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Get NHS advice about COVID-19, including symptoms, testing, vaccination and staying at home.
Changes to testing
Find out about the symptoms of COVID-19 and what to do if you or your child has them.
Find out if you should get a test for COVID-19, who can get free NHS tests, how to get tested, and what your test result means
Get your COVID-19 vaccination, read about the vaccines and find out what happens when you have your vaccine.
NHS COVID Pass
Find out how to get your COVID Pass for travelling abroad and for certain venues and events in England.
What to do if you have or might have COVID-19
Find out what to do if you've tested positive or have symptoms of COVID-19, or have been in close contact with someone with COVID-19.
Self-care and treatments
Advice about how to look after yourself at home if you have COVID-19 or symptoms of COVID-19, and read about treatments for COVID-19.
People at higher risk
Advice for people at higher risk from COVID-19, including people with health conditions and pregnant women.
How to avoid catching and spreading COVID-19
Advice about what you can do to reduce your risk of catching and spreading COVID-19.
Long-term effects (long COVID)
Find out about the long-term effects COVID-19 can sometimes have and what help is available.
Using the NHS and other health services
Find out about changes to using health services, such as GPs and hospitals, because of COVID-19.
Take part in research
Find out about health research studies and how you may be able to take part.
Download the NHS COVID-19 app
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For non-urgent medical assistance outside our normal surgery hours, please call the NHS 111. Just dial from any landline or mobile phone 111.
If your need is non-urgent and you are able to wait till the Practice is next open, an early morning phone triage is available. The telephone lines are open at 8am to speak to a Doctor who will be available for advice. Please note that if you need an appointment you can phone to make an appointment from 8.30am.
You can find answers to any ailments from common colds to cancers on the A-Z health encyclopaedia on this site. Our practice website www.seasidemedicalcentre.co.uk also has many useful links as well as information on all the services we offer including on-line appointment bookings.
NHS 111 available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It is a service to replace the out of hours service and NHS Direct that has previously been in place. The service is handled by a team of highly trained call advisers, supported by experienced clinicians.
NHS 111 can also help patients who require health information or reassurance regarding any health matter. NHS 111 can direct patients to the service that is best able to meet the needs taking into account location, time of day and the availability of local services.
The aim of NHS 111 is to make it easier for patients to access healthcare services when they need medical help fast, and when it's not a life threatening situation.
Monday to Friday 5pm - 9am and 24 hours at weekends and bank holidays.
Call 08457 90 90 90
Out of hours emergencies (Mon - Fri, 5pm to 8.30am, weekends and bank holidays).
Call NHS 1-1-1 (no.above) or for advice, contact a family planning clinic, minor injury unit, pharmacy or GP.
Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains, heavy bleeding and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.