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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Stay at home to stop coronavirus spreading

Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.

You should only leave the house for very limited purposes:

  • shopping for basic necessities, for example food and medicine, which must be as infrequent as possible
  • one form of exercise a day, for example a run, walk, or cycle – alone or with members of your household
  • any medical need, including to donate blood, avoid or escape risk of injury or harm, or to provide care or to help a vulnerable person
  • travelling for work purposes, but only where you cannot work from home

Important - These reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.

There is separate advice about staying at home if:

Symptoms and what to do

Do not leave your home if you have either:

  • a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
  • a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)

To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.

Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.

Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.

Important - Call 111 for advice if you're worried about a baby or child.

If they seem very unwell, are getting worse or you think there's something seriously wrong, call 999.

Do not delay getting help if you're worried. Trust your instincts.

Help the NHS respond to coronavirus

Use the quick NHS coronavirus status checker to tell us about your current experience of the virus.

This will help the NHS plan its response to coronavirus by showing where the virus is spreading and how it affects people.

Read general information such as:

COVID-19 Support: We're Here For You

It is understandable that during times like this, people may be feeling afraid, worried, anxious, and overwhelmed. Our Social Prescriber can help you with finding the support you need, whether that be ensuring you have your groceries, linking-up to mutual support groups, or building your mental health.

You can self-refer directly by emailing Eloni at Tel: 07707053892, the office hours are Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.

Welcome to the Surgery!

We are a small, friendly practice where our patients come first.

Harold Street Medical Centre was purpose built and opened in 1986. The practice provides medical services for the local community in the Sheffield 6 area; this includes Loxley, Wadsley, Hillsborough, Stannington, Malin Bridge, Walkley, Crookesmoor and Upperthorpe. We hope you enjoy browsing our website and find it useful and informative.

The Surgery is part of the Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group.

This is not a limited Company.

Care Data

If you wish to opt out of sharing your data records, you will need to read and print the leaflet below, or alternatively pick one up at your surgery reception. Fill in the form attached and hand back to the main reception.

Care Data Information and Opt-Out Form (PDF, 495KB)

Patient Survey

We would be grateful if you would download and complete this survey about Harold Street Medical Practice: Patient Survey

Your opinions are valuable to us and will help us to identify areas that may need improvement. After completing the survey please either hand it in to reception or email it directly to Thank you.

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Just Ask Me

Click here to download the Just Ask Me leaflet (PDF, 283KB)


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This website was last updated on:

8th April 2020

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  • Fax 0114 233 3900
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