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.
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If you wish to join the practice, the receptionist will be pleased to provide the appropriate forms for completion. The receptionist will check that you live in the practice area.
Patients living in the following post code areas are able to register with the practice: SO14 1, 2, 3 5 and 7. Patients outside of this area will be signposted to surgeries more local to their address.
Once your registration has been accepted, you will be offered a new patient health check, and you will be able to consult with any of the doctors in the practice by expressing your preference when you book an appointment.
You may not always be able to see the doctor of your choice immediately, but you will always be able to see another doctor or nurse within the practice when you need to.
You may print off a registration form, fill it out and bring it in with you on your first visit to the practice. Patients are asked to bring proof of identity and date of birth (such as photo id driving license or passport) when registering for the first time. This is used to check your details match with the information held on the NHS central patient registry and that your previous medical notes are passed on to the practice.
You will not be refused registration or appointments because you don’t have a proof of address or personal identification at hand. This also applies if you are an asylum seeker, refugee, a homeless patient or an overseas visitor, whether lawfully in the UK or not.
If you fall under one of the above mentioned patient groups, please download one of the ‘How to register with a GP’ patient leaflets below and bring it with you when you register with the practice. If you have problems registering with the practice, there is advice on what do to and where to go for further support.
When you register you will also be asked to fill out a medical questionnaire. This is because it can take a considerable time for us to receive your medical records. There is a printable version of this form, which you may fill out and bring in with your registration form.
When you register you will be asked for your mobile phone number and you will asked if you are happy for us to contact you by text.
With your consent we will text you to remind you of an appointment, to inform you of blood test results or to advise you if you are eligible for a flu vaccination during the Winter season.
It is very important to let us know if you change your mobile number.
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Our aim here at the St Mary’s Surgery is to keep in you in good health and help you have an enjoyable and successful time at university. You will be able to register with the practice during your first week at university. Members of the practice team will be available to advise and assist you during September, and registration will form part of your Freshers Week Induction Programme. Please look out for details when you receive your timetable. You can also download a copy of the Registration Form and Health Questionnaire here if you wish to complete it at home before you leave.
Fill this in before you arrive to register, Use black pen and block capitals, Give your Southampton address, Complete all the medical information requested
This form can be used to register at our surgery either at Johnson Street or at Telephone House. Please browse our website to familiarise yourself with services we offer and how you can access them.
Please remember to tell us whenever you change your mobile phone number and let us know if you are happy for us to contact you by text message.
At some time you may need the following:
University Medical Evidence Form
If you need to make an application for Disabled Students Allowance (DSA) or a request to support compelling personal reasons (CPR) then you will need to fill out the Medical Evidence Request Form and bring this into the surgery. We will use this form to generate a medical report for which there will be a fee. Students in severe financial hardship can apply for financial support from the University Support Grant to cover these costs
The practice uses Language Line, a local interpreting and translation service which can provide face to face and telephone interpreting for most Asian, European and Middle Eastern languages. Please inform the receptionist in advance if you need this service. A booking will then be made on your behalf.
These fact sheets have been written to explain the role of UK health services, the National Health Service (NHS), to newly-arrived individuals seeking asylum. They cover issues such as the role of GPs, their function as gatekeepers to the health services, how to register and how to access emergency services.
Special care has been taken to ensure that information is given in clear language, and the content and style has been tested with user groups. Open the leaflets in one of the following languages
You can now register to receive information by text message on your phone regarding appointments and health care.
If you wish to register for this messaging service please fill out the consent form.
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