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COVID-19 Vaccination Booster Programme – Winter 2021/22

The Collingham Medical Centre is supporting the Booster (3rd dose) COVID Vaccine Campaign for Newark and Collingham Districts.

This site is one of a number of locations you can receive your COVID booster – other services and locations can be found on the national booking system - Coronavirus (COVID-19) booster vaccine - NHS (www.nhs.uk) or dial 119. 

Eligible patients need a minimum of 6 months between their last (primary dose) COVID Vaccine and their booster. 

We have started to contact patients with mobile numbers with a text link to book directly into a slot … the text reads “Book your COVID Booster Vac at Collingham Hub, NG23 7LB” followed by a link which takes you straight to dates/times to choose at Collingham Medical Centre. 

For patients without mobile numbers noted on your records, you can call 119 once you receive your invite to say you are eligble. 

We aim to deliver a large part of this campaign at weekends at the Collingham Medical Centre in order not to disrupt your general practice services during the working week.

Thank you for your patience whilst we build these services and train the new dedicated team to support your COVID Boosters.   Unfortunately, due to the timing of deliveries, we are not co-administering flu vaccines at Collingham.    Please contact your own GP practice to book and receive your flu vaccination this Winter. 

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Proof of COVID-19 vaccination status
From 17 May, patients can access their COVID-19 vaccination status though the NHS App. Patients are being advised by Gov.uk that they do not need to contact their GP surgery about their COVID-19 vaccination status.   

Currently, the Booster is not required for your COVID passport (it is your primary doses) which define your COVID passport.   Vaccination information is available on the NHS App to view. 

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FREE Lateral Flow Test Devices are available from the Collingham Pharmacy - it is important to continue to test to protect you, your family and our community.  Follow national guidance to isolate on a positive test and attend a PCR testing Centre. 

Lateral Flow Testing offers reassurance that you are not carrying the virus, even if symptom free.   If you have symptoms, please book PCR test and isolate. 

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Further information around COVID can be found in our "All things COVID" page 

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If you have been advised to self-isolate and require a Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) Employee Statement of Sickness for your employer, please click on the link below to open a printable form.  This form can also be completed on-line on the GOV.UK website.

Employee Self Certification form

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National Diabetes Prevention Programme - Champion uptake in Collingham

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If your GP decides that it is necessary to refer you to see a specialist at hospital, your referral will be usually be sent via "e-Referrals", our electronic referrals system.  Where possible, we will send you a choice of available healthcare providers, with instructions on how to book your appointment. 

Some secondary care services are triaged by a consultant.  If your referral has gone to a triaged service, you will be contacted by the service provider to arrange an appointment. 

Patient Self-Referral

Did you know you can self-refer to the following services:

 

Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) - Pts can self-refer by calling 0115 8542299, or online.          https://www.nottinghamshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/camhs-self-referral

 

Counselling - NHS counselling offered by Insight Healthcare. Access the Insight website using the link below, then select Nottinghamshire as the location from the drop down menu and view for contact details and self-referral form.                   https://www.insighthealthcare.org/

 

Drug & Alcohol Team patients can self-refer to:

 

Nottinghamshire:                                                      Lincolnshire:

Newark Recovery Team                                            Addaction

Block B                                                                       The Hew Avenue

65 Northgate                                                               26-30 Newland

Newark                                                                       Lincoln

NG24 1HD                                                                  LN1 1XG

 

Telephone Number: 01636 302023                            Telephone Number: 01522 301300

 

 

Change Grow Live – Alcohol Service - Patients are able to self-refer to service and they provide support inpatient detox and prescribing:               https://www.changegrowlive.org/

 

 

Hearing Test – Holistic Hearing offer NHS hearing tests at Collingham Medical Centre. Patient registered at Collingham can self-refer by contacting our PCA team to book an appointment.  

 

(If you wish to have a hearing test at the hospital, this does require a doctor’s referral.)

 

 

Physiotherapy – Print off a self-referral form or pick one up a from the reception desk and post directly to the Physiotherapy Department.  

 Physiotherapy Self Referral Form

 

 

Vasectomy - Patients can self-refer to the Nottingham Road Clinic by calling 01623 624137 or emailing nottinghamroad.clinic@nhs.net to book an appointment (no referral form).

 

Clinics are held at:

  • Nottingham Road Clinic, 195 Nottingham Road, Mansfield, NG18 4AA
  • Balderton Primary Care Centre, Lowfield Lane, Balderton, NG24 3HJ
  • Park House medical Centre, 61 Burton Road, Carlton, NG4 3DQ 
 
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