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A Message from The Tithe Farm Vaccination Team

Dear Patient,

This message is from Tithe Farm PCN Vaccination Centre in Rayners Lane, Harrow, for all patients who received their first vaccines there and are yet to be invited for their second jab. Due to changes in government directed supplies of vaccines, we have had to delay 2nd injections from the dates given to you when you first attended the centre for the first vaccine. Please be assured you will all be contacted personally by telephone or letter in the next few weeks from a member of Tithe Farm to give you a second dose appointment within 11 weeks of your first jab. However, because the vaccination team at Tithe Farm has had to relocate to Byron Hall in Harrow, Christchurch Avenue, HA3 5BH your second vaccine will be given by the Tithe Farm team at Byron Hall, between Thursday and Sunday each week and has adequate on on-site parking.

If your 2nd dose is overdue and past 10 weeks, please contact a member of the Tithe Farm team at Byron Hall between Thursday and Sunday directly.

Apologies for the inconvenience and changes which may have caused you unnecessary additional stress but please be reassured you will all be contacted by telephone by Tithe Farm Vaccination Team within the required period.

Yours sincerely,
Dr Amol Kelshiker
Clincal Director Tithe Farm, Healthsense PCN Clinical Director


CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

 

IF you are aged 40 and over and have not had your first covid-19 vaccination, please book an appointment via this link https://harrowhealth.online, where appointment will be available at Byron Hall. Alternatively, please visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/book-coronavirus-vaccination/ to book your appointment in directly, via the NHS central booking system.

VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED

If any of you are under 70 years old, and have no other long term health conditions, we would welcome you as volunteers to help run the COVID vaccination sites.  Please go to https://pinnpatients.org/news/covid-vaccination-centre-volunteers/ for more information on this.

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THE PINN MEDICAL CENTRE  SERVICES DURING COVID CRISIS

The Pinn has been asked by the CCG to set up a GP Access service for Non Covid patients during this unprecedented crisis from 8am Saturday 28th March.

From Tomorrow morning we will be closed to walk in patients other than acutely ill patients who cannot safely be redirected.

We continue to remain available to our own patients for initial telephone consultations and booked face to face consultations where necessary.

Unregistered patients will now be booked in to a GPAC appointment having been clinically triaged.

These changes are temporary during this Covid crisis and the CCG has given it written reassurance that they are committed to reopening walk in cervices at the Pinn once his crisis is over.

COVID SYMPTOMS

Patients with  Covid symptoms or requiring any information on Covid  should consult the government website GOV.UK Patients who feel they cannot manage their symptoms safely at home should contact 111 on line or by telephone who are able to arrange a consultation if required. If unable to get through then call the surgery to arrange a telephone consultation with a clinician. The clinician will decide whether you need to be seen and will give instructions on how this can be done with the necessary safety precautions .This may require you to attend a local Covid hub.

NON COVID SYMPTOMS

Non Covid medical conditions that cannot wait please call the surgery for a telephone consultation with a clinician who will make arrangements for you to be seen if necessary.

ROUTINE APPONTMENTS

Requesting routine appointments should be postponed if possible for the next few weeks online appointments are currently not available

WALK IN APPOINTMENTS

These are available for urgent problems if unable to get through on the phone. Wherever possible, walk -in patients will have their mobile phone numbers taken and asked to wait outside the building until they have had a telephone consultation with the clinician

HOME VISITS

These should be only done when essential and requests for home visits will also have a telephone consultation prior to the visit

IMMUNISATIONS

At present, only immunisations for under 2 year olds will continue as delaying these can pose its own health risks

BLOOD TESTS/INVESTIGATIONS/ DRESSINGS/ OTHER INJECTIONS

These are to be kept to a minimum so only book these if you have been told by a clinician that they cannot be postponed

PRESCRIPTIONS

Please request prescriptions electronically or by email - information about this has already been texted to you and is available on the website.  Prescription requests can be taken by telephone only if you are unable to use other means as it uses up phone lines. A box is available outside the surgery front door to leave paper prescription requests.

We thank all our patients for their understanding and cooperation in using the services responsibly.

We will update this information if there are any major changes to our services  

 


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