GPs are urging local people to seek assistance if they have any health concerns this May Bank Holiday.
Surgeries and pharmacies will be open on Friday, 8 May but opening times will vary so residents are advised to check individual practice and pharmacy websites and social media pages for specific arrangements.
Coronavirus testing for key workers in Norfolk and Waveney Key workers (including NHS, care home staff, teachers etc) concerned that they have coronavirus (Covid-19) symptoms can get tested either using a dedicated local service or the national booking system.
The three local sites for key workers in Norfolk and Waveney are at:
The NHS in Norfolk and Waveney is reminding people that healthcare services are still here for you if you require medical assistance.
Chair of NHS Norfolk and Waveney Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Dr Anoop Dhesi is stressing the importance of seeking medical care if you or your family need it.
A local cancer expert has today welcomed calls for patients to seek help for cancer symptoms after new research revealed that nearly half of the public has concerns about coming forward due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Dr Linda Hunter, Cancer lead for the Norfolk and Waveney Health and Care Partnership (STP), said: “It’s understandable that people might be worried about leaving their home during the pandemic or think the NHS is too busy, but you should still contact your doctor if you’re worried about signs and symptoms or notice a change that isn't normal for you.