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If you have travelled from China or have been in contact with someone confirmed as having Coronavirus in the last two weeks, you may be at risk of Coronavirus. Please do NOT leave the house. Instead, ring 111 


Public Health England have just launched the following advice.



  • Always Carry Tissues and use them to catch coughs and sneezes; Ensure you place all used tissues in the bin ; Wash hands with soap and water or use sanitiser gel, to kill germs. 


With symptoms easily being confused with common Flu, the symptoms Public Health England have advised to look out for are as follows.



  • A persistent cough;  A high temperature or Fever;  Shortness of breath


Keep warm this winter - visit   www.warmeastsussex.org.uk


or www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/keep-warm-keep-well/


or https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/840604/Keep_warm_keep_well_leaflet_update_2019.pdf

Latest News

Coronavirus - for the most up to date information go to www.gov.uk/guidance/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-information-for-the-public   or www.gov.uk/guidance/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-information-for-the-public

The surgery is taking every precaution to ensure risks are minimal.  We ask patients to be vigilant and aware of guidelines on self-isolation if any chance of contamination -  with posters on the main door requesting anyone with symptoms of even a cold to not enter but go home and phone for advice (111 or the surgery) We are antibac spraying seats, surfaces and handles throughout the day and have protocols for deep cleaning if the need arises. 

It is imperative to maintain surgery services that anyone who thinks they might have, or have been in contact with, coronavirus DO NOT ATTEND the surgery. Self isolate using the www.gov.uk site for latest information and advice and ring 111 who work with Public Health England on testing and isolating if needed.

New Firearm/Shotgun GP Medicals required. Follow link below for advice and guidance on applications or renewals.  This falls outside of normal GP NHS services and we have agreed a fee, for our registered patients, of £50.00 for this medical. The GP will have to access ALL your medical history to complete and sign off the form and see you for a 20 minute appointment.

https://www.sussex.police.uk/advice/advice-and-information/fi/af/firearms-licensing/

Flu Clinics 2019/20 All invites have gone out. If you usually have a jab and haven't been contacted you can call us for advice.  Carers, Social Care workers and poultry workers (farm or wildlife) are eligible

Treating your infection - a really useful guide to self help, expected recovery times & when to seek help - click on this link - Treating Your Infection Leaflet

Births, Death and Marriages – new out-station in Bexhill

 Hastings Register Office is going to have a registration out station at Bexhill Library on a Tuesday and Thursday, for the registration of Births, Death and Marriages.  Booking for these appointments can be made on-line at the East Sussex County Council website –eastsussex.gov.uk/registration or by telephoning the Hastings Office on 0345 60 80 198.

Named GPs at Martins Oak Surgery

You will have been informed at registration who your Named (or Registered) GP is with the surgery.  If you are unsure who your Named/Usual GP is then you can

  • find it on the right hand side of any repeat prescription
  • Use your Emis ACESS online to see your Named GP
  • ask at the surgery when you next attend or make contact

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