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Coronovirus

If you think there is any possibility that you may have contracted the Coronovirus 

Please do NOT attend the surgery or go to A&E


The official advice is:

Anyone with a continuous cough or fever (over 37.8) must self-issolate for 7 days (this includes children).

If you are WELL you should just stay at home. You do not need to contact the GP, 111 or be tested.

If you are UNWELL you should go to 111 online for advice who will assess and advise you. You must NOT go to the GP surgery.


For general advice please click on the link below:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

For more specific information on areas affected by the virus and what to do if you think you may have come into contact with someone who has the virus, please click on the following link:

https://111.nhs.uk/service/covid-19

If you still require further information then please telephone 111

In Times of Bereavement

If Death Occurs At Home

1. Telephone the doctor who will visit to confirm that death has taken place.

2. Contact a funeral director.

3. Arrange to collect the doctor's Medical Certificate of Death (usually from the surgery).

4. Take this to the Registrars Office, (together with the deceased's Medical Card and Birth Certificate, if available) for the area in which the death took place. Alternatively you can register by declaration at any convenient Registrars Office but certificates will not be available as these will have to be posted to you a few days later.

5. The Registrar will normally issue a Green coloured certificate for you to give to your funeral director who will look after necessary arrangements for the funeral. The Registrar will also issue a white notification certificate for the DSS. They will also enquire as to the number of Certified Copies you require for dealing with the deceased finances (a fee is payable for each copy).

If The Death Occurs In Hospital

1. Contact a funeral director to inform him his services are required.

2. Collect the certificate from the hospital then follow 4 - 5 as above

Note For Cremation

Your funeral director will usually liaise directly with the surgery regarding the additional certification required.



 
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