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IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THE CORONAVIRUS

To protect all patients and staff the online booking for face to face appointments has been suspended - Replaced with Telephone appointments until further notice. We thank you for your patience and understanding at this time.

Please be advised that due to the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) we have suspended all online booking for face to face appointments.  Using the app (Birmingham and Solihull Health App) you can book a “Telephone Triage Online” a GP will then call you back at the appointed time.  Only then will a decision be made whether you need to attend the practice.

Up-to-date Guidance – www.nhs.uk/coronavirus

Public Health England (a smaller range of languages and Easy Read)- https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance

Race Equality Foundation Blog about BAME people and COVID-19- https://raceequalityfoundation.org.uk/health-care/coronavirus-information-and-resources/

Learning Disabilities https://www.mencap.org.uk/advice-and-support/health/coronavirus-covid-19

Easy Read Documents regarding coronavirus- https://www.easy-read-online.co.uk/erdocs/easy-read-online/

Guidance if you have symptoms- https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance

NHS England/Improvement’s guide to caring for people with Learning Disability, Autism or both during the COVID-19 outbreak-https://www.england.nhs.uk/coronavirus/wp-content/uploads/sites/52/2020/03/C0031_Specialty-guide_LD-and-coronavirus-v1_-24-March.pdf

Free to access Easy Read and BSL interpreted information and video Bradford Talking Media have produced easy to read and British Sign Language interpreted material, audio files and video resources about social distancing, Covid-19 symptoms, social isolation and looking after your mental health during isolation. They are free to access and can be used to support service users and their families who have hearing impairments, learning disabilities or anyone who needs information in an easy to read format. – https://www.btm.org.uk/resource-category/accessible-information-about-coronavirus/