COVID-19 antiviral and antibody treatments
Some people are now eligible to receive antiviral and antibody treatments for NHS patients at greater risk from severe COVID-19.
There are 2 ways in which you can receive antiviral treatments:
• as part of your standard care if you are at highest risk of severe COVID-19 and extremely vulnerable
• through a UK wide antiviral study called PANORAMIC available to COVID-19 positive patients over 50 or 18-49 with underlying health conditions
Antivirals will be used alongside the vaccine, which still remains our most effective tool.
To find out whether you are eligible for COVID-19 treatments or participation in a UK-wide antiviral study visit https://gov.wales/covid-19-treatments
COVID & FLU VACCINES
Please contact us to book your FLU vaccine but unfortunately we CANNOT give the 3rd dose or Booster Covid vaccines.
The covid vaccination programme is now being delivered centrally by the mass vaccination centres run by ABUHB. You can find more information on this on the ABUHB website
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...click on above link for more info
Prescription requests should be made through your usual Pharmacy or by posting in the red pillar box in the foyer of Pontypool Medical Centre or the black post box outside the pedestrian gate entrance at New Inn Medical Centre.
When you telephone the receptionist will ask you some details and then ask a doctor/nurse/pharmacist to carry out a telephone triage consultation with you, this may lead on to an arranged face to face or email / video consultation
DO NOT JUST ATTEND THE SURGERY EXPECTING A CONSULTATION FACE TO FACE UNLESS WE HAVE TELEPHONED YOU TELLING YOU TO DO SO
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