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COVID 19 VACCINE

THERE IS A LOT OF NEWS OUT THERE ABOUT COVID VACCINATIONS. THE MALTHOUSE SURGERY CONTINUES TO DELIVER VACCINATIONS DEPENDING ON THE SUPPLY OF VACCINE. WE STARTED IN MID DECEMBER WE ARE WELL ON OUR WAY TO VACCINATING ALL OVER 65s & THOSE 16-64 WITH AN APPOPRAITE UNDERLYING HEALTH CONDITION.

WORKING WITH OUR PRIMARY CARE NETWORK PARTNER ABINGDON SURGERY WE HAVE DELIVERED OVER 7000 VACCINES. AS WE RECEIVE FURTHER DOSES PATIENTS WILL BE INVITED IN PRIORITY ORDER.

ALL MALTHOUSE SURGERY AND ABINGDON SURGERY PATIENTS WILL HAVE THEIR VACCINE ADMINISTERED AT THE CHARTER, WHERE WITH THE SUPPORT OF THE LOCAL COUNCIL WE HAVE  EXPANDED THE MALTHOUSE SURGERY SITE OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF MONTHS.

MASS VACCINATION SITES ARE OPENING UP AND THESE ARE BEING MANAGED NATIONALLY. LETTERS ARE BEING SENT DIRECTLY TO PATIENTS. IF YOU RECEIVE ONE OF THESE LETTERS IT WILL PROVIDE THE INFORMATION YOU NEED TO BOOK YOUR VACCINATION AT ONE OF THESE SITES. YOU WILL BE ABLE TO DO THIS BY PHONE OR ONLINE. THIS MAY MEAN YOU NEED TO TRAVEL FURTHER.

 IF YOU WAIT TO BE CONTACTED BY US AND HAVE YOUR VACCINATION AT YOUR LOCAL SITE WE ARE MAKING REALLY GOOD PROGRESS.

WHICHEVER OPTION YOU CHOOSE, IT IS IMPORTANT TO BE AWARE THAT YOU WILL NEED TO HAVE YOUR SECOND DOSE AT THE SAME PLACE WHERE YOU HAD YOUR FIRST DOSE AND THIS CANNOT BE CHANGED

THE VACCINE PROGRAMME IS EXTENSIVE AND THE MAJORITY OF ELIGIBLE PATIENTS WILL GET THEIR VACCINE IN 2021. A PRIORITISATION LIST HAS BEEN PRODUCED BY THE NHS DETAILING THE GROUPS OF PATIENTS TO BE VACCINATED FIRST. PRIORITY IS GENERALLY BY AGE AS THIS IS THE BIGGEST RISK FACTOR. 

THE MALTHOUSE SURGERY WILL CONTACT YOU WITH A DATE AND TIME WHEN IT IS YOUR TURN TO RECEIVE THE VACCINE.  PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT US TO SEEK THE VACCINE BEFORE IT IS YOUR TURN, EVERYONE WHO IS ELIGIBLE WILL GET A VACCINE  

THE MALTHOUSE SURGERY HAS REMAINED OPEN AND CONTINUED TO SEE PATIENTS FACE TO FACE WHERE REQUIRED THROUGHOUT THE PANDEMIC, WITH ALL STAFF WORKING OUT OF THE SURGERY NOT HOME BASED. DUE TO COVID 19 AND THE REQUIREMENT FOR SOCIAL DISTANCING WE ARE LIMITED TO HOW MANY PATIENTS CAN ENTER THE SURGERY.  ONLY CALL THE SURGERY FOR URGENT ON THE DAY APPOINTMENTS WHICH INITIALLY WILL BE A TELEPHONE OR VIDEO CONSULTATION.  FOR ALL ROUTINE APPOINTMENTS PLEASE USE E CONSULT WHICH CAN BE ACCESSED VIA THIS WEBSITE. ANY PATIENT WHO AFTER TRIAGE NEEDS A FACE TO FACE CONSULTATION WILL BE SEEN IN THE SURGERY. MANY PATIENTS ARE BEING SEEN FACE TO FACE WEEKLY WITHIN THE COVID LIMITATIONS PLACED ON US, INCLUDING FOR REGULAR BLOOD TESTS, CHRONIC DISEASE REVIWS ETC.  

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COVID 19 VACCINE

W/C 14th DEC (WORKING WITH ABINGDON SURGERY AS ABINGDON CENTRAL PRIMARY CARE NETWORK (PCN)) THE MALTHOUSE SURGERY WAS ONE OF A HANDFUL OF 1st WAVE COVID VACCINE DELIVERY SITES IN THE UK. WE DELIVERED 970+ VACCINATIONS TO OUR MOST VULNERABLE PATIENTS OVER THE AGE OF 80, MAKING THEM SOME OF THE FIRST PEOPLE ON THE PLANET TO RECEIVE A COVID VACCINATION.

THE WEEK AFTER CHRISTMAS WE VACCINATED LOCAL CARE RESIDENTS & STAFF & W/C 4th JANUARY WE DELIVERED ANOTHER 1300 VACCINATIONS TO PATIENTS AS WE CONTINUED TO WORK THROUGH OUR LIST BY PRIORITY STATUS, WHILE ALSO VACCINATING MEMBERS OF OXFORDSHIRES KEY FRONTLINE COMMUNITY NURSING TEAMS.

W/C 11th JANUARY WE VACCINATED MANY HOUSEBOUND PATIENTS, THOSE LIVING IN ASSISTED LIVING ACCOMMODATION AND FRONTLINE HEALTHCARE STAFF.

IN THE LAST TWO WEEKS OF JANUARY WE CONTINUED WORKING THROUGH OUR PATIENT LIST IN PRIORITY ORDER UNTIL VACCINE STOCK WAS DEPLETED (AS AT 28th JAN ALL OUR STOCK WAS ACCOUNTED FOR).

IN THE FIRST TWO WEEKS OF FEBRUARY WE VACCINATED ANOTHER 1800+ PATIENTS & HAD VACCINATED ALL AVAILABLE 70 AND OVER PATIENTS AND THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN ON THE SHIELDING LIST.

AN ATTEMPT THAS BEEN MADE TO CONTACT ALL 70 & OVER AND SHIELDING PATIENTS BY PHONE, TEXT OR LETTER.  IF YOU HEAR SOMEONE SAY THEY HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED WE HAVE TRIED. WE WILL CONTINUE TO CONTACT PATIENTS IN PRIORITY ORDER FOR VACCINATIONs. DO NOT CONTACT US WE WILL CONTACT YOU. 

6000+ MALTHOUSE & ABINGDON SURGERY 70+ & EXTREMELY VULNERABLE PATIENTS RECEIVED THEIR FIRST COVID VACCINATION BY 15th FEB & BECAUSE OF OUR EARLY START DELIVERING THE VACCINATION PROGRAMME THEY WILL BE AMONGST THE FIRST TO RECEIVE A 2nd DOSE AT 12 WEEKS. OUR FIRST 2nd DOSE CLINICS WILL BE W/C 1st MARCH, WE WILL CONTACT THOSE WHO WERE VACCINATED 15th, 16th & 17th DEC W/C 22nd FEB TO ARRANGE AN APPOINTMENT. 

ALONGSIDE 2nd DOSES WE CONTINUE TO WORK THROUGH COHORTS 5 (65-69) and COHORT 6 (16-64 yr olds WITH CERTAIN UNDERLYING HEALTH CONDITIONS) WITH A FURTER 1000 PATIENTS VACCINATED WEDS 17th FEB & MON 22nd FEB (NOW OVER 7000 DOSES DELIVERED).  A FURTHER 1200 PATIENTS WILL BE VACCINATED 25th & 26th FEB, WHILE W/C 1st MAR AS WELL AS DOING 1200 2nd DOSES WE PLAN TO VACCINATE UP TO 1000 1st DOSES.

ALL MALTHOUSE SURGERY AND ABINGDON SURGERY PATIENTS WILL BE OFFERED TO HAVE THEIR VACCINE ADMINISTERED LOCALLY, WHERE WITH THE SUPPORT OF THE LOCAL COUNCIL WE HAVE EXPANDED THE MALTHOUSE SURGERY SITE OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF MONTHS.

MASS VACCINATION SITES ARE OPENING UP AND THESE ARE BEING MANAGED NATIONALLY. LETTERS ARE BEING SENT DIRECTLY TO PATIENTS. IF YOU RECEIVE ONE OF THESE LETTERS IT WILL PROVIDE THE INFORMATION YOU NEED TO BOOK YOUR VACCINATION AT ONE OF THESE SITES. YOU WILL BE ABLE TO DO THIS BY PHONE OR ONLINE. THIS WILL MEAN YOU NEED TO TRAVEL FURTHER.

IF YOU WAIT TO BE CONTACTED BY US AND HAVE YOUR VACCINATION AT YOUR LOCAL SITE WE ARE MAKING REALLY GOOD PROGRESS.

WHICHEVER OPTION YOU CHOOSE, IT IS IMPORTANT TO BE AWARE THAT YOU WILL NEED TO HAVE YOUR SECOND DOSE AT THE SAME PLACE WHERE YOU HAD YOUR FIRST DOSE AND THIS CANNOT BE CHANGED

THE VACCINE PROGRAMME IS EXTENSIVE AND THE MAJORITY OF ELIGIBLE PATIENTS WILL GET THEIR VACCINE IN 2021. A PRIORITISATION LIST HAS BEEN PRODUCED BY THE NHS DETAILING THE GROUPS OF PATIENTS TO BE VACCINATED FIRST. PRIORITY IS GENERALLY BY AGE AS THIS IS THE BIGGEST RISK FACTOR. 

THE MALTHOUSE SURGERY WILL CONTACT YOU WITH A DATE AND TIME WHEN IT IS YOUR TURN TO RECEIVE THE VACCINE.  PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT US TO SEEK THE VACCINE BEFORE IT IS YOUR TURN, EVERYONE WHO IS ELIGIBLE WILL GET A VACCINE 



 
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