Welcome to Scarborough Medical Group
Scarborough Medical Group aims to provide high quality healthcare to the people of Scarborough and its surrounding district. We have three surgeries across Scarborough; Danes Dyke, South Cliff and Cloughton. Our doctors, nurses and practice staff are dedicated to offering our patients a professional service. With help from our practice website we aim to keep our patients up to date with all the latest news and information about our practice.
URGENT MESSAGE FOR PATIENTS WITH BOOKED BLOOD APTS W/C 12th - 23rd Oct
Dear patient, due to a National major supply chain failure, GP Practices in the area, have very late this afternoon, been instructed to cancel all routine blood apts for the next two weeks with immediate effect. We are extremely sorry for the inconvenience this will cause, but we are asking all patients with blood apts booked for w/c 12th-23rd Oct to ring the surgery next week to rebook. We are currently trying to contact our patients to communicate this. Please understand this is entirely out of our hands and whilst our patient support team will do what they can to assist you when you ring in, they will be dealing with a large number of enquiries in relation to this matter. We thank you for your patience.
***FACE COVERINGS TO BE WORN WHEN ENTERING THE SURGERY***
To further protect our staff and patients the surgery would request that anyone entering the building has a face covering in place. This can be a mask or a simple covering such as a scarf. Thank you for your co-operation.
Patients are reminded that we are extremely busy and need to ensure that our most vulnerable patients are able to contact us easily. All non-urgent queries should, where you are able, be submitted via our online consultation request that can be found on our website.
Please be advised that the Practice is not currently running at its full staff capacity and this naturally adds to the pressures the Practice faces in handling high volumes of enquiries.
If you have symptoms associated with coronavirus including a new continuous cough and a high temperature, you are advised to stay at home for 7 days. DO NOT book a GP appointment or attend your GP Practice.
If your symptoms are serious, or get worse, NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service that can tell you if you need further medical help and advise you what to do.
Only call 111 direct if you cannot go online, or are advised to do so by the online service.
For the latest Covid-19 advice please visit www.nhs.uk/coronavirus
- New 'Isolation Note' for patients now available online https://111.nhs.uk/isolation-note
Send an online consultation to your GP:
COVID-19 AND SAFEGUARDING
List of resources:
National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 https://nationaldahelpline.org.uk/
NSPCC helpline: 0808 800 5000 If you're worried about a child, even if you're unsure, contact NSPCC professional counsellors for help, advice and support.
Childline: 0800 1111 Offers free, confidential advice and support for any child 18 years or under, whatever the worry.
MIND: Mental Health Support with specific advice on 'Coronavirus and your wellbeing'. www.mind.org.uk
YoungMinds: Supporting children and young people and their parents/carers with their mental health and wellbeing. Specific advice on managing self-isolation and anxiety about coronavirus. https://youngminds.org.uk
SafeLives: Specific resources for domestic abuse and COVID-19. http://safelives.org.uk/news-views/domestic-abuse-and-covid-19
IRISi interventions: irisi.org/iris/find-your-local-iris-site/
ICON: Babies cry: Click on the image below for help and support.
Letter from Dr Nick Whelan
Dear all, Dr Nick Whelan has written a letter to patients please click the link below to view the letter:
Letter to patients from Dr Nick Whelan
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(Site updated 19/10/2020)