Aintree Park Group Practice
Temporary changes to opening hours
In response to staffing shortages we are having to make temporary adjustments to our opening hours. From 6th September 2021 Moss Lane Surgery will close at 4.30pm each day. Face to face appointments in the afternoons will be arranged at Oriel Drive Surgery which will remain open as usual. All telephone lines will continue to be operated until 6.30pm. We will keep this under review and hope to return to normal opening hours by the end of October. These changes are being made with the safety of patients and our staff in mind
eConsult is now only available during Surgery opening hours
IMPORTANT CHANGES TO OUR SERVICE
To keep you and our staff safe during the Coronavirus pandemic all appointments will now be telephone triage consultations after which the doctor or nurse will make arrangements for a face to face appointment if needed.
Alternatively you could use eConsult
IMPORTANT COVID-19 PRACTICE UPDATE - If you are attending the practice for an appointment you need to supply your own face mask or face covering which covers your nose and mouth. This is for your protection and to help protect our staff. Thank you for your support in helping to stop the spread of the virus Suitable face covering
Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
Details on how to obtain proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status to show that you’ve had the full course of the COVID-19 vaccine and access this status when travelling abroad.
Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status allows you to show others that you’ve had a full course of the COVID-19 vaccine. A full course is currently 2 doses of any approved vaccine.
COVID-19 vaccination status is available to people who live in England and are registered with a GP, or have an NHS number (find your NHS number).
You can get your vaccination status in digital or paper format. The NHS appointment card from vaccination centres cannot be used to demonstrate your vaccine status.
You can show your COVID-19 vaccination status as proof of your status when travelling abroad. You should not be asked to prove it for any other reason (for example by an employer or a venue).
You may still be required to show other proof like a negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test, and you may still have to isolate on arrival. Please check the entry requirements for your destination country on the GOV.UK foreign travel advice pages.
If you have not been fully vaccinated, you should continue to follow the entry requirements of the country you are travelling to, such as proof of a negative COVID-19 test on arrival. You should carefully research the requirements of your destination country before travelling.
How to access your COVID-19 vaccination status
You can access your COVID-19 vaccination status through the free NHS App for Android and iOS. You can access the app through mobile devices such as a smartphone or tablet. Proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status will be shown within the NHS App. Please register with the app before booking international travel. You do not need to contact your GP to access the NHS App.
If you do not have access to a smartphone and know that the country you are travelling to requires COVID-19 vaccination status, you can call 119 and ask for a letter to be posted to you.
Request a letter only if you:
- have been fully vaccinated by the NHS in England (you should wait 5 working days after your second dose)
- are planning to travel in the next 4 weeks to a country that requires evidence of COVID-19 vaccination
- cannot access the digital service via the NHS App
The letter may take up to 7 working days to reach you.
Do not contact the GP surgery about your COVID-19 vaccination status. GPs cannot provide letters showing your COVID-19 vaccination status.
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