The following advice will help to slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and keep you, your friends, family, and community safe.
If you get symptoms of Coronavirus:
- Loss of taste or smell,
- A continuous cough or
- Fever (high temperature)
You must…Continue reading Test. Trace. Protect. To keep Wales safe.
Blaenavon Medical Practice
Additional safety precautions to protect patients, staff, and families
During the COVID-19 pandemic, patients who need medical care should seek treatment and we actively encourage you to continue using our services. Blaenavon Medical Practice has taken steps to ensure patients can safely access our services while minimising the spread of COVID-19. We remain open and are practising social distancing.
If you would like to see a GP, you are able to do this, but you must telephone the practice first (01495 360663). Please do not just turn up at the practice without an appointment.Continue reading Social Distancing at the Practice
July 2020 Update: there have been significant updates to the principle trial:
- Recent loss of smell and taste are now inclusion criteria
- New therapeutic arm: doxycycline
- Hydroxychloroquine arm is NOT reinstated but it looks as though they might reintroduce it in the future, and are making alterations to the protocol accordingly
Blaenavon Medical Practice is taking part in the national PRINCIPLE clinical trial, which aims to find low-risk treatments for older people with COVID-19 that can be taken at home.Continue reading PRINCIPLE clinical trials