Travelling Abroad COVID Status

How to get the NHS COVID Pass and demonstrate your coronavirus (COVID-19) status when travelling abroad and domestically at events and venues in England.

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Practice News & Announcements

Welcome to Mercheford House Surgery

Mercheford House Surgery is based in March providing Doctors and Nursing services under the GMS contract.

  • ​We strive to give the best evidenced based holistic care
  • ​Support those most vulnerable in society
  • ​Recognise that people are more than a collection of symptoms but are complex, with physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs
  • ​To care for and respect all, regardless of age, sex, gender, race, belief or sexuality​
  • Extended hours offered in accordance with the PCN Contract, please ask the reception team for more details.

NHS App

Owned and run by the NHS, the NHS App is a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet — including prescriptions and appointments.

NHS App displayed on mobile phone

Know who to turn to for your healthcare

We want to help you get the right medical assistance when you’re ill, injured or have a long term condition. Going directly to the person with the appropriate skills is important. This can help you to a speedier recovery and makes sure all NHS services are run efficiently.

Pharmacist

When you need healthcare advice or help with medicines

Optician

Sudden loss of vision. Blurred vision. Painful or red eyes?

Dentist

When your mouth or teeth need urgent attention

NHS Out-of-hours

When your GP and local pharmacy are closed

Minor injury

You will usually need a GP referral, except in an emergency.

Accident & Emergency

When an illness or injury is serious or life-threatening

Alert

Coronavirus Update

To all of our patients this is a polite notice that although mask wearing is not the law from Monday 19th July in most public places it is still mandated in public health settings and within the NHS.

This is to continue to protect our staff and all patients attending the surgery as much as possible.

At this time please do not go to the surgery, unless you are advised to do so by a member of the Practice team. Please wear a face covering and observe social distancing when attending the surgery.

Do not contact your GP surgery about your COVID-19 vaccination status. GPs cannot provide letters showing your COVID-19 vaccination status. For more information please visit gov.uk/demonstrating-your-vaccine-status

Download the NHS COVID 19 app

Get tested for coronavirus

  • Symptoms
    Find out about the main symptoms of coronavirus and what to do if you or your child has them.
  • Testing
    Get a test to check if you have coronavirus, find out what testing involves and understand your test result.
  • Self-isolation and treating symptoms
    Advice about staying at home (self-isolation) and treatment for you and anyone you live with.
  • People at higher risk
    Advice for people at higher risk from coronavirus, including older people, people with health conditions and pregnant women.
  • Long-term effects (long COVID)
    Find out about the long-term effects coronavirus can sometimes have and what help is available.
  • Social distancing and changes to everyday life
    Advice about avoiding close contact with other people (social distancing), looking after your wellbeing and using the NHS and other services.
  • Take part in research
    Find out about health research studies and how you may be able to take part.

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