If you have any of the following symptoms, GET A TEST AND STAY AT HOME
• a high temperature
• a new, continuous cough
• a loss of, or change to, your sense of smell or taste
To view the recent and upcoming changes to National restrictions in our area, click here: www.gov.uk/coronavirus
We are delighted to be offering the COVID-19 vaccine to our patients, with the rollout well underway as we vaccinate our more vulnerable patients, care home residents and staff first.
We understand there is a huge amount of interest in the vaccine however, please do not contact the Practice to book an appointment. The vaccination programme will take months, it will not happen in a few days.
Please be patient, do not worry, no one will be excluded from the programme and when it is the right time for you to be vaccinated, we will contact you to book your appointments. In the meantime, do continue to follow all the guidance to control the virus and save lives.
You can get information about the COVID-19 Vaccination online at www.nhs.uk/covidvaccination. www.nhs.uk/covidvaccination
Please DO NOT attend the surgery unless you have an appointment. Anyone who wishes to enter without reason will not be permitted to enter. Please ensure you are wearing a face covering and know that you will be required to have your temperature taken upon entry.
You MUST arrive for you appointment as close to the given time as possible and please do not bring anyone with you. You will only be allowed to attend with another party if they are required for translation or assistance. If you wish to discuss this further, please get in touch.
Please DO NOT congregate in the foyer of the building. The foyer of the building must contain ONLY ONE PERSON AT A TIME*! We understand that the weather is turning colder, but please do not stand in the foyer unless it is already empty!
*You may enter the foyer to drop a prescription request in the box if there is someone else in there.
HIGH RISK PATIENTS
You will be given access to separated entrances and consultation rooms, keeping you away from any other people. High risk patients will also have all of their health concerns dealt with in one visit.
MJog Messenger is a mobile messaging app which provides simple, secure and free communication of health related information between your GP surgery and you. MJog messenger is designed as a messaging app, not for booking appointments or ordering prescriptions. However you will receive reminders about your appointments and other health –related messages which may include links to the online services recommended by the practice for ordering prescriptions and booking appointments.
CERVICAL SCREENING SCAM
We have been informed of a possible scam. Some women are being contacted by text message, claiming to be from the call and recall service to advise they are overdue for screening. The message asks them to call a mobile number and provide personal details.
These messages are not from the NHS Cervical Screening Programme. The Action Fraud Line has been contacted. Please do not call anyone without contacting your GP practice first.
‼️ Walk-in Blood Clinics: These are currently unavailable. Please contact the surgery on 01469 572058 or use askmyGP to arrange an appointment.
‼️ Prescriptions: Visit our Prescriptions page for more information.
‼️ Sick Notes: Call 01469 572058 to arrange for your sick note to be emailed to you.
Our Coronavirus Information page is kept up-to-date, please refer to it if you have any queries before getting in touch regarding any queries.
Welcome to Roxton
The Roxton Practice has provided medical services to the people of Immingham and the surrounding area for more than 60 years. The first home for the practice in Immingham was a small house in Manby Road, serving the population of Immingham. The Roxton Practice then moved to Worsley Road in approximately 1960 until 2004 when they moved into the Pilgrim Primary Centre in Immingham. More recently Roxton also provides services for our Grimsby residents at Weelsby View Health Centre as well as operating from The Health Centre in Keelby.About Roxton
Data Protection Officer
The General Practice has appointed Barry Jackson to be their Data Protection Officer. The service is provided through a company called N3i.
The contact details for the DPO are:
Barry Jackson Head of Information Governance
N3i, The View, Bridgehead Business Park, HU13 0GD
For queries and urgent responses contact through N3i service desk:
Phone: 0300 002 0001