Appointments are available as normal but they will initially be a telephone consultation with a GP or Nurse and they will determine if it is clinically safe to bring you into the Practice. The Receptionist will ask you for a brief general description of your medical emergency so that we can give you the best possible care under this Pandemic.
MEDICINE SICK DAY RULES
When you are unwell with any of the following:
- Vomiting or diarrhoea (unless only minor)
- Fevers, sweats and shaking
Then STOP taking the medicines listed below:
- ACE Inhibitors: medicine names ending in "pril eg lisinopril, perindopril, ramipril
- ARBs: medicines names ending in "sartan" eg. losartan, candesartan, valsartan
- NSAIDs: anti-flammatory pain killers eg. ibuprofen, diclofenac, naproxen
- Diuretics: sometimes called "water pills" eg. furosemide, spironolactone, indapamide, bendroflumethiazide
- Metformin: a medicine for Diabetes
Restart when you are well (after 24-48 hours of eating and drinking normally) If you are in any doubt, contact your pharmacist, GP or Nurse
FEAR OF FLYING
Please read the article below in our further information section as we can no longer prescribe Diazepam for flying.