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What to do if you or someone you live with has symptoms of coronavirus
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Testing for coronavirus
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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.
Social distancing advice and changes to everyday life because of coronavirus
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Links to more information about coronavirus
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Alum Rock Medical Centre27-29 Highfield RoadAlum RockBirmingham, B8 3QDTel: 0121 328 9579
MBBS (Dow, Karachi), LRCP, LRCS (Edin) LRCP&S (Glasgow), MRCGP (London), DCP (Warwick)
MBChB (Birmingham), DCH, DRCOG, DFSRH, MRCGP
European Cert. in Essential Palliative Care, Warwick Cert. in Diabetes Care
Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurse runs clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma & diabetes, and carries out childhood vaccinations and cervical smears. Heidi is also qualified to deal with minor ailments.
Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (taking blood), blood pressure measurement, carrying out ECGs and spirometry, and new patient checks.
They also help in the running of certain aspects of the Chronic Disease Clinics under the supervision of the GPs.
They may also act as a chaperone when a patient or other staff member requests one.
They may administer certain injections under the direct authorisation of the GP.
The health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Her role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing. The Health Visitor runs her clinics on Tuesday mornings starting at 10:30am - no appointment is necessary.
Nursery Nurse (Naseem): Supports the health visitor to deliver the child health and development programme.
Community Nurses: provide nursing care in the community
Link Workers/Interpreters: support communication with patients and professionals
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