Hednesford Valley Health Centre,
Station Road, Hednesford,
Staffordshire, WS12 4DH

Coronavirus (COVID 19) Resources and Updates

HAVE YOU GOT SYMPTOMS OR HAVE YOU HAD A POSITIVE TEST RESULT?

If you have been told to SELF ISOLATE or If you or anyone in your household has any following symptoms

  • HIGH TEMPERATURE
  • A LOSS OF OR CHANGE IN SENSE OF SMELL OR TASTE
  • A NEW AND CONTINUOUS COUGH

DO NOT ENTER OUR BUILDING

HEAD STRAIGHT HOME AND ORDER A FREE PCR TEST (FROM NHS.UK) OR CALL 119

IF YOU ARE WORRIED OR NOT SURE WHAT TO DO CALL OR VISIT 111.nhs.uk


Face Masks

All patients attending the surgery. To protect the safety of all patients and staff  it is now a requirement that anyone attending the practice has to wear a face covering or face mask which covers your nose and mouth. Unfortunately if you do not we will be unable to see you.

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National Resources

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Covid 19 Vaccination Status

People in England who have been fully vaccinated against COVID 19 can demonstrate their vaccination status for international travel.

A full course is currently two doses of any approved vaccine. Vaccine status will be available from:

It may take more than a week for your identity to be checked and verified so you can use these services.

If you cannot access these online services, and you have had 2 vaccines, you can request a paper letter from the NHS by calling 119. Only call 119 if you had your second dose more than 5 working days ago. It may take 7 working days for the letter to arrive.

This practice is not able to provide you with a letter that shows your COVID 19 vaccination status.

When you're planning your travel, check the latest information on demonstrating your COVID 19 status when travelling abroad on the gov.uk website. Make sure there is time to get  proof of your vaccination status before you leave.

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Appointments

Face to face appointments are still available, but you will be asked to discuss your condition over the telephone or video consultation first, to determine the best option for your problem.

The practice is allowing patients into the building by prior arrangement following a telephone triage consultation with the GP or to see the Practice Nurse. Please wear a face mask, in line with the latest government requirements.

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Requests for Doctor's Note

Coronavirus Pandemic and Requests for Doctor's Note

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Prescription Requests

All prescription requests should be completed in the foyer and placed in the box outside. Alternatively, please request an online account to order prescriptions. Patients need to nominate a chemist for their prescription.