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Due to the current situation regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) we are now running a Telephone Triage service. Please do not come to the surgery as we will unable to book any routine appointments. If you need an appointment you will need to call the surgery to request a phone call back from a GP or a Nurse Practitioner. Alternatively, you can use e-Consult by clicking the link on our website.
If you require a sick note for self-isolation purposes, please visit https://111.nhs.uk/isolation-note
PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT THE SURGERY FOR THIS PURPOSE
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The doctors and staff at Sandown Health Centre on the Isle of Wight are proud to offer the highest standard of patient-centred healthcare.
We run many clinics for the management of chronic diseases such as asthma and diabetes and offer a wide variety of other medical services including antenatal and postnatal care, minor surgery, childhood vaccinations and well-person check-ups.
Sandown Health Centre is a member of One Wight Health, the Isle of Wight GP Federation.
For more information about One Wight Health please visit: https://onewighthealth.co.uk
INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS REGARDING
WUHAN NOVEL CORONAVIRUS INFECTION
All travellers who develop relevant symptoms ( for example respiratory symptoms, shortness of breath, cough, fever) however mild, within 14 days of returning or transitioning from mainland China, Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macau should not attend the practice, but should remain at home and immediately call NHS 111 for advice.
We are upgrading to the next phase of the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) which will mean that almost all our prescriptions will be processed electronically from 10th February
Electronic prescriptions help save the NHS money.
You will receive your prescriptions in the same way as you do now.
Read more about EPS on the NHS website.
CHILDRENS NASAL FLU VACCINES ARE NOW IN!
These are available for any 2-3 years olds and children aged 2 - 17 with a long term health condition. Please contact reception to book an appointment. Children of primary school age will be vaccinated in school. More details are available here https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/child-flu-vaccine/
As long as you are registered with an Island GP surgery and agree for your patient record to be shared, you can use this Advanced Access service and will be able to book advanced access appointments via your own GP surgery.
For further information about this service, please click here
The new, simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet
Booking and manage appointments
Order repeat prescriptions
View your medical records
Check your symptoms
We are delighted to announce we have recently become a dementia friendly practice.
We strongly encourage our patients to sign up to become a Dementia Friend. You can do this online by clicking here
If you have diarrhoea and/or vomiting it could last up to 5 days.
Please do NOT come into the Surgery as it can be highly infectious.
Please call us and ask for a telephone consultation if you need advice
With effect from 1st October 2017 the Beacon Health Centre will now become part of the UCS (Urgent Care Service). It is for those who have been advised by a health professional – doctor, dentist, optician, or pharmacist - or the NHS 111 service - to visit the UCS.
More information can be found here >>
Change of Details?
If you move house or change your name, please let the surgery know as soon as possible.
It would also help us a great deal if you gave us your home telephone number, especially if you are ex-directory, in case we need to contact you for any reason. Knowing your mobile number, if you have one, would also be helpful.
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(Site updated 20/03/2020)