Important Patient Notice – Return to seeing more nursing routine services from 18 May 2020

We are aiming, from next week to start to see more nursing routine services whilst continuing to ensure that staff and patients can be seen safely.

We will now start to see patients for

  • cervical smears
  • injections
  • baby and pre-school immunisations
  • wound dressings
  • blood tests – routine
  • BP checks – routine

In addition to this, over the next few weeks, we will start to recall patients for their annual reviews where patients will be asked to

1. Complete a wellbeing questionnaire on our website

2. Come to Drayton surgery for a routine blood test and BP check with a Healthcare Assistant

3. Results and / or any concerns can then be discussed with a clinician via a telephone consultation

4. Medication will be updated and can then be requested in the normal way.

We wish to reassure all our patients that we are

  • Stringently following and reviewing all infection control procedures against NHS England and government guidance to protect our patients and staff.
  • Cleaning all the consulting rooms after each patient has left the room
  • Ensuring that all clinical staff are wearing full personal protective equipment at all times
  • Giving all shielding patients a mask to wear before they enter the surgery

On arrival at Drayton Surgery and so that we can observe the 2 metre social distancing rules:

  • Please report your arrival at the intercom at Drayton Surgery and then return to your car or, if on foot will be asked to queue outside.
  • Patients may enter the waiting room 2 mins prior to their appointment time
  • Patients will be greeted by a Healthcare Assistant and be shown to a seat.
  • Adult patients unfortunately cannot be accompanied in to the waiting room and a child can only be accompanied by 1 adult. However, please do not hesitate to discuss any concerns you may have with regard to this with a receptionist when booking your appointment.