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  • COVID Vaccine – Carers latest information
    I am a carer when can I get vaccinated? The practice has been supplied with the following information: Information to help support Unpaid Carers get the vaccine as part of cohort 6. Unpaid carers are eligible for the covid vaccine as part of Cohort 6 defined by the Joint Committee on Vaccinations and Immunisations (JCVI). The […]
  • LATEST COVID-19 VACCINATION INFORMATION
    Please click here to view the latest COVID 19 vaccination information.
  • COVID-19 Vaccination
    Please click here to view a helpful leaflet which may be able to answer some of your questions about the vaccine. Click here to view the COVID-19 vaccination first phase priority groups. Vaccine Supply – update 25/02/21 The national covid vaccine programme allocates vaccine to PCNs and hubs across the UK. This is to ensure that […]
  • Flu Season 2020/21
    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have had to make changes in the way we run our flu clinics for the safety of all our patients and staff. Please take a look at our information leaflets below: Flu Programme 2020/21 Flu Eligibility 2020/21  Please note that people in the 50-64-year old age group will not be […]
  • Wigton Medical Practice RED CENTRE
    From Monday 20th July if you are suspected of having COVID-19 symptoms you can be seen in the newly opened Wigton Red Centre. Patients will no longer be asked to attend the facility in Aspatria. Arrangements for a specific appointment time will be made and you will be given instructions about attending the centre. Please […]
  • FACE COVERINGS
    We are asking all patients who attend the surgery to please wear a face covering to protect other patients and staff. All staff will be wearing face coverings and appropriate PPE. From the 24th July face coverings must be worn in all shops and supermarkets – following this guidance we have been receiving a lot […]
  • Online Consult
    Wigton Group Medical Practice now offer Online consult 😁 This is a system simply accessed via our practice website or via Patient Access. Our online consultation platform gives patients access to a wide range of health advice and resources to help better manage and understand your own health. It also allows you to complete straightforward […]
  • UPDATE: APPOINTMENT ARRANGEMENTS
    All patients requesting a GP appointment will be offered a phone appointment with an appropriate member of the team. If it is deemed necessary and appropriate you may then be asked to visit the surgery. If you are offered a face to face appointment please follow the guidance below. All Face to face appointments with […]
  • UPDATE: IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PATIENTS: CORONAVIRUS
    We are very carefully monitoring the situation with regards to the Coronavirus, and are implementing the necessary changes required to ensure that we deliver Primary Care as safely as possible under exceptional circumstances. For your protection the practice intends to move to a telephone triage system beginning 16th March for all requests for appointments. Please […]
  • myGP app
    Download our new appointment bookings app to your smartphone for free. myGP was developed to make access to healthcare easier and faster for patients. Once downloaded, simply log-in with your date of birth and mobile number and add the people you care for, allowing you to book and cancel appointments for them. It’s really that […]
  • Was the doctor running late?
      We appreciate that our patients are busy and wish to be seen on time. We do not wish to keep you waiting, but unfortunately there are times when our doctors do run late. There are several reasons for this and we offer some suggestions to help. Patients come to a single appointment with many […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.

If you have a high temperature, new continuous cough or a loss of, or change in your normal sense of taste or smell please do not attend the surgery.

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