COVID-19 Staying at home, pre-existing conditions, high risk patients and more...
If you think you might have coronavirus or you’ve been in close contact with someone who has it visit NHS 111 online coronavirus service for advice.
Getting a Covid-19 Vaccination
Well-being while staying at home
Taking care of your mind as well as your body is really important while staying at home because of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Visit NHS Every Mind Matters for advice, practice advice and support groups.
If you cannot wait to see a doctor and feel unable to cope or keep yourself safe, it’s important to get support.
To stay fit and healthy whilst at home, try the NHS Home workout videos.
Advice on Recovery after Covid-19
Advice for patients with pre-existing conditions
- Macmillan – Cancer and coronavirus
- Asthma UK – What to do if you have asthma
- Blood Cancer UK – Information for people affected by blood cancer
- Diabetes UK – Coronavirus and diabetes
- Kidney Care UK – Guidance for patients with kidney disease
Proof of Covid-19 Vaccinations
Please note that from 17 May 2021, your COVID-19 vaccination status can be accessed automatically through the NHS App without the need for Brockwell Park Surgery to grant you online access to your GP record.
Just download the NHS app and follow the instructions. To find your NHS number, visit www.nhs.uk/find-nhs-number
For further government guidance on demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status when travelling abroad, visit www.gov.uk/demonstrating-your-covid-19-vaccination-status-when-travelling-abroad
If you do not have a smartphone and need proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status, please call the NHS helpline on 119 from 17 May and ask for a letter to be posted to you. In line with national guidance, GPs are unable to provide letters about your Covid-19 vaccination status.
Advice for High Risk Patients
- Guidance on shielding and protecting extremely vulnerable people
- How to get support for extremely critical vulnerable person
- Advice for people at higher risk – those who are 70 or older, are pregnant or have a condition that increases the risks from coronavirus.
- Pregnancy advice