Face Masks and Exemption Letters
UPDATE 2 – 16/07/2020
Please click the link below to read the response letter from the LMC (Local medical committee)
UPDATE 1 – 15/07/2020
At present at Omnia medical practice we are not providing any medical exemption letters to patients. We as an organisation have written to the LMC for further guidance and clarification and at present will not be undertaking any letter requests.
If you need a telephone appointment please ring the practice or use the “Ask My Doctor” form, please be patient and understanding with the team, like all services the team are being affected by Coronavirus we have staff ill and self-isolating. The team are trying their best to meet the needs of the patient while operating in pandemic times. The Omnia team are not immune to the situation so I ask for your patience and understanding.
Appointments at Omnia practice will either by telephone or video consultation, this its to protect you and the staff and is in accordance with social distancing advice. In exceptional circumstances it may be necessary to see you; this decision will be made by the Doctor following a telephone or video consultation.
Morning appointments are released at 8.00 AM, this is a first come first served service. When we are at full capacity you will be advised to call back from 2:00 PM when the afternoon appointments are released.
There will be no walk in (Sit and Wait) service effective immediately.
There is no patient access to the building.
The main doors to the building will be shut.
If you have a prescription that is on repeat please use our online services, if you are not registered for patient online please speak to reception.
If you are unable to speak to reception please email them on email@example.com with you Name, Date of birth and contact details and somebody will contact you to discuss.
If you need a prescription that is not on repeat then either ring reception or use the “ask the doctor” form on our web page
There will be no paper prescriptions issued by the practice unless it is technically possible for us not to do so, there will be no exceptions to this.
Pharmacies and Deliveries
Please speak to reception using the intercom system
FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY AND FOR THE SAFETY OF OTHERS PLEASE DO NOT LET OTHER PEOPLE INTO THE BUILDING WHEN YOU ENTER, DOING SO IS PUTTING YOURSELF AND OTHER PATIENTS AT RISK. PLEASE ACT WITH CONSIDERATION AND OBSERVING SOCIAL DISTANCING. IF YOU ENTER THE BUILDING WITHOUT FOLLOWING THIS INSTRUCTION YOU WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE WE WILL NOT DEAL WITH YOUR MATTER, PLEASE CALL US INSTEAD.
Any other matters
Please call the practice
These matters have been put in place for your own safety
COVID-19 resources in alternative languages
The South Asian Health Foundation has a range of resources available for COVID-19, including videos available in different languages. You can access these here.