Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Welcome to the McVerry / McEvoy Medical Centre

Welcome to our website which we hope you will find both useful and informative.

 

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COVID-19 Vaccinations

Vaccination is the most important thing you can do to protect your community against serious illnesses.  When enough people get vaccinated, it’s harder for a disease to spread to those who can’t have vaccines.

We know many people are interested in the COVID-19 vaccination and want to assure you that we are working through a priority list set by the Department of Health.  Please do not contact the surgery about getting the vaccine. We will contact patients in order of priority. 

 

Hypertension Management during COVID-19

During the pandemic we are recommending that our hypertensive patients purchase a home BP monitor. Details of Hypertension Management during COVID-19 can be found on our Covid-19 Information page.

 

Daisy Hill or Craigavon Area Emergency Departments (A&E)

From Monday 30th November 2020, patients who feel they need to attend Daisy Hill or Craigavon Area Emergency Departments (A&E), or South Tyrone Minor Injuries Unit are being asked to "PHONE FIRST".  This service is open Monday - Friday, 9am - 6pm.  The telephone number is 0300 123 3111.  You can also use the Interpreter Now AppFurther information about this service.

 

Appointment Lines 

Our appointment telephone lines will now open daily from 8am - 12pm.  We advise patients to telephone as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

 

We are a teaching practice

We are a teaching practice and there will be medical students present during calls and consultatons.  If you do not consent to a student being present please inform a member of staff.

 

Medlink

Our practice has teamed up with Medlink and will be using their services to help manage our patient care during the Pandemic. We will send a text or letter with an online form for patients to complete regarding their health including chronic condition management.

 

Care Navigators

Our Care Navigators (formerly known as Medical Receptionists) are trained and instructed by the GP Partners to collect information from all patients regarding their symptoms and needs.  This information will then be used to direct you to the appropriate clinician or service provider. 

 

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Text Message Reminders

We can now contact you by text message.  Let us tell you about:

• Regular check-ups
• Medication Reviews
• Vaccination reminders

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On-line Services: Appointments and Prescription Service

You can now view Allergies and Medications within your medical record, book your next appointment, or order your repeat prescription online using Patient Services. Available 24 hours a day, whether you're at home or work, it's especially useful when the practice is closed or telephone lines are busy. Register online or use the service.

 

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