IMPORTANT: Coronavirus - From 15th June 2020 if you are attending Wetmore Road Surgery you will be asked to wear face covering.
This is to protect our patients and staff. Please continue to follow handwashing and social distancing guidelines, as per government guidance exemptions apply. When being asked to wear face masks there will be exceptions to these rules for very young children, disabled people and those with breathing difficulties.
If you have been in contact with someone confirmed as having Coronavirus or you are showing symptoms of the virus, you may be at risk of Coronavirus. Please do NOT leave the house. Instead, go online and check the NHS111 Coronavirus site
If you need a sick note regarding self-isolation due to Covid-19, please be advised that the government has set up a new service for ‘self-isolation’ notes that can be accessed online. Please use the following link <https://111.nhs.uk/isolation-note>.
You do NOT need a note from your GP. Please help the surgery by only contacting us for more urgent needs such as if you require an appointment. Thank you.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE LATEST CORONAVIRUS UPDATE CLICK HERE
East Staffordshire Primary Care Network is made up of all 18 practices in East
Staffordshire and covers 144,000 patients living in the area.
The networks are intended to provide the structure and funding for services to be developed locally, in response to the NHS Long Term Plan and the needs of the patients they serve.
For more information click here
Following a National Government initiative from 1st September 2018 - Extra appointments will be offered across the whole of East Staffordshire,
including evening and weekend appointments. Additionally a new on line digital service will be available on Sunday mornings where appointments will be offered with a GP via the Q Doctor App. Posters will be available in the surgery shortly; please click on this link for further details https://www.qdoctor.io/
All practices across East Staffordshire are participating in this extended access. For further information please click the link below or contact the surgery reception.
FREE WIFI - now available at Wetmore Road Surgery, Patients can look up health information, download health apps and browse the internet, for more information on how to access our WIFI please Click here
Care Navigation (Active Signposting)
From July 2018 practices have been asking patients the reason for their call or appointment request. Click the links below for more information
Care Navigation - Active Signposting
TOOLBOX – An emotional wellbeing service for anyone over the age of 18 years
Are you feeling worried? Isolated? Lonely? Or feel that problems are casting a dark shadow over you? We can help you find the right tools to help manage your emotional health. Toolbox involves a one off appointment with a Toolbox project work who can sit with you and help you understand the signs and symptoms of when you are in each stage of your emotional state and look at the support you could access and what you already have in place creating your very own support plan.
If you would like an appointment please speak to Reception and complete a short referral form. One of the Toolbox Team will contact you for an alternative appointment.
Patient Participation Group are recruiting! - If you are interested and would like to join, contact the practice on 01283 564848 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Friends and Family Test - Would you recommend the Surgery? Let us know by taking the test!
The practice are undertaking the Friends and Family Test along with every other GP practice in the country. You will be able to complete a form at the time of your visit, ask at reception if you have not been given one, or you can do this on line when you return home or even by text if you have a mobile. Please click on the link to the right of the screen under 'Have your say, Friend and Family Test, if you wish to give us feedback this way.