Coronavirus Vaccination Boosters

    (10 Apr 2022)

    Please read this guide to view the eligibility criteria for the Covid-19 booster vaccination. If you do meet the eligibility criteria you can ring 01704 395830 to make an appointment at Southport Centre for Health & Well-being or ring 119 to book elsewhere through the national booking system. Please note we cannot book these appointments at the surgery.

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    Welcome to our new Practice Nurse

    (04 Apr 2022)

    Sister Carole Michael, Practice Nurse, left the practice at the end of March 2022 due to relocation to be nearer to family. Carole worked at The Marshside Surgery for 7 years and will be greatly missed by us all, we wish Carole all the best for the future. We are delighted to have a new Practice Nurse joining the team, Amy Meredith. Amy has many years experience working in primary care practice nursing and we are thrilled that she has joined the practice team. Welcome, Amy!

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    New Patients - January 2022

    (25 Jan 2022)

    From 24th January 2022, The Marshside Surgery (along with other local surgeries) will not be registering new patients who are already registered with a GP surgery locally, & who still live within that GP surgery's registered practice area. Please click to find out the reasons why this decision was necessary.

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    NHS patients, staff and visitors must continue to wear face coverings in healthcare settings

    (24 Jan 2022)

    From Tuesday 25th January 2022 NHS patients, staff and visitors must continue to wear face coverings in all healthcare settings, unless medically exempt.

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    Change to rules on Fit Notes & proof of sickness for employers December 2021

    (20 Dec 2021)

    With effect from the 10th December, the Government has temporarily changed the regulations which allow an employer to request proof of sickness from their employees. The requirement to obtain a Fit Note after 7 days of absence from work has been changed. In the period from 10th December until 26th January employees who become absent from work because of sickness do not have to obtain proof of sickness for their employer until after 28 days of absence. During this period Employers are not allowed to ask their staff to obtain a Fit Note or provide any other proof of sickness. The change has been introduced to help GPs to concentrate on dealing with the Covid emergency. Please click the following link for a letter that you can give to your employer providing further information and guidance.

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