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Mellock LaneLittle NestonNestonCheshire, CH64 4BNTel: 0151 336 3951
Please click on the link below to view the leaflet from Public Health England
Covid-19 Guide For Adults Leaflet
Throughout the pandemic, we have strived to make Neston Surgery as safe as possible for our patients and staff. We will continue to do so going forward, and from the 19th of July, nothing will change at the Surgery. Patients will still need to wear a mask, socially distance and use hand sanitiser when attending the Surgery and our patient-facing staff will continue to wear PPE.
We do understand that it can be frustrating but we know that when the patients come to us they may be sick and vulnerable, and some cannot receive the Covid vaccine due to medical reasons, so we feel it would be wrong to not continue with these small precautions that can help to protect the patients and staff.
Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
Dr Awan and Partners
In addition to GP consultations the practice offers a comprehensive range of clinics and healthcare services:
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as a second appointment will be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations. These vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.
Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.
Travel Health Questionnaire
To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form before coming to see the nurse.
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe a very useful booklet has been published with advice and guidance to help you get the most out of your holiday. To visit please click:- http://ec.europa.eu/publications/booklets/eu_glance/86/en.pdf (this is a large document and may take a minute or two to view)
E111 (EHIC) cards
The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) replaced the old E111 in 2006. This card is FREE OF CHARGE
Your EHIC lets you get state healthcare at a reduced cost or sometimes for free. It will cover you for treatment that is needed to allow you to continue your stay until your planned return.The EHIC is valid in all European Economic Area (EEA) countries, including Switzerland.
You can obtain your EHIC card :
From the Post Office
O nline at nhs.uk
Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:
The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability.
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