Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for very limited purposes:
Important - These reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about staying at home if:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Important - Call 111 for advice if you're worried about a baby or child.
If they seem very unwell, are getting worse or you think there's something seriously wrong, call 999.
Do not delay getting help if you're worried. Trust your instincts.
Use the quick NHS coronavirus status checker to tell us about your current experience of the virus.
This will help the NHS plan its response to coronavirus by showing where the virus is spreading and how it affects people.
Risedale SurgeryAlfred Barrow Health CentreDuke StreetBarrow-in-FurnessCumbria, LA14 2LBTel: 01229 402999
We are currently taking new patients on in our Practice Area - all of Barrow, Walney Island, Barrow Island, Assam, Rampside, Roa Island & villages to Aldingham Village.
Please call into the Surgery for a registration pack.
Please note that we will ask you to sign a letter confirming that you are aware that if you are currently taking certain medications such as Diazepam or Pregabalin then we may not continue to prescribe this. Also patients with long term conditions which require a sick note will need to be reviewed by a Doctor.
When you are completing your form please make sure you record any relevant medical history an current medication as we may not receive your medical records from your previous Doctor for some time and thus enables us to get to know whether you have any medical conditions which may need attention and also to make sure you receive any medication you require.
Once you complete your registration form we will ask you to use our Biometric Machine to record your blood pressure, height and weight. Once we have these measurements we will register you.
These fact sheets have been written to explain the role of UK health services, the National Health Service (NHS), to newly-arrived individuals seeking asylum. They cover issues such as the role of GPs, their function as gatekeepers to the health services, how to register and how to access emergency services.
Open the leaflets in one of the following languages
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