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Facemask Guidance

NHS staff, patients and visitors must continue to wear face coverings in healthcare settings. Anyone showing symptoms of COVID-19 should NOT visit a healthcare setting.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Elswick Family Practice is dedicated to protecting its patients and staff. It is vital that in healthcare settings, we do all we can to reduce the risk of infection for those working in our services and those who need our care.

Can we remind you all that NHS Patients, staff and visitors must continue to wear face coverings in healthcare settings.

When you come along to the surgery you are required to wear a face mask/covering inside the building unless you are medically exempt.

If you do not wish to wear a face covering and are NOT medically exempt we may have to refuse you entry to the building.

We appreciate your cooperation.

Cervical Screening – Have you had yours?

If you could reduce your risk of getting cancer would you? Well the good news is that you can.. Cervical cancer is largely preventable if you are screened regularly (every 3-5 years)

All women aged 25 to 64 who are registered with a GP are invited for cervical screening.

The test saves 5,000 lives a year in the UK, it takes only a few minutes but the impact of cervical cancer can last a lifetime.

Book an appointment today with one of our practice nurses. 

For more information on cervical screening and what to expect please follow the link

https://www.nhs.uk/video/Pages/cervical-screening.aspx