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COVID-19 Vaccination Booster Programme

The Collingham Medical Centre will be supporting the Booster (3rd dose) COVID Vaccine Campaign.    Now we have Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) approval, we are getting ourselves ready to support the Newark & Collingham communities.

Eligible patients need a minimum of 6 months between their last COVID Vaccine and booster.   For our communities these will start to be due from mid-October.  

Once we have confirmation of vaccine delivery, we will contact eligible patients to invite.   There is no need to contact us.   

We aim to deliver a large part of this campaign at weekends in order not to disrupt your general practice services during the working week.

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Proof of COVID-19 vaccination status
From 17 May, patients can access their COVID-19 vaccination status though the NHS App. Patients are being advised by Gov.uk that they do not need to contact their GP surgery about their COVID-19 vaccination status.   

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FREE Lateral Flow Test Devices are available from the Collingham Pharmacy - it is important to continue to test to protect you, your family and our community.  Follow national guidance to isolate on a positive test and attend a PCR testing Centre. 

Lateral Flow Testing offers reassurance that you are not carrying the virus, even if symptom free.   If you have symptoms, please book PCR test and isolate. 

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Further information around COVID can be found in our "All things COVID" page 

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If you have been advised to self-isolate and require a Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) Employee Statement of Sickness for your employer, please click on the link below to open a printable form.  This form can also be completed on-line on the GOV.UK website.

Employee Self Certification form

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National Diabetes Prevention Programme - Champion uptake in Collingham

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Compliments, Comments & Complaints

Comments, Complaints & Suggestions

Comments, improvement ideas and suggestions on any aspect of the practice will be received with interest. Please use our suggestion box, and pass any such comments onto our team or our Executive Partner, Julie Reid. If you would like a personal response, please give your name and address.

NHS England provide a format for collecting feedback.   The Friends and Family Test cards can be found on reception or click here.

ComplaintsCustomer service form

We are keen to provide a high standard of service. Please help us to do so. Complaints or grievances should be passed either to a PCA or given directly to our Executive Partner. Please ask for our Complaints Leaflet for further information.

The NHS Complaints Advocacy (www.pohwer.net) on 0300 456 2370 or The Patient Experience Team on 0800 028 3693, are available to support you.

If you wish to complain on behalf of a patient please ensure we have written consent from the patient. Patients are not discriminated against when complaints are made. The practice has systems in place to ensure that patients, carers and relatives are not treated adversely as a result of having complained.

If you have a complaint about our out-of-hours service please contact the NEMS Out of Hours Operations Manager, 484 Derby Road, Nottingham, NG7 2GW, Tel: 0115 846 2395, Website: www.nems.org.uk

Further information on the Collingham Medical Centre Complaints Procedure and Complaints Form can be viewed here: 

Complaints Procedure - Patient Information Leaflet & Form

Further information can also be obtained from NHS England: NHS England Complaints Process



 
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