Advice for patients during the Covid-19 pandemic

Advice for diabetic patients during the covid-19 pandemic 

Our Diabetes Lead Practice Nurse has put together some information specifically for our Diabetic patients, in dealing with times of possible illness during this Covid-19 period. Please click on the links below for more information: 

Click here for COVID-19 Bereavement Support information

Advice for pregnant women

Advice for children & young adults 

Face Coverings

Sexual Health 

Making decisions about treatment

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is prompting many of us to think about the treatment and care we receive at the end of life. 

Mental Health Services 

Herefordshire Mental Health and Learning Disability Services have set up a new 24/7 Mental Health support, advice and triage phone line.

For patients currently accessing mental health services:

  • Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm, please contact the team or service who currently provide your care
  • Monday to Friday, 5pm – 9am and 24 hours on weekends and bank holidays, please call 01905 681915 (24 hours)               

For patients not currently in contact with any mental health services, they should call 01905 681915  (24 hours).                

Accessing NHS Dentistry

Information on how to access NHS dentistry during this time

Useful websites for patients: 

 

Advice on shielding:

We understand that the guidance for who should be shielding for 12 weeks can be complicated to understand. Please see the document below, produced by Taurus Healthcare and Hereford Medical Group, for a  list of useful websites and information:

The Government’s Shielded Patient Process – Advice for Patients