“Dear Patient, we are experiencing a high number of calls to see if you will be receiving a high risk letter. There are 4 groups of patients. The 1st group have already been contacted, groups 2 and 3 are being contact by the hospitals and group 4 the GPs are currently identifying the remaining high risk patients. Please bear with us and if you are a high risk patient information will be sent out in due course.”
Please follow the link below for advise on the coronavirus
You can also contact NHS 111 for advice if they are experiencing symptoms.
Please do not attend A&E or your GP practice if you are experiencing symptoms.
Useful Contacts for shielding Patients
Have symptoms: https://111.nhs.uk/covid-19/ Or ring 111
Advice on benefits Bolton Council Emergency Contact 01204 337221 they are not just taking people who are not on the shielded list. Anyone in need can apply for help.
Age UK Bolton have a few volunteers that can be used for urgent shopping and medication needs 01204 382411
Age UK telephone befriending. Sign up on line or contact 0800 434 6105
BCoM Help and support some food parcels being delivered (Conditions apply) too 01204 363680 Option 6
Urban Outreach food parcels again conditions apply.01204 385848
Bolton Nice charity based around School Hill, Food parcels available. 07900535403