Please remember we are still here to provide advice/treatment for any medical concerns. If you need to be seen face to face we can make this happen in a way that keeps you safe. Please don’t ignore worrying symptoms – call us on 01922 628280 or 01922 622898.
Patient Information - Coronavirus
The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.
What to do if you have symptoms
Stay at home for 7 days if you have either:
- a high temperature
- a new continuous cough
- loss of/ change in smell or taste
Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.
You do not need to contact NHS 111 to tell them you're staying at home.
Read the advice about staying at home.
Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service if:
- you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home
- your condition gets worse
- your symptoms do not get better after 7 days
Use the 111 coronavirus service
Free GOV.UK coronavirus information service whatsapp simply add 07860064422 in your phone contacts and then message the word ‘Hi'.
This will give you information regarding coronavirus
Isolation Sick Notes
Please note, patients cannot get an isolation note by ringing 111 but these are available online from https://111.nhs.uk/isolation-note
Making Connections Walsall
Please see this poster (PDF, 289KB), outlining the council’s response to the community regarding the coronavirus situation.
Anyone in Walsall that needs help can email or call for assistance.
You will also notice that the hub for the East (covering Aldridge, Brownhills, Clayhanger, High Heath, Pelsall, Pheasey, Rushall, Shelfield, Streetly and Walsall Wood) is Manor Farm Community Association.
Coronavirus and Domestic Abuse Support
If you are struggling with your situation at home, speaking to your GP could help. They can refer you to a specialist service to support you.
You can also call Black Country Women’s Aid directly for support in Walsall:
Call: 0121 552 6448 (24 hours)
Text/WhatsApp: 07384 466 181 (Mon - Fri 9am - 9pm)
The two updated Parent Tips:
- one providing some basic information on the childhood immunisation programme, explaining how vaccines work, how they are regulated and why it is important to ensure your baby receives all the recommended immunisations
- the second, provides answers to “Frequently Asked Questions” and has been written by leading national experts. It covers getting your baby immunised and what to expect, including information on things such as soothing your baby during and after vaccinations, and what to do if they are poorly on the day of their appointment.
Just to reassure you that despite the current COVID-19 pandemic, it is still recommended that your child receives their vaccines as this protects them against other serious diseases that can still cause them harm.
Parent Tips - Childhood Immunisations 1: An introduction to childhood immunisations
Parent Tips - Childhood Immunisations 2: Frequently Asked Questions