Practice Information

This page is dedicated to resources and information relating to the current COVID19 outbreak. It will be regularly updated.

Last update:  25th June 2021

Do you have any questions of concerns about the Covid vaccination? Click here for useful information: https://www.covidvaxfacts.info/

Home monitoring of oxygen saturation levels using a pulse oximeter. Please click on this link to download a leaflet if requested to by your GP.

Information about Covid for families. Click here.

Information about Covid for teenagers. Click here.

International Travel

For complete travel advice click on this link which takes you to the Government website.


Vaccine status will be available from:


 - the free NHS App which you can download from app stores


 - the NHS website www.nhs.uk


 - 119 - by requesting a paper letter You will need to register to use the online services, if you have not already. It may take more than a week for your identity to be checked and verified. If you cannot access the online services, and you have had both doses of the vaccine, you can request a paper letter from the NHS by calling 119. Only call 119 if you are due to travel outside the UK in the near future and have had your second dose more than five working days ago. It may take up to seven working days for the letter to arrive.


This practice is not able to provide you with a letter that shows your COVID-19 vaccination status. Please do not contact the practice about your COVID-19 vaccination status unless you have been advised to by the 119 service.


When you're planning your travel, you should check the latest information on demonstrating your COVID-19 status when travelling abroad on the gov.uk website here. Make sure there is enough time to get proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status before you are due to travel.


Covid vaccinations

The Covid-19 vaccination programme has begun. When it is your turn to be vaccinated, the NHS will contact you. Please do not contact the NHS.

In Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, a few different health and care organisations including hospitals, GP practices, care homes and others are working together on the Covid-19 vaccination programme. This means when it is your turn to be vaccinated, this may not be at your GP practice. You will be told where to go for your appointment and how to book.

In line with expert guidance, the first priority for vaccination is care homes residents and staff, people over the age of 80 and frontline health and care workers.

We understand a lot of people want to be vaccinated and would like to reassure you this will happen. Please be patient and wait to be contacted.

For further information on why you are being asked to wait for your Covid-19 vaccine, please read the information on the GOV.UK website or this leaflet.

Do you know your NHS number? If not you can find it here.

Advice for parents on when children should have a Covid 19 test

Please click on this link for for guidance.

Long Covid

Recovery from COVID-19 can take a long time and some people suffer from symptoms for over 12 weeks. There are multiple symptoms such as breathlessness, fatigue, chest pain, dizziness, depression and joint pain. These symptoms vary from person to person and from day to day and they can have an effect on your mental health. They also can affect you at home and your ability to work. If you are struggling please book an appointment with your GP.  


For more information on ways to cope with the symptoms click on the links below.


Supporting you recovery after Covid-19 (NHS)

Covid-19 recovery information (leaflet from Nottingham University Hospitals Trust)

Recovery from Covid-19 (Nottinghamshire NHS)

Recovering from COVID-19: Post viral-fatigue and conserving energy

Some resources for your mental health and well-being during the outbreak.

Do you feel your mental well-being has been negatively impacted upon due to the Coronavirus pandemic? If so click here for a leaflet about an active lifestyles referral.

Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust mental health crisis helpline (open 24/7) - 0300 303 0165 for anyone in crisis at any time, anywhere across Nottinghamshire open to people of all ages who need urgent mental health support


Click on the links below:

Government advice

Corona Virus and mental wellbeing (NHS)

Advice from MIND

Advice from BACP

“School of Life” YouTube channel for health and wellbeing

Every Mind Matters (NHS website)

Young Minds (advice for young people and adults)

Mental Health at Work

Advice if you are suffering from fatigue after Covid

BEAT (Eating disorders) advice

Women’s Aid Corona Virus safety advice for survivors

Domestic abuse helpline for women 0808 800 0340 (24hrs) or 0800 2000247

                                                for men 0115 960 5556 (Office hours)

Delivery of medicines

If you are on the high risk register and have received a letter confirming this you can get help from the GoodSam app volunteers. Please call them on 0808 1963646.

Diabetes and Covid:

Looking after your diabetes is even more important during this Covid outbreak. This is a link to some helpful support and information. There is also a link in there to the excellent DESMOND diabetic education course which you will be able to access free on line.

Nottinghamshire County Council support

The council have a dedicated webpage for support available for you. Click here.

Citizen’s Advice Bureau

During the outbreak they can be reached 9.30am-4.30pm on 07591901481

Broxtowe Covid-19 Support Pack from our Social Prescribing Team

Click here to download.

This pack contains all sorts of useful information:

Other resources:


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Extra Privacy Notice relating to COVID19 - click here

Practice Information

COVID 19 (CORONA VIRUS)

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CHILWELL MEADOWS SURGERY

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The Valley Surgery

81 Bramcote Lane

Chilwell

Nottingham NG9 4ET


0115 9430530

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Ranson Road

Chilwell

Nottingham NG9 6DX


0115 9462767

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