Do not contact your practice about the COVID-19 vaccine. You will be contacted directly by the NHS. You can also book your vaccine (including boosters) on the NHS website.
If you have COVID-19 symptoms, you must get a PCR test before visiting your surgery (different to a lateral flow test, for patients with no symptoms). To find out how to book your vaccine or PCR test, go to www.gov.uk/coronavirus or call 119
Before contacting your GP practice, please consider using NHS 111 online to check your symptoms
Sick certificate / med3 requests
You do not need a 'sick note' from your GP until you have been away from work for 28 days (this used to be 7 days).
This is effective from 10th December to the 26th January 2022.
This change will free up time for urgent care and support for COVID Vaccination booster delivery.
For self-certificatation forms, please follow this link www.gov.uk/government/publications/statutory-sick-pay-employees-statement-of-sickness-sc2
Using eConsult when the surgery is closed
If you require support when the surgery is closed (including weekends and bank holidays) you can still use the eConsult service for self-help and pharmacy advice regarding your condition.
If you have a medical problem and you're not sure what to do, please use the 111 online service which you can access here - NHS 111 online
As always for immediate emergencies, call 999.
All eligible patients are now able to book for their Booster dose via the National Booking system, vaccination programme which will be at our Welling Masonic Centre Vaccination Site, using the national booking system.
You can access the National booking system using the link below Book a coronavirus vaccination - NHS (www.nhs.uk), or by logging on to the National booking system using your search engine or call our support team 0208 269 3400 between 10am and 4pm (Monday to Friday).
Please note, the booking system will only be open for booking when vaccines are confirmed, please check regularly for appointment availability.
Alternatively, you can visit the following website for a list of all available walk-in clinics.
Find a walk-in coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination site - NHS (www.nhs.uk)
Appointments for first and second dose are still available, please check the National booking system
We look forward to seeing you soon at the Welling Masonic Centre Vaccination Site, Bellegrove Road, DA16 3RD
Why not join our Facebook group via www.facebook.com/groups/bexleygrouppractice to access live and up to date news and information on the surgery and engage with the surgery via Facebook
Please note that Facebook is not to be used for complaints regarding the surgery, if you have a complaint we welcome patients to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
**View your Covid vaccine data via the NHS App**
A simple and secure way to access a range of healthcare services on your laptop, smartphone or tablet. You can use the NHS app to:
- Check your symptoms and get instant advice
- View your Covid vaccine data
- Order prescriptions
- View parts of your medical records including information about medications, allergies, vaccinations, previous illnesses and test results.
You can register and verify your identity through the NHS app or on your computer/laptop browser by clicking here.
Alternatively you can use Patient Access
Telephone number: 020 3691 0730
Press 1 for Appointments
Press 2 for Home Visits
Press 3 for Test Results
Press 4 for Prescription Queries
Press 5 for Secretaries and Referral queries
Please note that we have a surgery email address; email@example.com which is monitored twice daily. The e-mail address can be used to make general enquires. Please do not request home visits or appoitnments via email, this must be done through the appointment line, equally please do not send any urgent requests via the email address unless a member of staff has requested this. If you have any urgent queries please contact us via the telephone numbers shown above or call 111 if your query is out of our opening hours. Thank you.