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We are being inundated by requests for information about the covid vaccination programme.

We are not a designated site to administer Covid Vaccines at this moment in time. Please do not contact the practice to enquire about having the vaccine as all eligible patients will be called by the practice and given details of when and where they will receive their vaccine. All Vaccines will be given at Alderwood Medical Practice, Longford Road, Cannock WS11 1QN. Please do not call Alderwood under any circumstances to try to book a Covid Vaccination. We would encourage all patients aged 70 and above to contact the practice to book their vaccination.

Please click on the link below for further information

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We’ve all got a reason to stop the spread of coronavirus. People we miss. Things we want to get back to.

We know that the guidelines we’re asked to follow can be confusing, but there are a few simple things that don’t change which can stop the virus in its tracks.

Let’s do our bit to stop the spread and get back to what matters most.

  • Wash your hands
  • Cover your face
  • Make space
  • Get a test

Please click on the link below and #doyourbit

Download the NHS COVID-19 app today

The free NHS COVID-19 app is a vital part of the NHS Test and Trace service in England,

Get help downloading the app.

Protect your loved ones. Download the app.

The new NHS COVID-19 app, now available to download for free in England and Wales, is the fastest way to see if you're at risk from coronavirus. The faster you know, the quicker you can alert and protect your loved ones and community.

The app has a number of tools to protect you, including contact tracing, local area alerts and venue check-in. It uses proven technology from Apple and Google, designed to protect every user’s privacy.

Important information about the coronavirus (COVID-19)


The NHS across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent will be better prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases, if the public follows Public Health England advice.


The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of patients and staff which may mean your patient experience is subject to change.


As lockdown has been eased you should still adhere to the guidance and stay alert to protect yourself and others respecting social distancing measures that are currently in place.


The advice issued by the Chief Medical Officer is to stay at home for 7 days if you have either:


  • a high temperature or
  • a new continuous cough or loss of taste and sense of smell


Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or a hospital. You do not need to contact 111 to tell them you're 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


Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.


Stay at home advice can be found

Corona Virus update, please click on the link for the latest information for patients

 Please call NHS 111 for advice. DO NOT VISIT YOUR GP.

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