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Following the Government's announcement that the wearing of face masks in shops will be compulsory from Friday 24th July, we are receiving requests for letters of exemption.

The current government guidelines do not currently require an individual to provide evidence of exemption and as such, we are unable to provide letters regarding this.

If you are unable to wear a face covering, there are a number of websites from which you can print an exemption notice that politely advises others as to why you are not wearing a face covering.

 

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Home visits are made at the discretion of the doctor and are usually reserved for the severely ill, very elderly or house bound patients.

The Reception staff will ask you for details of the problem which will be passed to the Doctor.  The Doctor may decide to telephone you before the visit and may ask you to attend surgery if they feel this is more appropriate.  This will often result in you being seen sooner.

If you are not sure whether you need to be seen at home or at the surgery, your doctor will be able to advise you.  For instance babies and children with fever, diarrhoea, vomiting, earache or a rash should be brought to the surgery and seen quickly.  Adults with similar illnesses can also be seen quicker at the surgery.

Requests for home visits should preferably be made before 11.00 am as this allows the doctor to plan visits more efficiently.

 
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