Social Distancing at the Practice

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.  

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PRINCIPLE clinical trials

July 2020 Update: there have been significant updates to the principle trial:

  1. Recent loss of smell and taste are now inclusion criteria
  2. New therapeutic arm: doxycycline
  3. 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.

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