CORONAVIRUS - INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS
If you or a household member have symptoms or have been in contact with someone who has been diagnosed with the virus please contact NHS111 for further advice and follow this link for all new information regarding the Coronavirus:
Please see the below link for support available in Milton Keynes during this pandemic:
Covid-19 support and information for families
Please see below link for advice for parents:
Covid-19 advice for parents
Please see below link for information about self-care and community resources
Covid-19 self care and community resources
Please see below link for information about vulnerable service contacts
Covid-19 vulnerable service contacts
Please see below link for information about Ramadan during pandemic
DUK urges stay fighting fit during Ramadan
For the Dementia Information Services, see the flowing link:
Services Information Sheet MK - Coronavirus
Please see the link below to get mental health support during the pandemic
Supporting mental wellbeing apps and resources
Please see below for bereavement information during the pandemic
Bereavement Support Information
Domestic Abuse Support – Useful Information:
We understand that the current lockdown can be a difficult time for individuals and families. We want to share details of some local and national support services that may be of use to you:
Samaritans – 24 hour listening support 116 123
ARC (Drug and Alcohol Services) 01908 250730 (Monday - Friday 9-5)
MK-Act Domestic Abuse Services 0344 375 4307 (Monday-Friday 9-5) or
The national domestic abuse helpline 0808 2000247 (24 hour helpline)
Money Lifeline (Debt Services) 0300 1235 198 (office hours, answer phone after)
Citizen Advice Bureau 01908 604475 (Tuesday’s, Wednesday’s and Thursday’s)
For young people:
Young minds Parents helpline 0800 802 5544
Young person in crisis text YM to 85258
Childline 0800 1111
GP PATIENT SURVEY
Some patients registered at this GP practice will soon be invited to take part in a national survey about their experiences of local NHS services. It covers issues that concern patients, such as access to care and satisfaction with treatment. If you receive a questionnaire, please help NHS England by filling it in as soon as possible. It is really important that we hear your views, even if you have received a questionnaire like this before. Your response will help us to improve GP practices and other local NHS services so they better meet your needs. Visit www.gp-patient.co.uk to find out more.
The NHS APP is now available at this surgery. Please see the Further Information column for more details
If you are struggling to make arrangements to get to an appointment, we have been advised of a local community car service. For more information please call 01908 670309 or email email@example.com
Booking Of GP Appointments
Ashfield Medical Centre use a Triage Appointment System.
Calls made between 08:00 and 10:00 will receive a telephone call back from a GP who will book an appointment as necessary. All over 75's and under 1's will automatically be booked an appointment.
Do you need medical attention fast, but it's not an emergency? Please use the 111 Service. To get more information, please see our 'When we are closed/111 service' section on our 'Opening Times' page.
If you need help/advice with a certain medical problem, please see below for some 'Useful Links'.