ask the nurse whilst you are here for your flu vaccine.
Bank Holiday Closures for 2020
The Practice will be closed on the following dates. In the event of a MEDICAL EMERGENCY please call 02890796220
13th July 2020
31st August 2020
25th & 28th December 2020
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Please contact Out of Hours GP Service on 02890796220 for any medical emergencies during any of the above holidays and training afternoons.