Attention Covid Vaccination Update
GP practices are currently focusing on the vaccination of people aged 16-64 who are clinically vulnerable. As a result, if you are over 65 you may experience a long wait to be vaccinated at your local GP vaccination clinic.
If you are over 65 and haven’t yet had your coronavirus vaccine you can do this now by contacting the national booking service via www.nhs.uk/covidvaccination or by calling 119.
By contacting the national booking service you will gain access to flexible appointments at other local vaccination services seven days per week from 9am – 11pm.
Further details about local vaccination services are available at www.cheshireccg.nhs.uk
The Elms Medical Practice
The roll-out of a Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine across local communities by groups of GP practices Started in December 2020.
This expands the local roll-out beyond the hospital hubs which started vaccinating on December 8th.
Please help us to deliver the COVID-19 vaccination programme safely and effectively by following this simple guidance:
1. We will contact you when is the right time for you to come forward. Please do not contact the NHS to seek a vaccine before then.
2. When you are invited for a vaccine, please act on your invite make sure you attend appointments when you arrange them.
3. Please continue to wear a face covering and follow social distancing and hand hygiene guidance as, until a vaccine has been fully rolled out, this is the most effective way to reduce transmission of the virus and help save lives.
COVID-19 vaccination - A Guide for Adults leaflet
COVID-19 Vaccination - A guide for Pregnant women leaflet
COVID-19 Vaccination - What to expect after the Vaccination leaflet
COVID-19 Vaccination Programme.
We are working together with other practices to deliver the Vaccine from one site.
We will contact you to arrange your appointment when it is the right time for you to come forward.
Please DO NOT contact the practice to seek a vaccine before then unless you are in groups 1-4
For further information on the Practices Covid Vaccine programme please click HERE
Thank you for your understanding.
We are contacting all patients who due or overdue there Cervical Screening between the ages of 25-64, please contact the practice if you wish to book yourself in or wait for your invite.
What is cervical screening (a smear test)?
Cervical screening is a free health test that helps prevent cervical cancer. It checks for cell changes (abnormal cells) on your cervix caused by high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV). It is not a test for cancer.
You might hear cervical screening being called a smear test. This is just a different name for the same test.
For further guidance and information please click HERE
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The Elms are excited to announce that we can now provide eConsult for our patients.
This service is accessed via our website and will enable patients to access safe and efficient advice for their health conditions and consult with their GP from the convenience of their own home!
Please ensure that you don't attach photographs of intimate areas with your e-consult. These will be deleted and not added to your consultation.
For more information please see the following video:
e-Consult Patient Video
Connecting Patients with Care Providers in the Community
Care Hub is an online directory of services and providers that anyone can access to help improve & support self-care.
Click the image above to visit the Care Hub website and for further information.
You can now refer yourself for Physiotherapy - NO GP Appointment needed!
Click HERE for more details.
Extended Hours Appointment Service.
All patients registered with a GP Practice in West Cheshire can now book a routine appointment, up to two weeks in advance, in the evenings and Saturday & Sunday Mornings.
You will not be able to see your own GP but you will be seen by a suitably qualified health professional such as a doctor or practice nurse.
You can book an appointment up to two weeks in advance by ringing the following number:
0300 123 7743, Monday to Friday between 8:00 am – 6:00 pm.
Health Professionals that can be booked via Extended Hours Service are:
- Physio First
- Well-being Co-Ordinator
Please see the leaflet below for a list of clinic times and locations:
Extended Hours Clinic Times and Locations
(Site updated 23/02/2021)