STRULE MEDICAL PRACTICE
COVID-19 AND OUR SERVICES
Because of the increasing threat posed by the Covid-19 Coronavirus, the doctors of Strule Medical Practice have changed their working arrangements to protect patients and staff from accidental exposure to this viral infection.
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COVID Patient Statement Isolation
OMAGH COMMUNITY SUPPORT HUB
PLEASE ALSO NOTE THERE IS A NEW COMMUNITY SUPPORT HUB WITHIN THE OMAGH AREA.
THE COVID-19 COMMUNITY HELPLINE IS OPEN 7 DAYS PER WEEK FROM 9AM - 5PM
PLEASE CALL ON 0808 802 0020
YOU CAN ALSO VISIT THE FERMANAGH AND OMAGH DISTRICT COUNCIL WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION BY CLICKING THE LINK BELOW;
The GP's based in Omagh Hospital and Primary Care Complex are committed to providing care throughout the current Coronavirus threat. As of 13 March, in order to protect the patients, doctors and staff, all routine patient appointments are suspended. Patients with URGENT medical concerns will be triaged by telephone prior to being offered a consultation with a doctor/nurse in all GP practices. Routine treatment room investigations also require triage.
PLEASE DO NOT come to any of the GP surgeries without phoning the practice first. They will authorise any attendances that are necessary.
If you have booked an appointment at the Treatment room, all appointments for bloods and injections are now cancelled. Patients with wounds are encouraged to contact the Treatment room on 02882 835525.
If you need advice about a blood test, please contact your GP practice. Doctors will be available for urgent medical advice and will see patients as needed after telephone assessments. These measures are necessary to ensure that the facility stays open.
All prescriptions will be available at pharmacies for collection. DO NOT come to the GP reception desks. Please allocate a chemist when ordering your repeat or acute medications.
We hope to resume normal services ASAP.
Thank you for your co-operation.
If you are concerned about Coronavirus (COVID-19) and have flu like symptoms with a cough and temperature, please stay at home.
DO NOT COME IN TO THE PRACTICE.
CALL 111 - NHS DIRECT FOR ADVICE.
For further information, please contact: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
TO AVOID THE VIRUS
Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not with your hands).
When you cough or sneeze, put used tissues in the bin immediately.
Wash your hands with soap and water often.
Use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available.
Try to avoid close contact with people who are unwell.
Avoid touching your face with your hands if they are not clean.
Strule Medical Practice
With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.
Self Care Policy
We at Strule Medical Practice would like you to stay healthy this winter. If you fall sick with a winter ailment we want you to be able to look after yourself at home safely. Here are a few links to some websites with further information on winter ailments and self care:
Get Well, Keep Well
Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.
Our premises are on flat ground and have toilet facilities for disabled patients.
(Site updated 09/04/2020)