Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for very limited purposes:
Important - These reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about staying at home if:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Read general information such as:
Berwick Surgery17 Berwick RoadRainhamEssex, RM13 9QUTel: 01708 520830
You may ask for a Night visit by calling 08450 750496 only when it is a genuine serious emergency. Minor illnesses can wait till the next day to be seen in the Surgery.
Outside of hours NHS 111 (Help Line) provides a national 24 hour a day, 7 days a week confidential health line, staffed by experienced nurses. They can be contacted on 111 and their helpline is a valuable source of information and advice. Please note this NHS 111 number can be used to phone in the case of an urgent problem when the practice is closed.
You can also obtain 24 hour general medical advice by accessing the NHS 111 Website.
Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
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