As per guidance, Unity Health will only be seeing essential face to face patients due to the COVID-19 outbreak. All pre booked appointments will be converted to telephone appointments. DO NOT come to the surgery under any circumstances unless for warfarin testing/childhood immunisations or if a GP at Unity Health has told you otherwise.
The NHS in York and Public Health England (PHE) are well prepared for outbreaks of new
infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients
and NHS staff.
The latest information on symptoms of coronavirus infection can be found here: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service that can tell you if you need medical help
and advise you what to do.
Use this service if:
• you think you might have coronavirus;
• you’ve been in close contact with someone with coronavirus.
Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Call 111 if you need to speak to
The NHS are prioritising support for the patients that are identified most as high risk and proactively managing a comprehensive medical support package drawing on volunteers and wider services as required to meet their wider needs.
On Wednesday the 11th of March we answered 90 calls between 6 and 8pm. The average waiting time between 6pm and 7pm was 19 minutes.