Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for very limited purposes:
Important - These reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about staying at home if:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Important - Call 111 for advice if you're worried about a baby or child.
If they seem very unwell, are getting worse or you think there's something seriously wrong, call 999.
Do not delay getting help if you're worried. Trust your instincts.
Use the quick NHS coronavirus status checker to tell us about your current experience of the virus.
This will help the NHS plan its response to coronavirus by showing where the virus is spreading and how it affects people.
Great Western Medical Practice Seafield RoadAberdeen, AB15 7YTTel: 0345 337 0540
Cancelling your AppointmentIf you are unable to attend an appointment with one of the doctors or nurses, please telephone or use the link at the bottom of this page to cancel your appointment. By giving us as much notice as you can you are helping us to make sure that someone else is given your slot.
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If you have arrived back from an affected area within 14 days, follow the specific advice for returning travellers. Find out more on www.nhsinform.scot
Late PatientsIf you are late for your appointment, the reception staff will check with the GP to see if you will still be seen, however if you are more than 10 minutes late you will have to re-book. If you feel you must be seen, please speak to the receptionist who can update the GP.
The practice complies with Data Protection and Access to Medical Records legislation. Identifiable information about you will be shared with others in the following circumstances:
If you do not wish anonymous information about you to be used in such a way, please let us know.
Reception and administration staff require access to your medical records in order to do their jobs. These members of staff are bound by the same rules of confidentiality as the medical staff.
The ICO has published a new Model Publication Scheme that all public authorities are required to adopt by 1st January 2009.
Model Publication Scheme - further information
We strive to provide the highest quality of care. To ensure this, the practice periodically takes part in an assessment of the quality of its care. Your medical records may be disclosed to assessors who will be subject to a “Code of Confidentiality”. Your records may also from time to time be made available to trained professionals who work with our team to help improve care, eg the pharmacist. You have the right to object to such a process. Any objection will be respected and will in no way affect the care you are given.
Any patient wishing to make comments and or complaints can do so on forms, which have been made available in the practice.
You may also write directly to the Practice Manager, Mrs Pauline Irving or to the doctors if you prefer.
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