Welcome to The Blackdown Practice

PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THE SURGERY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE CORONAVIRUS.

For further guidance, visit www.gov.uk/coronavirus or if you require medical advice visit the NHS 111 website. https://111.nhs.uk/

Patient Triage

Long Covid

Most people recover from Covid within a few weeks, but for others this can take a longer period.  Click on the link below for help and advice:

Long Covid Information and Advice

 

Germ Defence

We are letting you know about a very useful website called Germ Defence which was created by a team of doctors and scientists to give you advice that has been proven to reduce the spread of viruses in the home. It can help you plan how to protect yourself and members of your family from infection by COVID-19 and ‘flu.  

 

It’s easy to use and only takes 10 minutes - just click on this link: 

 

www.germdefence.org

 

(If this link does not open when you click on it, please copy and paste it into your web browser.)

 

Please pass details of the Germ Defence website to your friends and family.

There’s a button at the bottom of the Germ Defence website for sharing by social media.

  

Serving You

Our dedicated team are here to treat those minor ailments that occur as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions and clinics covering a wide range of healthcare issues. The technology also means you can now do a lot of things from the comfort of your home such as order a repeat prescription or cancel an appointment.

Partners in Care

Once registered, patients and healthcare professionals work together to ensure the most appropriate care is provided. This partnership philosophy extends even further and our active patient group exists to make sure that patient needs and the practice offering are always heading in the same direction.

CQC Inspection

The  practice was rated Outstanding at its last inspection in June 2016.  You can read the report here -> CQC Inspection report

(Site updated 02/08/2022)
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