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If you or a member of your household have COVID symptoms:

If you have symptoms of COVID-19 however mild, you must self-isolate for at least 10 days from when your symptoms started. You should arrange to have a test to see if you have COVID-19 – go to testing to arrange. Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.

If you are not experiencing symptoms but have tested positive for COVID-19 you also must self-isolate for at least 10 days, starting from the day the test was taken. If you develop symptoms during this isolation period, you must restart your 10-day isolation from the day you develop symptoms.

After 10 days, if you still have a temperature you should continue to self-isolate and seek medical advice over the telephone, DO NOT go to your GP, pharmacy or hospital. 

If you live with others, all other household members must stay at home and not leave the house for 14 days. The 14-day period starts from the day when the first person in the household became ill or if they do not have symptoms, from the day their test was taken. If anyone else in the household starts displaying symptoms, they must stay at home for at least 10 days from when their symptoms appear, regardless of what day they are on in their original 14-day isolation period. 

ISOLATING means:

  • Do not leave the house for any reason
  • Do not go shopping
  • Do not go to your neighbours
  • Do not visit your family
  • Do not allow anyone who does not live with you, to enter your house
  • Do not visit your GP, pharmacy or hospital

COVID Assessment Hub

In response to coronavirus (COVID-19), walk-in services across Oldham are changing temporarily to protect patients, staff and the wider local community. NHS Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has taken emergency steps to protect patients, staff and public to prevent the spread of the virus.

The walk-in centre based at the Integrated Care Centre (ICC), New Radcliffe Street, Oldham OL1 1NL, is now closed until further notice.

The ICC in Oldham now houses a COVID Assessment Hub and a Digital Hub which are both open from 8am until 8pm 7 days a week.

The COVID Assessment Hub cares for patients with potential COVID-19 symptoms from across the borough. The service is only for people who have potential COVID-19 symptoms and are unwell, but do not need emergency care. Access to the service is via your GP or after contacting NHS111.

The Digital Hub provides support to Oldham Care Homes and patients who have an urgent non-emergency care need for non COVID-19 health issues where appropriate. This service is strictly by appointment only following a referral from NHS111 or a healthcare professional, including Accident & Emergency.

for more information regarding the COVID Hub please click on the following link

http://www.oldhamccg.nhs.uk/News/Walk-In-Centre

For up to date information regarding Corona virus please click the following links:

https://www.nhs.uk/coronavirus

https://gov.uk/coronavirus

https://www.oldham.gov.uk/coronavirus

Practice Management

The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
Miss Michelle Collins (f)

Michelle is our Practice Manager and works closely with Chelcie to ensure the efficient running of the Practice.

Miss Chelcie Russell (f)

Chelcie is our Assistant Practice Manager and works closely with Michelle to ensure the efficient running of the Practice.

Administration

Mrs Joanne Mellor (f)

Joanne is based in the office and helps ensure the smooth running of the practice.

You may also see Joanne on reception and speak to her on the phones as she has many talents and helps the reception team on a daily basis.

Miss Iram Kouser (f)

Iram is based in the office and ensures all hospital letters are scanned onto the clinical system and assists with all the data processing within the practice.

Miss Fern Carnegie (f)

Fern is based in the office and helps ensure the smooth running of the practice, helping Joanne with the administration duties and Jana with secretarial duties.

You may also see Fern on reception and speak to her on the phones as she has many talents and helps the reception team on a daily basis.

Reception

Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries.
Mrs Lyndsay Vasey

On arrival at Barley Clough you will be greeted by one of our receptionists.

Our receptionists are highly trained and will offer friendly courteous advice to help you decide what type of service you need from us and direct you to the most appropriate person.

 

Mrs Cheryll Burns

On arrival at Barley Clough you will be greeted by one of our receptionists.

Our receptionists are highly trained and will offer friendly courteous advice to help you decide what type of service you need from us and direct you to the most appropriate person.

 

Mrs Dawn Beckenham

Not only is Dawn one of our HCA's but she also covers the phone early in a morning.

Our receptionists are highly trained and will offer friendly courteous advice to help you decide what type of service you need from us and direct you to the most appropriate person.

 

Mrs Nicola Bolger (f)

On arrival at Barley Clough you will be greeted by one of our receptionists.

Our receptionists are highly trained and will offer friendly courteous advice to help you decide what type of service you need from us and direct you to the most appropriate person.

 

Mrs Sue Hudson (f)

On arrival at Barley Clough you will be greeted by one of our receptionists.

Our receptionists are highly trained and will offer friendly courteous advice to help you decide what type of service you need from us and direct you to the most appropriate person.

 

Mrs Kimberley Lawton (f)

On arrival at Barley Clough you will be greeted by one of our receptionists.

Our receptionists are highly trained and will offer friendly courteous advice to help you decide what type of service you need from us and direct you to the most appropriate person.

 

Mrs Ruth Chappel (f)

On arrival at Barley Clough you will be greeted by one of our receptionists.

Our receptionists are highly trained and will offer friendly courteous advice to help you decide what type of service you need from us and direct you to the most appropriate person.

 

Miss Marina Aston (f)

On arrival at Barley Clough you will be greeted by one of our receptionists.

Our receptionists are highly trained and will offer friendly courteous advice to help you decide what type of service you need from us and direct you to the most appropriate person.

 

Secretaries

Mrs Jana Nixon
Our secretary, ensures all the patient referral letters are dealt with promptly and efficiently and can answer any queries re problems with Choose & Book.