Coronavirus information

Check if you have coronavirus symptoms

Find out about the main symptoms of coronavirus and where to get medical advice if you think you have them.​

 

What to do if you or someone you live with has symptoms of coronavirus
Advice about not leaving your home (self-isolation) and looking after yourself if you or someone you live with has symptoms.

People at higher risk from coronavirus
Advice for people at higher risk from coronavirus, including older people, people with health conditions and pregnant women.

Coronavirus in children
Advice about symptoms of coronavirus in children, including when to get medical help if your child seems unwell.​

Staying at home to avoid getting coronavirus
Advice about staying at home to avoid getting coronavirus, including when you can leave your home and how to get medical help.​

Help the NHS respond to coronavirus
Find out what you can do to help the NHS respond to the spread of coronavirus.

Links to more information about coronavirus
Links to government advice, information for health professionals and advice for other parts of the UK.

For further information go to  nhs.uk/coronavirus or  gov.uk/coronavirus

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Coronavirus Vaccination 

  • Learn more about Covid Vaccinations by using the regularly updated local website below:

https://bnssghealthiertogether.org.uk/covid-19-mass-vaccination/

Vaccination Status Information

As of Monday 17th May 2021, an updated version of the NHS App will go live.  The updated version will contain a separate feature to show individuals COVID-19 vaccination records.  Please note, this feature will not be controlled by the individuals practice.  Effectively, this turns the App into a vaccine passport.

The following is a link to the GOV.UK website on 
Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status when travelling abroad which explains the following:

How to access your COVID-19 vaccination status

Through the NHS App

You can access your COVID-19 vaccination status through the free NHS App from 17 May 2021.  You can access the app through mobile devices such as a smartphone or tablet.  Proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status will be shown within the NHS App.  We recommend that you register with the app before booking international travel.

By calling 119

If you do not have access to a smartphone and know that the country you are travelling to requires COVID-19 vaccination status, you can call the NHS helpline on 119 (from 17 May 2021) and ask for a letter to be posted to you.  This must be at least 5 working days after you’ve completed your course of the vaccine.  We are advised that the letter could take up to 5 working days to reach you.

The letter will be sent automatically to the address registered with your GP.  The 119 call handler you speak to will not be able to see your address to check this with you.  If you’ve recently moved house, make sure you’ve given your new address to your GP practice before calling 119.

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Access to Coronavirus testing

I'M AN ORIGINAL CATCHPHRASE

Anyone with symptoms can get a coronavirus test, whatever their age. Use the links below for further information

Get a coronavirus test

Once you’ve received a coronavirus home test kit, you must register it so that we can send your results to you.

Register a home test kit