Buckfastleigh Medical Centre

Tel: 01364 642534

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Coronavirus alert

Stay at home for 7 days and self-isolate if you feel hot to touch on your chest or back or if you have a new continuous cough (coughing a lot for more than one hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours). Those you live with also need to self-isolate for 14 days. This will help protect others in our community. 

DO NOT ATTEND THE GP SURGERY OR PHARMACY. Click here for NHS 111 advice including tips to avoid catching / spreading the virus. And click here for what "self-isolation" actually means. If you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home, your condition gets worse or your symptoms do not get better after 7 days then click here for the NHS 111 Online Covid-19 Service. Or call 111 if you have no online access. And here is the Isolation Note for your employer. 

Click here to be clear about what "social distancing" is - we all need to be doing this now, especially if you are over 70, have an underlying health condition or are pregnant.

Daily Government Public Health Information here

Smoking

Smoking 20 Cigarettes a day will cost you over £3,500 per year. Stopping smoking can make a big difference to your relationships, sex life, bank balance, and you’ll live longer too.

Phone the Healthy Lifestyles Team for support & stop smoking medication on 0300 456 1006 or click here to refer yourself online. Our smoking adviser is Sarah and she runs a clinic here on Friday 9am-1pm, and Wednesday afternoons at Midvale Clinic.