Vulnerable Elderly Patients

We are committed to providing the best support and care we can to all our patients, but often it is those elderly patients living at home alone who are overlooked because they do not want to bother us. Then they become ill and often go into hospital when, with a little more help and support this could be avoided.

Every member of our team has allocated to them several patients who, with their consent, they contact on a regular basis to make sure they are safe and well and looking after themselves. The patients appreciate this contact and we can look out for times when we feel that further medical and social support is needed. Ultimately this saves hospital admissions, but the reason for our scheme is to look after a growing population of elderly adults who need and deserve our support.

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

 

If you have coronavirus symptoms do not come to the surgery, your local pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.

 

Contact NHS111 either by phone or online if you have:

 

 

NHS111 will ask about your symptoms and tell you what to do.

 

Do not come to the surgery as this will only put more people at risk.

 

Covid-19 Vaccination Programme Update

Patients are asked not to contact the surgery regarding COVID-19 vaccinations.

St Neots Health Centre is part of a PCN (Primary Care Network – group of surgeries) with Lakeside, Great Staughton and Monkfield surgeries and the vaccination programmes are being organised by us together as a PCN. You will get contact by text or phone or letter in due course.

We have started to offer the Covid-19 vaccination to our patients following the Government guidance and priority groups. Eligible patients will be contacted directly to arrange an appointment when it is your turn.

Please don’t contact the NHS to seek a vaccine before then.

If you have not yet been approached about having the Covid-19 vaccine, please read the information: why you are being asked to wait.

More patient information on the Covid-19 vaccine

Please continue to abide by all the social distancing, wearing of face masks and hand hygiene guidance, which will still save lives.