Coronavirus

It was announced on the 15th July 2021 that everyone accessing or visiting healthcare settings must continue to wear a face covering and follow social distancing rules.

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Due to Covid-19, the practices here at Waters Green Medical Centre have had to make changes to the way we work to keep both our patients and our staff safe.

We have created this page to keep you informed of these changes and provide information about the wider response to Covid-19, including the latest news and NHS advice.

You can check the latest information from the NHS by clicking here.

If you need help or advice, your NHS is open and here for you. Please click here to see where to seek help in Cheshire.

COVID-19 Vaccination Programme – What You Need to Know

Booster doses of Covid-19 Vaccination are now being administered by various sites in East Cheshire.

These are available to people most at risk from COVID-19 who have had a 2nd dose of a vaccine at least 6 months ago including those aged 50 and over aged 16 and over with a health condition that puts them at high risk from COVID-19

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Remember, you can only book an appointment for a booster dose if it has been at least 6 months (180 days) since your 2nd dose of the vaccine.

The booster vaccination clinics are not being run by the Macclesfield GP practices. Following a very successful campaign over the last 9 months, during which we gave over 50,000 vaccinations, we are not able to offer boosters alongside normal day to day general practice.

Where NHS England has previously reduced GP contractual obligations, suspended targets and provided financial support to allow us to fund our vaccination programme previously, regrettably this is not the case this time.

The Macclesfield practices are busier than we have ever been for this time of year and we are expecting an extremely challenging winter. In order to guarantee safe and high standards of care for our patients during this time, we have made the decision not to commit to the booster programme. 

The boosters will instead be delivered across three pharmacy sites in Macclesfield which we feel will more than adequately deliver this programme. We are extremely grateful to our pharmacy partners for their support of this stage of our Covid vaccination campaign.

All young people aged 16 to 17 in England are now eligible to get a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

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Some walk-in COVID-19 vaccination sites are offering the vaccine to people aged 16 and 17. You can check if a site is available near you by clicking on the link below:

Find a walk-in Covid-19 Vaccination Site

Information about the delivery of the Covid-19 Vaccination Programme at Waters Green Medical Centre.
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Information about how the GP Practices are currently operating, including appointments, repeat prescriptions and zoning information
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Find out what services are currently open and how to access these, as well as some useful links to further information.
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Looking after our mental health has never been more important. Discover services and resources to support your mental wellbeing during Covid-19.
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For information about how coronavirus affects pregnancy and children, as well as tips on talking to children about the virus.
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There has been an amazing response locally and nationally to the Covid-19 crisis. Find out more about the volunteers supporting those in need.
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For the latest statement and news from the practices, the local community and nationwide.
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Due to Covid-19, the practices here at Waters Green Medical Centre have had to make changes to the way we work to keep both our patients and our staff safe.

We have created this page to keep you informed of these changes and provide information about the wider response to Covid-19, including the latest news and NHS advice.

You can check the latest information from the NHS by clicking here.

If you need help or advice, your NHS is open and here for you. Please click here to see where to seek help in Cheshire.