Scarlet fever is a contagious infection that mostly affects young children. It's easily treated with antibiotics.

Check if you have scarlet fever

The first signs of scarlet fever can be flu-like symptoms, including a high temperature, a sore throat and swollen neck glands (a large lump on the side of your neck).

A rash appears 12 to 48 hours later. It looks looks like small, raised bumps and starts on the chest and tummy, then spreads. The rash makes your skin feel rough, like sandpaper.

Please follow the link below for more information if you are worried about Scarlett Fever

 https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/scarlet-fever/

 

 

 

 

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Cost of living support

There are lots of organisations and schemes that can help you manage through the current cost of living crisis. Some of these are local to Warrington and there are also national schemes available to you.

Please click on the link below for further information. 

https://www.warrington.gov.uk/cost-living-support    

 

New: Enhanced Access Service - Launching 1st October 2022
Additional access to primary care services on weekday evenings, Saturday, Sunday and on Bank Holidays.

Book a pre-bookable, routine appointment at a time and place that suits you.
Remote and face-to-face appointments are available - there is an array of clinicians available who can be seen remotely or face to face, such as GPs & nurses.

Where and when? Appointments are available at various GP practices during weekday evenings and at Orford Jubilee on the weekend, as seen below.

Monday - 4Seasons Medical Centre (18:30-21:00) 
Tuesday - Culcheth Medical Centre (18:30-21:00)
Wednesday - Parkview Medical Centre (18:30-21:00)
Thursday - 4Seasons Medical Centre (18:30-21:00)
Friday - Orford Jubilee Neighbourhood Hub (18:30-21:00)
Saturday - Orford Jubilee Neighbourhood Hub (09:00-17:00)

Sunday - Orford Jubilee Neighbourhood Hub (10:00-14:00) 

Don't see your practice? Don't worry. Any patient registered at one of our 7 practices in Warrington Innovation PCN can be booked into an appointment on anyone of those days. Our practices are:

  • 4Seasons Medical Centre
  • Chapelford Medical Centre
  • Culcheth Medical Centre
  • Guardian Street Medical Centre
  • Parkview Medical Centre
  • Springfields Medical Centre
  • Westbrook Medical Centre 
     

Who can I see? You will be seen by a local clinician, who will not necessarily be from your GP practice. GPs, Nurses, Phlebotomists will be available.
 

How do I book? Please contact your GP practice and ask for an evening or weekend appointment. The member of staff will try to book you in at a time/day that suits you.
Please note appointments are subject to availability.

 

 

HOW YOU ACCESS THE PRACTICE 

September 2022

Because of the  Coronavirus Pandemic, the way you access the Practic changed. We have safely resumed as many of our services as possible, but covid 19 is still around and in some areas cases are rising so we would ask you not to attend surgery unless its essential. If you do need to attend surgery please consider wearing a face covering to protect other patients in the waiting room. This is not mandatory, but a polite request.

We would ask you to continue to telephone the surgery if you wish to arrange a telephone review or face to face appointment.  You can also contact us via  eConsult, however these are closely monitored and temporarily suspended when we are at capacity.

Our Reception Team are trained in Care Navigation so will need to ask for a brief description of your problem to signpost you to the most appropriate person.The doctors ask our staff to do this.

If you arrange a telephone consultation, your Clinician will review your problem and will then, depending on your needs:-

  • Offer you advice via text

  • Offer a video call

  • Ask to see you in person (face to face) or

  • Navigate you to other services such as Pharmacy, Walk in Centre, Urgent Care

  • The surgery is open Monday to Friday from 8 am to 6.30 pm.The telephone lines open at 08:30am .If you have an urgent problem during these times please ring the surgery. At all other times ring NHS 111

  • Face coverings are no longer required when entering the building but for those who prefer to keep wearing one masks are freely available for any patient who doesn't have theirs with them. We can also provide visors if required. Our clinicians will continue to wear their masks during your consultation. Our admin teams are not required to wear masks when they are seated behind the reception desk but we have to wear them in patient facing areas.

  • Please ensure on entering the premises you sanitise your hands using the wall mounted sanitisers

  • There is screening at our reception desk to protect you and our staff.

  • The self check in screens are operational and have an anti bacterial coating.

  • The front door is open and patients may walk in to the reception area. Face masks and sanitiser can be found on the table inside the foyer. Sanitiser is located at  several check points around the building.

BREAST SCREENING FOR CULCHETH LADIES-NOVEMBER 2021

Ladies at this practice aged between 50 and up to their 71st birthday will shortly be receiving an invitation letter for routine Breast Screening.

Please make booking your mammogram a priority in these difficult times.

Warrington, Halton, St Helens & Knowsley Breast Screening UnitKendrick WingWarrington HospitalLovely LaneWarringtonCheshireWA5 1QG

Telephone: 01925 275500Website: * www.whsthkbss.nhs.uk*

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